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This is my first stock project still in progress. Will post more pics when completed. I think I’m going to use try-oil as a finish. Any suggestions would be great.
-- Danny, kentucky
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#1 posted 04-23-2013 01:53 AM
Haha both pics are upside down. Haven’t got the pic posting down yet. Oh and I meant tru-oil. Dang auto “not”correct
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#2 posted 04-23-2013 03:03 AM
Was it difficult to inlet the stock to the action? Looks really great even if the pictures are down side up.pj
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#3 posted 04-23-2013 04:48 AM
yeah, I second the question that pjones asked…..
how do you reconcile the crazy different profiles..3d profiles of the action in that, or any other rifle?
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#4 posted 04-23-2013 10:46 AM
Pjones yes that was the most difficult part of the project. Drilling and cutting and chiseling the notch out. From what I’ve read best way is to use a lathe to get the holes drilled. I think next time I will try to borrow a lathe. I was fortunate to have a large slab of wood. And unfortunate that I needed most of it.
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#5 posted 04-25-2013 11:03 AM
I have used Tru-Oil on gunstocks and reel seats. Works great. Make sure it is completely dry between coats and follow directions to the letter. Inletting is something you can’t do in a hurry. Nice job!
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#6 posted 04-25-2013 11:20 AM
Nice job. You going to fit a Butt plate or just shape it?
-- Marty, Columbus, OH, learning every day....
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