Bill Webb Barrel Drilling And Rifling Machine Download

This video was shot at the home of Bill Webb in Kansas City, Missouri, in May, 1995. It shows construction and operating details of a self-contained machine suitable for making rifle barrels for yourself and friends. As Bill mentions in his initial comments, a machine like his is not suitable for commercial barrel making - it is simply too slow for that. But it is well adapted for making barrels for your own use. The machine will drill, ream and rifle a barrel from the solid bar. If you build...

Designing And Making Rifling Heads by Guy Lautard

How Build The Antique Rifling Machine

The rifling head is probably going to be the item that scares the average guy off of trying to make his own rifle barrels more than any other single aspect of this whole business. I'd like to offer a couple of thoughts on this, to give you some encouragement. First, you may be tempted to say to yourself, Well, I'll make my first barrels in .45 caliber - a rifling head for that size won't be such a watchmaker's job. I think that's the wrong way to look at the matter. Consider instead the...