This book provides practical advice on buying the right gun for restoration. It describes the steps and potential pitfalls on the path to renovation so the gun can be used and enjoyed. The book covers all aspects of collecting and restoring shotguns for use - on an affordable budget. It is written for the shooter rather than ... read more
Knives 2007 is the renegade annual report for knifemakers and collectors! It's packed with all the vivid details and fantastic designs collectors and smiths are looking for. The most recognized knifemakers in the world introduce their latest creations in vibrant color, with inspiring details and unmatched artistry. Thi... read more
This book is the definitive information resource for the shooting sportsman and arms enthusiast. The extensive editorial carries a balanced mix of carefully researched articles on interesting aspects of the shooting sports.The contributing editors provide annual reports of new product news in the major shooting sports product... read more
Despite a long history of involvement in the design and production of firearms, the Birmingham firm of Webley & Scott is probably better known to the general public for its manufacture of airguns than for any other product. This book offers a history and development of Webley air pistols as well as the traditional British craftsmanship.
The AK47 Assault Rifle is the world's most prolific and iconic weapon with over 80 million produced. Today, the largest threat the armies of the UK, USA and NATO are faced with is not nuclear, biological and chemical weapons but with man's real weapon of mass destruction, the AK47. Much of what is written about it, both in bo... read more
In its 31st edition, The Knives Annual Book has followed the progression of knives from traditional pocketknives to custom bowies, autos, dirks, daggers and fast-opening, one-hand folders. Through colour photography and informed writing, the transition from carbon steel blades to damascus and from bone or stag handles to anci... read more
|Author:||Robert L. O'Connell|
In this investigation of arms and culture, military historian Robert O'Connell goes all the way back to the first weapons - the claws, horns and hooves of our evolutionary antecedents and then provides a world history from a club, gun or aircraft carrier's perspective.
|Author:||Ian V. Hogg|
This handy reference guide, by the leading small arms author, provides descriptions, technical specifications, and illustrations of 75 of the most important pistols and rifles, including the Heckler & Koch USP/SOCOM pistols, the FN 5.7mm pistol, the Heckler & Koch G36 rifle, and many more.
This no-frills, all facts gun guide delivers exclusive details about the latest models, newest accessories and up-to-date laws and technical advancements affecting today's firearms market. Guns Illustrated 2008 is as up-to-date as it gets, with authoritative test reports from experts including John Taffin, John Haviland, "Doc... read more
Colin Greenwood traces the history of rook rifles from their beginnings in the late 1860s to the period between the 1880s and 1910 when they were in their heyday. It also considers their decline in the period between 1910 and 1930s where they were displaced by cheap but efficient .22 rimfire rifles.In the late nineteenth and ... read more
|Author:||D. Shideler (ed.)|
Simply put, it's everything you need - and nothing you don't. The Official Gun Digest Book of Guns and Prices, a stand out at the 2006 NRA Show, delivers basic descriptions and up-to-the-minute pricing in six condition grades for antique, vintage, collectable and modern commercial cartridge firearms manufactured since 1857. T... read more
The Drilling is a triple barreled, shoulder held firearm. The gun's name is derived from the German word for three "drei". As a "combination gun," the Drilling is comprised of various combinations of shotgun and/or rifle barrels, giving the flexibility of shooting both types of cartridges with a very wide range of caliber fro... read more
"Guns Illustrated" is a unique, cost-effective guide to what's new and hot in the firearms industry. Containing an illustrated catalogue section and more than a dozen field reports from some of the industry's premier gunwriters, "Guns Illustrated" is targeted specifically at the consumer who wants to know what is currently av... read more
|Author:||Richard M. Barney & Robert W. Loveless|
Learn how with "the bible of knife-making." Gives complete instructions on making high quality handmade knives-forging and stock removal, mirror polishing, sheath making, safety techniques, required tools and supplies, and more.
This book does exactly what it says on the cover! This is the most comprehensive guide to identifying guns, for anyone who is likely to come into contact with any firearm that is in use today, covering modern service weapons to older guns still found today. With colour photography and detailed specifications from the world famous Jane
Suitable for the curious readers and Japanese knife enthusiasts alike, this title provides them with a look into traditional Japanese Cutlery forging techniques and their modern applications, along with a collection of photos that document a large selection of the author's blades.
This significant tome, with over 1500 photographs, covers the subject of portable firearms from muzzle-loaders to machine guns; from revolvers to machine pistols; from muskets to automatics; from derringers to submachine-guns. Compiled by experts whose hands-on knowledge and skill comes over in text and captions, The Illustra... read more