Gun Cleaning – Deep Clean, Oil, Assemble (DCOA)

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Maintenance is probably the best thing you can do to any type of machine, engine, and gun. Just like taking your car in for regular oil change you need to take your guns in for a professional gun cleaning. Lohman Gunsmith is Houston Gun Cleaning experts. We have over 100 years of experience. At Lohman […]

Gun Maintenance – Just like doing oil changes

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One of the most important things to do in preparation for hunting season is to make sure you do proper gun maintenance. Most people think cleaning a gun is running something down the barrel and when the barrel is clean they call it a day. Not exactly true. Here at Lohman Gunsmith when we clean […]

Lohman Gunsmith – Gun Stock Makers

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It all starts with a block of wood. Lot’s of gun stock makers use French Walnut (Juglans Regia) because of of the strong closed grain wood that is easy to shape and has great beauty along with very high strength. Another wood that stock makers use regularly is Claro Walnut (Juglans Hindsii) This is very […]

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 […]