Welcome to the site. I have built my own gun cabnit but no plans. Just played it by ear. I like cabnits better than safes, seems this country is in one hell of an uproar over everything anymore. I took a different attitude and taught my kids about guns. Would send you a photo but haven't re-done it yet since my house burned.
Just keep in mind, your building a box to keep your guns in. Take it from there.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...