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Project by Don posted 04-14-2013 12:59 PM 3241 views 11 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was just finished for one of my shooting buddies that wanted a lighter box than the one he was using. I used stacked rare earth magnets to hold the drawer in and to hold the small doors in the lid closed. Dimensions for interior spaces in the box were based on the items he wanted to carry in the box. Many of my projects have something to do with competitive shooting.





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david38

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#1 posted 04-14-2013 01:49 PM

really nice job

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#2 posted 04-14-2013 01:54 PM

Nice Project I am sure your friend will be most pleased to use it…. Thanks for sharing….

-- Rick.... Fort Worth, Texas

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#3 posted 04-14-2013 01:57 PM

Simply awesome.

-- Pain is temporary, quitting last forever.

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#4 posted 04-14-2013 02:39 PM

That’s really nice, Don. I’m a shooter, too, and you may have just inspired a new project for me!

-- Semper Fi

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#5 posted 04-14-2013 02:56 PM

Great work and love the wood choice.

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

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#6 posted 04-14-2013 04:06 PM

Great looking box, I have to design a new range box for myself, except this time I want to make it big enough
to hold the larger targets in a bottom drawer. Arthritis and the cooler spring and fall weather have made me
drop out of the tactical shooting participation, but the wife and I still like to shoot against each other. I even
haul my dueling target out to the range every now and then. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#7 posted 04-14-2013 04:56 PM

Very very nice.

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#8 posted 04-14-2013 05:13 PM

great box,nice work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#9 posted 04-14-2013 08:58 PM

Nice box Don, what did it end up weighing at finish? What are the dimensions?

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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Don

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#10 posted 04-15-2013 03:15 AM

Thank you. It’s between 11 and 12 pounds and measures 21”x 11” x 11”. I cut the lumber down to 3/8”.
Don

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#11 posted 04-15-2013 04:05 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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#12 posted 04-26-2013 02:53 AM

Hi Don

What species and what finish did you use?

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Don

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#13 posted 04-29-2013 02:47 AM

The wood is walnut and the finish is General Arm-R-Seal in satin.

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