Check here first posted in thompson submachine gun message board. This example shows how to refinish a cedar chest but the technique is the same for any wooden furniture.
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Most k80s i have seen have a fairly shiny finish whereas tung oil will impart a velvety sheen much as a linseed oil finish or what you see on fine old english guns.
Tung oil gun stock refinishing. Ive also included a lot of information about other techniques and their pros and cons as well as some tips ive found for making the job e. I love this gun but im afraid to scratch up the factory stocks. A real oil finish on a wood stock is done with linseed oil not the petroleum based oil that is used in firearms lubricants like hoppes gun oil.
How to refinish a military gun stock by tom findley these instructions produce excellent results. Many thanks are due to the originator of the faq section the1930srust and the section. Does anybody know of a source for synthetic stocks for a marlin 1895g 45 70.
This is a discussion on old sarges stock refinishing method within the stock forums part of the rifle forum category. Ive been collecting and studying us military rifles for close to 40. Its available at lowes for a reasonable price.
All cracks and chips must be repaired before refinishing. Charges for this average around 4500 7500 but may exceed 10000 in severe cases. Ive got various oils on hand blo tung lemon and a few others ive used for wood finishingsealing.
This page became corrupted when i attempted to update it on 33019 i am currently in the process of recovering it. There has been a lot of discussion on ways to finish a stock. Other men at the rifle ranges and gun shows cannot take their eyes off a stock refinished with this process.
Old sarges stock refinishing method. Losing that color is something id like to try and avoid. Some members of my club swear by formbys tung oil high gloss for their stocks.
If you want a finish that is similar to what came on your k80 most likely tung oil is not the one you want linseed either. During the off season.
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