Our program is self-paced meaning you can complete these projects whenever works for you! Projects are released based on units completed.

1 – Stock Finishing – Unit 4

2 – Precision Filing – Unit 5

3 – Silver Soldering – Unit 6

4 – Hand Tool Fabrication – Unit 9

5 – Stone Polishing – Unit 10

6 – Bluing Preparation – Unit 10

7 – Micromeasurement – Unit 10

Project 1 -Stock Finishing

The objective of this project is to acquaint the student with the basic materials, tools, and procedures required to achieve production quality finish on a hardwood gunstock.

Project 2 – Precision Filing

The objective of this project is to acquaint the student with the metal removal characteristics of common hand files. Promote awareness of the requirements for precision in the repair or alteration of metal gun parts.

Project 3 – Silver Soldering

The objective of this project is to develop the skills to produce effective, serviceable solder joints as a means to repair damaged parts or as a technique used in pattern making.

Project 4 – Hand Tool Fabrication

The objective of this project is to fabricate a disassembly tool for a Ruger Security Six Revolver or a Ruger GP 100 Revolver using common materials and hand tools.

Project 5 – Stone Polishing

The objective of this project is to acquaint the student with the metal removal characteristics of polishing stones.

Project 6 – Bluing Preparation

The objective of this project is to acquaint the student with the level of surface cleanliness and polish required to produce a production-quality bluing job.

Project 7 – Micromeasurement

The objective of this project is to provide the student with the hands-on training in micro-measurement using a digital caliper measuring various gun parts to a tolerance of three decimal places.

 

Modern Gun School Tools and Materials List
Over $300 worth of supplies included

 

Modern Gun School Tools and Materials

  • Gun Stock
  • 12 Piece File Set
  • Micrometer
  • Universal Gun Cleaning Kit
  • Trigger Pull
  • India Stone
  • Digital Caliper
  • Bore Light
  • Mainspring Vise
  • Birchwood Casey Tru-Oil Finish
  • Reloading DVD + Reloading Bench Plans
  • MGS Branded Gunsmithing Apron

65 Lessons and Guides - Modern Gun School

  • 65 Comprehensive, Clearly Illustrated Lessons
  • FFL123Kit – Federal Firearms License Guide & Class 3 (SOT) License Guide
  • 2 MGS Binders & Tabs
  • MGS Glossary of Gunsmithing Terms
  • Exploded Gun Diagrams
  • Two Volume Set of Official NRA Guides to Firearms Assembly

Supplies for Projects Modern Gun School

  • Round Metal Stock
  • Common Steel
  • Emery Cloth
  • Acid Core Solder
  • Steel Rod
  • Flat Metal Stock
  • Rifle Barrel Piece
  • Assorted Shim Stocks
  • Simulated Rifle Barrel Piece