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Reg Shaffer’s 1976 WV Cabriolet

Reg Shaffer’s 1976 WV Cabriolet

My display case came yesterday. It arrived in great shape thanks to your excellent packing. I could tell you put a lot of thought into engineering the packing. Your craftsmanship is outstanding. I love how all the corners of the acrylic are smooth and rounded. The...

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 with...

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...

New Custom Display Case Base Options

New Custom Display Case Base Options

Grandpa’s Cabinets is happy to announce the creation of another option when it comes to your design choices for your next Custom Display Case order – Custom Display Case with an Inset Base