One Piece Stockmaking

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: ENGL 1276 College Composition or ENGL 1277 Technical Communications and GSTP 1225 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing, GSTP 1235 Metallurgy and Heat Treating, GSTP 2230 Barreling and Chambering, GSTP 2269 Two Piece Stockmaking, GSTP 2280 Riflesmithing, MTTP 1208 Measuring Tools, MTTP 1245 Machine Fundamentals I

Co-Requisite: none

This course will explore the selection and construction of a one-piece gunstock for a bolt action rifle. Starting with the selection of a blank, students will construct a gunstock, fit the gunstock to an individual, and finish the gunstock. Additional topics include a selection of woods, proper dimensioning and fit, and carving tools for wood stocks.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none