Another interesting gunsmithing site

I was doing research on rust bluing for a up coming project that I need t finish when I came across this site. It is not a how to site per say but there is a great deal of interesting information there.

Stock making and rust bluing are two topics that he touches on […]

Another great gunsmithing site

As I was browsing the internet looking for information on repairing a Colt New Service revolver I had the good fortune to come across this site.

I think you will find it an enjoyable and informative site.

Interesting gunsmith site

Life around Gun Lab has been a little hectic lately. The work on the VG1-5 is progressing and I have a couple of posts about that coming up. However, I came across a really nice site dealing with metal and wood working on guns. This gentleman does some real nice work. You should take some […]

Interesting project by a friend of Gun Lab

A friend of Gun Lab just completed an interesting project and was nice enough to write up a nice article. This is being brought to you by Orin H.

Swedish M1867 Rolling Block 12.7x44R to .50-70 Government Conversion

I have a Swedish M1867 Rolling Block that was originally in 12.7x44R and you cannot find any […]

Interesting gunsmithing video’s

This video is on barrel fluting. I enjoy watching gunsmithing video’s and happen to learn a great deal from them.

I like the way he dampened the vibration while cutting the flutes.

I am thinking AR-10 barrel when I watch this video

Making the 1930 Sauer firing pins

I went to do a little shooting on a few weapons in my collection that I have never fired only to find out that the firing pins were broken. In this case the pistol that I had taken out was a Sauer model 1930 32acp pistol. For some odd reason I happen to have three […]

Sunday answer 4-12-15

Sorry for the late answer to this Saturday what is it.

It is the brreechblock from a Sauer & Sohn model 1930 pistol. This is a copy from NRA firearms assembly 2, A book you should have in your library, showing the components of the pistol. It is part number 7.


Building a Stevens Single shot rifle video

I like gun building and that should be no surprise to anyone that comes to this sight. I also like any type of weapon. I found this series of videos on building a Stevens single shot rifle. There is a great deal of information in his video even though it is not a how to. […]

Sunday answer 2-8-15

This is the locking device and recoil spring guide for the 7.63×25 Howard Francis carbine. There is only one prototype that is known to have been made in late 1943. It uses a No.1 Mk3. receiver and was converted to a semi-automatic magazine fed carbine.

A black and write photo of the complete rifle.


Weekend update 1-19-15

Well it was another fun weekend around Gun Lab. This was the list I worked out during the week to be completed this weekend.

The 4″ conduit was run around the wood shop as well as the rest of the 2″ and 1″ and we buried it in preparation for the next phase.