Gun stock design: the valuable contribution of an expert supplier

Posted by Alberto Franchini on September 16 2021 - Reading time: 4 minutes

The gun stock has three important functions:

  • structural
  • ergonomic
  • aesthetic

Each one needs specific and rigorous study and development processes, depending on the purpose of the arm.

In this article, we will discuss how a correct inlet design can influence the quality of the arm and the precision of the stock as well as the role of the manufacturer.

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Topics: gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

Some considerations on how to choose the best gun stock finish

Posted by Alberto Franchini on May 27 2021 - Reading time: 5 minutes

The finish is one of the most important aspects of wood gun stock manufacturing, as it determines how durable, strong, and glamorous the product will be.

An expert wood maker can offer a wide range of options, but how do you choose the best gun stock finish to satisfy your clients’ requests?

Let’s discuss the topic in the following article.

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Topics: custom wood products, gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

The reasons why you should evaluate an adjustable rifle stock

Posted by Alberto Franchini on April 13 2021 - Reading time: 4 minutes

The stock is the part of the rifle that you shoulder and put in contact with your body. For this reason, many manufacturers have created several versions of their products, with the same mechanical components, but different shapes and characteristics depending on customers’ requests and preferences.

An adjustable rifle stock can let the shooter feel comfortable while holding the arm. Let’s talk about this topic in the article.

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Topics: custom wood products, gunstocks, custom gun stocks, rifle stocks

Carbine stock design: the importance of considering tolerances

Posted by Alberto Franchini on February 02 2021 - Reading time: 3 minutes

The carbine stock is the part of the arm to which the barrel, the action, and the firing mechanism are assembled. To ensure an accurate shot, a perfect fit of all these components is necessary. In this article, we will talk about wood tolerances and their role in the accuracy, durability, and precision of the stock.

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Topics: bedding, outdoor, custom gun stocks, rifle stocks

Why you should also include thumbhole stock in your catalogue

Posted by Alberto Franchini on November 26 2020 - Reading time: 3 minutes

Thumbhole stocks are less common than standard rifle stocks but no less appreciated by consumers. Producers are sometimes unwilling to include them in their product catalogues, or they prefer offering just a few options. In this article, we want to give some reasons why you should include them in your catalogue.

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Topics: gunstocks, custom gun stocks, rifle stocks

Optimise gun stock prices, reducing production & delivery time

Posted by Alberto Franchini on October 22 2020 - Reading time: 3 minutes

Finding an experienced manufacturer doesn’t just mean getting high-quality products. If your supplier has the right tools to set up efficient processes, you can save a lot of money. In this way, you will have the possibility of balancing quality and fair gun stock prices, making smart investments, and ensuring the long-term success of your products. Let’s discuss this topic in the following article.

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Topics: gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

Modern gunstock peculiarities: how to keep up with the latest trends

Posted by Alberto Franchini on October 02 2020 - Reading time: 7 minutes

The first appearance of the term stock dates to 1571 and derives from the Germanic word Stock, which meant tree trunk, due to the wooden nature of the gunstock. The actual gunstock shape appeared with the introduction of the arquebus, a sort of long gun that spread through Europe in the fifteenth century. Since that time, gunstocks have evolved a lot, becoming those prestigious objects so beloved today. In this article, we want to discuss what makes a gunstock modern, talking about beauty, heritage, and some technical aspects.

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Topics: beverage packaging, gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

The latest trends in gun stock refinishing techniques

Posted by Alberto Franchini on September 24 2020 - Reading time: 3 minutes

Gun stock refinishing is one of the most important steps in wood manufacturing, as finishes are applied to protect the wood and make it more resistant, durable, and beautiful. Different techniques and finishing options give specific results that may vary depending on the type of wood and clients’ requests. In this article, we want to discuss the most common and appreciated gun stock refinishing techniques.

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Topics: custom wood products, outdoor, custom gun stocks

The secret of success? Widen your rifle stocks catalogue

Posted by Alberto Franchini on September 03 2020 - Reading time: 6 minutes

Today, consumers want more choices. They expect to have many different options when they buy something, which includes rifle stocks. Firearms enthusiasts want to buy a rifle or gun every year, and they always demand something new and innovative. Providing a larger selection of goods in your catalogue is useful to encourage consumers to make a purchase, as they will be more likely to find a product that suits them. Let’s discuss this topic in the following article.

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Topics: gunstocks, custom gun stocks, minelli replica

Gun stock engraving: why wood is a highly suitable material

Posted by Alberto Franchini on July 23 2020 - Reading time: 4 minutes

Engraving is a way to customize and enhance wood to make your gun stock beautiful and unique. This technique can be applied on many different materials, but wood is particularly suitable. We talk about that in this article.

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Topics: custom wood products, gunstocks, outdoor, custom gun stocks

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