Building a Custom Display Kit

Building a Custom Display Kit

With Grandpa’s Cabinets being asked to build more and more display kits for models that are very large, I thought I’d take some time to show just what goes into the building of a Custom Display Kit. The first thing I do is to make a rough drawing of just how the kit...
Two Shelf Custom Custom Display Case

Two Shelf Custom Custom Display Case

Recently a customer sent along a photo of two items that he wanted displayed in one display case and to just place them next to each other on a single level base just didn’t seem to do them justice. So, after I convinced him to give me artistic freedom I came up...
Jim Farrens German Submarine U-552 scale model build

Jim Farrens German Submarine U-552 scale model build

Grandpa’s Cabinets was given the privilege of building a custom display kit to house a spectacular model, hand built by Jim Farrens of the German submarine U-552 from World War II. Jim spent a huge amount of time and money to create a true work of art in his rendition...
Edmund Fitzgerald Custom Display Case

Edmund Fitzgerald Custom Display Case

Being a former resident of Michigan for most of my life, the great lakes and her freighters have always been a part of my life. I worked and lived along the St. Clair River and her connected lakes and spent many days watching the freighters make their way down the...