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Old 09-29-2019, 06:43 PM
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Stock 156. Maple Sporter



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I've started on a new stock this week. It will be another maple, out of the same wood as stock 155. As you can see, I'ts gonna have quite a bit of figure, If I can do my part and get it to show up.



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Old 09-30-2019, 11:31 AM
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Looks great Larry
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Going to be a shame when that batch of maple is gone. Another vote for looks great.
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Old 09-30-2019, 01:24 PM
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Going to be a shame when that batch of maple is gone. Another vote for looks great.
My friend is a custom cabinet maker, this is some of his leftover from a project. It’s nice looking stuff. I have two more stocks cut out and glued up, both benchrest. I think that’s it. I’m always checking out what he has left over. He does a lot of unusual projects with all kinds of wood. That’s where my hickory and apple stock wood came from. Right now, he’s trying to find me some nice figured walnut.
We have a custom hardwood lumber business in our area, but it’s kinda expensive, when you are just getting a few boards for a Gunstock. I’ve never figured the cost of my lumber on a stock. Even the Boyd’s blanks, which are costing me more than $50 a stock. I’m doing this for fun and to have a little play money.
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I got the stock inlet and installed a pillar this afternoon. The pillar will need to cure over night, before I can do any more to the stock.





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I still have some sanding to do, but this is what the stock is gonna look like.









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So, if I understand what I am looking at, this stock is made of 3 pieces of maple glued together on the horizontal. Is that correct ? Will you be thinning the profile and rounding the surfaces any ?

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So, if I understand what I am looking at, this stock is made of 3 pieces of maple glued together on the horizontal. Is that correct ? Will you be thinning the profile and rounding the surfaces any ?

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Hello, you must not have see the last pictures I posted. They will give you a idea at what the stock is gonna like like.
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Looks great Larry thanks for the update. Look forward to seeing it stained. Thanks again
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Looks great Larry thanks for the update. Look forward to seeing it stained. Thanks again
Yes, me too. Iím hoping for a good stain job. I donít normally color my stocks, but this curly maple needs a little help, getting that grain to show up like it needs to.
From what I see, this is gonna be great looking piece of wood.
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Here's a few pictures, with two coats of Birchwood Casey walnut stain. Before staining the stock, I raised the grain and sanded it down two times. After the stain was applied and given a chance to dry, I sprayed a coat of shellac on the stock to seal the wood before the truoil finish will be applied.









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Wow the stain has really brought out the figure
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The stock still needs a few more coats of truoil, but this is what it's gonna look like.
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Absolutely beautiful! Great job on this one!!
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Looks great Thanks for the update
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