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Hand Carved English Walnut Stock with Turbo Action

The desert ironwood strips have been inlaid on the stock and I have started to carve the rest of the stock. By scribing lines with the saw and using a wood chisel a lot of wood can be removed to … Continue reading

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Received Phoenix Rear Sight for US Palma Raffle Rifle

Thank you to Gary LaValley from Phoenix Precision for the contribution! http://www.phoenix-Precision.com.

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Bedding Open F Class Mango 22 Rimfire Rifle Stock

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Hand Carved English Walnut Stock with Turbo Action

This will be a 22 Rimfire Bench Rifle. It will have Desert Ironwood accent pieces to make up the 3 inch forearm. It will be hand carved, similar to the turbo maple stock that I did several months ago. Lots … Continue reading

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Final Finishing US Palma Team Raffle Rifle

Final sanding on Team Rifle which takes many coats of finish.  The next photos should be the final photos or close to final.  I have had many requests and questions about where to purchase tickets for the raffle of this … Continue reading

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US Palma Team Raffle Rifle Final Sanding and Action Screws

Note that the screws are labeled on the ends.

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Installed donated Trigger on US Palma Team Raffle Rifle

Thank you, Tom Alves! Final sanding started.

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Drilling / Tapping for Side Mount for rear Sight for US Palma Team Raffle Rifle

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Working on Buttplate and Trigger Guard for US Palma Team Rifle

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Bedding completed and Rail Installed on US Palma Team Rifle

A huge thank you to Tom Alves, who stepped up and procured the trigger! We still need a rear sight. It appears that Al Warner is not making any new sights at the moment.. If someone has a rear sight … Continue reading

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Bedding Started on USPalma Team Rifle

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Announcing Raffle Rifle for the US Palma National Rifle Team

I have volunteered to build another raffle rifle for the US Palma National Rifle Team.  Work has begun today.  I am hoping to have this completed for the Spirit of America Match in Raton, NM this fall.  Here is an … Continue reading

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High Senior Rocky Mountain Santa Fe Trails Match

Were they feeling sorry for me because I was the old guy?

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Birthday Busy-ness: Bedding Blocks for Barnard Actions

Keeping busy on my birthday. The youngest keeps trying to me how old I am! Not listening!  Note the bedding blocks have three holes in them. Will do recoil lug for individual need.  As Gary Eliseo says, “It’s amazing what … Continue reading

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Completed: Palma .223 Bastogne Walnut

Here is a picture of the final sanding. And the pictures of the completed project. The chopping board with the Walnut and cherry stripes was completed at the same time. (Clare loves it!)

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Offset Sights

I used a Scott Riles front sight and adapted it to the front offset arm. I have made the rear adjustable for pupillary distance. As usual, in my eagerness to get to to it’s owner, I forgot to take finished … Continue reading

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Update #2: Palma .223 Bastogne Walnut

I’ve inletted for the trigger guard. I’ve installed the rail. Added vents…. as Steve McGee called them Buick Portals… Or as us old guys call them Camp Perry Drain Holes… I’ve started sanding and the burls/flowers are filling in quite … Continue reading

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Update: Palma Rifle .223 Bastogne Walnut 

I added a feed ramp. Did some inletting. Did the bedding and added three pillars.

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Palma Rifle .223 Bastogne Walnut 

This Bastogne Walnut stock (selected by the owner) is filled with little burls and fiddleback. It is also quilted. It is light in color. It can be difficult to work with because of the e we changing grain. A challenge … Continue reading

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6/6/44

Always remember this day. I flew my flag my flag today. My Father-In-Law landed on Omaha. Thank you to Ron Piotrowski for bringing back the Utah Beach sand.

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Savage 112 FTR Completed 

I have completed the Savage FTR. Unfortunately, I was so eager to get it shipped to its owner that I forgot to take completed photos. Here are some more in-progress photos.

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American Walnut Eliseo Pistol Grip

This is a custom Grip. I make them to fit each of my customers hands. No matter what size. All I require is a tracing of your hand, just like in kindergarten when we all made turkeys! This will also … Continue reading

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FTR 112 Savage

I’ll be adding an adjustable cheekpiece with magnets, so it can be removed. I’ll will, also be adding an adjustable buttplate. Will be modifying the rear bag rider. 

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RIP Joe Farmer

Joe Farmer – Fellow Shooter and Rifle Builder………………   Joe Farmer Smallbore Prone Shooting’s Rip Van Winkle By Hap Rocketto   Joe Farmer, who passed away on April 30, 2017, was raised in Rifle, Colorado and, perhaps, that is all … Continue reading

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New English Walnut Custom Stock for 77 Ruger Rifle

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