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May 11, 2011, 10:41 PM
That is really nice. You have a talented and close friend!
May 11, 2011, 11:32 PM
He's a keeper !! Looks like nice work, so you can tell him to be proud of his talent - job well done ;)
May 12, 2011, 12:38 AM
That is a good looking case. He has the touch...not everyone can do wood work. Did he sign it?
May 12, 2011, 02:09 AM
May 12, 2011, 08:37 AM
Family and friends are an important part of life.
May 12, 2011, 09:57 AM
I don't know if he signed or not. If so, it's probably hidden, knowing how he is.
I'll ask him today.
btw: the raised center of the lid is actually a separate piece and slightly loose.
Very unusual design feature, but he said it has a "Grecian motif".
May 12, 2011, 10:08 AM
I'm impressed with the lining.
It's tight and conforms to the interior wood.
Man has some serious talent
Enjoy your gift
May 12, 2011, 10:18 AM
That's a really nice case, for display purposes. However, don't store the gun in it long term. Felt linings like that attract moisture, and promote rust when in contact with metal. At least, grease the gun and wrap it in plastic when storing it in the case.
May 12, 2011, 01:06 PM
Alexander, I consulted with a guy who builds some of the best and most expensive cases in the business and he suggested that material.
Absolutely beautiful, a treasure too behold; just like your old Colt. Good
friends are extremely hard too find these days. As someone said earlier,
"your friend is extremely talented"; and his work shows it~! ;) :)