Category Archives: Rifle Building

Duplicated 2 Prone Palma Long Range Stocks

One of the Stocks has turned out to be a beautiful piece of exhibition grade Claro walnut. The other one is a piece of Claro Walnut that had a huge knot in the back of the stock that looks like … Continue reading

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More work completed on English Walnut Short Action Remington to be integrated with Gary Eliseo’s Magazines

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English Walnut Short Action Remington to be integrated with Gary Eliseo’s Magazines

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English Walnut Hand Carved Stock with Desert Ironwood Inlay

Precision Turbo Action

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Trudie and Oliver at Raton

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Congratulations to Trudie Fay and Lige Harris, National fullbore champions

Trudie used her favorite sling rifle. I re-barreled the rifle for her last year. She shot 112 X's out of 180 shots. That is 62% X's. Lige used a spruce stock, that I made for him a few years ago.

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US Palma Team Rifle for Raffle – Final Pictures

A special thank you to Tom Alves for the Trigger donation and Gary LaValley from Phoenix Precision for the Phoenix rear sight donation. This stock can also be used for F/TR. it will be at the Spirit of America Match … Continue reading

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Mango F Class 22 Rimfire Finished

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Hand Carved English Walnut Stock with turbo action

Still carving……. more pics

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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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A5 McMillian BAT Action Converted to Barnard

I think, I have solve the problem with a the short length of pull with the A5. If you were to cut the stock off at a 12.25 LOP,  you will not have a place for your rear bag to … 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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