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#5831001 - 07/13/15 09:58 PM Stock refinishing
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Bird Dog

Registered: 12/19/07
Posts: 426
Loc: Ponder, TX
Who knows someone in the Dallas area that refinish wood stocks

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#5831105 - 07/14/15 12:53 AM Re: Stock refinishing [Re: 4x4willie]
300_WizzM Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 03/15/14
Posts: 243
Loc: Grand Saline, TX
I have done a few. Be ready to pay cause I can understand why it's not cheap. Doing a wood stock is very labor intensive and time consuming. The last one I did took several weeks working on it a couple hours a day.

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#5831178 - 07/14/15 07:02 AM Re: Stock refinishing [Re: 4x4willie]
Dave Davidson Offline
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Registered: 06/24/06
Posts: 4432
Loc: Hurst, Tx
Go to Woodcraft or Rocklers and ask for referrals.
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#5834917 - 07/16/15 04:45 PM Re: Stock refinishing [Re: 4x4willie]
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Registered: 09/05/07
Posts: 2658
Loc: Mineola, TX
What kind of finish are you wanting and what type of gun(s)?
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#5835383 - 07/16/15 09:11 PM Re: Stock refinishing [Re: 4x4willie]
Reeder Offline
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Registered: 01/22/12
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Unless it's a very high grade stock, you should be able to do it yourself no problem. Start with 120 grit and work your way up to were you want. On presentation grade stocks I'll take them to 2000 grit wetsanding each new application of oil I put in starting at 1000 grit. Or you can just sand to 2000 grit and apply a few coats of oil to your liking. I would highly recommend Star Brite Teak Oil. After your happy with how ever many coats of oil, put a coat of wax over it. Everyone has their own methods, but that's one I have found that I like. Good luck!

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#5835850 - 07/17/15 09:24 AM Re: Stock refinishing [Re: 4x4willie]
P_102 Offline
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Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 775
Loc: Grapevine
Agree with Reeder. There are plenty of 'how to' articles online and it's not very difficult. I refinished the stock on an old Model 12, choosing to use tongue oil, (lots of choices out there), and it came out great.
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#5835887 - 07/17/15 09:50 AM Re: Stock refinishing [Re: 4x4willie]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 12/31/14
Posts: 318
Loc: Kingsland, TX
Depending on how particular you are on exactly what you want, get a "True-Oil" kit that has everything for DIY including very good instructions. I've seen some fantastic results with TrueOil.

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#5844982 - 07/23/15 05:30 PM Re: Stock refinishing [Re: TDK]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 12/19/07
Posts: 426
Loc: Ponder, TX
A friends was looking for a couple of rifles refinished, he didn't want to do them hisself

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#5844983 - 07/23/15 05:31 PM Re: Stock refinishing [Re: 4x4willie]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 12/19/07
Posts: 426
Loc: Ponder, TX
Thanks foe the input I'll find out more when I see him

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