Gun cleaning box

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Project by LittleCobra posted 06-18-2017 06:18 PM 3837 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My cousin brought me some oak milled from his property in TN. To feed my saw dust addiction. I decided to craft a gun cleaning box for him. I finished the oak to 3/4 and constructed the carcass using box joints. I left the joints proud for a little rustic look. I finished the outside with Danish oil and poly. The side opening lids were made from some left over spalted curly maple and mahogany. The design was thanks to other similar projects by lumber jocks on this site…Thanks all.

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#1 posted 06-18-2017 11:04 PM

This is Very Nice! I am sure your Cousin will Love it!!! Nice Job!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#2 posted 06-19-2017 02:47 AM

Great looking gun box! If he don’t want send it to me! Just kidding… He’s going to love it !

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 06-19-2017 10:52 AM

Very nice box for his gun cleaning equipment!! That is a neat idea for the gun rest in the second shot!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 06-19-2017 11:26 AM


-- Imagine being called 'gutless' by Capt. Bone Spurs.

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#5 posted 06-19-2017 12:23 PM

Wow! This is such a nice box and so beautifully done. The box is very practical and nicely designed and it has nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 06-19-2017 12:37 PM

Great cleaning box with some great ideas.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 06-20-2017 02:20 PM

I love that. Something I need to build.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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