Building a gun room and gun walls has become very popular in America. There are many reasons to consider a gun room. If you have a large collection, safes and cabinets may not work well for you. Security can be easier with a properly constructed gun room with a vault door.
How to build a gun wall or gun room Understanding panels
SecureIt Steel Louvered Panels are the backbone to gun room and gun wall installations. This article is to give you a better understanding of the panels, firearms and space.
To learn more about gun wall design, installation and setup see the video: “How to build a gun room“
Gun room Panels are 17 1/4″ wide and come in two heights. This combination provides many options for gun room and gun wall designs.
Gun room panels stacked
How gun room panel size relates to common wall size
Below we show gun room panels on a wall to give you an idea of size and scale. Later in this article, we will add guns
Panels can be mounted mid-wall or over a cabinet or shelf
16″ gun wall panels are added on top to give space for display mount rifles or rear storage
Stacking 36″ gun wall panels will allow for 2 rows of rifles
Adding 16″ gun wall panels on top fills out a standard 8′ high wall
36″ high panels will hold 3 -5 rifles in a horizontal or display style
This shows the difference between traditional rifles and AR15 platform rifles
Vertical rifle storage.
Each panel is six louvers wide. Firearms are stored at a width of 2 7/8″ on the barrel center.
Rifles stock bases can be placed on our shelves attached to the louvered panels (Above) or the stock bases can be on a cabinet or floor 12″-18″ below the panels (below). This proves a large are for the upper saddles to accommodate a wide variety of rifle lengths. You also have room above the rifles for accessories and gear storage.
Panels can be placed on a wall with the rifle stock bases 12″-18″ below. This proves a large are for the upper saddles to accommodate a wide variety of rifle lengths. You also have room above the rifles for accessories and gear storage.
The sale rifle configuration is stored using 16″ panels. You’ll give up a bit of adjustability and room for gear storage. If you are storing rifles of similar length, 16″ panels are very efficient.
Here 36″ and 16″ gun wall panels are mounted 18″ off the floor. There is room for vertical and horizontal firearms.
A double row of 36″ panels mounted 15″ off the floor provides space for 2 rows of rifles. Note that the barrels can run past the top of the gun wall system.
Two 36″ and one 16″ panel are stacked and mounted just off the floor. This setup allows 2 rows of rifles and provides accessory and gear storage options behind the rifles all the way to the floor.
Wall-mounted 36″ panels with rifle shelves and base of panels
Adding 16″ panels on top provides more room for horizontal display.
Panels above cabinets where rifles sit on top of the cabinets. Here 36″ high panels are mounted 16″ above he cabinet.
I have added 16″ panels to the above image. This fills out the wall and gives you storage options behind the rifles. see: using storage bins
This is the same system mounted 18″ off the floor. This provides space for 2 rows of vertical rifles or lots of display space.
Stacked 36″ panels mounted 15″ off the floor. There is vertical space for 2 rows of rifles.
Two 36 and a 16″ panel stacked. This gives you a wall of flexibility and storage. Using SecureIt accessories you are able to store lots of gear behind the rifles on the wall.
Panels mounted over a work bench.
A complete home armory. Workbench, gun wall, reloading system, and 2 Agile Model 52 gun cabinets.Installed system photos
Stained wood between panels gives a softer classic look
Workbench wrapped in gun wall panels.
Wall of panels – rifle display
There are many options and possibilities. Do not hesitate to contact SecureIt to learn more.
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