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by agingcrossbower
Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Making of a wood stock Stage 1
Replies: 26
Views: 3238

The Mystery member I got the wood from just said it was Soft Maple. Could you explain what Purple Hart is. I'm asumming a stain of sorts. Would you PM me on this. I am trying to decide on finish. I am not crazy about a light colored finish but it seems thats what people put on maple to show the grai...
by agingcrossbower
Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:32 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Making of a wood stock Stage 1
Replies: 26
Views: 3238

wood blank

Do you mean what finish am I going to use. Thats still up in the air. More than likely a stain and varnish.
curmudgeon wrote:Looking good. With what and how often are you treating the wood, or do you ? 8)
by agingcrossbower
Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Clicks---not here I hope..
Replies: 26
Views: 2088

OH, can not stand clicks! Very bad indeed. Thank God none HERE. This site is the best. Thanks for having me here. :D :D
by agingcrossbower
Wed Sep 09, 2009 9:16 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Making of a wood stock Stage 1
Replies: 26
Views: 3238

Making of a wood stock Stage 1

Well, I finally started and I'm love every minute of it. I first made the rail channel on the stock. I used a mortise and tendon for the squared end of the channel. The rest I dadoed out. I took an oak peice the same size as the rail and got it to fit nicely in the stock channel. I then used red pai...
by agingcrossbower
Sat Aug 29, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Wrapping Serving on String
Replies: 13
Views: 1551

Re: string jig

michiganman wrote:i also built a string jig,that boo mentioned before.its great to use,and practice on. if you need a pic of mine ,pm me,JIM
Could you pm me a pic of that jig. Thank you in advance. Mike :)
by agingcrossbower
Sat Aug 29, 2009 6:59 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: A Fall From Grace Part Three
Replies: 11
Views: 881

Oh, My God. A person never wants to think about this. You just keep putting it off. Thanks for sharing this with us. Mike
by agingcrossbower
Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:46 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Free Broadhead giveaway...better HURRY
Replies: 27
Views: 1929

Choose a Meatseeker 3 Blade. Thanks Bojangles. :D :D
by agingcrossbower
Wed Aug 26, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Too amazing for words...
Replies: 11
Views: 1297

Did you see how the second dog looke for traffic. Simply Amazing. How could anyone not like a dog. :(
by agingcrossbower
Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: G5 Squaring Tool?
Replies: 19
Views: 1836

Never knew anything about this. Thanks all for the education. It all makes sense for proper flight. :D :D
by agingcrossbower
Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: G5 Squaring Tool?
Replies: 19
Views: 1836

Squared insert

All here seem to build their own arrows. When you buy arrows should you worry about insert squaring or check them. Thanks
by agingcrossbower
Sun Aug 23, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Making of a wood stock
Replies: 28
Views: 2632

Is there anyone out there with some expertees on finishing this stock. I've heard of tung oil, stain and vanish, or marine vanish. A rub on vanish, but if someone says paint I,ll hurl. eeEEEWee. Thanks Mike PS Bluefish024 has interesting idea with a red then brown stain, which I'm going to test. Tha...
by agingcrossbower
Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Making of a wood stock
Replies: 28
Views: 2632

Care to share a picture of your stock. Like to see its lines.
roland wrote:nice looking piece of curly maple, that wood is hard to work with. That is the same wood that I made my stock out of.
by agingcrossbower
Fri Aug 21, 2009 5:36 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Making of a wood stock
Replies: 28
Views: 2632

Oh yes, show us that stock. would you share the finish process. Thanks I bought a Dixie Gunworks Pennsylvania Flintlock Kit in 1970. My neighbor was a cabinet maker and helped me finish the stock and rifle. Took 1 year just to finish the stock. He only allowed me to work on the stock about 30 min. a...
by agingcrossbower
Thu Aug 20, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Making of a wood stock
Replies: 28
Views: 2632

Added a Dremel tool to help with the carving. 8) 8) 8) what tools would you be using. i have a large woodshop and looks like something i would like to attempt. would you use a router to make a grove for where the rail sits. other than that, all i can think of would be a bandsaw, scroll saw, and a fe...
by agingcrossbower
Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:04 pm
Forum: Crossbow Hunting
Topic: Making of a wood stock
Replies: 9
Views: 989

Yes, that has crossed my mind. I think I will try two 2x8 spruce glued together and plane to same demenisions. Yes I would hate to mess up that maple. Thanks Mike Very nice piece of wood. I would suggest makeing a protocopy out of some soft wood (pine) befor useing that nice piece! Glue up some 2 x4...