FORGING A FLINTLOCK RIFLE BARREL
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How to hand forge a wrought iron gun barrel tube on a coal-fire forge. Jon Laubach, assisted by his son Christopher, and Mike Miller teach a skill common to 18th century gunsmiths. From shaping the wrought iron skelp, to annealing the octagon tube, Jon demonstrates in close detail how to produce a 45" long tapered and flared octagon tube. Bonus material on forging a breech plug and on making the traditional boring bits. Running time: one hour, 25 minutes.
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