Gunsmith

How big of a lathe do I need for gunsmithing?

Gunsmithing lathes are precision equipment that enables detailed work while upgrading or constructing new gun barrels. It is a necessary piece of equipment for gunsmiths to do their duties. Since the 19th century, mechanically driven lathes have been commonplace. Many products, including guns, may now be mass-produced due to this.  Hand-smithing is now a quaint…

How to rifle a barrel on a lathe

Rifling a barrel on a lathe is adding helical grooves to the inside of a barrel. This improves the accuracy and velocity of the bullet as it travels through the barrel. The specific steps involved in rifling a barrel on a lathe will vary depending on the make and model of the lathe, but the…

What size Lathe for gunsmithing

What is a gunsmithing lathe A gunsmithing lathe is a specialized type of Lathe that is designed for gunsmithing applications. Gunsmithing lathes are typically much heavier and more robust than standard lathes, and they often have more powerful motors to accommodate the more significant, more forceful cuts required in gunsmithing. This allows the workman to…