Flood Gun Restoration Experts

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Lohman Gunsmith is one of the foremost experts of restoring your flood gun. Houston has a flood problem on a good day because we care flat as a pancake and most of the city sits anywhere from 38 – 115 feet above sea level. There just is not anywhere for the water to go. We […]

Custom Firearm Builder

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Building custom firearms is a lot of fun, and the options are endless. We build revolvers, custom 1911, AR’s, and bolt action rifles. One of the things we do differently than other custom builders is we listen to you and we build the gun you have in your head. You dream it we build it […]

Color Case Hardening

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Color Case hardening is the process of case hardening the surface of the metal. The metal underneath remains soft which will produce a thin layer of harder metal at the surface. This is called the case. Gun makers have long used this process in the manufacturing of firearms. The word Color is a reference to […]

Cerakote – Best Firearm Coating

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I enjoy history and guns. I have read over the years records of manufacturers and their firearms back in the early 1900’s and forward. An example of a gun I read about was shipped from the manufacturer to a local hardware store in Decater, Illinois. A couple years later it was sent back to the […]

Broken Stock Repair

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As I read the morning Houston Chronicle paper. Yes I am probably the last person on earth that gets a morning paper everyday, and reads every section. I read the headline World-famous Houston heart surgeon, Dr. Denton Cooley has died. As I read all the great things he did I think about what project I […]

Shotgun Restoration Project

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Restoration projects are very enjoyable to me. I enjoy them the most because of of the transformation I see from start to finish. Shotgun restoration projects also have more steps than any other restoration. First we will take off the original bluing finish on the shotgun. This takes quit a bit of time as we […]

Firearm Restoration Part 2

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In part one of the firearm restoration I talked about why someone might want to get a gun restored or do a restoration on it. In part two I am going to talk about the different levels of restoration Levels of Restoration I. Cleaning Restoration – where you might go in clean the gun and […]

Firearm Restoration Part 1

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Lohman Gunsmith specializes in firearm restoration. Many firearms are passed down through the generations. You grow up as a boy seeing your father and grandfather use certain firearms. You admire them and as you grow older these guns get meaning and stories associated with them. As the relitives who owned these guns pass away they […]

Lohman Gunsmith November Newsletter

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November Newsletter The air is cool and Fall is finally in the air. Here at Lohman Gunsmith we are hard at work doing restorations, repairs, coating firearms and parts, and custom builds. The frame and slide pictured below is a restoration polish job. We also have many wood stocks in for restoration jobs right now. […]

Gun Repairs – Part 3 Shotgun Repairs

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In Gun Repair – Part 2 I talked about rifle repairs, and some of the most common repairs we see. In Gun Repair – Part 3 Shotgun Repairs I will talk about all the different repairs we do with shotguns. Most of the problems can be fixed on shotguns with a good deep clean. The […]