Gunsmithing

Basic Firearms Maintenance

This course is designed for the entry level firearms students; consisting of basic firearm safety, firearm anatomy, basic and functional inspection of parts, disassembly and assembly of weapons, concepts of cleaning such weapons.

Course Code:  GSM 3010 01U
Dates:  June 17 - July 9, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Days: Monday & Tuesday
Location: JCC Main Campus, Britt Building H103
Fee: $75
Required: Safety glasses and firearm cleaning kit          
Notes:  No class July 1, July 2 ~ Class capacity is 12                                

 

Gunsmith Toolmaking

This course introduces the student to machining operations as they relate to the gunsmithing industry. Topics include machine shop safety, measuring tools, blueprint reading, lathes, saws, milling machines, bench grinders, and layout instruments. Upon completion the student will manufacture tools necessary for the gunsmithing trade, and will perform basic operations of measuring, layout, drilling, sawing, turning, and milling and follow safe practices in these manufacturing processes. Students must also be able to obtain a pistol purchase permit from the local Sheriff’s office or possess a state issued concealed carry permit.

Course Code: GSM 3010 53U
Dates: January 15, 2019 - June 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Location: JCC Main Campus, Britt Bldg H103
Fee: $185 plus books and fees (price subject to change)                           
Book: Books available in Bookstore
Notes:

No class: 3/5/19, 3/7/19 ~ Class Cap is 12

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Gunsmith Fundamentals

This course introduces current materials and gunsmithing techniques as they relate to gun manufacturing. Emphasis is place on material characteristic, applications, and tooling requirements pertaining to modern CNC “Computer Numerical Controlled” machinery. Upon completion student should be able to demonstrate competences in current gunsmith techniques such as synthetic bedding of stocks, polishing and blue various metals, heat treating of various metals as well as manufacturing a firearm to SAMMI “Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute” standard. Gunsmith Toolmaking is the prerequisite for this class. Students must also be able to obtain a pistol purchase permit from the local sheriff’s office or possess a state issued concealed carry permit.

Course Code: GSM 3010 54U
Dates: January 14, 2019 - June 12, 2019
Times: 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Day(s): Monday & Wednesday
Location: JCC Main Campus, Britt Bldg H103
Fee: $185 plus books and fees (price subject to change)                      
Book: Books available in Bookstore
Notes:

No class: 1/21/19, 3/4/19, 3/6/19 and 5/27/19 ~ Class Cap is 12      

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Contact

Brian E. Worley
Director of Advanced Technology Programs
(919) 464-2281
beworley@johnstoncc.edu