Absolutely, otherwise we would all have a bunch of really expensive paper weights.
Metal/wood rifles are not paper weights. They could be used as bats. My Remington pellet gun weights like 6lbs and its wooden stock.
SHTF vs TEOTWAWKI you ask? SHTF, just some crap on the ceiling and walls, TEOTWAWKI end of the world as we know it. Orignally made by 9mm/®™©