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GunSafe New Product Release
New GunSafe Model is a Stunning Pistol-Packer
ARTHUR, ILL. — In the business world, customer demand drives product design. Answering
his phone one day, GunSafe owner, William Schlabach, told a prospective buyer he didn’t have
what the man was looking for: a hardwood cabinet to display a pistol collection.
“But I can make you one,” Schlabach said. “Tell me what you’d like.”
The GunSafe pistol display is the newest offering from the Arthur, Ill. company that makes
custom hardwood firearm cabinets by hand. The handsome, eye-catching piece allows owners to
showcase their guns while keeping them safe from children and thieves.
The customer who called Schlabach was Joe Gillette from Matoon, Ill. Gillette already owned
two long-gun custom GunSafe cabinets. The requested pistol display Schlabach made is 36
inches tall by 52 inches wide by 9 inches deep. The oak cabinet features standard GunSafe
turnings on the face with roped crown molding and decorative trim. Attached to a wall at eye
level, it safely and securely showcases 14 pistols with up to 10-inch barrel lengths on each. The
cabinet weighs 95 pounds and costs $3,575.
“I absolutely love it,” said Gillette, who collects and shoots Colt handguns. “This is the first one
he has ever made, and I never imagined it would be so nice.”
GunSafe artisans can make the pistol display in oak, cherry, walnut, mahogany or other hardwood
of choice. Specialty designs include mission style, shaker style with flutes and diamond inlays of
ebony on the turnings. Three models are now available: 7-gun, 14-gun and 21-gun.
“Most of our cabinets are built to customer specifications,” Schlabach said. “We can match
furniture styles, room décor and motifs. Whether the piece is for office or den, family room or
board room, we work closely with our clients to meet their exacting needs.”
Gun collector, Gabe Omo-Osagie, from Champaign, Ill. already owned two custom GunSafe
cabinets when he decided to order a 21-gun pistol display in northern cherry. “It’s gorgeous,” he
said. “GunSafe craftsmen are extremely precise, and I’m perfectly happy with their work.”
All pistol display cases come with a sliding door of half-inch polycarbonate, a clear, bulletproof
material that will stop a .38 caliber magnum fired at close range. Only keyed entry through a
pick-proof Bi-Lock system allows the door to slide left and right. Because the trigger locks are
permanently mounted through the leather-lined cabinet interior, they stay in place when the
pistols are removed.
The patented Bi-Lock and the individual trigger locks render the pistol display both kid-proof and
crook-proof. A thief would have to remove the entire unit or destroy it to get at the valuable
LED strip lighting, controlled by on/off finger tapping, casts a soft, luxurious glow. For more
information, including a new GunSafe brochure, contact William Schlabach at (877) 448-6723.
The brochure, along with photos and more details, can be downloaded at