Another excellent guncraftsmanship manual by Kit Ravenshear! Explains all you need to know about making V-springs.
It begins with the basics: choosing the right steel, which types of steel work the best and who uses what and why.
Part. 2: “The Shaping” discusses how to shape mainsprings, box-lock springs, frizzen springs, and sear springs.
Part 3: “Repairs and Alterations” gives instructions on how to repair or alter a spring that can be salvaged in order to keep a gun original throughout.
Part.4: “Hardening and Tempering explains how to turn a piece of steel into a usable spring.
Soft cover, 7 ½” X 8 ½”, 20 pages. Illustrated.