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Wood Threatments

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by EX Mod Cog, Aug 23, 2007.

  1. EX Mod Cog

    EX Mod Cog Keyboard Hero

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    Are there any treatments out there for changing the appearance of your wood on a rifle ?

    for example, bleeching a new colour or adding walnut effect ?
     
  2. Rockabilly

    Rockabilly Big Poster

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    depends what wood your talking about , if its beech you could
    try stripping it bare and colouring it with a walnut stain and finishing it off with oil.
     
  3. stu s410

    stu s410 Engaging Member

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    wood stain

    Hi PW, i've bleached wood at work. This will just make the wood a lot lighter in colour. You can stain wood without bleaching it, it depends on what finish you want. You can stain wood any colour you like. We use spirit based stains in various wood colours(light oak, dark oak, mahogany, walnut etc) aswell as plan colours. We get ours from a company called The Bollom Group (www.bollom.com). Hopefully this will help, cheers Stu.:up:
     
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    what about sanding and varnishing?
     
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    Stains

    Hi PW, I'm not aware of any stains for grain effect on airguns.
    I have seen artificial "burr walnut" applied to furniture.
    It's a highly skilled technique.
    Maybe you could look up some French Polishers in your area for some ideas
     

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