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Project by donaldpmoran posted 12-27-2012 10:44 PM 971 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A gun rack that my daughter and I built for my father-in-law. The shotgun shells on the dowels were my wife’s idea. It was also her idea to leave it unfinished. It is select pine and should look pretty cool after years of wear. This was also my first attempt at dovetails. I used one of those cheap-o dovetail jigs. Chloe and I finished it off by stamping it and then she signed it.

-- Imperfections make it unique!





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 12-27-2012 11:51 PM

Nice job. I particularly like your daughter’s signature—her granddad will love it?

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

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 12:29 AM

Nice job. Really like the design, quite unique. Never seen that before.

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Knothead62

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#3 posted 12-28-2012 10:05 PM

Different idea to leave it unfinished. Time will season it and deal with the grain of the wood.
Security?????

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donaldpmoran

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 11:42 PM

Trigger locks.

-- Imperfections make it unique!

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Roger

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#5 posted 06-16-2014 11:55 AM

Nice build, and fun project with your Daughter

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

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