Restoration in Process – Parker BHE

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10 | Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13 | Day 14 | Day 15 | Completed Parker BHE Restoration Project

Fully restored Parker BHE Shotgun - Left sideOriginally built in 1920, this 12 gauge Parker BHE shotgun came to us with close to a century of use and a cracked stock.  Firearm restoration work will include a new buttstock (with a skeleton butt plate and gold oval), checkering, full metal polish, engraving re-cut, and our signature metal finishes.  Learn more about Turnbull Restoration Services. Click on each image to see additional details.

Day 1: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Making a new shotgun buttstock

Day 2: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Fitting the stock to the receiver.

Day 3: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Fitting the skeleton buttplate.

Day 4: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

The last day of inletting!

Day 5: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Polishing the barrels

Day 6: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Inletting the gold shield

Day 7: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Re-cutting the barrel engraving

Day 8: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Polishing the action

Day 9: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Rust Bluing the Shotgun Barrels

Day 10: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Stock Refinishing

Day 11: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Checkering the Buttstock

Day 12: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

More Checkering

Day 14: Parker BHE Shotgun Restoration

Re-cutting the engraving

Completed Parker BHE Restoration Project

We have had a lot of fun documenting this restoration process for you and are pleased with the outcome of the work. Thank you for checking in each week to see the progress that was made each step of the way!