The “Untouched” Martini-Henry, Part Two

A cautionary tale of restoring a classic single-shot battle rifle. Here’s how I restored the metalwork.

by Paul Mazan

In Part One we worked on the stock of an “Untouched” Martini-Henry and gave you some techniques to help you match the new wood that was added to replace where wood had rotted during storage of the rifle. This time let’s look at some ideas on how to restore the metal parts.

The size of the metal working project in front of you is going to depend on…

Read more in the April 2018 issue.

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