Working with wood this weekend

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Working with wood this weekend

Postby Brass Rat » Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:25 pm

This is the stock for a sporterized Spanish K98 type rifle that I bought for $35 in the late '70's. I decided to do something with it today. I have some tools ordered and I think I will make my first checkering attempt on this one.

Began with this

Gotten this far so far

Here it is next to one of my 1916 stocks.
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Re: Working with wood this weekend

Postby Niner » Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:15 am

I'm looking forward to the checkering post. I've thought about trying that myself at one time or the other. Please tell us how it goes and ...take some photos.
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Re: Working with wood this weekend

Postby Aughnanure » Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:45 am

Seriously, watch out for eye strain.
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