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Received that from my youngest brother he loves to carve.

Anyone who wants one he makes them but they are not cheap.

The wood used in this gunstock is basically birch plywood. The manufacturer takes 1/16” birch veneers and dies them to the whatever color combination you want, usually 3 colors. Then the colored veneers are layered in alternating colors and saturated in a resin that bonds everything together. Unlike regular plywood the veneers are oriented so that the wood grains go in the same direction. Also the resin increases the strength of the wood and makes it more resistant to moisture.

The laminated wood really comes to life when you start shaping it. Until then it is just looks like a thick piece of plywood.

For more information on the laminated wood and photos just do a computer search for “Laminates Afield”. They are just one of several companies that manufacture this product.

The gun stock is on a Harrington Richardson Stainless single shot rifle in .30-06.

The finish is Minwax Helmsman Spar Urethane





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 02-28-2010 12:44 AM

Beautiful wood, what is it?

Beautiful craftsmanship.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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JasonWagner

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#2 posted 02-28-2010 01:11 AM

Wow that’s awesome!

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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grizzman

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#3 posted 02-28-2010 01:26 AM

wow that is a beauty..i can see its on a shotgun…what gauge is it..ive got a 12 and a 20..the twenty is a double barrel..ive got a short barrel on the 12..was my bear gun from alaska..now its my thug gun..lol..but that is a sweet stock..your brother does mighty fine work…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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sphere

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#4 posted 02-28-2010 01:28 AM

Is that on a shot gun?

-- Spheramid Enterprises Architectural Wood Works

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John Gray

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#5 posted 02-28-2010 01:36 AM

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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mtnwild

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#6 posted 02-28-2010 01:39 AM

WOW, is right. Really beautiful work….......................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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richgreer

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#7 posted 02-28-2010 01:42 AM

I know virtually nothing about guns or gun stocks but I know beautiful wood and beautiful workmanship when I see it. This is quite incredible. I hope you can tell us what kind of wood this is. My only guess is bocote and I am not very confident of that guess.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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janice

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#8 posted 02-28-2010 01:51 AM

Wow is right again, that is beautiful.

-- Janice

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TungOilTim

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#9 posted 02-28-2010 02:07 AM

Absolutely beautiful!

-- Tim, Plant City FL

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bigike

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#10 posted 02-28-2010 02:36 AM

now that is sexy wood!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#11 posted 02-28-2010 02:47 AM

love the looks

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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Mlke

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#12 posted 02-28-2010 02:52 AM

wow thats beautiful!
i’m pretty sure the wood is called diamond wood, a wood made by gluing a bunch of different colored veneers together.

-- The hard work won't take too long, the impossible will take a little longer

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Dan Hux

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#13 posted 02-28-2010 03:20 AM

very nice looking wood.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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#14 posted 02-28-2010 03:37 AM

Nice!! What kind of rifle?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#15 posted 02-28-2010 04:10 AM

Nice gun stock, what kind of wood is it ?

-- wchips

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