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Pistol Whipped!

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Project by Brett posted 622 days ago 1380 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My last project was a stock and pump arm for a pellet gun. The stock was made from sapele. I bought my first Crosman 2240 CO2 pistol when I needed to make an order to complete that project.

The new little pistol is pretty cool looking right out of the box but it needed something. New GRIPS!

What would any woodworker do a situation like this? Head out the the shop and start making sawdust!

Here is what I have ended up with over the last couple of days.

More of the project can be found here.

http://thecrookednail.blogspot.com/2012/11/pistol-whipped.html

These are made from sapele and have about 3-4 coats of shellac sanding sealer, some green scoth brite rubbin’, and one coat of wipe-on polyurethane for a finish.

I will add another picture or two when the finish is dry!

Thanks for looking!

These are now updated pictures with the grips mounted to the pistol.

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





8 comments so far

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 622 days ago

Very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Roger

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#2 posted 622 days ago

Sapele has a good look about it, especially as pistol grips. Very nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 621 days ago

Great work.

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Don W

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#4 posted 621 days ago

its amazing how much better wood feels than plastic. Great looking grips.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Brett

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#5 posted 621 days ago

Thank you everyone!

I’m with you Don, the pistol feels like a “real” gun now with the wood on it now.

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

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#6 posted 621 days ago

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mloy365

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#7 posted 621 days ago

I like it! Need something 4 my 686. You & Don W are so right, wood vs plastic, no contest.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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pickpapa

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#8 posted 556 days ago

Great job Brett! I really like Sapele, mainly because it’s such a strong wood. My father-in-law hand finished guns stocks for his grandsons as an inheritance. They all looked great too. Gotta love the wood.

-- Chuck.. aka Pickpapa`'`'`'`'`'` The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of His being, sustaining all things by His powerful word. Heb. 1:3

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