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  • 1) Lays out, fabricates, and finishes standard or wooden gunstocks: Selects wooden blanks according to customer's specifications.

  • 2) Draws outline on blanks following pattern or template.

  • 3) Cuts along outline with bandsaw to form rough stock; and shapes recesses in stock, using chisels, gauges, and rabbeting tools.

  • 4) Bores holes to specified depth in butt of gun, using drill press or brace and bit; and inserts weights to attain specified balance.

  • 5) Attaches frame and trigger assembly to stock and screws barrel into frame.

  • 6) Mounts gun in holding device of layout table and locates and draws finish outline, centerline, pitch, pull, and drop, using pencil, scribe, straightedge, square, and butt drop gauge.

  • 7) Shapes contours, using drawknives, chisels, gauges, rasps, and files.

  • 8) Finishes stock, using sandpaper, emery cloth, steel wool, oil, stain, and varnish.




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DOT:   761.381-038

Job Number: 9935