HI, colleagues handymen!
Planning to build a Wall Rack to hold firearms (4-rifles) vertically,
all pictures I have found up to now on the Web will hold these
In a lot of old western movies, when the going got rough, the sheriff
would get Winchesters out of a vertical rack on the wall. Maybe you
could find a still from one of these shows or a picture of the
sherrif's office set.
For the rifle rack I built, I leaned the rifles up against a wall at a
stable angle and made some measurements with a tape measure. Then I
built a mock-up of cheap lumber and drywall screws to test the concept
before building the final version.
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TRIVIAL to design. you need a bottom piece, and a top piece.
the bottom piece is to rest the rifle butt-plates against, angled to match
the angle of the butt-plates on the rifles.
Either route recesses in the bottom piece, to hold the butts, or add a couple
of raised pieces to make a guide.
For the top piece, you simply route some notches to hold the barrels. Line
the notches with felt.
It positions above the forwardmost part of the gunstock, and below the the
If you want to make it 'fancy', you add side pieces (dado the two pieces
above into the sides), and a back.
Make the sides significantly longer than the rifles, add top and bottom
pieces, and a couple of full-size glass doors. VOILA! a display _cabinet_.
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