I just fixed the dents and filled in some dings. I would like to lighten it in color and remove some of the oil.
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Gun stock refinishing with linseed oil. There has been a lot of discussion on ways to finish a stock. I have an old military rifle that has an oil soaked stock. Refinishing a gun stock.
This is a discussion on old sarges stock refinishing method within the stock forums part of the rifle forum category. Old sarges stock refinishing method. Wwii original m1 thompson for sale posted in thompson submachine gun message board.
All i have received permission from the board adminstrator to post this for sale. Most k80s i have seen have a fairly shiny finish whereas tung oil will impart a velvety sheen much as a linseed oil finish or what you see on fine old english guns. Hey guys thought i would ask what is your favorite way to strip varnish off a rifle stock the rifle in question is cmp m1 garand that has had the stock varnished by the previous owner it looks nice but i want to return it to the blo look any hints greatly appreciated by the way the stock is a boyds replacement so no worries on damaging a original issue stock.
After the stock has been crafted it is then ready for the wood to be finished. The stock maker will apply many coats of linseed oil to the shotgun stock or fore end in order to feed the raw timber. It is almost black and smells pretty highly.
If you want a finish that is similar to what came on your k80 most likely tung oil is not the one you want linseed either. Ive been collecting and studying us military rifles for close to 40. I am redoing a shotgun stock on a remington over under premier from 2007.
I have done some in the past and what i will be showing you is my own proven method on how to get that glossy new out of the box look out of your tired looking stocks. Back in april or may while at the nra show in st. At run n iron customizing we feel that almost all old firearms are restorable.
I sanded the stock to 400 grit and hand rubbed boiled linseed oil onto the stock. Louis at the tata exhibit display we were approached by an indidual from a suburban chicago illinois police department that wanted some information on a thompson that they had. Whether its your favorite shotgun that has worked hard through hundreds of goose blinds your great grandfathers old rusty saddle gun that tamed the west or a family heirloom that was scorched in a fire we can restore it to look and operate as though it just rolled off the factory assembly line.
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