Rising Block Double Rifle nearing completion

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Applying the final coats of stock finish, finishing off screw heads and any final touch ups required. Undoubtedly the most ornate rifle I’ve made to date. Two barrel sets, lots of sculpted engraving and almost 11 feet of gold inlays. Not to mention that incredible wood. It's been a humbling process to build this rifle.











And she shoots!

 

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Goodness gracious man...that is an amazing bit of work!

Form, function, rarity, this rifle has it all.

Congratulations on putting it all together!


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bailey,
I would guess that action would be pretty much as strong as a bolt action.
am I correct?
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I happen to know the recipient of this very fine firearm and do so genuinely hope that you can convince him to keep it much longer than he has ever kept a firearm previously. He is a notorious gun-whore, with exquisite tastes.
Very, very nice work, well done.
 

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Bailey, that rifle is just plain beautiful. In my opinion it certainly rivals the work of most European gunsmiths.
 

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Amazing work
 

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Gorgeous piece of art, and a beautiful banger to boot!
 

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More pics with the .500 NE barrels

















 

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No one is going to believe that rifle was "made in America!" What a beautiful piece. Did you do the engraving and gold inlay as well?
 
 

 

 

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