new pic after paint, before rubbing out.
I like my birch stocks to be darker and more worn looking even when they are new. Today i began the antiquing process i use to do that. It is a combination of flat black enamel and hand rubbing with different oils and waxes to get an oily looking, but dry, tough finish I like better than the factory one.
Some of the process is just shooting the darned thing once it';s painted..it's not the most scientific process...here's my 10/22 finished this way:
The "handguard" is a two peice fabrication made from the leftover handguard of my wife's ATI strikeforce after i fitted a quad rail to hers. It was just for fun and was only on there overnight until my own rail arrived...lol.
Looking at the new mini on the wall rack above the 10/22 just made me want to paint it..lol.
Last edited by justasking; 03-29-2012 at 18:11.