Discussion in 'Firearms' started by VisuTrac, Feb 11, 2015.
Very cool to watch.
Inspirational! A skill set far beyond any I possess!!
A real example of words like Artist, Craftsman, Master. 300 hours of painstaking beautiful work in wood, metals, and chemicals. The heating of the stock's finish to make that gorgeous red color was something to see. In 1957 I started a 4 year course in electronics. Our first lab project blew our neophyte minds. We were given a file, a square, and an irregular piece of sheet steel about 1/8" thickness. We were to make a 3" square. Many abortive attempts made it into the trash barrel. It is a shame that students today are not exposed to these skills.
The Gun Smith Shop at Williamsburg is a great thing to watch. We took a herd of Boy Scouts on a week trip to the east coast and spent a day at Williamsburg.
Pictures some place!?
Also spent 5 days with the Scouts on a Fast Frigate at Norfolk.
Good times for all and the scouts spent their last day as mess cooks to thank the crew for teaching them a lot about, seamanship, fire fighting and just what it's like to live on board a US Navy vessel.
We had to make a piece 4"x3"x 1" out of hot rolled. Only tools were the same as yours. The oversize blanks were flame cut from plate by the instructor. All work was checked on a granite inspection table. We were allowed +- 5 thou. After we passed that then they allowed us to actually touch a bridgeport..
Alright so I got an almost brand new savage 17HMR.
I was out shooting it at the range since I got a scope on it and getting it on paper.
Just finished this one this afternoon.
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Target was the sight in @ 25yrds. That is a 10 shot group.
I'm a tinkerer at best and leave real gunsmithing to the pros. But I'll do basic repairs and other minor work if I think I can undertake it...
This seems very interesting... Opinions?
using salt water, electricity and a 3D printed jig
DIY barrel rifling using salt water, electricity...
Due to numerous requests for a semi-auto version of my BSP-SMG Machine Gun design, I assembled these drawings to illustrate my idea as to how such...
Plans to build a .50 cal rifle.
This book will tell you how to make guns, gunpowder and primers from common materials. No knowledge of chemistry is necessary. Nor is a fancy...
If old grandpa left you his old 12 gauge, or you want to shoot that old pistol you came across while cleaning the attic (and don’t have any ammo!)...
A do it yourself drink bottle silencer.
Because you may not be able to buy one at some point!
The ultimate homemade defense firearm.
In this volume of Expedient Homemade Firearms i will endeavor to show how a more compact and lightweight machine pistol can be constructed from...
AR-Stoner AR-15 A3 Upper Receiver Assembly 7.62x39mm 16" Barrel
AR-Stoner AR-15 A3 Upper Receiver Assembly 7.62x39mm 16 Barrel
TailorMadeHell submitted a new resource:
Gunsmithing Coursework - SDI Gunsmithing Coursework
Gunsmithing coursework from SDI that I found on the...
stg58 submitted a new resource:
G3 Armorers Manual - Instructions for Maintenance and Repair Cal. 7.62 mm x 51 (HK International Training...
Make those needed tools
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