Used – Modern Gunsmithing



SKU: P-84-62 Categories: , ,

Condition: Good – 527 Pages

Modern Gunsmithing contains all the information one needs to set up a home gunsmithing shop. Numerous pictures and diagrams clarify the subject.

Some of the topics include the following:

  • Home Gunsmithing
  • The Gun-Crank’s Workshop
  • Tooling Up
  • Special and Home Made Tools and Equipment
  • Materials and Metals Necessary
  • First Steps for the Beginner
  • General Shop Practice and Use of Tools
  • Wood for Gunstocks
  • Gunstock Design
  • Stockmaking: Laying Out and Inletting
  • Stock Making: Shaping and Fitting
  • Checkering and Carving
  • Finishing and Polishing Stocks
  • Repairing and Remodeling Stocks
  • Rifle Barrel Design and Fitting by Townsend Whelen
  • Chambering and Barrel Work by Townsend Whelen
  • Cartridge Design and Manufacture by Townsend Whelen
  • Striking and Polishing Barrels
  • Bluing and Browning
  • Case Hardening
  • Soldering, Brazing and Welding
  • Manufacture or Substitution fo Small Parts
  • Cleaning Bores and Removing Obstructions
  • Lapping Barrels and Bore Polishing
  • Fitting Sights and Telescopes
  • Shotgun Reapirs and Alterations
  • Pistols and Revolvers
  • Plus Much, Much More!

Printed in 1933 – Second Edition – 527 pages – Hard bound. Condition: Good.


Author – Clyde Baker

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