Customized WINCHESTER .22 Cal.

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Project by Scultoro3 posted 04-03-2014 12:54 AM 2509 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took a little break from swords recently and payed back a favor I’d owed a buddy. I had told him I would “decorate” his .22 cal. Semi-automatic ground hog chaser. He is enamored with Buffalo so I gave the gun a Native American theme with Buffalo, a Lance and a basket-weave grip both sides. Before layout even began I SANDED and SANDED and SANDED that stock till every bit of original stain/colorant was gone, it was blonde and very smooth. The carving is bas-relief in every instance. We might transform a buffalo skull we have into a rack for the rifle. If it evolves I’ll share it with you all!

-- Howard, Maryland USA

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#1 posted 04-03-2014 01:44 AM

Dang thats cool…fantastic carving

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#2 posted 04-03-2014 03:04 AM

Wonderful work.

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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#3 posted 04-03-2014 03:23 AM

It’s like going to a museum -I don’t know art but I know what I like. I don’t know how to carve but I like this. The buffalo and spear are nicely done. But that basket weave, now that really gets me. Well done.

-- Life is what happens to you while you are planning better things -Mark Twain

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#4 posted 04-03-2014 05:32 AM

Very nice, well done.

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#5 posted 04-03-2014 10:17 AM

WOW amazing details… What a real beauty!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 04-03-2014 06:16 PM

as always amazing job

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#7 posted 04-03-2014 06:31 PM

Very nice work!

You should contact Henry Arms in NJ. Maybe can do custom work for them.

Henry uses American Walnut; fantastic medium to work from.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#8 posted 04-03-2014 09:57 PM

Don’t put it on a rack. Lock it up in a metal cabinet or sage.

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#9 posted 04-04-2014 03:04 AM

Beautiful work!!

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#10 posted 06-11-2014 06:35 PM

Simply WOW !

-- BigDan

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#11 posted 11-23-2016 02:56 AM

very impressive work!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#12 posted 11-25-2016 09:20 PM

This is a beautiful stock carving. It looks great on that stock.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#13 posted 11-25-2016 11:35 PM

Just tell your buddy not to shoot a buffalo with it, would really piss him off. LOL Nice work.

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