Author Archives: Doan

Duplicating 2 Left Handed Stocks for Prone or 3P

I am duplicating two left-hand prone rifle stocks. One stock is myrtle wood, the other one is a laminate with exhibition grade Koa wood with the inside piece black walnut. These can be used either for prone shooting or 3P, … Continue reading

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A Grip.

Sometimes, I get notes. Very specific notes.

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Offset Scope Mounts

Took a break from woodworking to do a bit of metal work. Made 7 pairs of offset scope mounts, these will fit Pickatinny and Weaver. Now available.

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Stolle Panda F-Class in a McCloskey Stock

This stock was easy to work with. Straight. And very pretty wood. Moved the action back half an inch to give the owner better trigger position. Also reduced the overall length of pull half an inch. Hand filed and fitted … Continue reading

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Final: Laminate Stock for a Barnard Action

Here are the final pictures. The cheekpiece has cast-on and cast-off adjusts in it.

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Laminated Stock for Barnard

Bedding and fitting buttplate. Corrected pistol grip to match H&H pattern.  Finished 4-way buttplate. Today, putting on the finishing touches, making action screws and remembering to take final pictures.  

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HV Bench Rest w/ Bat Action 30BR

Received this piece of outstanding of English Walnut. That wasn’t quite big enough, so I split it down the middle and added a center section. Hand carved it into a Bench Rest stock, because I don’t have a duplicator pattern.

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Laminate Stock for a Barnard Action

Here’s my current project. I had this stock sent to me.  I’m installing an adjustable cheekpiece. Note the gap at the end of the cheekpiece, it’s there so you can adjust for heel-toe, cast off and cast on. Will be … Continue reading

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Update: Under 25 Palma Team Raffle Rifle

I’ve done the sanding, applied the finish and inserted the emblem. Still have a little bit of fine tuning on the stock. Next step barreling and adding the action.

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Reminder: Gunbroker Auctions

Hey Y’all! Just a reminder that there’s only 2 days and 22 hours left on some pretty swell rifles. CLICK HERE!!! If you have any questions, ask away. Thanks! Doan

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FOR SALE: On Gunbroker.com

Hello All- I’ve been cleaning out closets! Here are my current auction on GunBroker: CLICK HERE!!!!!!! Let me know if you have any question. Doan

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Continuing: Under 25 US Palma Team Raffle Rifle

Work progresses. Did more on the adjustable cheekpiece, buttplate, rail and bedding.

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Under 25 US Palma Team Raffle Rifle

Here are some in progress photo of the new Under 25 Palma Team Raffle Rifle. Go USA!

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Whooooops!

Clare here…. Dad took another one apart. Can someone please tell who this belongs to? I really hope there are no parts leftover when he gets it all back together. Seriously, I need to know who’s rifle this is….. 😉

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FINISHED: Walter KK500 being put into a Koa Stock

This rifle is going to be used for position shooting. Made a front adjustable hand rest. 

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Cocobolo Grip for Eliseo Tube Gun

Here’s a different grip! The owner wanted an exotic piece of wood. This means it is shaped it out all by hand. From block to grip.

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UPDATE: Walter KK500 being put into a Koa Stock

Built a few more parts and started on the off-hand hand rest. 

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Walther KK500 Action being put into Koa Stock

I’ve been tasked with the mission to put a Walther KK500 barreled action into a Koa Stock. The action is mainly designed to be used with metal stocks. Big Thanks to Earl at Earl’s Repair (card below). He was a … Continue reading

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FINISHED: Walnut Sling/F-TR for Barnard Action Long Range Stock

Here are some pictures of the finished rifle. Will be working on a interesting smallbore rifle in the next week or two. Stay Tuned!

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Walnut Sling/F-TR for Barnard Action Long Range Stock

This is a new build. This stock could be used for either sling or F-TR. These next two photos show me aligning the from the action screws to cut the rear slider.

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Bloop Tube for Swindlehurst.

The muzzle diameter was slightly different.. needed replicate the length of a previous Palma rifle. Made it the property diameter, figured out the length and used a sight that had a 3/4″ bore.

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Final: A Pair of Highly Figured Stocks.

Here they are finished.

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My Thoughts on Palma Shooting…..

Let’s start at the beginning………… 1949 – I shot my first rifle match. 1953/54 – I saw my first high power rifle match at Fort Hood, TX.  My Uncle was Base Commandant. I always thought that it would be cool … Continue reading

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New American Walnut – Delivered

Sometimes, I get more than a piece of wood delivered to me. Sometimes, it’s a delivery of 680 lbs. This is fresh from the mill. As you can see, it doesn’t have much color or grain……  (The first time I … Continue reading

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Pair of Highly Figured Stocks

 

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