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Gunsmithing with Simple Hand Tools
     

Gunsmithing with Simple Hand Tools

by Andrew Dr Dubino, Ned Schwing
 
• A Stackpole Classic Gun Book • Classic reference by a master gunsmith • How to repair, modify, and improve firearms Before the advent of the lathe, shaper, milling machine, and surface grinder, gunsmiths used hand tools to produce classic firearms. Such tools can still be used today to modify any design a firearms enthusiast has in his collection.

Overview

• A Stackpole Classic Gun Book • Classic reference by a master gunsmith • How to repair, modify, and improve firearms Before the advent of the lathe, shaper, milling machine, and surface grinder, gunsmiths used hand tools to produce classic firearms. Such tools can still be used today to modify any design a firearms enthusiast has in his collection. With detailed information on planning a workshop and acquiring the basic tools, this practical reference is a must-have for anyone interested in repairing and improving firearms. Topics such as metals, files, abrasives, small parts, and how to blue and polish a gun for a finished look are all covered in this informative guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811703789
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
07/08/2008
Series:
Stackpole Classic Gun Books Series
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,251,365
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Dubino is a gunsmith, a former gun columnist for the Bangor (ME) Daily News, and an avid hunter, fly fisher, and craftsman.

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