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Gunsmith"s apprentice

by Marion Barrett Obermeyer

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Published by McKay in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Marion B. and Barrett J. Obermeyer. Decorations by Ray Abel.
ContributionsObermeyer, Barrett J., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.O1243 Gu
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5851666M
LC Control Number62011934
OCLC/WorldCa7607640

The importance of gunsmithing in Virginia during the colonial period is clear. Gunsmiths were found nearly everywhere: in port towns along the coast, in settled inland areas, and - probably the busiest ones - on the frontier. As with most craftsmen, many of these men remain obscure. They left little trace and the records reveal their names only s: 1. A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds occupation differs from an armorer, who usually replaces only worn parts in standard ths do modifications and changes to a firearm that may require a very high level of craftsmanship, requiring the skills of a top-level machinist, a very skilled wood worker, and even an engineer.

Shotgun News, May 1, , pp. Counting Gunsmiths in Early America. One of the little research projects that I have been working on the last several years, as regular readers of this column know, is a book about the development of gun culture in the United States.   rpenmanparker - don't underestimate filing skill. Gunsmiths who make guns have to get a lot of parts in an action to lock up simultaneously and smoke and file fit. English apprentice gunsmiths also have to become skilled with the file. I was told of one TSJC grad who went to work at a prestigious British gunmaker as an apprentice.

See how our gunsmiths make rifles, pistols, and fowling pieces using the tools and techniques of their 18th-century predecessors and uniting many skills from forging iron to working wood. Joe is John's apprentice, but by no means a newcomer to the blackpowder shooting or smithing scene. He is an active, nationally ranked shooter with NSS-A in both small arms and crew-served types. Joe is currently writing a book on the subject of Confederate arms, and is well known for his reproductions of period Confederate long guns.


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They worked from their adolescence into early adulthood before they could open a shop of their own. Handguns were relatively cheap and were made in large shops in England.

So American gunsmiths repaired and modified imported pistols.