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Old 11-06-2011, 3:48 PM
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Default AK 74 Woodworks - before and after

Here are my items after purchasing the exact materials listed at the beginning of this thread, with the exception of the stain, where I chose a red mahogany color. I had to stain the stock 3 times, the upper handguard twice, and the lower handguard once to get the colors to match. Came out really gorgeous. My only disappointment - a minor one - was that I was hoping it would come out a little more red.

Here is the before picture. Actually I didn't take a before picture, this one is based on the image on AK47-builder's website where I bought the parts kit from:

So now that I have all the necessary supplies, the wife took a trip to a thrift store and purchased a whole bunch of worn out furniture items for me to refinish!
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