Thumb wheels for adjustable Cheekpiece

Taking a solid barstock, knurling, tappingand machining the thumb wheels into shape.

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Left Handed Grips for Eliseo Stocks, Tube and Tubb Guns

Theses grips will work for all metal guns.

Anything that takes an AR grip.

All custom fit. Craved to fit shooter’s hand.

These to grip… one is English Walnut the other is Clark Walnut.

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Will Work For Air-Conditioning!

National FTR Champion trades Rifle work for air-conditioning labor.

Thanks, Luke for climbing up into the attic!

It’s cool in the garage now!

 

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Koa with Purple Heart & Maple Stock in a Swindlehurst Action

Here are the Final Pictures for this project.

This is a Swindlehurst action that had a PPC boltface. I wish I knew more of the history of this piece. Anyone have any thoughts?

 

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Koa Purple Heart and Maple Stock for a High Power Swindlehurst Action

Had to open up the bolt face to fit a .308 case. Also, change the angle on the extractor to fit over the case. Came up with a firing pin spring. Also made a scope rail and a recoil system that is integrated into the bedding and the middle screw.
Final pictures to follow.

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Mcmillan A5 Bedding For Barnard Action FTR

Latest project!

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Stolle Panda Action on a Claro Walnut FTR Stock

Here’s  the latest to come out of the shop.

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MORE PHOTOS: 2020 US Palma Team Raffle Rifle

Here is an update on the progress I’m making.

Will update about ticket soon.

My helper and advisor is, Yuma. She is a friend’s dog. She is pretty dang smart!

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2020 US Palma Team Raffle Rifle

ANNOUNCING this year’s Raffle Rifle for The US Palma Team!!

This rifle will comes as a .223 and a .308 by switchI got barrels and bolts. The stock will also be able to be shot as FTR. A Magnum bolt will be included, thanks to Kelby (Stolle Big Bore). Thanks to Randy Gregory for the barrel work.

A bolt on Open F-Class forend will also be included.

More information will be available soon as the build continues.

Ticket information will also be released soon.

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FINISHED: FTR Stock for a Sako 85/ Johnny Byer Stock Blank

Here are some pictures of the finished rifle.

The pistol grip cap is a piece of Screw Bean Mesquite Wood from my old front yard in Albuquerque. (I live in Rio Rancho, now.)

Take a look at the picture with the blue background, the rifle doesn’t have any stippling, yet. Sometimes, you have stippling as the last step. There’s no room for error when this order of events is necessary.

 

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Repurposing an Ian Robertson Stock 

This is a really nice example of Ian’s work. It was previously bedded for a model 70, I’m rebuilding it for a Barnard action. I filled the holes of the old action screws and bolt handle. Also, I inletted for the Barnard with a bedding block to protect the finish. I noticed a large pile of masking tape when i finished…..

Matching the color was a challenge. Some of the dyes and pigments I use, I used doing custom paint jobs on motorcycles back in Central New York.

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FTR Stock for a Sako 85 Action

This is a Johnny Byer’s stock blank. It’s a curly light maple with a walnut center. Duplicated it for an FTR rifle. Also, at the same time doing the US Palma Raffle Rifle (that’s the walnut blank).

I’ve been wearing N95 masks before it was cool.

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Original McMillan Stock with Tikka Action

This is an early McMillan Stock note the brown color. It was not inletted. I inletted it for the Tikka Action. I modified it for a thumb screw adjustable cheek piece and an adjustable 3-way buttplate. Also, did a bedding job on it. On the older McMillan stocks, like this one, they’ve been kicking around for awhile. They get kicks and bruises. When I work on one of these, I use Bondo and glazing putty to bring it back to life. After this step I put a coat of primer on it… so it wont look like a Spotted Adder.

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Final Claro walnut and Barnard Action Stock pics

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Bad Day at Black Rock

Just when thing started to go better…. the lead screw nut locked up. Fortunately, Shiraz and his folks at Grizzly.com were able to cross reference the right part.

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Claro Walnut Stock for Barnard Action

I would like to thank all of you for your patience during me moving and getting over Shingles and the Flu.

This is a nicely figured piece of Claro Walnut with fiddleback.

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F Class Exhibition Grade Claro Walnut Stock with Stolle Panda Action

Here’s the latest rife I have completed.

In housekeeping notes and I am in the process of moving my shop. Things will be slowed down for a couple of weeks. The new shop has better lighting….. you can probably see if from the top of Sandia Peak. 🙂

 

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F-Class Stock for BAT Action

The owner wanted the action and stock to be made in such a way that he would be able to exchange triggers. This is why I used a bedding block. If I had used a pillar, there would have been a lot of material taken out.

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FINISHED: Walther KK500 in an English Walnut Laminate Stock with Fiddleback Accents – Lefthanded

This rifle has two triggers.

It has an electronic trigger and a mechanical trigger. With the wood stock option, the charging cable needs to be modified modify in order to clear the trigger extension to be able to charge. Also, keeping with aesthetics, I made it able to remove the trigger guard in order to charge more easily. Removing the trigger guard does not change the bedding.

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Walther KK500 in an English Walnut Laminate Stock with Fiddleback Accents

I’ve been working on this stock and action fitting for a bit. Practice makes perfect.

This action is designed for a metal stock. People have been wanting a wood prone version to fit this action, so that they can match their prone stocks (this will work for 3 and 4-P). Several of my repeat folks have come to me and asked if I can do this. The rsounding answer is, “Yes!”.

There is a lot of fiddly work and bedding pieces that need to be made to have all of this to come together.

The Walther KK500 is one of the more unique and efficient actions that I have worked with in a long time. (And I am a longtime user of a 37 Remington action.)

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FINISHED: Doan Trevor Original Palma Stock in American Walnut with Stolle Panda Action

Here’s the finished pictures.

I used Rosewood and Maple for the pistol grip cap.

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Doan Trevor Original Palma Stock in American Walnut with Stolle Panda Action

Kept busy today working on this Palma rifle. It’s been a bit of a wait to work with this wood. I received a shipment of it from a fellow Palma shooter awhile ago. I’ve been patiently letting cure and dry. American East Coast Walnut has beautiful, rich coloring.

Stay tuned to see the finished piece.

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Finished: Fiddleback Walnut Rimfire for Prone Stock with Stiller 2500 X Action

This piece of wood is the mirror copy of one friend’s rifle, she is a Palma shooter and another friend loved that piece of wood.. so this is for him…… (and his wife didn’t have to take finished picture this time.)

The fiddleback is very subtle. Maybe, some of the Palma people will recognize this piece of wood. 🙂

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Finished: Replacing a stock on a CPA Stevens 44 1/2

I took final picture of something!!!!

Here’s the whole project finished put back together.

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In Progress: Replacing a stock on a CPA Stevens 44 1/2

I had a request to replace the original sporter stock with a Schutzen stock and palm rests.

Will posted finished picture soon.

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