Category Archives: Rifle Building

Claro Walnut Stock with Crotch Fiddleback

This piece of wood was a bit of a challenge. The grain is absolutely stunning, but since it’s not straight sanding it made the wood “fray”. Totally worth it in the end! It’s a V-Block for a Barnard.

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Older Wichita Action with Newer Stock

Made an adjustable trigger shoe for a Kenyon Trigger. The stock has been custom modified the way the owner wanted it to be. This is a Claro Walnut stock with fine fiddleback.

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FOR SALE: Warner #1 Rear Sight and a Scott Riles 22mm Front Sight

Warner # 1 Sight Rear Sight: Low mileage, Excellent condition, comes with sunshade and rear aperture. Scott Riles 22mm Front Sight: 3/4 inch barrel escutcheon, 4-6mm aperture, .5 diopter lens, excellent condition, front and rear sunshades. Both together $950.00 + … Continue reading

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Spirit of America Match at NRA Whittington Center in Raton, NM

Last week was the Spirit of America Math in Raton. It was a great time shooting and seeing everybody. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Below are photo of some of the winners: Trudie Fay – High Senior – Grand Aggragate & High Senior Jerry … Continue reading

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Meet Barney, Our New Dog.

Back in February we rescued a puppy found in a barn. We named him Barney. He’s a very inquisitive and happy puppy. Apparently, he’s my new shooting coach. Checking my shooting position and natural point of aim.

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VIDEO: Duplicating a Rifle Gunstock / Wood Carver Duplicator

Here’s part one of a video on duplicating two walnut stocks that I’m working on. There will be a part 2 of this video and more related videos. Please subscribe and click the notification bell to see upcoming videos.

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Congrats to Steffen Bunde!

He won the Idaho Challenge Shield.

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Sporting Stock for Enfield P

I changed gears and worked on a non-target rifle. Someone I’ve know for 20+ years had an Enfield P action and no stock. The Enfield has a rather large action due to the trigger and magazine box, so I modified … Continue reading

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Congrats to Luke Ramsay for a great job at the National Championships!!

Luke walked down the street to let me know that he used one of the rifles that I worked on. Congratulations on a job well done!

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Long Range Palma Stock made from Claro Walnut.

This is a piece of Claro Walnut with a lot of fiddleback for a Barnard Action. This will be used for long range with a sling. This is fiddleback through and through… stem to stern.

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Robertson F-Class Stock – Custom Paint

I received this stock and it was covered with faux carbon fiber tape. While taping the tape off I discovered it was previous painted Lapua Blue. It had a drop port in it. I had to fill where the trigger … Continue reading

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American Walnut Quartersawed Pre-64 Action

Worked on this last week. I have inletted the magazine so that it can be used as a repeater / Across the Course.

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Article from Accurate Shooter

A huge shout out to Accurate Shooter for this article!! Click HERE for the article. Thank you for all your kind words! Doan, Sue and Clare

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Fiddleback American Walnut FTR Stock for a Stiller TAK 30 Action

This action has the same footprint as a Remington. I made the bedding block, so that the two action can be used interchangeably. This rifle can be used with a sling or as a FTR rifle.

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Claro Walnut Stock with Fiddleback for a Barnard Action

Spring has sprung in Albuquerque. In reality, we only had one day of Spring.. yesterday was in the 90. So, Summer is here, and the portable AC has been taken out of storage and is back in the workshop. Here … Continue reading

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Successfully Hypnotized Lobster

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Claro Walnut Stock for Barnard Action – Long Range Palma Rifle

I used Thuya Burl has the pistol grip cap and Blood Wood as an accent stripe. Also, I added a shadow line that matches the flow of the stippling on the pistol grip.

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Claro Walnut Stock with a Barnard Action

The stock is made from Claro walnut, the pistol grip is English walnut.

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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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