Making the Sharpes rifle

In my usual time of relaxing and surfing the internet I came across some interesting video’s on the making of the Sharps rifle.

The first is the machining of the receiver.

The next video is making the stock.

This is the barrel making video.

This last video deals with the finish that […]

Lower receiver support pressing for VG1-5

In this video we are pressing the lower receiver strengthening piece. This piece effectively increases the support metal around the front barrel support from 1/16 of an inch on both sides to 1/8 of an inch.


Here are a couple of close up pictures of the drilling fixture.

All the front supports […]

Another old video on making the 1903 springfield



This is another video in the series of early gun making. This on shows the forging of the 1903 bayonet and making the barrel for the 1903.

Older gun making Italian style.

This video was taken at an Italian factory where they are working on Carcano’s and Revelli machine guns.;_ylt=A2KIo9Uop.9VXzcA428snIlQ;_ylu=X3oDMTBzYjc0MWM5BHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQDBGdwb3MDMzk-?p=gunstock+making+machine&vid=fd97950ced4d59562eda07112d13cc56&


Just a great deal of hand work

Making parts for the AR-180B

We were down to see our friend Rick at a while back and over the last few weeks during conversation he was interested in if we could make a few AR-180B parts. Why not that’s what we do. So while we are waiting for ATFE approval on the VG1-5 and the machines are kind […]

Video on making the FAL by DSA



There are some real good segments in the video. One showing the stamping of magazines.

Part One of the Bushmaster Pistol

In this video I had the opportunity to chat with John D about his collection of Bushmaster pistols. This is part one of the multi part review of this interesting weapon.

Here are a few still pictures of this interesting first model sheet metal stamped upper pistol.

Close up of parts of […]

A british video of gun proofing

Interesting how they did this.

Video Friday October 10

This is another great video showing gun manufacturing from the early 1900’s.

video Friday October 3

I just found this video from DSA on making there FAL.

Enjoy the video.