GUN How to finish an unfinished rifle stock??

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  1. MagiusX

    MagiusX Don't let the man keep you down

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    P07r0457 New Member

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    you can stain it with a black/grey stain... or use teak oil?
     
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    MagiusX Don't let the man keep you down

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    I can't find any black stain designed for gun use which is my problem. To me finishing a rifle stock with Minwax or something like that seemed wrong. I can't be the only person to want a black wood stock, yet I cant find anything designed for gun use other than brown.
     
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    Do you want to stain it or finish it? If you want to finish it you might look at an oil, linseed or tung seem to be the most popular. You could also use something like an epoxy such as Acra-Coat or sealer like Plinkington, Permalyn or the one from Birchwood Casey.
     
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    Maybe a dark stain and then top if off with tru-oil. I cant recommend tru oil highly enough, I love it.
     
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    saxman Burninating the peasants

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    there's a whole forum on stock building/refinishing for 10/22's at rimfirecentral, including step by step how tos for finishing unfinished stocks like this
     
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    MagiusX Don't let the man keep you down

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    thanks Saxman, I'll check that out
     
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    what's your problem with minwax? Seems fine to me.
     
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    I used their wipe on polyurethane with great results.
     

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