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      Vaino replied to the thread Chambers Build.
      I've built 2 Chambers' Early Lancasters and although there were some errors, nothing that couldn't be fixed. Learned a lot from these...
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      Vaino replied to the thread Jim Chambers flintlock rifle kits.
      I've built 2 Chambers Early Lancaster parts sets and both arrived shortly after the order was placed. There were a couple of mistakes...
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      Vaino replied to the thread screwdrivers.
      I buy cheap wooden handled screwdrivers and hollow grind the tips....nearly all these screwdrivers are plenty hard and have never found...
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      Vaino replied to the thread Polishing metal…the final step?.
      My tops as far as paper grits is 400 on some brass parts followed by 0000 steel wool and 220 grit on steel parts.
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      Vaino replied to the thread Shipping gunstock blanks.....
      Have shipped many blanks via USPS and just use a felt tipped marking pen, writing the address on the wood. The USPS clerk told me to...
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      Vaino replied to the thread Draw Filing.
      I chalk the file so carding is eliminated......Fred
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      Vaino replied to the thread Frizzen Tempering?.
      The section of pipe acted like an oven,,,,concentrates the heat. ....Fred
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      Vaino replied to the thread Frizzen Tempering?.
      Have hardened and tempered a few frizzens and all sparked profusely . Took a section of pipe that a frizzen could fit in, attached an...
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      Vaino replied to the thread Can't Remove Breech Plug!.
      My Starrett toolmaker's vise w/ 1/8" thick copper jaw shims holds the bbl tightly and copper shims are used on the plug's bolster and a...
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      Vaino replied to the thread Best way to go about it..
      If you start from a blank, a bandsaw makes the start a lot easier. I used a Skillsaw on my first blank build and then bought a bandsaw...
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      Vaino replied to the thread Home made scrapers.
      I've always used single edge razor blades ground to the desired contour.,,,,Fred
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      Vaino replied to the thread Browning a barrel.
      I've always used LMF and like the reddish brown color and what I call a medium texture. The browning process using LMF is easy if...
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      Vaino replied to the thread Jewelers saw blade.
      During my tool and diemaking apprenticeship, I very rarely used a jeweler's saw...in the real world it's the slowest tool to use and...
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      Vaino replied to the thread Lock Bolts.
      I've always used 2 lock bolts on PA LRs.....the rear is an #8-32 and the front is a #6-32. As an aside. the tang bolt is also an #8-32...
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      Vaino replied to the thread Glue advice.
      Have 2 glues in the shop....the Elmers is for household items and the super glue is for cracks in gunstocks. The longest stock crack...
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