Reviews and tutorials related to gunsmith and armorer tools.

2016-09-29

Tool Tutorial: Building a Gunsmith Tool Holder

(updated 04-09-2020) Introduction There are some commercial tool-holders sold. None met my specific needs. I made one out of pine similar to the one shown here. It worked well, but I outgrew it quickly and wanted to make some improvements. This is the improved model. It is oak and 24″ wide. You can […]
2016-09-20

Tool Tutorial: Building a Heavy-Duty Gunsmith Workbench

(updated 04-09-2020) Introduction I needed two new workbenches. My old one was constructed of 4×4 timber and free-standing. Trying to cut something in a vise with a reciprocating saw or even a hacksaw would set the whole bench to vibrating. I wanted a bench that was strong enough and heavy enough to stand […]
2016-09-20

Tool Review: ARS Fabricated Armorer Tools

(updated 04-09-2020) Introduction It’s hard to do a job correctly if one doesn’t have the proper tools. I have made a hobby of collecting armorer tools to go with the wide variety of firearms that come into my shop. Some I may never use, but are works of art, both in their concept […]
2016-09-20

Tool Review: Chinese Armorer Tools

(updated 04-09-2020) Introduction Its hard to do a job correctly if one doesn’t have the proper tools. I have made a hobby of collecting armorer tools to go with the wide variety of firearms that come into my shop. Some I may never use, but are works of art, both in their concept […]
2016-09-20

Tool Review: East German Makarov Tools

(updated 04-09-2020) Introduction It’s hard to do a job correctly if one doesn’t have the proper tools. I have made a hobby of collecting armorer tools to go with the wide variety of firearms that come into my shop. Some I may never use, but are works of art, both in their concept […]
2016-09-20

Tool Review: East German AK Armorer Tools

(updated 04-09-20202) Introduction Its hard to do a job correctly if one doesn’t have the proper tools. I have made a hobby of collecting armorer tools to go with the wide variety of firearms that come into my shop. Some I may never use, but are works of art, both in their concept […]