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Project by soapmaker posted 231 days ago 848 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A buddy had this rifle passed to him that someone along the way had sawed the forward end of the stock off of. He asked if I could make him a new one. Had a thick piece of cherry and there you go. Wish I would have taken a few more pics along the way. Cutting the tapered cylindrical relief for the barrel took some tinkering in the attic.





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#1 posted 231 days ago

Looks like a very nice job.

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#2 posted 231 days ago

Nice work looks super.

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#3 posted 231 days ago

Nice stock…

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#4 posted 231 days ago

Clever how you cloned it for pix 2 and 3.

;-)

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#5 posted 231 days ago

Sow’s ear to Silk purse!

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#6 posted 230 days ago

Nice- stockmaking is an art and takes a lot of patience to fit the action and barrel to the wood. WTG!

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#7 posted 230 days ago

Nice work with very clean lines.

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#8 posted 229 days ago

@Soapmaker. Is there a book or something that shows how to make a gun stock. I have an old rifle (.20 guage, single shot) that needs a new stock in a bad way.
Thanks

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#9 posted 228 days ago

thelt- “Gun Owner’s Book of Care, Repair and Improvement by Roy Dunlap” is one that I have seen others recommend for this. But I am unsure of its detail as I haven’t seen it myself.

Thank you all for the compliments

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