Machine Shop / Stockmaking Course

Instructor teaching a gunsmith student the practical and conceptual uses of the lathe machine.

Course Objective: Students will complete a combination of lathe and milling machine projects, stockmaking and Design and Function Theory.

Upon completion of this course students will have threaded and chambered a barrel for a bolt action rifle (approved caliber of their choice) and test fired it in our test firing booth. Students will also bed a composite stock; sling swivels, and a finish of their choice. Theory will include Sights and Triggers.

  • Engine Lathe and Mill
  • Universal Grinder
  • Triggers and Sights Theory
  • Design & Function 1 Theory
  • Stockmaking Theory
  • Composite Stock and Paint Applications
  • History & Use of Firearms Theory

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