leopard wood gun stock

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Project by Johnboy8 posted 582 days ago 1580 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

marlin gun stock i made

-- John

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#1 posted 582 days ago

It looks great John.

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#2 posted 582 days ago

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 582 days ago

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

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#4 posted 582 days ago

Very cool John ,great job.

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#5 posted 582 days ago

Look great. Nice job!

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

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#6 posted 582 days ago

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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#7 posted 582 days ago

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 582 days ago

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 581 days ago

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

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#10 posted 581 days ago


-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#11 posted 581 days ago

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 580 days ago

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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