Welcome to Swift River Gunworks
Swift River Gunworks is a full service gunsmith including custom metal work, stock repair, refinishing, custom services, general repair and more
Swift River Gunworks has three decades of experience in servicing rare, collectible, antique, complex, obsolete,and special interest firearms both foreign and domestic.
We are always prepared to invest the required time, care and attention to detail these guns require.
Complex stock repair is one of our specialties. Swift River Gunworks provides detailed, proper cleaning. repair and return to service when applicable. Re-blue service when needed or requested (always hand prep) and complete restorations.
Please be advised that we have no control over shipping and insurance costs. Type of shipping and insurance value, as well as total return shipping cost to be assumed by the customer. Read more on the shipping page.
Estimates are just that – estimates. Just the same, we cannot provide estimates on cost and turnover without the work “on the bench” to examine thoroughly. Photographs and verbal or written descriptions are not adequate. To accurately estimate we need to see the work.
We look forward to hearing from you. Swift River Gunworks always stays in touch with each customer throughout the job. We do not make important decisions without consulting you. We do not spend your money without your permission.
D.F. Everett – Gunsmith – Swift River Gunworks
The cost of quality re-blue work is not in the application of finish, but in the preparation. We do not polish with hi-speed buffing wheels. We do the majority of surface preparation by hand, or by lathe polish.
Early Winchester 1894 cal. 30WCF. Received badly machine polished - all lines seriously rounded, finger lever collapsed, upper tang broken, buttstock and forend over-sanded beyond repair. Repair tang and finger lever, restore all surfaced and lines, restore all...read more
Winchester 1886 in .50 Express. Restoration in progress. Swift River extra fancy re-stock. Barrel provided by Buckinghams.read more
Pair of Winchester receivers showing excellent results achieved by surface grinding, file and stone work in repairing extensive surface pitting. Engraver to restore all original numbers and markings.read more