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Project by cavemancarpenter posted 09-08-2011 06:11 PM 1488 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a stock I made for a co-worker out of a figured piece of walnut. First stock I ever made and the first time I tried silver inlay. Took a little figuring but I think it came out ok. He’s happy and that’s what counts I guess, lol.

-- SATISFACTION = a large pile of sawdust and a great finish when the job is done





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DanW

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#1 posted 09-08-2011 06:47 PM

Beautifully done!

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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HalDougherty

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#2 posted 09-08-2011 07:21 PM

Beautiful wood and a great job. I especially like the inlay.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Arlin Eastman

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#3 posted 09-08-2011 07:47 PM

That is just a wonderful job, great work on the inlay.
What size of wood did you use?
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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andy6601

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#4 posted 09-08-2011 08:24 PM

That is an awsome job for your first time! I love it! Great job!

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Don W

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#5 posted 09-08-2011 08:24 PM

I’d be happy with it. It look like a great job.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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cavemancarpenter

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#6 posted 09-08-2011 08:51 PM

I used a piece of 8/4 walnut and picked up some silver ribbon for the inlay from a local jewelry store. Thanks for all the good comments!

-- SATISFACTION = a large pile of sawdust and a great finish when the job is done

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1stump

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#7 posted 09-08-2011 09:28 PM

You’ve done very well in your “cave”, must be well lit! Just yesterday I was looking at stock blanks that are merely just a slab of wood with some being as much as $3,000. I guess we’re in the wrong end of the business, aye? Keep up the beautiful work.

-- Loving what I do, while I do it for Christ !

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 09-08-2011 11:47 PM

Nice work. What kind of flinter is that?

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

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BTKS

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#9 posted 09-08-2011 11:51 PM

Gorgeous, makes that synthetic look absolutely sick. Excellent work!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 09-09-2011 04:07 AM

Beautiful gun stock!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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terry603

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#11 posted 09-09-2011 04:26 AM

beutiful,i can only imagine the work it took

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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cavemancarpenter

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#12 posted 09-09-2011 02:02 PM

Its a Thomson ’s Center 50 cal. A lot of work but worth it.

-- SATISFACTION = a large pile of sawdust and a great finish when the job is done

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Bertha

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#13 posted 09-09-2011 03:01 PM

OMG it’s glorious. I can’t even look at the old stock in the photo. He’ll need a solid stock behind that big boy.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#14 posted 09-09-2011 07:21 PM

I thought it probably was TC, but wasn’t 100% sure. They made good muzzle loaders for a long time ;-)

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

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 09-09-2011 08:33 PM

You did a super nice job on that stock and that rifle looks great because of it.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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