Robert’s 404 Jeffery

This is a classic 404 Jeffery built on the CZ 550 action. It has a 22″ barrel and we fitted it with an old-style BRNO ZKK pop-up peep sight. The customer supplied a nice piece of quarter-sawn English for the stock.

 

Final shaping the stock with rasp

A nice piece of quarter-sawn English walnut with strong grain flow

Inletted sling stud and trap-door grip cap

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sanding it out

Applying the first coat of sealer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rubbing in the Rottenstone

Rottenstone is done and ready for final hand-rub

Hand-rubbed finish is done and ready for checkering. Now on to finish the metalwork.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

File work on the grip cap

Burnishing the barrel after hand-polishing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All hand-polished to 400 grit

 

 

 

Ready for rust blue

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rust bluing

 

 

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