John L. Hinnant. 8½" x 11". Revised third edition 304 pages. Self-covered. Not fancy but a very well illustrated, well written, in-depth analysis that provides both the advanced and beginning student a complete and informative shop manual. Covers literally every aspect of turning, chambering and fitting barrels on bolt action rifles including correct machine lathe setup, tool making and sharpening, threading, chambering, crowning, bolt-facing, plus the proper use and care of reamers. Additional section devotes 39 pages to action blueprinting.
Big Book Catalog, Issue:69, Page:377