Toy gun for Christmas

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Project by shopmania posted 01-01-2010 11:03 PM 1428 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was for my 7 year old nephew. The stock and gun were cut from a piece of 3/4 maple with a jigsaw, with a 1/8 roundover all around on the router. the barrel is a 1” dowel, attached to a small piece of maple with 3” screw down the middle. then I attached that small piece to the gun with pocket screws on each side, and covered those holes by gluing a piece of 1/4 luan ply over them. I cut a little groove in the en of the barrel, and stuck a little scrap piece in for a sight. I later stained the stock, and painted the gun and barrel black, except the tip which I left red so it was obviously a toy.

It go lots of use the first night, and never ran out of ammo!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#1 posted 01-02-2010 04:30 AM

He looks happy :-)) Maybe he’ll be a good shot if he practices enough!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 01-02-2010 12:55 PM

No scope? Or is that being saved for a birthday.

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#3 posted 01-04-2010 05:35 AM

A cope is a good idea! Maybe without optics, you could drill out a dowel . . . you’ve got me thinking!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#4 posted 01-04-2010 05:41 AM

fun project and one happy camper

-- Custom furniture

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