Career Custom Gunmaker, fulltime since 1978. Graduate Trinidad State College Gunsmithing AAS 1977, Certificate Gun Repair 1978. Employed Green River Forge/Oregon Gun Works, Springfield, OR 1978-1981, self employed since 1981. Specialties: Flintlock & Percussion rifles and guns, American Fowler, California Percussion Rifles until 1990; Single Shot rifles, Custom Low Wall and High Wall Winchesters, Dakota #10, Hagn rifles; A.H.Fox and European Double Shotguns after 1990. Has taught Custom Gunmaking Seminars, private lessons, NRA Summer Classes since 1980's. Dozens of magazine articles, cover photos and Shooting Sportsman Magazine columns about the trade, 1980-current. Currently writing Custom Shop Column, Sports Afield Magazine. Books; Fine Gunmaking;Double Shotguns 1998, Custom Rifles in Black & White 1999, Double Guns and Custom Gunsmithing 2007.
Now offering Professional Firearms Photography for documentation and publication.