I am looking forward to being able shoot and reload more often. The resources below include sites that specifically relate to gunsmithing training and careers. The great thing is that modern firearms are designed to be strippedcleaned with minimal tools. The nra offers several classes with some of the best gunsmithing schools in the country. Learn to repair, customize, and refinish to become a real gunsmither armando bomberger. Gunsmithing by roy dunlap gunsmithing tips and projects wolfe publishing gunsmith kinks volumes 14, brownells all of the above are available at brownells but can often be found on the internet used. My gunsmithing project involves the sights on my boys antitank rifle. A great source of good old basic information, a must for gunsmiths or well informed gun nut. Older issues of shooting times from this period contain numerous articles about various gunsmithing projects. May 14, 20 my gunsmithing project involves the sights on my boys antitank rifle. Every gun fancier will appreciate the examples illustrated with photography. You dont have to be a professional gunsmith to own a basic set of tools for rifle disassembly.
I wish there was just one book on gunsmithing but it would have to be a big sucker. Towsley 2010, hardcover at the best online prices at ebay. Our basic gun repair course is meant for the hobbyist and is a proven method of gun repair for the firearms enthusiast. Basic gunsmithing book this is a discussion on basic gunsmithing book within the gunsmithing forums, part of the firearm forum category. Nov 16, 2014 download pdf shotgun news gunsmithing projects book, by shotgun news staff. Walker gun repair diy pb 1972 at the best online prices at ebay. Presented in a series of useful gunsmithing projects, these tasks can be performed by a gun enthusiast with average skills, affordable tools and a modest budget. With an active marketplace of over 175 million items, use the alibris advanced search page to find any item you are looking for through the advanced search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as title, artist, song title, genre, etc or you can narrow. Our advanced gunsmithing course consists of 65 lessons and 7 projects. Learn how to properly clean, adjust and fine tune your weapons in the 31 lessons and 4 projects included in this course.
For this project, you will need a 1inch, and a 12 inch. Towsleys gunsmithing made easy provides home projects for gun owners who wish to learn basic firearms repair and modification skills. The gun digest book of gunsmithing tools and their uses, by john e. Basic gunstocking the flintlock rifle layout and inletting. This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts and skills needed by the professional gunsmith. One of the most popular was the conversion of the common and relatively inexpensive military surplus boltaction rifle into a civilian sporter. Shooting sports usa basic tools for the home gunsmith. This soft cover second edition has been expanded to 547 pages, filled with articles on modern and antique gunsmithing projects, suggestions for finishing wood and metal, improving accuracy, decorating stocks, selecting and improving tools for the serious gunsmithing shop. This portal will take you to gunsmithing articles, exploded gun drawings, and gun parts.
Shooters, gunsmiths and collectors alike will find the revised version of this handy book a practical reference for disassembling and reassembling a variety of semiauto pistols. That requires guns, and you dont necessarily want to work on or modify your prized parker or winchester. Doityourself gunsmithing projects are fun and can save you money. Nov 14, 2009 heres a book about gunsmithing that you can download as a 40mb pdf file. The 24 tools plus 6 additional screwdriver bits in this kit are among the ones you will find on the work bench of practically all professional gunsmiths. You will also find links to other relevant web sites for gunsmithing careers, as well as books, software or. A textbook on the repair and alteration of firearms. Download pdf shotgun news gunsmithing projects book, by shotgun news staff. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the firearms industry. His books are now about the only books available on gunsmithingtool making, as most publishers do not publish gun. The kuhnhausen books and agi videos are both top notch. Beginners bench picking out some tools and materials for the beginning gunsmith by bob brownell as ive started becoming more interested in doing my own gunsmithing work and have now done a few projects, ive found that the more i do, the more tools i need.
Our book servers hosts in multiple locations, allowing you to get the most less latency time to download any of our books like this one. Walker, 3 books james virgil howe, 3 books james b. This instructive handbook includes a series of projects that can be done by a gun enthusiast with average skills, affordable tools and a modest budget. Projects for gunsmiths see all gunsmithing articles. Projects for the home gunsmith book online at best prices in india on. We first go over the truly essential tools except the below which should translate to almost all guns out there. Ebook download pdf shotgun news gunsmithing projects. The title of this book is gunsmithing tips and projects second edition and it was written by wolfe publishing company editor. The first and most important thing you need is proper eye protection. Our course materials provide information on the function, design, maintenance and repair of guns. These conversions ranged from extremely simple and basic to very complex and involved. Gunsmithing made easy contains the information you need to perform most common repairs and modifications on todays guns. The shotgun and over 8 million other books are available for amazon kindle.
