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The Cowboy wanted a Gun

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Project by redryder posted 10-21-2011 07:47 PM 1533 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My grandson’s plastic store bought gun broke and he wanted to know if I could make him a wooden one. I said we could do it together and give it a try.

He did the tracing. I did the cutting. He did the sanding. We both did the polyurethane.

These were made from scrap fir, sanded and finished with poly.

Thanks for lookin’................

-- mike...............





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 10-21-2011 08:46 PM

Hey… darn good lookin rifles & pistol!

You and Little Beaver did a great job & had FUN doing it… I’m sure!

Thank you for sharing…

Priceless…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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jimleigh1313

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#2 posted 10-21-2011 08:47 PM

Bandsaw?

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exelectrician

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#3 posted 10-21-2011 11:09 PM

Passing the skill down to your grandson good for you!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 10-22-2011 03:00 AM

Lookin good!! Wish I’d had those about 50 yrs ago ;-))

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

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Vince

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#5 posted 10-25-2011 03:33 PM

Cool , is that a bayonet holder on the rifle on his right??

-- "Putty and paint make the carpenter I ain't"

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redryder

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#6 posted 10-25-2011 11:54 PM

Yes. You have a good eye. I didn’t post the wooden bayonet we made. Too many liberals…..........

-- mike...............

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 10-26-2011 04:37 AM

How did you come up with that profile? Looks like they are Martinis ;-))

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

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