Prices are increasing 15 Apr 2019. Jobs in the Shop prior to the increase will have the original pricing honored.
New Prices will be published and take effect on 15 Apr 2019. 

Classic American Gunsmith is a traditional full-service gunsmith shop. We can help you with all of your gunsmithing needs.

We are still in the process of developing our full master service list. We will continue to expand the Services section of the website as more information becomes available.

If you don’t see what you are looking for, call, email or stop by the shop to discuss your project.

Service Charges

Gunsmith / Hour
Gunsmith & Machine Tool / Hour
Test Fire / Sight In
starts at $7 plus ammo, targets, etc.
Gun Transfer
Shipping Information


Standard Cleaning
most guns $35
Disassemble, Clean, Oil, Assemble (DCOA)
most guns $50
Remove Fouling (copper, lead, plastic, etc.)
hourly rate
Remove Light Surface Rust from Bluing
hourly rate


Disassemble, Machine Polish, Hot Salt Blue,
Reassemble, Lubricate
starts at $200
Disassemble, Machine Polish, Hot Rust Blue,
Reassemble, Lubricate
starts at $300


We are the area’s only Factory Certified Cerakote Applicator! We are listed on the Cerakote website ⇒.

Cerakote Gun (single color; excludes bolt carrier group, stocks, sights/optics, mounts, accessories)
Cerakote Stripped Upper (single color)
Cerakote Upper (single color; includes upper, dust cover, forward assist)
Cerakote Stripped Lower (single color)
Cerakote Barrel or Barrel & Gas Block (single color)
Cerakote Handguard or Stock (single color)
Cerakote Lower Parts kit (single color)
Cerakote Magazine (single color)
Cerakote Bolt Carrier Group (Micro Slick Dry Film Coating)

Search the picture gallery ⇒ and find the designs you like. Bring us some pictures. We will help you develop a plan for your gun.

Sights & Optics

Drill & Tap Action / Barrel (Scope / Sight Mount)
$20 per hole
Scope Mount, Standard
Scope Mount, Deluxe
Install Front / Mid Bead on Shotgun (No Drill & Tap)
Install Front / Mid Bead on Shotgun (Drill & Tap)
Remove/Replace Sights on a Pistol
Remove/Replace One Sight on a Pistol
Service While You Wait (Replacing Pistol Sight(s))
add $10
Remove/Replace Sights on a Rifle
hourly rate

Any gun that has to be cleaned before service will have the charge for a DCOA added to the invoice.

Unless specified, prices are for labor and consumables only and do not include parts. Prices are guidelines and subject to change based on the specific requirements of a job.

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