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Posted: 3/12/2006 5:32:03 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/12/2006 5:34:06 PM EDT by HKTackDriver]
What do you think? I used a matte oil finish on the one with lots of grain and a shinier gloss on the other. You like?

Refinishing the metal parts is next on my list. They're very worn down and need some help.





Link Posted: 3/12/2006 5:44:54 PM EDT
Both look nice
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 6:03:39 PM EDT
Excellent. Where did you get the figured stock?
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 6:07:02 PM EDT

They Look Beautifull !!! Nice job brother...

Are you going to send the metal out or try to do it yourself ?


BTW, The stocks on your M1's look great ..
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 6:10:42 PM EDT

Originally Posted By highbrow:
Excellent. Where did you get the figured stock?



Ebay - needed the final fit and finish.

As far as refinishing, how hard is it to do myself?
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 6:46:52 PM EDT
Nice looking rifles. A job well done.
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 6:50:22 PM EDT
That burl is the niceest M1 stock I ever saw .
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 11:16:33 AM EDT
very nice!
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 3:30:23 PM EDT
Anyone know a good place that reparks and does so quickly? About how much should I expect to spend on doing the whole rifle and furniture accessories?
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 5:15:29 PM EDT
you in texas?
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 5:16:15 PM EDT
and swap out the butt plates.

Link Posted: 3/13/2006 5:17:22 PM EDT
but you did an excellent job on the wood. really, very, very nice...

but swap out the buttplates....
Link Posted: 3/13/2006 6:34:11 PM EDT
Yeah, I'm well aware of how bad the metal looks. The action in the redder stock is going to be completely reparked and I'm buying a new butt plate first. I just had to assemble and snap some "pre completion" shots.

Thanks for the compliments guys, this thing is better looking in person!

(PS. Nope, not in Texas, I'm in the northeast)
Link Posted: 3/14/2006 5:28:15 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/14/2006 9:18:26 AM EDT
Excellent!!!
Link Posted: 3/14/2006 9:47:36 AM EDT
Wow the wood grain on that one is awesome. Very nice job you did there.
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