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#1 posted 10-26-2012 07:55 PM

Depending on size, you can also use a very old trick: rubbing with a piece of smooth bone or even the smooth side of an old plastic toothbrush. The pressure seems to really help close open pores in the wood. I remember “boning”(as it is called) the stock of an old Springfield ‘o3 until it was glassy smooth.

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