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Project by Brett posted 01-09-2015 06:12 AM 1206 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut grips and pump handle for a Crosman 1377.

This piece of wood was salvaged from a wood pile! It’s a nice chocolate brown with small pores and very hard for walnut. I wish that I could get my hands on some more firewood like this.

These are for a fellow airgunning friend for his pistol. They are sanded to 1500 grit and finished with spray on lacquer (rubbed in with gloved hand) and waxed with Minwax furniture wax.

What do you think?

Thanks for looking and comments always appreciated!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com





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ChrisK

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#1 posted 01-09-2015 12:56 PM

Nice looking, I keep thinking I will make a set of grips for a few of my pistols. Maybe one day.

-- Chris K

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crossfacecraddle

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#2 posted 01-09-2015 01:25 PM

This is great, love this project. There are definitely treasures in the woodpile. Couldn’t ask for more, woodworking and firearms!

-- i love the smell of sawdust in the morning, it smells like victory. John

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Roger

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#3 posted 01-09-2015 02:29 PM

Nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Matt

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#4 posted 01-09-2015 10:24 PM

Very nice. I’ve made a few grip panels for a few of my pistols, but have not attempted anything like this yet. Well done.

-- Molon Labe

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majuvla

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#5 posted 01-10-2015 12:54 PM

Nicely done. Everything as it should be.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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