Gunstock for Stevens 12 ga. shotgun

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Project by GeneFK posted 02-03-2010 04:36 PM 2107 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Handcarved from Walnut. This was a very tedious project and I set it aside several times over a couple years and finally finished it. The stock is finished only with several coats of gunstock oil and hand rubbed with 0000 steel wool with the final coat polished with a hand-drill buffer. I did not do the forend, but only the stock to replace a cracked factory stock.

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#1 posted 02-03-2010 04:59 PM

Looks nice!

-- Todd Helmkamp,

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#2 posted 02-03-2010 05:28 PM

That is nice. Fit’s the look of the gun well.
I’d like to make a gun stock someday. What tools did you use for the shaping?

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#3 posted 02-03-2010 05:39 PM

A variety of hand saws, a finish sander with various grits and a lot of hand work.

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#4 posted 02-03-2010 05:42 PM

That came out great

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#5 posted 02-03-2010 06:05 PM

Wow! That looks awesome, fits the gun just right too..

-- Hand Turned Turkey Calls

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#6 posted 02-03-2010 09:39 PM

The stock turned out nice. The finish fits the gun nicely. It has that used look to it so it blends with the rest of the gun.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#7 posted 02-04-2010 03:24 AM

You did a nice job!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#8 posted 02-04-2010 04:25 AM

Wow, great fit and finish. Looks like an original. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#9 posted 02-04-2010 06:12 AM

thats a nice stock well done

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#10 posted 02-04-2010 06:50 AM

Great looking stock. I love carving gunstocks.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#11 posted 02-05-2010 06:25 AM

Very nice project. You could work for Winchester if they still made guns!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 02-27-2010 03:21 PM

Very nice. Great carving and shaping.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#13 posted 08-05-2010 07:12 AM

Very nice work, and a labor of love.

-- Lori, NC piedmont

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#14 posted 01-06-2011 06:51 PM

Nicely done!! People cringe when I tell them I use off-set grinder with 40 g wheel to rough in my stocks!

-- Dave

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