Category Archives: Gun Restoration

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 […]

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 […]