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Project by Gene Howe posted 08-09-2013 09:52 PM 1540 views 3 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for my son.
Pin oak is from TN. Used some red oak for the dentil molding.
2nd picture shows my method for holding the Lexan in the door.
3rd picture is the interior of the slanted area. The green felted panel is removable for hidden storage.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton





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#1 posted 08-09-2013 10:20 PM

That is one mighty fine gun cabinet! Well done!!!

Are you going to pre-stock it for him, with firearms or ammo??? ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 08-09-2013 10:59 PM

Very nice Gene ,your son should love it.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 08-10-2013 12:04 AM

Thanks guys!
Randy,
He’s already got my Double Barrel 20 ga. and a couple 45’s. Along with those that he has acquired, He’s likely to fill it up.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 08-10-2013 12:45 AM

Well done Gene…....I’ve been thinking about better gun storage myself…..this is great…

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#5 posted 08-10-2013 01:08 AM

Nice work Gene. Lucky Nate.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#6 posted 08-10-2013 01:24 AM

nice work

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#7 posted 08-10-2013 01:27 AM

Nice gun cabinet.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#8 posted 08-10-2013 01:44 AM

Your son should be proud of this. “Pin oak from Tennessee”, you do agree that’s some very fine oak to work with, right? HAHA! Nice.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#9 posted 08-10-2013 01:55 AM

Very nice job. I’m sure your son will treasure your work.

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

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#10 posted 08-10-2013 01:57 AM

thanks for the nice comments guys/
Paul, this one is for Nate’s twin, Kevin.
Rick, It’s not too bad to work with. Sure has some odd streaks in it. Finishes nice, though.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#11 posted 08-10-2013 03:15 AM

A lot of storage, tall, it will have to do. Great… Gene. just needs a TN mountain rifle inside for aromatic seasoning.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#12 posted 08-10-2013 04:01 AM

Stellar job on the gun cabinet, Gene….Nicely done, and I know your son will really appreciate it…....

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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#13 posted 08-10-2013 04:25 AM

PARECE UN GABINETE DE LA CASA BLANCA CUANDO ESTABA ÉSTE PRESIDENTE :-)
ERES UN GENIO-GENE :-D

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#14 posted 08-10-2013 10:27 AM

Nice but offers no security. I had a gun cabinet like that. Broken glass- stolen guns. Best to give him a heavy metal locker or safe.

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#15 posted 08-10-2013 12:52 PM

Nice job

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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