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Custom Furniture

Custom Furniture

At Grandpa's Cabinets, we often get requests for custom wood work.  If you're interested in a custom bookcase, entertainment center, and special display case, please contact us. I’ve been building furniture in hardwoods for most of my life, and necessity has always...

What is an Acrylic Display Case?

What is an Acrylic Display Case?

When people think of a display case, most get pictures of the glass and metal cases found in jewelry stores or specialty shops where the establishment displays their wares for sale. When we hear the term, acrylic display case, it's not commonly thought of as what it...

So You’ve Decided to Take Up Scale Model Building

So You've Decided to Take Up Scale Model Building! After years of the 9 to 5 work day grind and the endless hours of boredom,  I decided to take up a hobby I did long ago and previously lost time to pursue. Now that I have the time, I've invigorated my hobby of...

What is a Custom Display Kit and Why You Need One

What is a Custom Display Kit and Why You Need One As a scale modeler, you may have seen a variety of display kits that are built in various sizes. You may have seen a custom display kit and wondered how does it differ from a standard custom display case. This article...

Why Use a Custom Display Case For Collectibles and Models?

Why Use a Custom Display Case For Collectibles and Models? For more years than one can imagine, people of all ages have been collecting precious articles to display and keep for future generations to appreciate and admire. This is also true of the scale model builder...

Beginner Tips For Building Scale Models

Beginner Tips For Building Scale Models Tip #1:  Know your scales! There are a lot of different sized models to build, and because I mostly choose to build ship models, I have two standard sizes to choose from the various kits on the market.  One is the 1:350 scale...

Customer Comments

We are a 100% customer focused and we're proud to have the comments to prove it! "... the display case you made for my Hood... In a word, WOW!! You did a very fine job on it. I love it !! It blows away the case I paid more for ... Top Notch!" - Ted Bunn, as seen in...

National Ocenanic and Atmospheric Administration Time Capsule

National Ocenanic and Atmospheric Administration Time Capsule

Grandpa's Cabinets was proud to be part of history! The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration commissioned us to build a time capsule case. The time capsule will be opened 20 years from now.   Order a display case to ensure your models are protected for...