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Project by Dpeet posted 12-12-2015 11:40 PM 2042 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this piece of wood a couple years ago while splitting firewood, I thought I can’t burn this one. So I thought I’d try my hand on making a stock. Not bad I may do this again. Stock is worth more than the gun.

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#1 posted 12-12-2015 11:51 PM

sweet. real talent

-- What this world needs is a little more sawdust on the floor.

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#2 posted 12-13-2015 01:36 AM

that is Nice, what wood is it?

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#3 posted 12-13-2015 03:51 AM

Beautiful maple! Lovely workmanship!


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#4 posted 12-13-2015 09:42 AM

Very nicely done—beautiful tiger maple.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 12-13-2015 01:41 PM

if the stark white (ok not exactly white) doesn’t hurt your eyes, the tiger stripes surely will. Beautiful stock

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#6 posted 12-13-2015 06:21 PM

Beautiful work! I have to complement you- saved a good piece of wood from the ash pile and the stock itself. I have made a couple of stocks from 90% finished stocks. Still, it’s a challenge. I can imagine the patience and crafting for a stock made from a piece of wood. What finish did you use! Makes the grain stand out!

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#7 posted 12-13-2015 06:29 PM

Wow, that is outstanding!!!

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#8 posted 12-13-2015 06:31 PM

Very nice!

Careful on shooting that old 12! Do not use High velocity ammo!

You can make a stock for the 1929 12 gauge that is in out gun safe! Has NOT been fired in over 25 years.

Does not look 1/10 as nice as yours!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#9 posted 12-13-2015 07:03 PM

Please forgive me I’m new at LJ and do not know how to message individuals. Yes it’s tiger striped maple with a strip of Purple Heart on the butt and the end is tiger striped maple running in the opposite direction. The finish is just clear gloss lacquer. (ralbuck) it’s a 16 gauge and I can’t fire it until I make a new firing pin. It will definitely be low brass.
Thank you all.

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