A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds guns. Gunsmiths may also apply carvings, engravings and other decorative features to an otherwise finished gun.
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To pursue the entirety of this trade, a gunsmith must possess skills as:
- a parts fabricator
- a metalworker and/or blacksmith
- a woodworker, and/or an artisan
Those who are (self-) employed in small gunsmith shops must also possess skills as small business operators; work effectively with a wide variety of customers; and remain abreast of, and comply with federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and requirements.
- John Browning
- Jonathan Browning
- Val A. Browning
- John Garand
- Dieudonné Saive
- Eugene Stoner
- Mikhail Kalashnikov
- Eliphalet Remington
- English Wikipedia
- Most Famous Gunsmiths of All Time (Part I)
- Most Famous Gunsmiths of All Time (Part II)
- armourer, arquebusier