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Online sdilts

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A new walnut one
« on: November 29, 2021, 02:30:01 AM »
Just finished this. The walnut blank is from Keith Lisle, the lock is Liston Rice's round tail Nock and the triggers are also by Rice. The barrel is a 40 cal 40" Rice JLR. All metal finished with Mark Lee's Express Blue.


















Offline hortonstn

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2021, 02:40:50 AM »
Very nice love the color

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2021, 03:09:23 AM »
Very nice
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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2021, 03:17:53 AM »
Elegant!
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Offline Daniel Coats

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2021, 03:23:14 AM »
Very nice work!
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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2021, 03:33:11 AM »
Especially nice plank and well done. Nice to see a bit of curl in the forend, too. Adornment for a plain rifle. Love it.
Daryl

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Offline blienemann

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2021, 07:51:23 AM »
Like Rich said, the fine, crisp lines and finishes turn a simple rifle to elegant. You certainly did justice to the nice stick of wood, and leave us wanting to see more of your work! Congrats and thanks, Bob

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2021, 12:04:20 PM »
I like it ;D
Nothing beats the feel of a handmade southern iron mounted flintlock on a cold frosty morning

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2021, 04:16:30 PM »
My o my , bro. That's some fine rifle gun.
That walnut musta got  all wound up with a curly maple.
Best regards, Dave 8)

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2021, 04:56:09 PM »
Wow, thatís pretty.

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2021, 06:07:24 PM »
Beautifully done, thanks for sharing your work with us.
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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2021, 07:07:09 PM »
That's a sweetheart and very nicely shaped and finished!
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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2021, 08:10:38 PM »
  SUPER!

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2021, 09:21:59 PM »
Very pretty blue on this rifle. Very nice wood, all together a perfect piece.

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2021, 09:52:46 PM »
That's a beautiful rifle.  Very well done.  That Walnut is outstanding.  Really nice overall job.

Ken
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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2021, 11:45:27 PM »
Well, I didn't expect to see that today.  What a looker.  Nicely done. 

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #16 on: November 30, 2021, 01:59:06 AM »
Well done!

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #17 on: November 30, 2021, 02:50:43 AM »
sdilts
I have been watching your work for years, it just gets better and better.  I miss the chats we had at the CLA shows all those years.    Keep up the good work.
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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #18 on: November 30, 2021, 03:41:16 AM »
Thanks for the compliments guys. This was a fun build. Unfortunately, I don't get to keep it. It will be heading to North Carolina. The walnut blank was a pleasure to work with. Here are a couple pics of the blank as received from Keith Lisle.





David Price, I always enjoyed those chats. I learned a lot from you. I still have that last swivel breech kit I got from you. Hopefully, I'll get to it in the near future. Too busy with other people's stuff right now.

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #19 on: November 30, 2021, 07:06:17 PM »
Super nice, that walnut sure looks good.

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #20 on: November 30, 2021, 08:25:50 PM »
Nice love the walnut and clean lines.

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #21 on: November 30, 2021, 11:04:05 PM »
 Someone's going to be strolling around with a smug smile on their face carrying that rifle.  Nice work!

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Re: A new walnut one
« Reply #22 on: December 02, 2021, 06:52:48 AM »
A fabulous rifle, indeed!