Gun cabinet

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Project by Joe posted 03-07-2010 09:05 PM 2344 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this gun cabinet for my father. I started in January and am now finally complete. I used red oak and lined the bottoms with red velvet. I was not sure how that would look but it came out real good. The finish is one coat of 50/50 boiled linseed oil and mineral spirits and four coats of arm-r-seal by General Finish. This was the largest project to date and I learned a lot from it. Thanks for looking…

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#1 posted 03-07-2010 09:35 PM

Outstanding job. Looks like a big project, only took a couple of months, Great.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#2 posted 03-08-2010 12:53 AM

Great looking gun cabinet. I made one like it years ago from one I saw at K mart. I made mine out of maple

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#3 posted 03-08-2010 02:43 AM

Beautifully made cabinet.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 03-08-2010 05:14 AM

Looks good. I have made quite a few gun cabinets if you care to look. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 03-08-2010 02:40 PM

Amazing piece, I’m a gun fan, can you tell. Hope Dad has enough guns to fill it. I know my son’s always glad when I buy a new gun, knowing he’ll end up with it.LOL

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#6 posted 12-27-2011 04:41 PM

Beautiful cabinet.

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#7 posted 12-27-2011 04:45 PM

Very handsome. I like the recesses for the butts. That sounded bad, lol. It looks like a sturdy build. Really nice.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#8 posted 12-27-2011 08:13 PM

Joe, you did a good job on it . It’s nice looking.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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