Finishing Supplies

Items that Jim uses in his own gun making work.

 

Cannot ship outside continental United States. Must ship surface transportation only. Antique Wood Stain Specially formulated to bring out the rich beauty and figure of any wood. DEEP PENETRATING - Designed to penetrate deep into wood so surface scratches, abrasion and other wear damage will not expose raw, unstained areas. NON-GRAIN-RAISING - Suppled...
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Bone Black

$15.00
To darken a stock: Tap out a little bit of bone black and pour a little bit of finishing oil into separate piles on a non-absorbent surface. First, dampen the brush a little bit in the finishing oil and then pick up a little bit of the bone black with...
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Iron nitrate is a favored stain for maple gunstocks.  It imparts a traditional, durable, and beautifully rich color. Directions:  Apply to wood.  Allow to dry.  I usually wait for at least a half hour before applying the heat.  Overnight is fine.  Heat until color changes to reddish brown. While heating,...
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The instructions below for Brass, Bronze and Copper are from the Jax website.  Jim has tested this product on the iron/steel parts of flintlocks and recommends it for this application. The usage instructions are the same. USAGE INSTRUCTIONS Using JAX Black Darkener for Brass, Bronze and Copper is simple: Prepare...
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The instructions below for Brass, Bronze and Copper are from the Jax website.  Jim has tested this product on the brass parts of flintlocks and recommends it for this application.  USAGE INSTRUCTIONS Using JAX Brown Darkener for Brass, Bronze and Copper is simple: Prepare and clean the surface to be treated...
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Permalyn Sealer is made from the same base oils and polymers as Permalyn Gun Stock Finish but contains special ingredients to ensure deep penetration into the stock. This affords maximum durability and ensures that surface damage cannot expose raw wood, allowing moisture damage. Permalyn also makes an excellent all-around finish...
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Tannic acid is used in conjunction with ferric or iron nitrate (also available from Kibler's Longrifles) in the staining process to accentuate maple figure. A solution of tannic acid (1 Tbs dissolved in 1 pint of water) is prepared and applied to the bare stock.  After this dries, the iron nitrate...
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