From the factory-engraved Model 59 duck gun, to the elaborate artwork on the highest-grade custom firearms, here are 20 engraved guns of Gun Digest 2011!
How to hand stipple the stocks of your polymer-framed pistol for a better grip.
From Patrick Sweeney's 1911: The First 100 Years, a look at the custom 1911s of Scott Mulkerin.
While also in the business of producing fine single stacks, STI makes a hybrid polymer-steel 1911 that takes hi-cap mags. There is no such thing as a "basic" STI.
Bill Laughridge is Cylinder & Slide, and he’s been in the custom 1911 business for a long time - for good reason!
In this excerpt from the new Gun Digest book, 1911: The First 100 Years, Patrick Sweeney takes a look at custom 1911s that are both works of art and precision shooters. "Stan is one of the guys who came to gunsmithing not as a way to get the work he wanted done, done inexpensively,...
Muramatsu reviews the small tools a gunsmith needs in part 1 of the series.
If you're a do-it-yourselfer or a professional or aspiring gunsmith, rock-solid machine tools aren't optional. If you're in the market for a precision lathe that will hold the tolerances you expect, check out these new offerings from South Bend Lathes.
While not a collector's dream, the author's customized Savage 99 is truly a rifleman's dream.