Tag Archives: Machining

Surface Grinder

This machine is really handy to fix recoil lugs that have been overtightened, and also truing parts that need grinding.  This is part of the equipment that was once owned by George Mitchell (Mitchell movie camera and Panavision).

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Mike C – Walnut Rifle – More Final Pics

Doan is at the match in Phoenix this weekend, so I’m just finishing up some final pics. ~Sue

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Quick Disconnect Cheek Piece with Magnet for TR and F-Class Rifle

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Inletting and Bedding ~ Barnard F-Class Rifle

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Bedding Block and Recoil Lug ~ Barnard F-Class Rifle

Typically, the Barnard action is bedded with either a round screw in the center of the action, or a square bedding block in the middle screw on the action.  Since this is an F-Class rifle with a heavy barrel, I … Continue reading

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F-Class Stock

This is an exhibition grade piece of fiddleback maple.  The blank was too narrow to make the 3″ width necessary for the fore end, so I am inlaying walnut strips to bring it up to the proper width.  I’ll put … Continue reading

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Setting up for Inletting – Walnut Rifle Stock

Start of inletting and leveling stock in milling machine Nice figuring in this wood Setting up the stock for inletting

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More Final Pics US Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

To see the progress on this rifle, click on the Category tab to the right titled “Veterans Palma Team Raffle Rifle”

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Completed USA Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

Unique serial number action USA Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle Continue reading

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Action Screw in Trigger Guard ~ Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

The purpose of the screw is so that one Allen wrench will fit all all action screws on the rifle.  The industry does not make a flathead screw with the same Allen wrench size in a flathead, so I had … Continue reading

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Making and Inserting Stainless Steel Washer ~ Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

A handy source for making the stainless steel washers – worn out barrels.

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Making Trigger Guard Opening ~ Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

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Update on Donations for Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

Here’s a current update on the status of the donations for the Palma Veterans Team RIfle … Rear Sight Mount and Rear Sight ~ Alan and Dan Warner at Warner Tool http://www.warner-tool.com Krieger Barrels has donated a Barrel.  http://www.kriegerbarrels.com/ Scott … Continue reading

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Inletted and Measuring for Trigger Guard ~ Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

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Making False Chamber for Case Gauge ~ Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

The false chamber may be used as a gauge and will give almost all info about reloading for the cartridge.

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Placing Action in Inletting ~ Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

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Preparation for Bedding Action Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

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Making a Pillar for Veterans Palma Raffle RIfle

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Finding Centerline of Stock for Inletting Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

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Checking Shoulders with Bluing on Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

Checking the shoulders on barrel, the recoil lug and receiver to see that they all meet squarly.  

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Cutting Barrel Stub for Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

Roughing out the barrel stub and getting ready for threading.

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Checking to Make Sure Barrel is on Center

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Beginning Threading and Chambering Veterans Rifle

This is the barrel that Krieger donated for the Raffle Rifle. The end is cut off the barrel, the center is located (see next picture) and the outside is turned to center.

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Modifying a Composite Stock

This is a H&H Ian Robertson stock that I modified the pistol grip on to match the owner’s wooden stocks that I have done in the past that were Culbertson patterns with a slightly larger pistol grip.  I modified the … Continue reading

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Stiller Action for Veteran’s Raffle Rifle Arrives!

Stiller Action for Veteran’s Raffle Rifle arrived yesterday. This unique serial number signifies the USA Veterans Palma Raffle Rifle

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