Category Archives: Rifle Building

Fiddlebacked Claro Walnut Stock for a Barnard Action

The owner of this new stock picked my certificate off the prize table at The Southwest Nationals. He chose a great piece of claro walnut. It has a lot of fiddleback in the forend.  

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Breathing New Life into Old Wood

Over the last 25 years, three moves and three states….. I have a lot of leftover pieces. The other day, I was sorting through all the pieces and thought… why don’t I make laminate stocks.  I laminate a mixture of … Continue reading

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Final Pictures of F-Class BAT Action and Stock

Today, I finished the stock for this project. Also, I included a rail, so it could be used in FTR. Soon, this will be sent to its owner.  

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Anschutz Cheek Adjuster

On the older Anschutz thumbhole stocks, they do not come with a cheek adjuster. The below adaptation solves the problem of not having an adjustable cheekpiece. This cheekpiece is adjustable for front & rear tilt, cast on & cast off, … Continue reading

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Work Continues onF-Class MB BAT Action

Bedded the action with the bedding block and added the wood for the forend. Sometimes it’s just easier to use your Grandfather’s technology. And, yes that’s a #4 Bailey Plane……  

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F-Class for BAT Action

I’m making a stock for a 1.5″ action. I’m, also, going to make a bedding block, but it will look like it’s pillar bedded. Will be adding material to the front of the stock for a forend.

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Sometimes you have to do something different…..

I usually work almost seven days a week. Sometimes, I need to do something different. My daughters,  both have cutting boards… I wanted to make Sue’s something different. So, I made her a matching set. Cheese board and cutting board.

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Nicely Figured Walnut for Barnard Action

This stock has beautiful figures… especially the sunburst near the back of the stock. As usually, I didn’t take as many in-process photos because I got busy working on it.  

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Walther KK500 Forend

On the aluminum stock, a few shooters have come to think that the forend is a little narrow. I recently had a request for a fix. From the pictures you can see it took me two attempt. Learning by doing. … Continue reading

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FTR Stock with Barnard Action Rosewood Pistol Grip Cap

While working on the cheekpiece many burls (flowers) were revealed. Also, did some lightening on the forend, so that a heavier barrel could be used in the future.  

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Updating a K. Kenyon Trigger for a 52 Winchester

The trigger shoe on the original Kenyon triggers do not fit well when 52’s are put into different stocks. The only solution is to add a trigger shoe that can be adjusted for different positions. To do this the trigger … Continue reading

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Palma rifle with Stolle Panda action with highly figured walnut stock

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Repaired Swindlehurst smallbore rifle stock

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Target Rifle Stock for K31 Straight Pull

The 31 has a long tang And a long tang on the trigger guard. I found a Cloward Dunlap pattern that would fit

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Claro Walnut Sunburst Pattern Rifle Stock Final Pics

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Inletting F Open Class Rifle Stock

You are not seeing double.  These are two stocks that are supposed to be as identical as I could get them…… one is for midrange and the other is long range.  When I got done I thought I had double … Continue reading

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Claro Walnut with Sunburst Pattern

Started this stock for a Borden Rimrock Action.  

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Final Pictures: Open F Class Burl to English Walnut Barnard Action

I mistakenly called this stock a graft wood stock. It’s not. It’s a piece of Burl that leads into English Walnut. Note that there are 3 action screws. The middle screw works like a recoil lug. This is a very … Continue reading

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Final Pictures: Sako Action in English Walnut

Here are the final pictures of this rifle. Hart Barrel. 6mm BR Improved.    

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Open F-Class Stock with Graft Piece of Wood Barnard Action

In order to make some stocks wide enough (it’s getting harder to find 3″ wide wood for stocks) I need to get creative. Here, I have laminated a piece of English Walnut to either side of the fore-end of this … Continue reading

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Sako Action in an English Walnut Stock.

This is a Sako Action imbedded in an English Walnut Stock. This is for Open F-Class Mid-Range. This is low profile. Due to the width of the stock, to widened it, I laminated a piece to either side and put … Continue reading

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We’ve added even more stuff! CLICK HERE!!!! Please call 714-457-5566 if you have any questions. Thanks, Doan

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FINISHED: Walther KK 500 Action Bedded in an English Walnut Stock

Here are the finished photos. This is a English Walnut Stock fitted with a Walther KK 500 using a bedding block.  I did a lot of machining to make it all mesh together. Once I get it in the wood … Continue reading

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Work continues on bedding a Walther KK 500 into an English Walnut stock

Final inletting for trigger, bedding screw escutcheons, trigger guard and trigger extension.  

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