Building a Kentucky Rifle, part 1 with Companion Book


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A 2-1/2 hour presentation featuring living legend Hershel House building a fine relief carved & engraved flintlock rifle. From start to finish Hershel teaches how to build a classic Kentucky Rifle beginning with a stock blank, Colerain barrel, a lock & some brass castings. He inlets the tapered & flared barrel, then demonstrates how to fabricate & install the trigger, sights, ramrod pipes, the patch box, silver inlays & barrel tennons. The muzzle cap is cast in pewter. After carving and engraving the rifle is stained & finished. An excellent DVD for beginners.

Also includes the "Building a Kentucky Rifle" companion book: This 48 page book complements the above DVD & includes full size drawings by Hershel of a stock profile, details of the component parts & expanded notes on important gun building aspects such as lock placement & shaping the butt stock.