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Homemade Gun Racks, Post Pics of Yours

Discussion in 'Photo Album' started by goodoleboy, May 2, 2010.

  1. goodoleboy

    goodoleboy Sharpshooter Member

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    Goal was to get something that did not look like "Grandpas gunrack"..We needed a wall rack to keep my guns off the floor, and leaning against the wall because they were easily getting knocked over, and didnt want the kids playing with them.. I usually keep all my guns in the safe But I pull a few out of the safe on occasion to inspect or admire for a day or two..Thats the dole purpose of the rack.

    I searched pretty hard looking The ones I saw online and in local stores could not accommodate the longer magazines Found on Ak's and Similar Semui Auto rifles.

    Built using bicycle racks and a piece of scrap wood I had onhand,which was the only long piece suitable for the project. I stained the wood with with Minwax"Red Mahogany" polyurethane stain...

    Took about 30 minutes to cut, stain, screw the racks to the wood. Not really a quality piece as far as looks go, i may redo it, and spend a whole hours making it look nicer.HAHHA

    If you have pics,I encourage you to post pics of your racks..



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  2. cscokd

    cscokd Sharpshooter Member

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    I built this one out of left over oak stair runners from when we built our house. As you can see, I didn't make the base deep enough, but it still works.

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  3. n8thegr8

    n8thegr8 Sharpshooter Member

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    Not a gun rack, but a homemade weapon rack. Does that still count?

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    Made from a single piece of 1x4 and a dowel rod, with a jigsaw, some screws, and some glue. Just saw it in my head and made it, lol. I left an extra spot for another sword I want (a dual wakizashi set), but my wife says I don't need any more, lol. And yes, that is the katana of Takezo Kensei
     
  4. ez bake

    ez bake Sharpshooter Member

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    Is Donatello out on the prowl or did his Bo get stolen?
     
  5. progun40

    progun40 Sharpshooter Member

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    hahaha that's awesome!
     
  6. n8thegr8

    n8thegr8 Sharpshooter Member

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    hahaha, that's awesome. I guess that's another option for completing the collection...
     
  7. ENC

    ENC Sharpshooter Member

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    Goodoleboy I really like your homemade rack. I am still using the one I made in Shop class in the seventh grade but anything with a big box mag or scope takes up at least two of the four available spaces.

    Evan
     
  8. ef9turbo

    ef9turbo Sharpshooter Member

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    LOL! I was thinking the exact saaaaaaaaaame thing :D
     
  9. jedc53

    jedc53 New to the site! Member

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    I really like your homemade rack.I am still using the one I made in Shop class in the seventh grade but anything with a big box mag or scope takes up at least two of the four available spaces.I was planning on one bar to the bottle supports, so I could still get the bottle on from the other side.
     

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