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dicky0331 01-14-2009 02:42 AM

checkering....
 
I was wondering if anyone knew where to find some templetes for checkering? and what I will need to do this?

canebrake 01-14-2009 04:43 AM

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Originally Posted by dicky0331 (Post 62392)
I was wondering if anyone knew where to find some templetes for checkering? and what I will need to do this?

Is it checkering for wood or metal?

If it's metal have you thought about stippling?

I have found it much easier than chekering.

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matt g 01-14-2009 07:02 AM

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Originally Posted by canebrake (Post 62420)
Is it checkering for wood or metal?

If it's metal have you thought about stippling?

I have found it much easier than chekering.

Stippling doesn't provide the dame grip surface that checking does.

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dclevinger 01-14-2009 04:20 PM

If it's wood checkering that you're interested in, try this book It has quite a few patterns and a lot of great info. Brownells also has several other books and videos on checkering. They and Midway carry the tools you'll need.

David

dicky0331 01-15-2009 12:52 AM

I wanted to checker a rifle stock I am going to be building, it's walnut... maybe a laminate stock, I haven't made up my mind yet.

big shrek 02-07-2009 05:00 PM

Also try woodworking catalogs...you'l be amazed at what you can find cheaper than gunsmith catalogs ;)

stalkingbear 02-17-2009 01:43 PM

Any of the conventional woodworking catalogs I've seen don't cover firearm style checkering like gunsmithing catalogs do. I would recommend you make your own templates.




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Originally Posted by big shrek (Post 69087)
Also try woodworking catalogs...you'l be amazed at what you can find cheaper than gunsmith catalogs ;)



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