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Stock Refinishing - Part III
Stock Refinishing - Part III

Now that the stain job has dried properly, it’s time for the fun part - applying the finish. This is the most rewarding part of the job to me, and is when you see the results of all your hard work.

Stock Refinishing - Part II
Stock Refinishing - Part II

Last month I wrote about stripping the old finish off of a stock and getting it ready for refinishing. Well, we have this perfectly sanded stock and now the question is, what are we going to do with it™

Stock Refinishing - Part I
Stock Refinishing - Part I

It was a really tough hunting season, and your poor gun took quite a beating! Look at those dings and scratches in the stock.

Cold Bluing Touch-Ups
Cold Bluing Touch-Ups

I recently purchased a Remington 870 at a local gun show. It had been well maintained, but with every gun that sees a lot of use, there were some wear marks and imperfections that detracted from its appearance.

Recutting Checkering on Gun Stocks
Recutting Checkering on Gun Stocks

Stock refinishing is a very common job for many shops, but we’ve seen that some gunsmiths leave the checkering “as is” rather than re-cutting it.

Gunstock Finishes, Getting Them Right
Gunstock Finishes, Getting Them Right

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.

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.