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Project by SASmith posted 10-16-2012 11:15 PM 3077 views 4 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple .22 pistol box made of QS Sycamore, Walnut and Cherry. Constructed using a technique similar to these with brass rods used for the hinge pins.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois





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Roger

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#1 posted 10-16-2012 11:37 PM

Very sweet. Nice lookin pistol also.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 10-16-2012 11:48 PM

Nice job and like the way you Inlayed for the pistol, cylinder, cylinder rod and some ammo. Wood selection looks great.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Gene Howe

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#3 posted 10-16-2012 11:52 PM

Excellent! Very pretty.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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sedcokid

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#4 posted 10-17-2012 12:24 AM

This is a great pistol box, I really like the QS Sycamore its beautiful.

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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ralbuck

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#5 posted 10-17-2012 12:53 AM

Fantastic!

Just curious; what is the make model etc on the revolver? Is it single or double action?

I have an American Heritage 22 that is 2 calibers, 22 and 22 Magnum. You switch cylinders to change. Single action—9” barrel.

More accurate than I am. USA made too boot!

-- just rjR

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ShaneA

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#6 posted 10-17-2012 12:55 AM

Nice, I always like to see QS Sycamore show up in projects. It is such a beautiful wood.

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 10-17-2012 01:26 AM

Nice job on the pistol box. Love the QS Sycamore. I have that same pistol and have worn the cogs off the cylinder where it won’t advance but it has had a lot of rounds through it.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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docholladay

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#8 posted 10-17-2012 01:58 AM

I have an old WWI (yes the First World War) Smith and Wesson 38 Special Service Revolver that belonged to my Great Grandfather that needs a home like this for storage. That is a very nice box you have made there and it does great justice to the fine firearm that you have there.

Doc

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 10-17-2012 02:07 AM

Nice looking box. Love the QS sycamore.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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MonteCristo

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#10 posted 10-17-2012 02:18 AM

Shoot, that’s a nice box ! I made something similar years ago for a Model 53 S&W – not quite as nicely made though.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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mloy365

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#11 posted 10-17-2012 02:50 AM

That is a very nicely made gun box. Great work!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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woodshaver

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#12 posted 10-17-2012 03:17 AM

Cool piece! I like it!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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chopnhack

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#13 posted 10-17-2012 03:34 AM

Love the piece and the french fitting, well done!

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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Sodabowski

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#14 posted 10-17-2012 11:40 AM

Wait, why no Sheriff badge inlay on the top? ;)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Mauricio

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#15 posted 10-17-2012 06:16 PM

It looks nice and cozy in there! Great box.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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