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Project by Johnboy8 posted 01-14-2013 10:40 PM 1645 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

marlin gun stock i made

-- John





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Don W

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#1 posted 01-14-2013 10:55 PM

It looks great John.

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#2 posted 01-14-2013 10:56 PM

Very nice! I’m getting ready to do the same thing to the same rifle, anything I should know?

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#3 posted 01-14-2013 10:57 PM

You did a beautiful job on this. It is really nice and the wood looks great.

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

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#4 posted 01-14-2013 10:58 PM

Very cool John ,great job.

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#5 posted 01-15-2013 12:27 AM

Look great. Nice job!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#6 posted 01-15-2013 12:59 AM

Great looking stock—very few Marlins ever get that kind of TLC.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 01-15-2013 02:14 AM

You did an absolutely beautiful job on this. That is one of the prettiest of all woods. That stock and forearm are worth more than the rifle!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 01-15-2013 03:29 AM

Looks like you did a very nice job!

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

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#9 posted 01-15-2013 12:32 PM

Great job on your gunstock. The grain looks fantastic as well as the good job you did fitting the wood to the metal. I don’t have any leopard wood, but I do have a nice sycamore log that I’m going to quartersaw soon. I can’t wait to see what it looks like inside.

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

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#10 posted 01-15-2013 01:46 PM

Nice

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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#11 posted 01-16-2013 01:59 AM

WOW, a perfect replica. If it were walnut, I wouldn’t believe it was a new one.

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

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#12 posted 01-16-2013 10:44 PM

thanks everyone ,,the only advice i could give to hybridwoodwork is to just take your time and don’t get in a hurry,, i routed out the pockets were the receiver fits and used a pattern bit to follow straight edges

-- John

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