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Project by Duane Wilcox posted 10-28-2012 04:22 AM 1394 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this gun cabinet for my son’s college graduation present. Air dried walnut from a friend. Gun rack rotates. 3 coats danish oil, 6 coats wipe on poly.

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Don Johnson

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#1 posted 10-28-2012 10:05 AM

A stylish and beautifully constructed item of furniture suitable for any room.

Over here in the UK, this is what is recommended:

Preferably hidden away out of sight, and bolted to walls and floor!

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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#2 posted 10-28-2012 11:55 AM

That deserves a big WOW!

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

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#3 posted 10-28-2012 12:14 PM

Wow …that is really beauty!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Dale

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#4 posted 10-28-2012 12:35 PM

Duane, that is beautiful, very well done.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#5 posted 10-28-2012 02:31 PM

Wow a great gift and beautiful display….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 10-28-2012 02:50 PM

Great job Duane

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#7 posted 10-28-2012 07:07 PM

Spectacular! in style and craftsmanship. The dental moulding really sets it off.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Roger

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#8 posted 10-28-2012 07:16 PM

A very nice gun cabinet. I like the lazy susan type stand for the rifles. Super nice build.

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

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#9 posted 10-28-2012 08:30 PM

Very nice indeed!!

....rookieII

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#10 posted 10-28-2012 10:57 PM

What a great present. I like the rotating idea.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Billy E

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#11 posted 10-29-2012 01:14 AM

It’s awesome. Good work!

-- Billy, Florence SC

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#12 posted 10-29-2012 01:46 AM

Very impressive. Congrats to your son.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Rick

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#13 posted 10-29-2012 07:20 AM

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Posting.

Rick

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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Knothead62

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#14 posted 10-29-2012 07:37 PM

Beautiful work all around. Not secure in any way, shape or form, IMHO. Although I do not subscribe to the strict regulations in the UK, the storage spec’s given by Don are worthwhile for any gunowner.

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Gene Howe

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#15 posted 10-29-2012 08:05 PM

That is an absolutely gorgeous cabinet. The lazy Susan is inspired. Great job.
My son want’s one as soon as he gets home from his deployment. We’ve discussed security. He definitely wants glass doors. Not a thief deterrent by any means. But a locking door will keep his younguns (5 and 7 year olds) safer.
Out of curiosity, what’s under the shelf?

-- 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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