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Gun cabinet for winchester 94s

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Project by Bieser posted 517 days ago 1131 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My father asked me to build a gun cabinet to display two winchester 94s, I will post the final project but here are some progress pictures, Its curly cherry with veneered birdseye maple panels. Mirrors will be placed behind the rifles.





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Knothead62

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#1 posted 517 days ago

Love the look of cherry. I understand it will darken a bit in time.
Permit me to point out that the cabinet offers minimal security. Do him a favor and buy him a heavy steel gun locker or safe. Do yourself a favor by his keeping them secure to pass on to you.

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DouginVa

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#2 posted 517 days ago

I was going to something similar for one of my guns. How did you mount the rifle to the box?

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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Bieser

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#3 posted 517 days ago

Knothead- He has a heavy gun safe where he keeps the guns most of the time, he just wanted to display the rifles in his basement when he’s home. I guess he understands the risk, but knowing him an intruder wouldn’t probably make it to the basement ;).

Dougin- I just cut out pieces of wood with a hook and covered it with a piece of leather for protection. Simple but looks great.

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Bieser

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#4 posted 517 days ago

This was one of my very first projects and I enjoyed making it. I would like to make a similar one to collect antique fishing lures.

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jaykaypur

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#5 posted 517 days ago

Nice job. Looks beautiful. Will this sit on a mantle or table?

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Bieser

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#6 posted 517 days ago

It mounts on the wall via french cleat.

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Knothead62

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#7 posted 517 days ago

“knowing him an intruder wouldn’t probably make it to the basement ;).”

That only works if you are home. Very few break-ins occur when the home is occupied.

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Stanley Coker

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#8 posted 517 days ago

Great looking cabinet. I have my dads old old single shot 12 ga. Would like to build a cabinet to display. I have a gun safe and have mixed feeling about displaying it. It would look great over the mantle in my living room.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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JoeinGa

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#9 posted 517 days ago

Post a pic of the finished product, because the in-progress pics look like a very nice piece!

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woodrookieII

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#10 posted 516 days ago

That’s a fine looking display cabinet!!

....rookieII

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