Building a Kentucky Rifle with Hershel House - 2 Volumes & Companion Book
Building a Kentucky Rifle Volume 1 - This two disk video set is a 2-1/2 hour presentation featuring living legend Hershel House building a fine relief carved & engraved flintlock rifle. From start to finish Hershel teaches how to build a classic Kentucky Rifle beginning with a stock blank, Colerain barrel, a lock & some brass castings. He inlets the tapered & flared barrel, then demonstrates how to fabricate & install the trigger, sights, ramrod pipes, the patch box, silver inlays & barrel tenons. The muzzle cap is cast in pewter. After carving and engraving the rifle is stained & finished. An excellent DVD for beginners. - 2 disks
Building a Kentucky Rifle Companion Book - This 48 page book complements the above DVD & includes full size drawings by Hershel of a stock profile, details of the component parts & expanded notes on important gun building aspects such as lock placement & shaping the butt stock.
Building a Kentucky Rifle Volume 2 - This two disk video set is another 2-1/2 hour DVD with Hershel demonstrating options on building flintlock rifles with a swagged muzzle cap or a two piece muzzle cap, silver wire inlay, in letting a silver name plate in a gun barrel, tuning a gun lock, making a traditional worm for cleaning a gun & how he sharpens his tools. - 2 disks