LumberJocks

Gunstock carving

  • Advertise with us
Project by Dan Krager posted 747 days ago 1417 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Gunstock carving
Gunstock carving No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

This is a company logo printed on just about everything the crew wears. The client wanted it painted, so that added some special challenges. Just for the record that is a caricature of a concrete pump truck operator. It is coated with three top coats of polyurethane to add as much durability as possible. Used only hand tools.

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com





7 comments so far

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3252 posts in 1005 days


#1 posted 747 days ago

You did a really good job on this but why anyone would want to do that to a gun stock is beyond me.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

View Dan Krager's profile

Dan Krager

1465 posts in 831 days


#2 posted 746 days ago

Thank you jaykaypur. It was only a cheap .22, nothing special. I’m hoping to gather some other gun stock carving and checkering out of the deal.

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com

View Brandon2012's profile

Brandon2012

26 posts in 773 days


#3 posted 746 days ago

That is awesome. You did a great job. It “was” a cheap .22. Now its a customized .22 with a one of a kind stock. I could imagine the gun will be on display somewhere?

View helluvawreck's profile (online now)

helluvawreck

15392 posts in 1463 days


#4 posted 746 days ago

Dan, that’s a fine job on that. It’s not exactly something like I would want on my rifle but a fine job nevertheless.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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

View Dan Krager's profile

Dan Krager

1465 posts in 831 days


#5 posted 746 days ago

I’m not even going to put it on my pea shooter. And it’s not likely to end up in a museum, but it’s what the client wanted and he’s paying, so ” ”! What can I say? He’s seen it and is pretty excited about it, so that counts. If that excitement is contagious, I could get several (hopefully more traditional) jobs out of it.

So, what would you want on your gun stock?

Dan

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com

View Don W's profile (online now)

Don W

14610 posts in 1164 days


#6 posted 746 days ago

nice job Dan. I agree its kind of odd for a gun stock. Either way, its a great job.

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

View Jonathan's profile

Jonathan

30 posts in 534 days


#7 posted 522 days ago

Whatever the customer wants, and so long as he/she’s happy!
I got this great pair of walnut pieces for a stock, but now I have to find a decent rifle to replace the stock.
But then what would I do with it. Garden crows I suppose.

-- Jhopewell, New Hampshire, www.hopewellwoodwork.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase