Stock Work for the Beginner (Paperback)
Sherman L. Mays is a gunstock maker with over 40 years experience. He looked back on his many years of learning the craft of stock making and decided to assemble a book that would help others avoid the pitfalls of learning the craft. The book is profusely illustrated with photos to aid in understanding. Many people today say that wood stocks are part of a dieing art. In reality there will always be a market for beautiful stock work. As hobbyists grow in experience they soon discover that a well made wood stock provides a pride in ownership that no plastic stock ever will. If you have always wanted to learn how to fix old stocks or customize them that is certainly covered here. But that's just the start, Sherm shows you how to make and fit stocks from the basics up to a totally professional finish. He does not miss a detail. This is a book you will refer to for years to come 364 pages Perfect Bound, paperback 8.5"x11" 662 - Mixed color and black & white images.