Projects for the home gunsmith hardcover october 6, 2010. Shotgun news gunsmithing projects book gunsmithing guns of the old west gunsmithing gunsmithing at home. With an active marketplace of over 175 million items, use the alibris advanced search page to find any item you are looking for through the advanced search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as title, artist, song title, genre, etc or you can narrow your focus using our amazing set of criteria parameters. The general gunsmithing books tend to be a rehash of already published info or very basic gunsmithing projects, scope mounting, sling swivel installation, recoil pad fitting and the like. Projects for the home gunsmith by bryce towsley isbn. The basic gunsmithing course is comprised 31 lessons, and 4 projects, offering a general education on the firearms industry. When we chose each one individually, we walked the aisles of our stock room many times, repeatedly handling each of the vast variety of gunsmithing tools we carry. Gunsmithing training program in grand prairie, tx mt. Towsley is a field editor for the nras american rifleman, american hunter, and shooting illustrated magazines. Our bench projects present techniques needed to keep your guns safe and in topnotch condition. Worlds largest supplier of firearms accessories and gunsmithing tools.
Online gunsmithing classes accredited gun training courses. Gunsmithing made easy projects for the home gunsmith. Distance education modern gun school has been a trusted name in gunsmith training. Like all other gunsmithing books it could use pictures that are more clear.
Towsley, bryce m books survival tips survival skills survival books 870 express reloading room reloading equipment gunsmithing tools remington 700 shooting guns. Traister, 4 books william buchele, 3 books ralph t. It was published by wolfe pub co and has a total of 547 pages in. Stepbystep photographs and clear, simple text make it easy to disassemble and reassemble a. This book is widely regarded as the best book for gunsmithing you will be shown how to make and use basic gunsmithing tools, some of which, however, are. The nra gunsmithing guide updated gunsmithing at home. Vicery and it was published in 1940 its an old book but i think you may still find it useful and interesting, even if you dont own a gun, because it describes how to use many of the same machine shop tools and techniques that were still using today. Advanced gunsmithing course basic gun repair course. Most of the modern gunsmithing, not to be confused with modern gunsmithing, books i dont really care for.
Pins usually retain those gun components that are not retained by screws, and pin punches are needed to remove them. Beginners bench firearms, reloading supplies, gunsmithing. This is a discussion on basic gunsmithing book within the gunsmithing forums, part of the firearm forum category. Not only will readers enjoy performing these projects, they will also learn about the tools and skills needed to perform basic and advanced gunsmithing tasksfrom basic tools such as screwdrivers, punches and files to more advanced tools including drill presses, sanders and lathes. I bought this book on kindle that was a big mistake. Be physically and mentally capable of performing the projects and the classwork required for the gunsmithing program. It spends a lot of time on setting up your workshop, buying tools, etc. The only shortcoming is the minimal scope of the work. Gunsmithing by roy dunlap gunsmithing tips and projects wolfe publishing gunsmith kinks volumes 14, brownells all of the above are available at brownells but can often be found on the internet used book sites at considerable savings. It offers a comprehensive understanding of the firearms industry from manufacturing to everyday gun owner operations. Gunsmithing books are indispensable when it comes to learning new techniques and procedures.
He gives detailed explanations and color illustrations for just about every aspect of gun repair. I really should have thought that part out before purchasing it. It would have been okay if i had it in book form, but it is still a very basic book. Find out the most essential gunsmithing tools youll need to keep your firearms running in great shape or to make easy modifications. He has published six books on guns, gunsmithing, and hunting. Four sizes 116, 18, 316 and 14inchwill cover 99 percent of your gun disassembly work.
Projects for the home gunsmith bryce towsley hardcover the definitive guide for anyone interested in building or maintaining guns. Welcome to the new gun digest gunsmithing center an online resource for aspiring and experienced gunsmiths. Learn from our time tested course materials and bench projects. The publications shotgun news gunsmithing projects book, by shotgun news staff, from straightforward to challenging one will be an extremely valuable jobs that you can take to change your life. Gunsmith required tool kit piedmont technical college. Popular gunsmithing books meet your next favorite book. Dunlap, 2 books steven dodd hughes, 2 books leroy deforest satterlee.
A collection of the best gunsmithing articles from twenty years of rifle magazine. I buy books and notes from gunsmiths retiring or going out of business i dont think you can ever get enough. You should also have brass punches in 18 and 14inch sizes. This book is the holy grail of gunsmithing books,especially on the most popular pistols and revolvers. Sep 23, 2010 older issues of shooting times from this period contain numerous articles about various gunsmithing projects.115 888 359 462 371 115 159 1515 802 549 481 1390 1232 1324 1384 1283 662 657 840 1350 1545 1092 1049 962 1088 867 721 818 654 1297 1345 1210 421 942 298 410 1081 268 603 1120 623 976