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Project by Dubb posted 582 days ago 4997 views 92 times favorited 51 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for a friend at work. He works midnights and wanted his wife to have easy acess to a pistol but keep it out of sight . So I designed this pistol hide that looks like a picture hanging on the wall. The frame is 1.25” thick it holds a 11×14 picture . The box is 3.5” deep and 14”wide and sets inside a hole that has to be cut in the wall. It is made of oak with a wipe on poly to finish it off . When sliding open the frame is 1/16” away from the wall.

-- Dubb , WV





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 582 days ago

Very tricky Dubb nice work.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 582 days ago

Good work. Sadly needed.

-- 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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KnotCurser

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#3 posted 582 days ago

Very clever! I am certain this will be copied by quite a few LJ’ers.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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patron

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#4 posted 582 days ago

great safe idea

and the combination is easy to remember

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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tyskkvinna

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#5 posted 582 days ago

I love this design! I can think of more than a few things that I may want to keep in a photo frame like that. The “sliding door” style is so much nicer than a hinge.. and a lot less obvious!

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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JoeinGa

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#6 posted 582 days ago

Aw geeze! And here’s aNOTHER thing to add to my “I wanna build one of these” list!
Excellent idea!

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StephenSchaad

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#7 posted 582 days ago

I like the idea but if he has kids, make sure it’s mounted high up on the wall so they can’t reach…

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JNP

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#8 posted 582 days ago

Excellent idea! I’m already looking around my house to see where I should put them.

-- Jeff

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CL810

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#9 posted 582 days ago

Way cool. Now I have next year’s Christmas present for the brother who has everything.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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prattman

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#10 posted 582 days ago

Love it, totally gonna copy it !!!!

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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stan3443

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#11 posted 582 days ago

great idea gonia make one for the wife

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

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choppertoo

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#12 posted 582 days ago

I had plans to build something similar but with hinges. You’ve completely changed my mind. : ) Thanks!

Great build!

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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eddie

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#13 posted 582 days ago

like this ,cleaver

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Skelatile

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#14 posted 582 days ago

Thats pretty darn cool right there

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Ken90712

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#15 posted 582 days ago

Well just like others on here I’m going to have to make some of those. That is cool. Thx for sharing and what a cool idea. Very discrete!

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

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