Countouring a Rifle Barrel Blank

January 25, 2015 Bill Marr 0

When I posted How to taper a rifle barrel, I had worked on a barrel that had been previously chambered. Normally, if someone was tapering a barrel, it would be an unturned blank that has not […]


How to taper a rifle barrel

January 1, 2015 Bill Marr 0

In this post I’ll be turning a straight taper on a rifle barrel.  The barrel is an unturned (straight 1.250″ diameter) gunsmith blank.  A straight taper is the easiest taper to cut on a barrel. […]