Andrew Dubino. 205 pages. 5¾" x 8½". Hardbound. 33 photographs. 46 illustrations. A well-written, straight-forward introduction to the basic hand tools used in repairing firearms, fine-tuning actions, and servicing shotgun and percussion locks. Advanced, in-depth discussions on the art of hand polishing metal, home heat-treating, and professional hot bluing. Guides you through the steps required to build a black powder percussion lock, trigger guard, firing pin, springs, and numerous other small parts from scratch. Provides specs for metal temperature colors, abrasive grit sizes, drill bit fractional sizes, tap & die sizes, plus numerous machinist notes. Great reference source for the amateur and professional gunsmith alike.
Big Book Catalog, Issue:68, Page:361