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PostSubject: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyMarch 30th 2014, 3:55 pm

Got all the finish off today, shes been block sanded with 100 grit and then soaks with a wet rag to raise the grain before I knock it down with 220 grit and do that a few times. One small little dent I was unable to get out due to the amount of wood I would have to remove and when you do any many stocks as I have done in the past, you know what to leave alone! After I use a clear filler and finish the stock, it will look like a knot. She'll be beautiful once I oil the stock and then go with truoil over it.

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyMarch 30th 2014, 4:43 pm

cheers 

Nice Exclamation What color stain does Carlos want or did he leave it your choice Question 

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyMarch 30th 2014, 5:07 pm

This why we don't ever stain walnut! Just a simple thick coat of BLO, sit for 15 minutes, wipe off and allow it to set up a bit before hand rubbing in another coat until its hot.
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyMarch 30th 2014, 9:45 pm

Dang my friend, that is looking real sharp! Carlos should be real proud to tote that thing around for a while! cowyboy hatoff
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyMarch 31st 2014, 6:55 am

cheers 

Stock is looking really nice Exclamation  Exclamation Now Jonathan, don't make it tooooooo nice now   lol! 

Make Carlos a " ONE OF A KIND ALSO. He deserves it " Exclamation  Exclamation  Exclamation 

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 1st 2014, 3:00 pm

Great looking TC  Carlos  Great job
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 2nd 2014, 10:07 am

That wood really looks good after you oiled it.
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 2nd 2014, 12:57 pm

Oh it looks a whole lot better these days. A very dark rich color with the tung oil on it. Last night I used 0000 steel wool and buffed it down, then applied another coat of tung oil, very smooth! I still have plenty of coats to add before the barrel arrives.
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 2nd 2014, 1:13 pm

Are you keeping the barrel or does Carlos want it back?

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 2nd 2014, 4:44 pm

Im keeping the 45cal barrel and the other parts gun stock.

I got the other hawken in, what a shame, beautiful "burl" figured walnut like crazy at the forearm, but 2 nasty cracks in the stock by the lock plate. Typical areas for a TC to crack.
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 2nd 2014, 4:51 pm

Glass bed it once you get a lock and trigger. That should hold it all together. Maybe it will even hide the cracks.

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 2nd 2014, 5:01 pm

I thought about that to but its a pretty nasty crack to where one side is slipping out a bit. No biggy, i have my 58 hawken for my fun time lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 3rd 2014, 4:28 pm

MANY coats of low gloss tung oil, buffed every 3 coats with 0000 steel wool. Last night I rubbed it down with boiled linseed oil and let it dry over night, wiped it down with a rag and shes very good looking now. Its amazing what an oil finish does VS a spray on finish, this stock was originally a orange looking color.

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 3rd 2014, 4:32 pm

That came out nice. You didn't use any stain on that?

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 3rd 2014, 4:36 pm

nope just a couple base coats of boiled linseed oil, let it dry and then tung oil from there. Thats all natural walnut, zero stain.
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 3rd 2014, 7:08 pm

Man that sure did purdy up nicely! Congrats.
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 3rd 2014, 7:42 pm

Very Happy 

Came out really nice Jonathan  Smile 

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 3rd 2014, 7:49 pm

BEAUTIFUL job FG on capturing that pure walnut color  Exclamation
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 3rd 2014, 8:37 pm

What's the leather thong for? Is that tied to an anchor as your anti-theft device?   lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 3rd 2014, 8:51 pm

lol you tie it to your man parts when you go camping without a tent, its the ultimate anti theft alarm. When you wake it screaming, it just scares the hell outta the guy trying to run off with it.



naaah, Im going to make a capper for Carlos and attach it. Yours goes out tomorrow to Bob.
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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 4th 2014, 6:15 am

affraid  affraid 

Man, that's got to " HURT " Exclamation  Exclamation  Exclamation 

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 12th 2014, 5:44 pm

Looks great. A job well done.

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PostSubject: Re: Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish   Carlos' TC Hawken Refinish EmptyApril 12th 2014, 10:29 pm

Great work! That looks very nice.
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