High-quality stocks in real walnut wood

Considering the entire production of shotguns, the stock is one of the main element that determine the value of the shotgun and certainly it’s the one on which the customer focuses his attention for the aesthetic choice of his shotgun.

The stock unquestionably enhances a beautiful shotgun, giving it prestige and uniqueness.

Walnut blanks selection for the production of Breda firearms

To obtain Breda quality, we select every single piece of walnut wood carefully and directly, that will become the valuable stock of a high value-added product dedicated to those who made the art of hunting their passion.

Walnut wood, still damp as it’s freshly cut, is carefully inspected, selected, categorised and marked to then be placed on the pallets, ready for the phase of natural ageing.

Natural drying of walnut for rifle stocks

Several months have passed since the selection of the first wet sketch that will soon become a new splendid stock for the production of hunting rifles with the Breda brand.

The precious walnut wood rested in the open air in a completely natural way, sheltered from the elements, to allow evaporation of the humidity inside the piece: nature knows how to do its duty perfectly, with no necessity to resort to methods of rapid drying that could weaken the fibres and therefore the future stock of the rifle.

The natural oil finish for rifle stocks

For the production of Breda shotguns are used only walnut sets with a natural oil finish: the process is carried out manually by expert stocks craftsmen and can lasts up to 20 days; in this way the veins of the walnut are brought out to their highest degree of beauty.

Breda is proud of not using any type of coating or wood-enriching technique, because we strongly believe in the power of nature as well as in the competence of our craftsmen who will be able to offer you a product of unparalleled technical and aesthetic value.


The history of Breda shotguns has its roots in one of the most renowned industrial groups of the 20th century in Italy. Since then, Breda shooting and hunting shotguns have become a true icon in the world of sport shooting and in the art of hunting, gaining a place of honour in the hearts of those who still today preserve their own weapons with care and dedication. Breda is history, it is emotion, it is passion, it is family.


Breda brings its creations to life in the armoury district of Val Trompia, Brescia, where master craftmens with long experience and superfine taste operate their craft. The precious decorations are conceived and designed by artists and master engravers who create suggestive plant compositions, modern avant-garde themes, evocative faunal scenes or even graceful metaphorical figures, capable of giving Breda shotguns a refined and elegant style, always recognisable and to great effect.


First-class materials, impeccable mechanical workmanship and state-of-the-art assembly are the advantages of a high added-value production that characterises the Breda brand for the production of shooting and hunting shotguns. Once the raw materials have been selected, the expert hands of the artisans proceed with the mechanical processing and surface treatments to create a highly performing product.