Scrape, file, and sand machine-shaped gunstocks to remove excess wood.
What does a Stock Shaper do?
Scrapes, files, and sands machine-shaped gunstocks to remove excess wood and impart finished appearance to surfaces: Positions and secures stock in vise. Inserts filing jigs into routed recesses and secures them with screws. Scrapes and files wood to fit surfaces flush with jigs and butt-plate and to finish curves and contours of flutes. Smooths areas of stock, using sandpaper and emery cloth. Presses stock against sanding drum to impart smooth finish to stock.