Author Topic: Christian Springs Rifle  (Read 3411 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline chamookman

  • Member
  • Posts: 2242
Re: Christian Springs Rifle
« Reply #45 on: September 29, 2018, 11:59:53 pm »
Nice ! Great piece of wood - lookin' good ! Bob
"May the Gods give Us the strength to draw the string to the cheek, the arrow to the barb and loose the flying shaft, so long as life may last." Saxon Pope - 1923.

Offline Mike Yancey

  • Member
  • Posts: 91
Re: Christian Springs Rifle
« Reply #46 on: October 03, 2018, 09:12:35 am »


Starting to do a little carving on the cheek piece.

Offline Stoker

  • Member
  • Posts: 1529
Re: Christian Springs Rifle
« Reply #47 on: October 03, 2018, 11:12:26 am »
That's a beautiful piece of wood Mike.
Thanks Leroy
Bacon is food DUCT tape - Cipriano

Offline Mike Yancey

  • Member
  • Posts: 91
Re: Christian Springs Rifle
« Reply #48 on: October 03, 2018, 12:15:01 pm »
Starting the drawing for the carving.

Offline BowEd

  • Member
  • Posts: 7088
  • BowEd
Re: Christian Springs Rifle
« Reply #49 on: October 04, 2018, 04:57:26 am »
Speaking from a perspective of being a muzzle loader hunter most all my life and buckskinned quite a few years I read the whole post from beginning here.Thanks for taking us along and that's a beautiful piece of wood with that beautiful hardware to boot.The extra detail in the finish work will make it be fantastic when done.


BowEd
You got to stand for something or you'll fall for anything.
Ed

Offline Eric Krewson

  • Member
  • Posts: 3138
Re: Christian Springs Rifle
« Reply #50 on: October 05, 2018, 04:12:12 am »
I like your drawing for future carving.

I don't know if soldering the rear sight is a good idea, I always have to adjust them somewhere down the line. You could file the sight base and make a deeper dovetail.

Offline Mike Yancey

  • Member
  • Posts: 91
Re: Christian Springs Rifle
« Reply #51 on: October 05, 2018, 07:13:37 am »
I have to cut the sight window out of the rear sight and will adjust with the filing of that, the rest will be done with the front sight. 

Offline JW_Halverson

  • Member
  • Posts: 10799
    • Black Hills Raptor Center
Re: Christian Springs Rifle
« Reply #52 on: October 14, 2018, 09:12:38 am »
I have the same rear sight on my early Lancaster with the swamped barrel. I named her "Lux", the latin word for visible light, a pun on her light weight. Been planning on doing a matching pistol and calling her "Veritas", latin for Truth.
Guns have triggers. Bicycles have wheels. Trees and bows have wooden limbs.