Category Archives: GUN TINKERING

Faux Color Case Hardening

Someone came by looking for “faux color case hardening.” If you have something that is hard enough and you just want to “pretty it up,” faux case hardening is simple, but somewhat time consuming. All you really need is a … Continue reading

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"How Do You Increase Drop At Heel?"

Someone came by looking for “how do you increase drop at heel.” Most of the time when someone wants to add drop at heel they really need to lower the comb. So first of all, do you really need to … Continue reading

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Varnish Flaws

Someone came by searching for “varnish flaws.” Those who have varnish flaws have my sympathy. For indoor use, say on a prized piece of furniture, you can patch chips and scratches with “shellac sticks” and a heated tool. The sticks … Continue reading

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DEL-TON CHARGED MY CARD TODAY

One day short of six months from date of order. That’s a bit less than I expected. So maybe I will have something to do turkey day. Since all the kids, grandkids, greats and the et ceteras will be elsewhere … Continue reading

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BLUING

Just an offhand comment. The quality of a bluing job depends on the quality of polish you can give the metal work. So let me say a few words about polishing metal. Yes, I have done a few pieces with … Continue reading

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