Born in Denver, Colorado in 1948, I saw my first
I feel blessed to be able to follow a profession that I love. For me, making and restoring American long rifles combines my love of art and history. I enjoy working with my hands and producing pieces of art that are long lasting and bring pleasure and satisfaction to my customers. Working in the style of the 18th century gives me a better understanding of antique rifles and the men that made them. The making of a fine long rifle requires mastery of several skills. The pursuit of these skills is both challenging and rewarding. Ecclesiastes 5:18.