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Above are 24 raw blank stocks in the beginning of the process. I'm preparing to run them through the planer for thinning since I have already straightened the blanks on the jointer in the background.. These weigh about 25 pounds apiece at this point and I will lift and move these blanks many, many times to process them.

Above are all the stocks after being profiled to the shape of each individual model, using the band saw.

Stock Production Methods

Choosing a Gunmaker

                                           CAYWOOD GUNMAKERS PRODUCTION INFORMATION.


This page will feature services offered by the company, actual production methods and  information on various facets of gunmaking. I'll be adding more links as I get a chance.

Touch-Hole Liners

Barrel Work

Jug Choking

Barrel Quality Steel

Manufacturing ramrod thimbles.

Above are 24 raw blank stocks in the beginning of the process. I'm preparing to run them through the planer for thinning since I have already straightened the blanks on the jointer in the background.. These weigh about 25 pounds apiece at this point and I will lift and move these blanks many, many times to process them.

Above are all the stocks after being profiled to the shape of each individual model, using the band saw.

Above are all the stocks after being profiled to the shape of each individual model, using the band saw.

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Above are 24 raw blank stocks in the beginning of the process. I'm preparing to run them through the planer for thinning since I have already straightened the blanks on the jointer in the background.. These weigh about 25 pounds apiece at this point and I will lift and move these blanks many, many times to process them.