Using Pumice Powder and Linseed Oil to Refinish a Gun Stock
What do you do to repair a gun stock that has imperfections? I recently gave a method a try I had not heard of prior; using pumice powder (along with linseed oil) to grind the surface in a gentle, fine manner.
This was needed for a gun that is my prize possession; a Remington XP-100 having a stock I made myself from scratch many years ago. The linseed oil finish had bubbled over the years and I did not want to damage the underlying tung oil finish.
The pumice powder method seemed most worthy of a try, so I recorded this as I proceeded with caution and attempted the repair (spoiler alert: it turned out very nicely!)
The oil used was a product named Tru-Oil made by Birchwood Casey.
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