Ohio GunSmiths

Ohio Gunsmiths

Ohio gunsmiths are not the same as an armorer, many people appear to confuse the two. A gunsmith has the capabilities to make factory authorized repairs in a fashion that is to industry standards.

They may make alterations or modifications to your firearm that an armorer is not normally capable of doing. A qualified gunsmith will be skilled in various trades such as ballistics, engraving, and have a working knowledge tools and processes that many machinists use.

A Ohio gunsmith normally has a Ohio FFL or works under the supervision of someone that is properly licensed.

Today’s gunsmiths may offer various services such as parkerizing, applying ceracoat coatings, engraving, or even something as extreme as changing the caliber of your firearm or building you a custom firearm that meets your specifications and needs.

Ohio Gun Repair Services

Services offered may vary from shop to shop but some of the more common gun repairs in Ohio may be:

  • Replacing your firing pin
  • Clearing bore obstructions
  • Making modifications for night vision or infrared optics
  • Checking for improper head-space
  • Checking and correcting timing issues
  • Installing factory replacement parts
  • Repair feeding, ejection and firing problems

From firearms repairs to restorations, a qualified smiths main goal is to insure that your firearm functions properly and is in a safe operational condition.

Having honed their skills through years of education and experience the most highly trained and sought after are normally found through referral of family or friends. For more information on your firearms repair feel free to contact any of the Ohio gunsmiths listed below.


American Guncrafters
Gunsmithing and Firearm Sales / Transfers
470 Clark State Road
Gahanna, OH 43230
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
(by appointment only)


Heritage Gun
6441 Bishop Rd
Centerburg OH, 43011

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