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Planning A Perfect Display Case

Planning A Perfect Display Case

Here at Grandpa's Cabinets, I get asked almost daily about how a display case should be sized and designed to get the best looking display of the customers model or piece of art.  Each item is different and really needs to be evaluated as to the best way to get it...

Circus Diorama

Circus Diorama

I was asked to produce an acrylic cover to sit over a diorama of a circus train a while ago and really didn't think much of it. The customer, Rick Liblong said he made a diorama of a circus train, The Greatest Show on Earth complete with all the animals and people...

Other Model Display Cases

Other Model Display Cases

  Grandpa's Cabinets has been asked to build custom display cases for a myriad of items including and not limited to model car display cases, diecast model display cases, model railroad display cases, model train display cases, antique pocket watch display cases and...

Coffee Pod Holder

Coffee Pod Holder

Well, as with almost everything ever invented, necessity is the mother of invention and this special cabinet is no exception. My wife and I just got a new single cup coffee maker and we found that going to the cupboard every time we needed a coffee pod was just...

Another Great Customer Comment

Grandpa's Cabinets just recevied another glowing customer comment for a custom display case: I spent much of my spare time last year working on the Revell 1/400 model of the Queen Mary 2.  My wife and I had crossed the Atlantic on the ship and it is a fond part of our...

Model Display Kit – Top Lighting

Model Display Kit – Top Lighting

Shown in the photo here is a display case constructed to display a large model of an aircraft carrier a customer requested. The model was ordered completed and a high quality display case was needed to display this work of art. I explained that my work was of...