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Project by Gene Howe posted 01-13-2018 11:37 PM 2160 views 1 time favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Case is ebonized walnut, some maple and mesquite. The rifle is French fit in some kind of soft velvet like material over Kaizen foam.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton





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#1 posted 01-13-2018 11:41 PM

Truly beautiful work. Awesome color choice for fabric.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 01-13-2018 11:43 PM

Beautiful work Gene, fantastic workmanship.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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#3 posted 01-14-2018 12:08 AM

Wowzer! That’s a real beauty Gene! Sure would like to see a few more pictures….are those dovetails splines on the corners?

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#4 posted 01-14-2018 12:14 AM

Thanks monte, Jim and Jeffy.
Jeff, I ran out of film. And, yep, those be DT splines.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 01-14-2018 12:28 AM



Jeff, I ran out of film.

- Gene Howe

Good news, only $0.99 at PhotoMat…I think there’re open til 9….get going!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#6 posted 01-14-2018 12:59 AM

That came out really nice Gene.

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#7 posted 01-14-2018 01:49 AM

Nice one Gene.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#8 posted 01-14-2018 02:38 AM

Really beautiful Gene! How did you ebonize the wood?

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#9 posted 01-14-2018 02:50 AM

Beautiful. I’m with Jeff… more pictures would be great

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#10 posted 01-14-2018 02:50 AM

Beautiful. I’m with Jeff… more pictures would be great

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#11 posted 01-14-2018 03:08 AM

That is nice Gene !! Great job and good choice for the inside color also !!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#12 posted 01-14-2018 03:08 AM

Wowzer! That’s a real beauty Gene! Sure would like to see a few more pictures….are those dovetails splines on the corners? What’s that did I hear an echo!!

Gene, I think there is enough interest for just a tad more images.

Now as for the excuse “Jeff, I ran out of film”.

Come on we will not be swallowing that one in 2018!!

-- Regards Rob

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#13 posted 01-14-2018 03:49 AM

‘Tis a beauty!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#14 posted 01-14-2018 04:31 AM

Great work, very nice.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#15 posted 01-14-2018 05:09 AM



Wowzer! That’s a real beauty Gene! Sure would like to see a few more pictures….are those dovetails splines on the corners? What s that did I hear an echo!!

Gene, I think there is enough interest for just a tad more images.

Now as for the excuse “Jeff, I ran out of film”.

wowzers is right ,we definitly need much moore buddy?
Come on we will not be swallowing that one in 2018!!

- robscastle


-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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