Monthly Archives: May 2019

Remington 40x Claro Walnut Prone Stock for Smallbore

This piece of Claro Walnut has different grain because it’s quarter sawn. It’s usually don’t see much quarter sawn wood. It takes a lot of raw material. (Manufactures like Stickley were very well known to use this kind of cut.)  … Continue reading

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Fiddlebacked Claro Walnut Stock for a Barnard Action

The owner of this new stock picked my certificate off the prize table at The Southwest Nationals. He chose a great piece of claro walnut. It has a lot of fiddleback in the forend.  

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Breathing New Life into Old Wood

Over the last 25 years, three moves and three states….. I have a lot of leftover pieces. The other day, I was sorting through all the pieces and thought… why don’t I make laminate stocks.  I laminate a mixture of … Continue reading

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