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Project by Brett posted 02-07-2014 08:43 PM 2906 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Whew! I’m glad this one is done!

I have been on and off with this project for quite some time. Years in fact! I made this for a fellow airgunning friend.

It is black walnut, with ebony and quarter sawn sycamore for the grip cap. I did the inletting with the router, drill press, x-y vise, and router table. The outside shape was done with the band saw, drill press, router, table saw, and mostly with files and sandpaper. I used the power tools to remove the bulk of the material and files and sandpaper for the rest.

I used Waterlox original formula for the finish. I think it’s a bit too glossy so in about a week, I will knock the gloss down with some 0000 steel wool and then bring it to a satin sheen.

The rifle is a .22 cal Beeman (Weihrauch) R9 air rifle. (pellet gun)

The brass screw cups on the fore end were made by my airgunning buddy that this stock is made for. I also inlaid some ebony around the brass screw cups. I had also planned to cut some checkering on the grip but I was too chicken to do it because I thought that I may mess it up. I think that would have added to the overall look but maybe on the next one. I have not attempted to cut any checkering before. This would have been a first.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#1 posted 02-07-2014 09:32 PM

I love that detail at the bottom of the grip.
Nice job. Whether it is too glossy is a matter of taste.
I would like it either way.

You did beautiful work. I love the look of that stock.. it seems like it would fit my hands and shoulder very well.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 02-07-2014 09:35 PM

Great looking “furniture.”

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

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#3 posted 02-07-2014 09:51 PM

Beautiful work. Love it.

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#4 posted 02-07-2014 11:00 PM

Nice !

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#5 posted 02-08-2014 01:00 AM

Saawwwwwwwweeeeeeeeeeeeeeet! Best lookin furniture I’ve ever seen.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#6 posted 02-08-2014 05:19 AM

The all effort we can see in this outstanding finished work,bravo!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 02-08-2014 04:56 PM

Outstanding Stock! What an amazing amount of work to not only produce it but make it fit the barrel trigger assembly.

-- David, Norwood Mass, [email protected]

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#8 posted 02-08-2014 07:27 PM


-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#9 posted 02-09-2014 04:14 AM

I never had any weapon issued to me that looked that nice…........ ROFL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#10 posted 02-10-2014 06:22 PM

Looks great. Beautiful job!

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#11 posted 02-10-2014 07:29 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind words!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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