Gun Cabinet

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Project by woodworkingaholic posted 04-03-2013 06:24 AM 1849 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Custom solid ash gun cabinet (no plywood) with dovetail drawers, bullet handles, laminated glass, light, locks. This custom made ash gun cabinet is made of solid ash with a solid ash 1/2 back on it. Inside it has trim and a LED light with 2 settings. The trim and crown is handmade with combining router bits together to made a unique design. The drawers have full dovetails that are offset and 1/2 bottom and locks. Doors are arched with European hinges and locks and laminated glass for the doors. On the back is a signature brass plate.

-- buecherlcraftsman

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#1 posted 04-03-2013 07:54 AM

looks great

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#2 posted 04-03-2013 08:40 AM

Great work. Love the work and details of this.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 04-03-2013 12:00 PM

Beautiful cabinet, excellent detail work on this, tight joints, nice trim and moldings. What finish is used?, wood grain looks great.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#4 posted 04-03-2013 12:31 PM

Thank you everyone the finish is espresso and red mahogany 75/25 mix I wanted the grain to show and pop so I didn’t want it to dark that it would hide the grain. Then put a satin polyurethane clear on it.

-- buecherlcraftsman

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#5 posted 04-03-2013 12:34 PM

This is a nice clean project and it loos great. Very well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 04-03-2013 12:40 PM

thank you I have it on my website of how it was done and feel free to post your work on my facebook and share with people im working on a fishing cabinet now will be posting pictures soon when its done.

-- buecherlcraftsman

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#7 posted 04-03-2013 01:27 PM

very nice

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#8 posted 04-03-2013 03:19 PM

Nice work, but it is missing something. A nice rifle as an accent. (laughing)

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#9 posted 04-03-2013 03:21 PM

LOL I don’t own any but new pictures will be up with guns in it and wild animals next to it.

-- buecherlcraftsman

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#10 posted 04-03-2013 04:20 PM

Very nicely done.

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

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#11 posted 04-03-2013 05:02 PM

My next one I building hold three guns with shotgun shell handles hand turned and top of gun cabinet says my 2nd amendment with a 10 point bucks head looking behind him in tribal. The door is a double cove raised panel that says right to bear arms.

-- buecherlcraftsman

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#12 posted 04-04-2013 12:39 AM

Very nice…..Fantastic build

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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