The 8 simple tools you need to start gunsmithing at home

Image Via: Lowell Strauss

Firearms fixers

Working on your own rifles and shotguns is easier than you think. Here’s how

Get your firearms in top condition with your own home gunsmithing operation

Lowell Strauss
Lowell Strauss

Want to work on your hunting rifle or shotgun, but you’re not sure where to begin? Armed with a handful of tools, accessories and know-how, you can complete a wide range of maintenance, repair and upgrade tasks in your own home. And there’s no better time to get started than now, during the off-season.

Firearms maintenance typically starts with disassembly, so consult your owner’s manual or buy a disassembly guide for step-by-step instructions. Other than that, just find yourself a suitable workspace and you’re on your way to home gunsmithing. Here’s what you need to get started.

Lowell Strauss

Saskatchewan’s Lowell Strauss often writes about hunting dogs for Outdoor Canada. He's our top dog guy!

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