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Posted: 8/3/2003 7:34:32 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/3/2003 11:11:00 AM EST by Dredd308]
I picked up a SAR1 with laminate stocks.
I liked the pattern, but not the color, so I re-did them with a cherry stain.


The before pic



After the stain



And the hand guards


Link Posted: 8/3/2003 8:47:52 AM EST
Wow...very nice! I may try that myself. What was your procedure?
Link Posted: 8/3/2003 9:30:58 AM EST
Yes do let us know, I would like to do my SKS. Looks great by the way. I'm working on getting an SAR-1 myself.
Link Posted: 8/3/2003 11:18:38 AM EST
I basiclly followed the directions from linx310.nothingbutguns.com/furn_refinish.htm

But instead of useing Chestnut Ridge military rifle stain (because they dont have it at Home Depot) I used Minwax Sedona Red 222

Because of the colors in the laminate, the red of the stain gave it a very nice look.

I sprayed it with satin polyurethane.

I used 0000 steel wool between coats of the polyurethane, but didnt use the steel wool after.
Link Posted: 8/3/2003 4:17:50 PM EST
nice
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