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Stockmaster's Starter Set
Stockmaster's Starter Set

Welcome to the challenge of stockmaking! Your Brownells Stockmaker’s Starter Set contains an excellent assortment of the basic tools needed to inlet and shape semi-inletted gunstocks, and bring them to the point where finish is ready to be applied.

Rottenstone
Rottenstone

Rottenstone is an extremely fine, natural, abrasive powder that has been used by gunsmiths for generations to smooth minor imperfections in fully cured gunstocks.

Stock Rubbing Kit
Stock Rubbing Kit

The stock Rubbing Kit uses traditional Rottenstone, good old double boiled Linseed Oil, a Felt Pad and your elbow grease to remove minor imperfections from fully cured gunstock finishes and produce the final, soft luster of a London Oil Finish.

"Stockmaster" Deluxe  Checkering Cradle
"Stockmaster" Deluxe Checkering Cradle

Superbly executed stock checkering is one of the hallmarks of fine craftsmanship and gunstocking skill.The “Stockmaster” Checkering Cradle was designed by Master Gunsmith Ralph Bone to provide stockmakers, both the beginner and experienced professional, with the sturdiest, most versatile cradle possible.

Stock Iron
Stock Iron

It is usually best to remove the barreled action from the stock. If a thick or high gloss finish is present on the wood, it will have to be removed before the dent can be steamed out.

Stockmaker's Starter Kit
Stockmaker's Starter Kit

Welcome to the challenge of stockmaking! Your Brownells Stockmaker’s Starter Set contains an excellent assortment of the basic tools needed to inlet and shape semi-inletted gunstocks, and bring them to the point where finish is ready to be applied.

Black Iron Screen Wire Parts Basket
Black Iron Screen Wire Parts Basket

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Getting Gunstock Finishes Right - A BenchTalk Favorite
Getting Gunstock Finishes Right - A BenchTalk Favorite

Many of our customers call us and say "I can't get my gunstock finishes to come out looking right™ What am I doing wrong™" Probably nothing.