The market responds to demand as usual. Gun owners want easier access to a firearm in case of an emergency.
Rising gun sales have triggered a new trend in furniture fashion — coffee tables, cabinets, headboards and hutches with secret compartments for firearms.
‘Gun concealment furniture’ sales, once the province of solitary craftsmen making custom goods have gone mainstream, allowing firearms owners to maintain easy in-home access to hidden handguns and rifles.
“There are a lot of people who don’t want a big iron safe,” said Dan Ingram, owner of NJ Concealment Furniture, based in Hampton, N.J. “There are a lot of people who don’t even have room for one, but they still need someplace to safely store their guns.”