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  1. Ruger standard wood grips

    Anyone know where I can pick up a set of wood grips for an old Ruger standard/MKI pistol?Nothing fancy and dont want to pay a whole lot. Preferred unfinished because I would like to stain them. I want them to be specific without cutout for bolt stop/lock.
  2. 10/22 Wood stock question

    What kind of wood is on this Ruger 10/22? It is a 1986 model. Is it birch? Walnut? I don’t think I have seen one with the natural striping effect in the wood like this.
  3. How do you maintain the wood on your milsurps?

    Mil-Surp/C&R/Black Powder
    What, if anything, do you do to the wood on your rifles? Not refinishing, just maintaining the original finish.
  4. Got Wood ???

    Firearms Gallery
    I have always loved wood. Always hated to paint over any wood with good grain and nice “fire”. Decided my evil “black gun” might look nice with some wood. So...... Pics of my latest build project (in progress). Started with stripped lower and upper and assembled everything from parts. New...
  5. Painting vs staining wood stock

    This isn't a gunsmith question per se but i dont know where else to post this. I bought a hardware store single shot 16 gauge a while back for 55 bucks. It is mechanically sound and fires as it should but it looks like dog crap. I bought it as a fun project gun, nothing more. It is a Stevens 94...
  6. Question about installling sling studs in wood stocks.

    I have my own technique for installation of sling studs in synthetic and wood stocks. My question is after you drill into the wood and screw in the sling post, Do you put a dab of glue on the thread?" What brand or type glue do you use? I usually put a small amount of bar hand soap when I...
  7. Birch wood Casey blue kit

    Anyone got a guess as to when this was made? DIL Found this in her Grandmothers store, never been opened. Ronnie
  8. Free wood

    North Mississippi
    I have a couple medium size soft maple logs, and a pile of other assorted hardwood cutoffs available free to the first one near Hamilton who says gimme. Some suitable for small projects. You haul.
  9. Tiny Wood Stove Build

    Survival/Preparedness/Self Sufficiency