Make a Gun Rack

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Blog entry by WoodJediNTraining posted 11-22-2012 03:06 PM 9416 reads 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This week after a viewer requested I make a Gun Rack, I decided to do just that. This gun rack is made from Walnut and Mahogany. It holds 2 rifles and has a drawer for storage of ammunition, shooting glasses, etc.. I made templates for this project to allow me to make multiples of it if I wanted.. There is a PDF Download of the side template under the video in this post.

Sides Template
Top and Bottom Rail Template

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 11-22-2012 04:36 PM

Great build and instructions. We in the leather trades usually skive (thin) the under side (flesh) side of the leather before installation. This is done with a head knife on a marble or granite stone. You can do the same thing with a very sharp (scary sharp) chisel on a piece of heavy glass. Leather can be successfully glued to wood with contact cement (Barge) by coating the wood with a primer coat of glue, letting it dry and then applying another coat to both pieces. On the cabinet door panels I carve I actually only use one coat on each piece (leather and plywood). Very nice looking gun rack.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#2 posted 11-22-2012 05:56 PM

Hey Thos. Angle Thank you for the information. I greatly appreciate that..

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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#3 posted 11-22-2012 08:28 PM

Very nice and very easy. Thanks for posting. Thanks for the templates.

-- Doug

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#4 posted 11-22-2012 08:44 PM

Very nice Laney. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#5 posted 11-22-2012 08:50 PM

Thanks nobuckle, and you are welcome! Happy Thanksgiving…... Roger, Happy Thanksgiving to you as well. Glad you like it.

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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#6 posted 11-24-2012 04:46 AM

Beautiful gun rack, nice job.

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