Browning 22 Rifle


This rifle got left in a damp garage in a cheap case for a few years. I didn’t know it was out there : ( Stripped it down and derusted all the metal parts. The barrel bands, trigger, and hammer were originally blued steel, I silver plated those parts just for show. Built the new butt stock and fore grip out of laminated Walnut and Zebra wood, only had 1" thick lumber to work with. Took me about 2 months to complete this project but the Browning shoots like new and is safely in my gun cabinet where nothing can mess it up.

Will work wood for food.

Great restoration,looks super!

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Thanks Jim, took a while, but wanted to make sure it was done right. Only new parts are all the springs in the mechanism, didn’t want to trust them after being rusted.

Will work wood for food.

Nice looking rifle, and a great restoration, How does it shoot? That grain looks great! I have a chunk of 8/4 black walnut with some wild grain on one end that I hope to make a new stock for my k10/22t Ruger carbine, someday.