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Old 4th October 2012, 07:51 PM
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Originally Posted by dangermouse View Post
Has anyone ever tried making a rifle stock out of spalted beech ?
Yes I have seen one.

My strong advice to you would be to not use spalted beech, as its basically rotten beech.

Its a pale beech, almost white, with bad linear pattina - of rot.

Its liable to snap in weak spots and looks the same colour as a freshly peeled Maris Piper.

There are other options, cherry or ash in the price range or even just plain old beech - all offer better vfm when buying gunstock blanks.

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