I have now started producing custom grips out of STABILIZED WOOD as well as regular wood. This is the ULTIMATE in wood grip material. For an explanation of the stabilizing process and pictures, click on the Stabilized Grips link below.
I use a custom stainless grip screw for all my grips. The threaded end is
ground flat and polished. The ferrules have been polished and fit almost
My Tru Oil finishes unless otherwize specified, are HIGH GLOSS. I do this
so you can see the High Gloss finish before you decide you don't like it.
If you do not like the high gloss finish, you can easily turn it to a satin finish. Just get a
bottle of Birchwood Casey "Stock Sheen & Conditioner" from any sporting goods store.
Use as directed. It's as simple as applying a coat of wax. You can not mess it up.
To see the difference in the two finishes click on the following link. I finished
this peice of laminated mahogany with a high gloss finish, then taped off the left (high gloss side)
and applied the "stock sheen & conditioner" to the other side. Here is the