Gun stocks are made of walnut and cheaper ones are made of maple.
Walnut, birch, laminates
For starters, both sides of the receiver frame will be engraved with a game hunting scene. Second, it will have deluxe (3X) walnut stocks that are checkered. Third, the breech bolt is engraved "PIGEON GUN".
Not usually. The standard Model 1905 was made with plain non-checkered walnut stocks. There were a scant few Deluxe guns made that have high quality walnut stocks that were checkered. Bert H.
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Walnut, beech, birch, ash
Stevens guns were marked J. Stevens Arms Co from 1920 to 1942. Utility grade slide action shotgun, blued finish and walnut stocks. NRA Poor = $50, Excellent = $150. Manufactured 1926 to 1945.
stock is standard american walnut, no stain.
Yes, and they still do make a BPS 10ga. Wood stocks are the Hunter Model
Not sure what the basis of this question is. The stock providers for either FN or Browning (some guns were stocked overseas, others stocked in the US) would not have accepted stock blanks that were twisted. If you are referring to stocks with considerable figure and grain, those are French walnut or American Claro walnut, depending on model.
Shotguns do not have handles. They have stocks and forends, and in some cases grips. These parts are usually made of wood, such as walnut, or plastic.