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Project by bake posted 06-02-2008 07:45 PM 9338 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a shadow box to display a Winchester 1894 carbine. The wood is salvaged cedar fencing from my back yard. The gun rack is horseshoes welded to some strap.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.





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puzzled

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#1 posted 06-02-2008 07:48 PM

Nice Shadow Box and Very nice gun! Great Job.

-- -- Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of a woodturner.

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 06-02-2008 08:16 PM

This is a nice shadow box that does justice to a beautiful gun.

Very nicely done.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#3 posted 06-02-2008 08:25 PM

The motif fit’s it well.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Bigbuck

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#4 posted 06-02-2008 08:47 PM

Very nice. I really like the look of old cedar fencing for a rustic feel. One of my friends made all of his livingroom furnature (coffe tables, entertainment center, etc) out of revlaimed cedar fence posts and I love it.

Nicely done.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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HeirloomWoodworking

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#5 posted 06-02-2008 11:40 PM

Like BigBuck, I really like the look of the rustic cedar, the rugged look of the iron work, and the legendary and historic Winchester 1894 lever rifle. (but then again I may be pretty biased as I am also a Winchester collector)

This hansome piece will look good and be a converation point for a long long time.

I love it!

Great work
Trev

-- Trevor Premer Head Termite and Servant to the Queen - Heirloom Woodworking

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griff

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#6 posted 06-03-2008 04:15 AM

Great looking getup for a historic display

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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irishhandyman

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#7 posted 06-03-2008 05:21 PM

Way to recycle! I cant add any more compliments to what has already been said. Great work! I think you just created a heirloom!

-- God bless the men and women who protect our counrty.

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Paul M

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#8 posted 06-03-2008 06:08 PM

I have got to show this to my brother in-law. Something like this would be a much better way of showing of the family “Henry”, than just hanging it on the wall.

The scale and use of used cedar are most pleasing.. NICE

-- Paul from New England "No man is a failure who is enjoying life". William Feather

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#9 posted 06-03-2008 09:49 PM

Very nice display. Good job reclaiming, too.

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#10 posted 06-04-2008 02:50 AM

Very Cool, I mean way cool. That is one neat rifle to own and one that needs to be showed off. Nice work. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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relic

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#11 posted 06-05-2008 01:44 AM

Beautiful piece, its looks awesome.

-- Andy Stark

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FenceWorkshop

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#12 posted 11-05-2009 11:55 PM

I work for a fence company and remove old fences every week. Just think of the possibilities with all of it. Everyone here is just so crafty. I saw a fellow that made a bowl out of some cedar pickets.
I have to say it… Nice rack!

-- Brent - http://www.fenceworkshop.com http://fenceworkshop.com/atlanta-ga/ http://fenceworkshop.com/raleigh-nc/ http://fenceworkshop.com/wood-privacy-fencing/

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 11-06-2009 12:59 AM

Looks good really fits the era

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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