Making A Single Shot Rifle Pattern, Part 2

The pleasing, classic lines of the Remington Rolling Block No. 2 are worth a hand-built stock. We complete the project in this final segment.

by Dominick Pisano

In Part One we started building our Remington Rolling Block No.2 stock by creating the pattern. The pattern is now ready for machining. Depending on the skill of the person doing the pantograph work, the final product will be close to a slip fit. Final fitting is a matter of carefully scraping away high spots. Now is the time for precision work to get that hairline fit between metal and wood.

Read more in our July 2011 issue. Back issues are available.

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