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Cox Custom Cases, the Finest Quality Display Cases!

We've been voted Best of
Des Moines!

Cox Custom Cases has been selected for the 2009 Best of Des Moines Award in the Decorative Wood & Woodwork category by the US Commerce Association.

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.

New! Check Out Our V-Rail Hanging System
These custom-made hanging rails are our recommended wall-mounting method.

New! Case Stands
These custom-made stands allow you to display your case at an angle or near-upright position.

New! Rifle & Shotgun Stands
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!

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:

  1. Plane our own Kiln dried lumber.
  2. Do all our own milling.
  3. Hand match bottoms & tops for each case.
  4. We use 1/4" hardboard for the backing in the bottoms.
  5. Lamello biscuits in lid miters.
  6. Lamello solid brass hinges rated at 80lbs. per hinge.
  7. Each case sized individually.
  8. Pratt & Lambert varmor satin polyurethane finish - 2 coats.
  9. 1/8" (double strength) glass.
  10. Glass installed with rubber glass beading.
  11. Solid wood inlays by Dover Inlay Company, available in many patterns to be inleted into lids.
  12. All sanding done by hand.
  13. 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.



Cox Custom Cases 4338 N.E. 35th Street, Des Moines, IA 50317-4317 | 515-264-8305
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