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Old 07-14-2010, 09:23 PM
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Default First grip refinish with pics...

I posted a few days ago about how to refinish a set of grips and got nothing so I went to my local woodworking supply store and started asking questions about refinishing a set of grips I recently bought here.

After some fine grain sandpaper and a couple coats of Tung oil, this is what they look like. I think a couple more coats within the next 2 days and they will be awesome.

How did I do.....

Before....




After

Outside without flash....


Inside without flash....


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Old 07-14-2010, 09:25 PM
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Very well done
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Old 07-14-2010, 10:57 PM
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Wow, those look really nice.
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Nice, very nice.
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Are you sanding with steel wool or anything between coats?
Looking good!
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Default Steel wool

Yes, what I read initially was that you could, but did'nt have to unless the oil picked up alot of dust.

Then I read that you use the steel wool to help with adhesion of of the next coat.

So I did just to be safe.
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