Making Holes Disappear

A restoration approach to handling unsightly holes in a firearm.

by Robert E. Fried
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1871 Vetterli Conversion

Converting an old Swiss Vetterli 1871 .41 Swiss to centerfire. Here’s a modern way to conduct the conversion with the help of a 3D printer.

by Kevin Baxter
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Model 94 Custom Repair

An analysis of a non-functioning Model 94 Winchester followed by an unusual repair puts the revered old gun right back into the deer woods.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Metal Polishing

Before refinishing a metal part on any firearm, the surface must be properly prepared. Here’s how I polish gunsmith projects.

by Paul Mazan
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Savage 219

Working with a Savage single shot that showed up in a bag.

by Paul Mazan
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J.C. Higgins Restoration

Sometimes we take on jobs that aren’t very pretty, but we still do them. Here’s how I did a total restoration of an old, damaged J.C. Higgins bolt action shotgun.

by Norman E. Johnson
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Reactivating Drill Rifles

Restoring deactivated drill rifles preserves American military history. Here’s how a Springfield 1903A3 was brought back to life.

by Roy Seifert
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