To: NRA School Participants
From: Lassen Community College NRA Gunsmithing School
Subject: GSS 124 Welding Fabrication for Gunsmiths
Welcome to the NRA Gunsmithing School on Welding Fabrication for Gunsmiths.
During the next two weeks, orientation, demonstration and laboratory
sessions have been scheduled covering the fundamentals and application
of welding. The intent of this seminar is to present information about
the welding process which is relevant to the gunsmithing profession. This
is a 50 hour course designed for you to develop welding skills and
techniques in the following processes oxyacetylene, shielded metal arc,
gas metal arc and gas tungsten arc welding.
Projects which provide practical application are encouraged. Individuals
wishing to bring and work on personal projects during the seminar are welcome to do so.
You must bring your own material for your projects.
The following equipment list contains the items needed for the gas tungsten
arc welding area. It is recommended that all personal equipment be clearly
marked for identification:
Leather gauntlet welding gloves
Stainless steel & mild steel wire brush
Welding helmet (#10 shade or quick-change type)
Notebook with pen/pencil
Long sleeve shirt or leather coat