Cox Custom Cases, the Finest Quality
been voted Best of
Cox Custom Cases has been selected for the 2009 Best of Des Moines Award
in the Decorative Wood & Woodwork category by the US Commerce
Limited Supply of Fine Walnut
We have obtained a limited supply of some of the finest walnut
that we have had in 18 years of display case building. It is called
feather crotch & burl. There is, of course, an extra charge for this
special beautiful wood. For more info, contact us at
Click here to see a picture.
We've Made The News!
See our coverage in the Des Moines Sunday Register (9/24/06),
first page of the Business & Ag section, under Made In Iowa!
Click here to see what they had to say.
Check Out Our V-Rail Hanging System
These custom-made hanging rails are our recommended
New! Case Stands
These custom-made stands allow you to display your case at an
angle or near-upright position.
New! Rifle &
These custom-made stands are built by Jerry Selover for Cox
Custom Cases. They are available in right or left configuration
and range from 1 gun to 5 gun stands.
New! See our
new in-house custom made inlays!
We offer six custom-made inlays including Purple Heart,
Leopard Wood, Tiger Stripe Walnut, Birdseye Maple, Spalted Maple, Aromatic Red Cedar.
Exclusive German Inlays that will accent all
your WWII memorabilia!
Check our upcoming 2008 show schedule!
Please check our show schedules as your order
could be picked up at one of our shows and you save crating and delivery
Our hand-crafted display
cases are all custom built from raw materials and contain only quality
materials. Wood choices are northern red oak, Iowa walnut, Appalachian
cherry, Brazilian lyptus, and spalted maple. Our cases are made with solid
metal hinges and clasps, and premium display glass.
Click here for wood samples.
Additionally, all cases hang up with an included "double-v"
rail hanging system.
There is no gluing, pinning, molding, or
fastening of any kind required to hold objects in place. Display items are
held securely in place against super-soft foam when lid is shut.
Cases require approximately 30 individual operations from start to
finish including the following:
- Plane our own Kiln dried lumber.
- Do all our own milling.
- Hand match bottoms & tops for each case.
- We use 1/4" hardboard for the backing in the
- Lamello biscuits in lid miters.
- Lamello solid brass hinges rated at 80lbs. per hinge.
- Each case sized individually.
- Pratt & Lambert varmor satin polyurethane finish - 2 coats.
- 1/8" (double strength) glass.
- Glass installed with rubber glass beading.
Solid wood inlays by Dover Inlay Company, available in many patterns
to be inleted into lids.
- All sanding done by hand.
- Finished with Carnuba wax.
Be sure and visit our contact
page for order details and to get information about Jim & Linda Cox of Cox Custom Cases.