While these classes are listed as introductory, do not mistake the high level of instruction that will be given. This simply means that prior experience is not a requirement.

Custom Polymer Grip Stippling
Learn how to professionally stipple polymer-framed handguns. Instruction will include creating features like hard borders, undercuts, polishing, engraving and developing your own patterns. You will learn how to properly stipple by learning how to remove old texture, cutting in lines (hard borders), removing material on the trigger guard and polishing it beyond factory smooth to a mirrored finish. Everything that separates a novice stippler from a professional will be addressed in this class. Students will get to feel and see the difference between factory offerings, and custom professional quality work. Instructor: Olivia Clark. Tool List
Custom Polymer Grip Stippling | 9/3-9/6 | THFSASU | 9A-6P | $201.60

AR-15 Armorers Course
Our AR15 armorer course is a two day comprehensive course covering the assembly/disassembly, cycle of operations, nomenclature, gas system, barrel twist and length, barrel replacement, aftermarket parts and modifications, ballistic issues, brands, cleaning and maintenance, sights/optics, headspace, firing pin protrusion, along with service and repair of the AR15 platform. Instructor: Jacob Porter *(SS) Self-supporting. Tool List
AR-15 Armorers Course | 6/6-6/7 | SASU | 9A-6P | $205
AR-15 Armorers Course | 10/3-10/4 | SASU | 9A-6P | $205

Basic Gunsmithing: Shotgun
This course will provide students a unique opportunity for students to learn to apply basic knowledge of the Shotgun function to actual repair projects. Instruction will stress a comprehension of the basics of how Shotguns function on a mechanical level. Students will then be presented with broken firearms exhibiting common problems found within that particular model. This series of exercises will allow a real-world look at the steps of diagnosis and repair under the supervision of a professional gunsmith. Students are encouraged to bring Shotgun repair projects. Instructor: Wayne Coley. Tool List
Basic Gunsmithing: Shotgun | 6/26-6/28 | FSASU | 9A-6P | $146.60

Basic Gunsmith Tool Making
The purpose of this class is to help students advance their lathe and mill skills while building useful gunsmithing tools and jigs. Instruction will help with new lathe and mill techniques as well as tool uses. Students will be given access to MCC’s large tooling blueprint collection as well as being able to reverse engineer our tooling and fixtures. Basic lathe and mill skills required. Instructor: Jacob Porter. Tool List
Basic Gunsmith Tool Making | 7/27-7/31 | MTWTHF | 9A-6P | $201.60

Restoration of Doublegun Stocks and Forends
This course would teach the proper procedures to repair and refinish the wood on double-barrel shotguns. The instructor will guide the students through the complete process of disassembly of the gun into major components, removing old finish, drawing out damaging petroleum-based oils, sanding and steaming out dents and scratches, making necessary repairs, cleaning out old checking, applying a hand-rubbed stock-oil finish, and refitting the metal parts into the wood. The instructor will demonstrate the process at each step and assist the students on their individual projects. Using pictures of damaged stocks and forends, the instructor will show students the repair process for the most common problems encountered with the wood on vintage double shotguns. He will thereafter assist students in the repair of the specific problems with their guns. Instructor: Steve Wesbrook. Tool List
Restoration of Doublegun Stocks and Forends | 8/3-8/7 | MTWTHF | 9A-6P | $201.60

Ruger Single Action Revolver
Basic tuning theory, troubleshooting, simple custom modifications, and related metalworking techniques will be demonstrated and performed. This class is geared toward popular Ruger single-action revolvers. While the course is based on revolvers for field use, some alterations for other uses will be discussed as well. Instructor: Hamilton Bowen *(SS) Self-supporting. Tool List
Ruger Single Action Revolver | 8/10-8/14 | MTWTHF | 9A-6P | $399

Basic Gunsmithing: Pistol
This course will provide students a unique opportunity for students to learn to apply basic knowledge of pistol function to actual repair projects. Instruction will stress a comprehension of the basics of how pistols function on a mechanical level. Students will then be presented with broken firearms exhibiting common problems found within that particular model. This series of exercises will allow a real-world look at the steps of diagnosis and repair under the supervision of a professional gunsmith. Students are encouraged to bring pistol repair projects. Instructor: Mark Dye. Tool List
Basic Gunsmithing: Pistol | 8/14-8/16 | FSASU | 9A-6P | $146.60

Basic Gunsmithing: Rifle
This course will provide students a unique opportunity for students to learn to apply basic knowledge of rifle function to actual repair projects. Instruction will stress a comprehension of the basics of how rifles function on a mechanical level. Students will then be presented with broken firearms exhibiting common problems found within that particular model. This series of exercises will allow a real-world look at the steps of diagnosis and repair under the supervision of a professional gunsmith. Students are encouraged to bring rifle repair projects. Instructor: Jacob Porter. Tool List
Basic Gunsmithing: Rifle | 9/4-9/6 | FSASU | 9A-6P | $146.60

Muzzleloader Pistol Build
In this five day class, the student will assemble a pistol from a kit and have a functioning pistol to shoot by the end of class. I recommend starting with one of the two kits offered by Jim Chambers Flitnlocks Ltd.( www.flintlocks.com) A long-barreled Kentucky style or an English style with a shorter barrel is offered for order.The student will learn to inlet the components into the stock, shape the stock and decorate the stock with relief carving. The metalwork will be polished and instruction will be given for bluing or browning the iron parts. Instruction will be given on engraving, relief carving, staining, and finishing to make your pistol truly unique. If the student has a current pistol project underway or a collection of parts they are encouraged to bring them to class for instruction. Instructor: George Suiter *(SS) Self-supporting. Tool List
Muzzleloader Pistol Build | 9/14-9/18 | MTWTH | 9A-6P | $495

Build Your Own: AR-15
This course will supply students with the tools, knowledge, and techniques necessary to assemble a match quality AR-15 from components. Instruction will cover the function of the firearm, steps for proper assembly, the tooling necessary for these tasks, and troubleshooting help. Alternate calibers, detailed malfunction diagnosis, and modifications for top-level accuracy and reliability will be discussed at length. A detailed discussion will be devoted to the myriad of aftermarket components available for this platform. Students should take away a thorough understanding of this firearm system. Instructor: Jacob Porter. Tool List
Build Your Own: AR-15 | 12/4-12/6 | FSASU | 9A-6P | $146.60

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