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Bison Engraving

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Project by JeffStarr posted 04-08-2009 07:10 AM 1984 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I engraved a Bison silhouette with a bison skull into the butt stock of this 30-30 rifle. I wanted to add history to the historic Winchester 30-30. The American buffalo seemed to work very well on this rifle. On the other side of the butt stock I engraved the registered brand of the gun owner. This is now a piece of art the gun owner can be proud of.

-- "When was the last time you did something special for your gun?" www.jeffstarrstudio.com





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JuniorJoiner

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#1 posted 04-08-2009 07:13 AM

looks terrific. great work

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.

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steiner

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#2 posted 04-08-2009 03:45 PM

A
MAZ
ING!

You are an amazing artist. Love the tracks, too. I’ve always liked the 30-30 – I’ve got one. But I had no idea they could be this beautiful.

-- Scott - Katy, Texas

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 04-08-2009 03:48 PM

A beautiful piece of art work.

I admire your talent very much.

I bought a book on gun stock carving, years ago, but I have never tried it yet.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 04-08-2009 03:54 PM

Well I got a bunch of guns you could practice on Dick if you can do this good. This is amazing work like I’ve never seen before. Great work.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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JeffStarr

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#5 posted 04-08-2009 05:19 PM

You all are to kind. Thanks for the compliments. I really love this work, and my goal is that it shows in the results.
Dick, if the book you are referring to is the one by Bill Janney it is one I have and a tremendous help when learning this skill.

-- "When was the last time you did something special for your gun?" www.jeffstarrstudio.com

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isetegija

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#6 posted 04-08-2009 05:23 PM

This is magnificent work!

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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Adamas

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#7 posted 02-23-2010 06:38 PM

Wonderful carving , Jeff

-- Ivan Ilic

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