Winchester Model 70 Rifle Stock

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Winchester Model 70 Rifle Stock


Example rifle stock made for Winchester Model 70 Rifle stock copied from Original Winchester OEM patterns

Stocks and forends will be close to 90%-95% shaped and inletted. Hand detail work will still need to be completed in order to fit to the receiver and barrel.  

Item has been rubbed down with mineral spirits to enhance the grain. Grain patterns will also vary from the examples. Stocks are not finished as they may appear. Read more below>

International Customers: Sorry, we do not ship gun stocks outside the US.


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Winchester Model 70 available:

Pre War, Winchester Model 70.

Pre 64, Winchester Model 70.

Post 64 Winchester Model 70

Post 64 Winchester Model 70 With Floor Plate


Long action 7-5/8" between screw holes.

Short action 7" between screw holes

Barrel Channel

Feather weight, standard and mag barrel.

Shooter Side

Right, Left with or without cheek piece or neutral.

Butt End

For a Flat or Spur Butt Plate


Make selections at the top of the page in the available option drop down boxes.  

Generally right hand stocks with cheek are stocked and ship within a couple of weeks. Other selections may need to be cut and may take 4-6 weeks.

Replacement stocks are in very high demand. Generally stocks and forends in standard grade walnut will ship within two-three weeks. At times a stock or forend may need to be cut. Depending on the season these may take several more weeks to cut. We do not have electronic inventory with the shop and they can sell out very quickly from one day to the next. Please be patient, like many of our custom products that need to be crafted, ship times may actually run up to 6-8 weeks. This is a small family shop, one of only a few left doing replacement stocks.

Higher grades and different custom woods are available.   

General Questions, Answers and Expectations

Our unfinished and uncheckerd gun stocks and forends are generally purchased by accomplished wood workers, gunsmiths, and others, with the tools, equipment and knowledge needed for safe gun stock fittings.

Stocks and forends are intentionally cut over sized 60/1000, about a 1/16" inch including the inletting from the original patterns.  This is to leave room during the hand fitting process for a good fit and the removal of any machining marks.

Some blade chatter leaving rough spots may occur around pistol grips and cheek pieces that will need to be filed and sanded to finish shaping.

Some shotgun and other stocks may even have additional material left in certain parts of the stock to allow for such things as comb adjustment. 

Narrow strips of wood (bridging) may be left at the top of the inlet on some forends in order to bridge the sides.  

Gun stocks with long thin sides that will fit around a receiver may also have the very end of that opening left bridged with the remaining inletting completed.

This bridging helps to protect the more fragile areas until the parts are ready to begin the fitting process.  Bridging is easily removed with a small hand saw.

Forcing a stock onto the receiver without careful hand detailing the inlet may split the sides.  This is not considered a flaw.

Stock butt ends may also need to be cut to your specific length of pull and then hand worked down from 1/4" oversize thickness to fit to the original butt plate and pistol grip plate.  Those seeking a “youth” model stock will need to cut and shape the butt plate area further.

The major mounting holes such as stocks with a draw bolt will come already drilled.  Tang screw holes will need to be drilled.

Most mounting holes for the forends will come drilled.  The order may ask for specific hole or latch information.   Some models may vary.  Those holes may only be marked or partially started so they can be fully aligned and drilled on through during the fitting process.  Forends will not include in metal parts.

Small screw holes for mounting hardware and trigger guards will likely need to be drilled during the fitting process.

In the case of a bolt action, unless it specifies for a right hand shooter, the drop cut for the bolt will likely need to be cut during the fitting process for either a right or left hand application.

Stocks may be ordered neutral or for either a left or right hand shooter. Those that are cut with a cheek piece will generally be for a right hand shooter, unless the site specifies a left or right hand selection.  Left hand stocks will need to be cut and could take several weeks or even more depending on the season.

The more popular the model the more closely the stock and forend will be sent for that specific model.

To cut down on duplicate inventory, one generic stock or forend may be used for several different models and years they were manufactured. These guns may have also been sold under different names but used the same stock and forend such as many of the Stevens and Savage models.

If the stock manufacture made a radical change in models for one period to the next, those stocks will have their own specific identify to order such as the Winchester Pre and Post 64 era stock selections

Generic cut stocks and forends that will fit several models may require some additional minor inletting by the customer for specific adaptations, recessed parts and accessories that were not carried over to all model years. This might include such things as a longer tang cutout, a recessed commemorative plate, a fancy trigger inset, a slight modification for the receiver or barrel.

Specific to a forend modified for such things as a shell ejector, those will likely come undrilled as most will have to be properly aligned and drilled at the time it’s being hand fitted to the barrel.

Unfinished stocks may have natural cosmetic imperfections such as minor knots, burls, heartwood, mineral lines or minor cosmetic fill work that will be needed before finishing.  These are not considered a defect.

If you do not see a specific model listed, or have other specific questions just e-mail us your needs.

Stocks can also be duplicated from an existing stock that is in good shape.

We may e-mail you for a picture of your stock or forend so that we can have the shop ID it and send you the correct one.

We have very few returns because of these expectations.  The shop does charge a 25% restock fee on returned stocks and a new ship fee of $10 for stock exchanges.

If you’re in doubt of what style you may have please also e-mail us picture at the time of the order to





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