If you have a couple of guns that you need to store in a safe place, then it sounds like you may need to get a gun rack and cabinet plan. Purchasing a gun cabinet is an option but this can be quite expensive right? Because of this, we realize that DIY Gun Rack and Cabinet Plans can be a solution for you. Here are some simple tutorials that you can follow to make your own
1. Rod’s Woodworking Shop – Rifle Rack plan
This DIY Rifle Rack plan provides you with a list of the right materials, equipment and plans that you need to make your own Rifle Rack. With three clearly defined steps and images all through, you will get to see how you can make your own rifle rack to store your guns.
2. DIY Gun Cabinet by Life Less Ordinary
This video tutorial has all you need to get started in making your own gun cabinet. From the measurements you need to the design itself, this video makes it look easy to make your own DIY gun cabinet. Even better, the materials used here are quite affordable and you can save your coins and make a pretty good gun cabinet.
3. Wooden American Flag Concealed Gun Cabinet
This tutorial by workshop 1776 guides you on how to make a great DIY gun cabinet that is concealed behind the American flag. This video does not give much detail in terms of measurements and what quantities of materials to use, but if you’re a pro that can figure it on your own, this video will give you an idea of what to do.
4. The Wooden Gun Rack
This gun rack is made entirely from wood. This tutorial is easy to understand and you can also use the exact same measurements to create a rack for yourself. Some materials you will need include brass cabinet hinges, wood fillers, jig screws, epoxy, mounting brackets and wood of course.
5. Making a DIY Texas Gun Cabinet
A Texas gun cabinet is ideal for the person looking to make a functional cabinet that also has a neat design. The tutorial starts by showing you the cabinet plan and what the end product should look like, then goes ahead to show you how to do it. One thing that is different about this tutorial is that the video has subtitles rather than a voice over.
6. Living room mirror with a secret gun cabinet behind it
This tutorial takes you through how to make a DIY gun compartment that looks like a casual living room mirror. Nothing is as cool as a mirror that opens up to a gun cabinet. You can customize your own compartment cabinet for your handguns, shotguns and any other firearm you may have.
7. Simon’s DIY Gun Cabinet
This video is the first of a video series that takes you through how to build a gun cabinet from solid wood. The gun cabinet is made out of hard oak that ends up giving a beautiful finished product. This video showcases how to build the main shape and body of the cabinet with all the detailed steps to follow in getting your gun cabinet structure.
8. Coffee table with a hidden gun cabinet
Building a gun cabinet from a standard coffee table has to be the second coolest hidden gun cabinet other than number three above. The tutorial shows you a cabinet plan where you have a coffee table that has a sliding table top that opens up to a gun compartment below. For this DIY you will need wooden boards, wooden posts, frameless hinges, pocket screws and nails.
9. DIY air rifle cabinet from OSB
This video tutorial shows what you need to do, as the tutor explains what you need to do and why you need to do it. The video starts with making the boards showing you how you need to cut them to the right size using masking tapes. What is different about this cabinet is that it is made from chip board and from OSB sheets.
10. DIY Gun Rack for Under $15
This is a DIY video tutorial on constructing a modular wall mount gun rack out of wood. The tutorial shows you exactly what you need to purchase for your DIY rack and some ideas on where you can get these items. Materials you need for this project are 1×2 boards and 3/4” dowel rods. Learn how to make the perfect gun hanger for your gunroom here.
11. Making an Oak Gun Cabinet
This tutorial shows you how to make a gun cabinet out of white oak with brass hinges. Pins are used to hold the shelf as well as the gun rack itself. It starts with cutting and gluing boards to make the sides and top then cut them to the right size. After that cut, the paneling for the back of the gun cabinet is glued in.
12. James Forester’s easy way to make a gun cabinet
This tutorial gives you seven steps to help you create a DIY Gun Cabinet. It will take a few hours, and you will have a fully functional gun cabinet by following these steps correctly. Some materials you need are pencil, electric screwdriver, saw, drill bits, 1-inch plywood sheets and wood stain.
13. DIY Gun Rack for under 5 bucks
This tutorial is what you need to make that DIY gun rack you’ve always wanted, and on a budget! The video shows you how you can recycle wood board palettes to make a functional gun rack. You get to see how you can make a great rack out of scraps by first tearing them apart and then putting them back together to make a rack.
14. Handyman tips on making a DIY Gun Cabinet
This tutorial starts by outlining all the materials you will need to make your own gun cabinet. It then offers a step by step guide on what you should do. Based on this tutorial, you start by making the cabinet frame, then the gun holders and ends with how to make the cabinet door.
15. DIY Gun Rack Made from Reclaimed Barn Wood
This tutorial starts with how to square out your ends on a table saw and how to cut grooves on your boards. A band saw is used to cut out the smaller shapes which are then fine-tuned. Different parts of the rack are cut out and later put together to create the final piece.
16. Hidden in Wall Gun Cabinet With Hidden Keypad
This is an 8 step tutorial that also gives you a list of materials you need as well as the costs you may get them at. This is great because you can budget for your materials and purchase them when you’re ready to create your own DIY gun cabinet.
17. Gun Rack Build with Jay Oakland
If you are more of an observer than a listener, then this is the tutorial for you. There is no voice over or subtitles on this DIY guide buy you get to see each step for yourself and you can hopefully duplicate it to create your own rack.
18. Instructable’s Gun Rack From Reclaimed Pallet Wood
The tutorial guides you on each step, as well as the materials and the measurements that you will need. There are 7 clear steps, complete with images to help you follow through and get that rustic looking DIY cabinet.
19. DIY Gun cabinet by outdoor plans
This is a very clear plan tutorial to help you build a gun cabinet of your own. The materials you will need include pieces of plywood and lumber and tools such as drill machinery, hammer, framing square and tape measure.
20. DIY Floating Shelf Secret Hidden Gun Safe
This secret floating shelf accessibility is unusual since the front and sides fold away, providing fast and convenient access while leaving products placed on the shelf in place. It is also very simple to build this concealed gun safe shelf. What you need is a pump, a professional saw, a table saw, wood, and some hardware. The project is less than a 2 hour duration.
21. DIY Pallet Gun Cabinet
This is mostly an image tutorial but it is quite easy to duplicate the steps as you work on your own gun cabinet. This tutorial uses repurposed pallets to make the gun cabinet.
22. Dave’s DIY Rifle Rack for $20
Cost matters when you making a DIY project because that is sometimes the whole point of doing it yourself. Dave shows you how to make a custom rifle rack for just $20. For this project you will need wooden boards, a power saw and glue. The instructions to the video tutorial are on the description box of the video too for someone who needs to refer back to them.
23. Gun Cabinet in Five Steps
This is an easy five step tutorial on building a gun cabinet. The materials you need are outlined, complete with the exact measurements for each. This is a straightforward tutorial for someone who wants a direct guide.
24. DIY gun safe with rfid lock
This tutorial shows you how to build a full proof metallic safe for your guns. Complete with how you weld the different parts of the safe to how you combine them together, complete with rfid lock & hinges. Though missing a voice over, this is a quality video for someone interested in metallic storage for your guns.
25. DIY Gun safe room
For someone interested in a gun cabinet, a DIY gun safe room is something you may be interested in. This tutorial gives you all the tips, the plan and instructions you need to build it yourself.
The last thing you want is to have your guns lying around because it can not only be dangerous but trying to recover a gun when you need it is so much easier when you have a specific place for the guns. Get started on building your gun cabinet today.