Roy F. Dunlap's classic book on making and repairing guns is reprinted here as part of Stackpole's Classic Gun Book series. Dunlap shows the skilled gunsmith how to produce professional-quality work in every phase of gunwork; included are instructions on working with metals, chamber and barrel work, and designing and crafting gunstocks. Dunlap's detailed instructions are illustrated with diagrams, drawings, and photographs of a variety of firearms.
Roy Dunlap learned gunsmithing as an individual machinist and later an armorer during World War II. In addition to Gunsmithing, he is the author of Ordnance Went Up Front.