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Old March 03, 2019, 11:20   #1
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Wood Furniture for L1A1

I was looking around for wood furniture for my Enterprise L1A1. I'm having trouble locating forearm parts.
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Old March 03, 2019, 12:01   #2
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Contact member yellowhand before considering GB.
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Old March 03, 2019, 18:07   #3
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Is the L1A1 Australian or British? Do you want solid wood or laminate? All the above examples are banged up pretty good and of Australian manufacture. Is that what your looking for? Brits used walnut on both solid and laminate furniture. The Australians used coach wood. If your looking for clean undamaged and not overly sanded original wood, bring a fat wallet. The best were incorporated into builds long ago. For new US made quality, Flypaper makes solid wood handguards. He may need the metal insulator from a trashed set.
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Old March 03, 2019, 19:36   #4
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I can put you a set together, regular hand guards or laminates.

The laminate hand guard set would look like this last set I just did for a gentleman.

I re-laminated the guards to new condition.

Laminate set, can do pretty quick for you, couple of weeks, made up three sets of these guards in last batch. Just need to work up a grip and butt, match colors, etc.

Regular guards, around a month/five weeks.

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Paul, you are a true master!!!
I need a set of HGs to match a beautiful stock I have. Are you taking on any new work???
Thanks & take care. Mick
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Paul, you are a true master!!!
I need a set of HGs to match a beautiful stock I have. Are you taking on any new work???
Thanks & take care. Mick
Got two sets of these walnut re-laminates I did, waiting for color and matching to something, sitting on a side bench, those I can do for ya pretty quick. Heat shields are about new condition.
These can go from very light to real dark to match up with existing work.

Regular wood hand guards, just began working up, cleaning, stripping, and repairing a load. Those take me a while to get right, being as old and delicate as they are.

I have finally about caught up, some folks around here send me 8 to 10 pieces at one time that need a lot of work!LOL
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Old March 03, 2019, 21:52   #8
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I have finally about caught up, some folks around here send me 8 to 10 pieces at one time that need a lot of work!LOL
It's well worth the wait
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I can put you a set together, regular hand guards or laminates.

The laminate hand guard set would look like this last set I just did for a gentleman.

I re-laminated the guards to new condition.

Laminate set, can do pretty quick for you, couple of weeks, made up three sets of these guards in last batch. Just need to work up a grip and butt, match colors, etc.

Regular guards, around a month/five weeks.

Never thought I'd be saying this to another guy but damn Yellowhand that's some nice wood.
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Never thought I'd be saying this to another guy but damn Yellowhand that's some nice wood.
Thank you sir, I try my best for folks.
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Stunning! I just sent you a pm...
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Answered, with pictures of a set ready to go.
Well, ready to go as soon as the last coat of oil dries.
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I can put you a set together, regular hand guards or laminates.

The laminate hand guard set would look like this last set I just did for a gentleman.

I re-laminated the guards to new condition.

Laminate set, can do pretty quick for you, couple of weeks, made up three sets of these guards in last batch. Just need to work up a grip and butt, match colors, etc.

Regular guards, around a month/five weeks.

Yellow hand, your work is absolutely amazing!
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I received my stock set from Yellowhand today, had it on my SLR within minutes. Great work!
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Old April 05, 2019, 19:35   #15
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That looks really nice all mounted up!!!
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nice work indeed, i have been burning walnut all winter. the wood is english walnut very dark in colour and very dense and heavy. i have saved a few large pieces that i thought would make nice set of woodwork for my L1A1 someday.
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Anyone gets in real bind for Yellowhand wood quickly if order a set from him to be mailed to me can zip one of my spare sets out have collected. Have bought direct and off marketplace when folks abandoned a build. Rather not go through all the hassle and not interested in outright selling any but understand being ready to shoot and told a months wait for the last parts you need to finish. Have been collecting up inch parts for some time, guess am just an SAE guy as drive U.S. made trucks and still buy U.S. electronics when I can.

Do have enough metric to not be considered prejudiced. Also have some wood in fair shape that needs refinished just not taken the time yet. Steaming out dents and correcting issues without grabbing a D/A or belt sander takes time. Once three or four people restore a piece of wood improperly it no longer looks or feels correct. For almost five years every order placed with Centerfire would add at least half dozen to a dozen metric milsurp magazines and three L1a1 wood stocks.

Filled fireproof/waterproof box after box of milsurp mags when were $6.99 & $7.99. Have a big box of stocks at work as felt at $3.33 each could not buy too many to pick through for nicer ones. When they sold out of both watched prices of both go up on secondary market quickly. Glad had the foresight to add a few to every order. Some day may pay my property taxes during retirement.
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Just mailed out another set like this today, real pretty ones.

The walnut laminate I use is easy to work and takes about any color, makes it fairly easy to match butts and pistol grips.

Grain in the laminate is a good match for both Aussi and Brit butts and grips.
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Dang Paul, you do some good work man!
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Dang Paul, you do some good work man!
Keeps me from running the streets frolicking about with young wimmen and drinking demon alcohol.
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I hear ya! Retired, in my old age, I putter around the house and change the light bulbs...
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I hear ya! Retired, in my old age, I putter around the house and change the light bulbs...
I stopped changing light bulbs, falls are the number one cause of death for us old folks.

Now, I just go to another room that has a working light bulb.
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