Author Archives: Doan

Mausingfield/ America Rifle an English Walnut Stock

This is a highly figured piece of English Walnut with burls and flowers. Along the bottom of the stock there’s a burl/flower that looks like an owl and one side looks like the Sandia Mountains. This is in 30 PCR. … Continue reading

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New Grip Design for Tube Guns and AR-15s

I’ve changed the design to incorporate a “grip” area for a straight up hand position, still allowing for thumb place on the other side of the grip.

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American Walnut F-Class Stock with Figured English & Claro Walnut Inlay on Forend

The owner has 3 actions with the same barrel block mounting system. He wanted to be able to use one stock. I built a bedding system that would accomplish this task. The two pieces of Claro Walnut on the forend … Continue reading

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Left Handed American Walnut Stock for a Walthers KK 500

This action has been really fun to work on. I think I’ve done 5 of these KK500 retrofits. Seeings how this action is meant to go in a metal stock, there’s quite a few modifications and measurements needed to make … Continue reading

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Left Handed American Walnut Palma Rifle with a Barnard Action

This is a Left-handed American Walnut stock with a Barnard Action. This rifle is for a Palma shooter. He cut his own trees down, made some blanks for me. I made him a stock. This has a bedding block with … Continue reading

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Congrats to Luke Ramsey for Winning the NM FTR Championship!

Luke brought me this rifle. It had a minor problem, I repaired it and got it ready for him.

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F-Class Rifle for Rimrock Action

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American Walnut FTR Stock with Barnard Action final Pictures

sanding, adding proprietary finish, stippling, action screws cut to length and heads finished. Final pics.

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Announcing completion of USNRT Raffle Rifle

Raffle tickets will be available soon . At this time the rifle is on the way to the spirit of America match. It will be at the Spirit of America Match delivered by Oliver Milanovic. Pictures to follow in a … Continue reading

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American Walnut FTR Stock with Barnard Action

Stock has been inletted and bedded.

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Building a spinning wheel

It’s not that different from a thumbwheel. I will be starting on the base as soon as I am caught up with stock work.

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Final Claro walnut and Barnard Action Stock pics

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