Counterbalancing Rifle Stocks

In the accuracy arena, where 1/8 minute of angle makes a difference, overall rifle balance can play a huge part. Among the more useful aids in achieving stock/rifle balance is additional weight in the buttstock.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Forend Barrel Bedding System Installation

The proper use of an adjustable stock forend bedding system can be an effective way to dampen barrel vibration and improve rifle accuracy. A capable craftsman can make and install all the required parts.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Quick Detach Sling Mounts In Hollow Synthetic Stocks

A simple and reliable method for installing sling mounts, even in a totally closed and sealed hollow synthetic (plastic) rifle and shotgun butt stock with no access to the inside.

by Richard B. Davis
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Repair And Restoration Of Broken Stocks

A customer’s broken stock had all the looks of a throwaway until a closer look revealed otherwise.

by Norman E. Johnson
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The Gunsmith As Furniture Repairman

Gunsmiths are machinists and metalworkers also working with firearms, sort of like furniture composed of metal and wood.

by RK Campbell
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Reshaping Too Large Cheek Pieces

How to create a better looking rifle stock, whether it’s a two piece or standard.

by Dominick Pisano
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Too Good To Be True

A sweet deal on a Spanish Rolling Block made for an outstanding custom project.
by Dominick Pisano
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