Custom Gunstock Carving
by Philip R Eck
Covers design selection, pattern forming and design application, pistol grip configurations, stock preperation and finishing, cutting exercises, full-scale carving exercises, techniques for low-relief carving and a gallery of dozens of ready to use patterns. 198 pages
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.