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hockeyjr1 02-29-2012 12:55 PM

Wall gun rack finally done!!
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Figured I throw this up here to show off.. Took about 15 hrs in total from cutting sanding nailing staining and varnishing....

Anyone else build there own racks?!?
Post some pics!

hmh 02-29-2012 01:00 PM

Great job did you use a router or a dado blade?

The_Kid 02-29-2012 01:12 PM

I like it!

Is the second from the top one tricky to get out?

texaswoodworker 02-29-2012 06:39 PM

It looks great, and sturdy. I like the wood choice.
I haven't made one yet, but I will hopefully get around to it. I was planing on doing a floor rack made of either pine, or oak to give it a rustic look. :D

hockeyjr1 02-29-2012 07:29 PM

I actually didn't use either... My dad had a hand wood plane in the garage and I just used that on different angles untill it's was uniform... Then sanded it smooth. It gave it a rustic look on he edges I really like. The grooves the the horizontal pieces sit In were cut with a circular saw.. Just raised the blade a bit and chipped away at it... Took longer but was cheaper than buying a router!!!

Yea the second one is a pain.. Gotta twist it back and forth to get it out but it's not to bad... Didn't realize the front sight was that big lol

I used oak for the wood... It's nice hard wood and when I got to put it up on the wall I was amazed on how sturdy it was...

hmh 02-29-2012 11:58 PM

As i said before looks great. I have cut grooves with a skill saw and it is a pain but when you get done and do your glue up you cannot tell a difference.

g17frantz 03-01-2012 01:03 AM

Looks good, nice collection as well

Johnny357 03-01-2012 01:30 AM

Beautiful wood - nice grain pattern

hockeyjr1 03-01-2012 05:42 AM

Thanks for the feedback guys!!

mudpupp 03-01-2012 05:55 AM

Don't show that to the guys from the republic of Kalifornia. They have to have there guns locked up, put away, and hidden.

Nice job though...

You could sell on eBay. I think they still allow gun racks.

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