Gunsmithing – How to Seal the Wood When Finishing a Gun Stock

Gunsmithing - How to Seal the Wood When Finishing a Gun Stock
Sealing the wood of a gunstock is one of the most important steps in stock finishing. In this GunTec presentation Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, teaches the technique for applying sealer to the wood. Using the sealer provided in the Miles Gilbert stock finishing kit and an acid brush, this process takes only a few minutes to complete.

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Gunsmithing – How to Seal the Wood When Finishing a Gun Stock

20 thoughts on “Gunsmithing – How to Seal the Wood When Finishing a Gun Stock”

  1. Looks like he should have sanded it with a fine grit (at least 220) before sealing, the finish looks rough.

  2. Hi. If you want to build it yourself just google for 'WoodPrix' . I know you'll find good solutions for your idea.

  3. Go to WoodPrix webpage if you'd like to know how to build it. Good solutions for everyone I think

  4. wilson 1592 maple is much harder than walnut BUT!!! sometimes the straight grain and lighter color aren't as much preferred as walnut,,unless you find some curly maple.

  5. I just used a minwax stain that seals also..oops, now im not sure what to use as a finish.

  6. Argh… I forgot to whipe off the excess sealer… back to the workshop we go. Thank you a lot for the great videos!

  7. The Miles Gilbert Stock Refinishing kit includes stock sealer. We sell quite a few stock sealers on our website; check us out at MidwayUSA.

    If you have any additional questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-243-3220. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT.

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