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This cabinet was made to store 10 guns. The doors, top and bottom, are lockable. Again the wood is cypress. The case is unfinished here. The owner has to do the finish.
-- Cajun Don, Louisiana
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#1 posted 02-26-2013 04:36 PM
Looks nice Don,it would be easier to see if the photos where up right:))
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#2 posted 02-26-2013 05:07 PM
I have to agree with right side up but I don’t know how. The pictures were correct where I loaded them from. Some loaded right some sideways.
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#3 posted 02-26-2013 05:25 PM
Nice cabinet! Couldn’t help but thing of the scene in Wayne’s world. (swapping rack for cabinet of course)
Wayne: What is it?
Stacy: It’s a gun rack.
Wayne: A gun rack… a gun rack. Shyeah, Right! I don’t even own A gun, let alone many guns that would necessitate an entire rack. What am I gonna do… with a gun rack?
-- -Thorin Oakenshield, King Under the Mountain
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#4 posted 02-26-2013 05:40 PM
I think the cabinet would look great with natural Danish oil and polyurethane. Just me.
We are going to have to have a class on uploading photos from phones. It is becoming a real problem. :-)
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#5 posted 02-26-2013 06:11 PM
My neck hurts!
-- Just a man with his chisel.........
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#6 posted 02-26-2013 06:38 PM
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#7 posted 02-26-2013 07:36 PM
It’s a really nice cabinet but now my neck is out of joint. Congratulations. ;-|
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#8 posted 02-26-2013 09:49 PM
awesome job on the cabinet!!I live in south Florida and Cypress is pretty easy for me to get a hold of. Only problem is it is only used for fencing material. So my question to you is where did you get dried out cypress and how long did it have to sit in order for it to be dried out?
-- God is good..All the time
#9 posted 02-26-2013 10:20 PM
I apologize to all about the sideways pictures but they just loaded that way. My photos are vertical.
Monte—The customer finished with a satin polyurethane. He didn’t want to darken the grain.
Firebreather—I buy cypress from local several mills and brokers that is rough, unplanned but is kiln dried. There is no drying wait time.
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#10 posted 02-26-2013 10:55 PM
That is very simular to what my son is wanting built….Great job Don!!!
-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)
#11 posted 02-27-2013 03:29 PM
BusterB—It is patterned after a magazine article with scale up to fit 10 guns. If you are interested I can find the article / plans.
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#12 posted 02-27-2013 06:29 PM
Nice work! What is going to be the final finish?Minimal security with the glass front.
#13 posted 02-28-2013 10:03 PM
That would be a real help Don….Thank you
#14 posted 03-01-2013 12:32 AM
BusterI used WWJ Sept/ Oct 1991 page 48 for the basis design of the cabinet. If you can’t get it let me know and I will send you something.
#15 posted 03-01-2013 12:47 AM
woohoo….with the reference you gave me, I can order the plan from them for a buck….Thanks Bud
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