Thanks for your information, all of it is excellent.
Dennis, I would like to have the forend done in a month if I could. It is on an 8 Bore double rifle that I own. The one side of the forend has the checkering dinted in in a few places and the forend and buttstock have been very generously applied by some previous owner with True Oil, enough that it has caused runs in the finish! Wood to metal fit and the condition of the wood is very very good on the buttstock with no proud metal. I will contact these gunsmiths you have recommended. Thanks again!