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Project by sergeantj posted 12-26-2012 05:18 PM 1605 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A shotgun display case that I made as a going away gift. Cabinet is made of red oak finished in min-wax early american stain with min-wax polyurethane. Emblems and engravings were done with an Epilog lasermark 40. I engraved both sides of the butt stock, barrell and both sides of the shotgun. The drawers were lined with brown suede with the back lined with green suede. The drawer pulls were made out of spent shotgun shells. This was a fun project and very well received.

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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 12-26-2012 05:23 PM

Very nicely done! Too bad the shotgun is not as elegant as the case.

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

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tomakazi

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#2 posted 12-26-2012 05:34 PM

very nice!!! those drawer pulls are a great idea!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 12-26-2012 06:23 PM

Great build. Nice looking.

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

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Knothead62

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#4 posted 12-26-2012 08:12 PM

Good idea on the drawer pulls. Not very secure, though.

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BGW

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#5 posted 12-26-2012 08:59 PM

Nicely done!

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin http://www.bgwconstructionllc.com/

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Surfside

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#6 posted 12-26-2012 09:51 PM

I don’t want to lie but that is just a tremendous piece!

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 12-27-2012 12:18 AM

Very nice work,it looks great.

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woodrookieII

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#8 posted 12-27-2012 12:47 AM

That’s really nice!

...rookieII

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 12-27-2012 02:45 AM

Very nice !

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

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#10 posted 12-27-2012 03:46 AM

Beautiful!

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sergeantj

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#11 posted 05-03-2013 01:27 PM

Thank you all for your comments, I appreciate it very much.

-- "If you want it, I can build it" https://gigifts.net

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#12 posted 05-03-2013 01:32 PM

Nice job, looks really good.

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