The Art of Gunsmithing

The Art of Gunsmithing

By Lewis Potter



This volume is written about working on one of the finest sporting firearms ever invented - the shotgun. Included are types of shotgun from everyman's dream gun, the sidelock ejector, to the everyman gun, the humble economy single barrel. It covers the work a gunsmith actually encounters, much of this information has never previously been published and may help the reader appreciate the complexity and great range of skills and knowledge a gunsmith needs, something unique in the 21st century. Topics covered include: guns and gunsmithing; tooling & equipment; stripping & servicing and examination for faults; minor and advanced barrel work; rejointing barrels to actions and lockwork; minor and major stock repairs; blacking, bluing, browning and engraving, and finally gun proof and the Law.

ISBN: 9781861268150


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