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Laminated Benchrest gunstocks - walnut - maple - cherry

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Project by HalDougherty posted 837 days ago 13121 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Laminated benchrest gunstocks made from walnut, maple and cherry laminates. The top stock in the first photo was the pattern stock used to carve the rest of them. I’m going to make another one for a benchrest rifle I’m going to build soon. The customer who got the first 3 stocks sent me a 6mm benchrest barrel and I’ve been interested in building a 6mm benchrest rifle for several years. This stock design, with aluminum pillars and a solid bedding job, should make a rifle that shoots one hole groups.

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





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 837 days ago

Most beautiful gun stocks I’ve ever seen…

Amazing how you can do that… SO NICELY!

Thank you.

-- 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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Don W

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#2 posted 837 days ago

they are beautiful.

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

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jackthelab

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#3 posted 837 days ago

Really cool – wanted to done of these for a long time. You are an inspiration for me.

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 837 days ago

Hal, those are some beautiful gunstocks!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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spunwood

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#5 posted 837 days ago

That third picture shows some killer grain!

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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Moron

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#6 posted 836 days ago

Nice work, nice wood combos, nice compliment to the blued steel soon to be added

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 830 days ago

Hi Hal,

Beautiful job on these stocks.

I made one way back when I was about 17 or so. I grabbed a piece of what I believe was hickory out of the barn and removed the stock off of a 22 rifle I had. It took me a lot of hour to do, especially since I didn’t have too many tools, but it came out really well. In fact a friend of my father ’s offered me $1,000.00 for it.

Too bad, when I moved to the big “city” it was stolen when my apartment was robbed.

Lee

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Roger

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#8 posted 785 days ago

Sweet lookin stocks Hal. Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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