Tag Archives | Family Heirloom

Squirrel gun with a European feel.

Carved stock with a European Style Leaf and Acorn motif.   This Custom carved stock was on a CZ .22 Training Rifle and since is had a classic European shape to the stock I chose to make the carving have a decidedly older European flair.    The carving subject was a combination of Leaves and Acorns.  I researched carvings of […]

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A Custom Carved Weatherby 28 gauge shotgun

Hand Carved stock on a Weatherby 28 gauge  SA-08 Deluxe The 28 gauge shotgun is a small gauge that has always had a loyal following for hunting quail an other upland game.  They are becoming more popular in the shooting sport competitions and many shooter have a 28 gauge just for the ‘SUB GAUGE” competition at […]

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Custom Carved Shotgun Trio Update

Three Squirrel Guns for Three Sons      This is an update on the three stock carvings I completed for a client for his three sons.  Christmas presents of Family Heirloom shotguns.   I received a photo of the stocks put on the shotguns and I wanted to share it.         I have to admit, […]

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Hand Carved Heirloom Golden Boy

 Custom Carved Tribute to a Father   In my experience, the two most common reasons for a client to want a gunstock carved are…       * Memories…  A special hunt, for example.       * In Memory of… a Family member or four legged hunting partner.       The latter was the reason for my most recent commission.  […]

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A Custom Carved Shotgun Trio

Custom Carved Matching Shotguns for Three Sons   This is a commission done for a client that wanted three matching shotguns carved for his boys.  They were all the same model and gauge – H & R Pardner model single shots in 20 gauge.   He wanted them personalized for each son.  The client mentioned that the […]

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