"Custom Gunstock Carving" Book by Philip Eck

Product #: 586970 Stackpole Books #: 0-8117-0162-X UPC #: 9780811701624
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By Phillip Eck. Nothing is more rewarding then desgining your own custom stock. In this book, the author educates you on the appropriate working conditions, design selection, cutting methods and more. If you chose not to design your own, there is a complete gallery of patterns in full scale that are ready to use for your stock. Published in 2006. 208 Pages - Softcover.

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Publisher: Stackpole Books
Date of Publication: January 2006
Number of Pages: 208

Summary of Material (from the publisher):
  • Complete coverage of all tools and equipment with detailed explanations of all techniques, illustrated with precise line drawings
  • Extensive gallery of ready-to-use patterns
    Back by popular demand ten years after the publication of the original hardcover, this paperback edition of Custom Gunstock Carving gives in-depth instruction on the cutting and carving techniques that make up the gunstock carver's art--from preparing proper working conditions to selecting a pattern to the cutting itself. Author Phillip R. Eck also discusses using different types of wood, preparing the surface for carving, and locating design sources. Featuring an impressive selection of full-scale patterns, this book is essential for any shooter looking to add a personal touch to his or her weapon.
    About the Author:
    Phillip R. Eck is a self-taught artist who has been carving gunstocks for more than thirty-five years. A past director of the Maryland Rifle and Pistol Association, he lives in Baltimore.

  • Softcover, black & white drawings, 8 1/2" x 11"
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