Gunsmithing

From the proper method of cleaning your gun to the right way to mount a scope, Gun Digest’s gunsmithing section has you covered. We provide you with authoritative how-to articles and indispensable references to make your DIY gunsmithing project a snap. Gun Assembly/DisassemblyExploded Gun DrawingsAR-15 Maintenance GuideAR-15 Cleaning Download

Gun repair just got easier, with "Shotguns Assembly/Disassembly 3rd Edition"

Giveaway: Win the New “Shotguns Assembly/Disassembly”

Gun repair, maintenance and shotgun cleaning just got easier, with our newest book release, "Gun Digest Book of Shotguns Assembly/Disassembly 3rd Edition." This week, we’re giving away a copy of this must-have gun book to one lucky winner.

Which direction, and how far, are clues. Track them with a new rifle, and if they ever change, you know something is up.

The AR-15: Getting Things Apart

Learn how to field-strip and completely disassemble your AR-15 – and get it all back together again - for routine and advanced cleaning, maintenance and repair.

Get diagrams for more than 1,000 guns in "Exploded Gun Drawings"

Diagrams Answer 4 Burning Questions for DIY Gunsmiths (& Did You Win the Book?)

"Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings" has the answers to some of the most common questions from do-it-yourself gunsmiths, with detailed diagrams for more than 1,000 models of handguns, rifles and shotguns, along with a complete directory of firearms trade resources and contact information for buying gun parts and supplies.

Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings

Giveaway: Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings

Sometimes a simple drawing showing the parts of a gun can be incredibly informative, indicating the placement and direction of insertion of parts with simple lines on paper. That's what you get with the "Gun Digest Book of Exploded Gun Drawings," the prize in this week's book giveaway.

Gun in parts? This book can help.

Gun in Parts? How to Put it Back Together

Whether you have a Colt 1911 or Walther P22 - or anything in between - if you like to clean and maintain your semi auto pistols yourself, this newly-revised edition of "Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly" makes it simple.