Gun case for my son

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Project by Duane Wilcox posted 620 days ago 1230 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.

-- Keep your stick on the ice!

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Don Johnson

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#1 posted 620 days ago

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,

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 620 days ago

That deserves a big WOW!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 620 days ago

Wow …that is really beauty!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 620 days ago

Duane, that is beautiful, very well done.

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

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#5 posted 620 days ago

Wow a great gift and beautiful display….

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

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#6 posted 620 days ago

Great job Duane

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 619 days ago

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

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

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#8 posted 619 days ago

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.

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#9 posted 619 days ago

Very nice indeed!!


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#10 posted 619 days ago

What a great present. I like the rotating idea.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#11 posted 619 days ago

It’s awesome. Good work!

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#12 posted 619 days ago

Very impressive. Congrats to your son.

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

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#13 posted 619 days ago

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Posting.


-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#14 posted 618 days ago

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 618 days ago

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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