Firearms blueprints
and technical manuals

Please look at our full listing of historically significant firearms drawings below. Any orders from repeat customers qualify for a 10-percent discount off the regular price. Order two or more items at the same time and take an additional 5 percent off your total order.
What's new?
Marlin Ballard single shot rifle
1911 National Match Pistol
Remington Rolling Block No. 1
Armorer's manuals

Blueprints and Drawing Packages

1911-A1 Gov’t Model Pistol: Measured complete parts drawings, 54pp, 11x17, $24.95.

1911 National Match Pistol: National Match blueprints plus complete U.S. Army Shooting Team accurizing guide and Colt Gold Cup National Match brochure, 54pp, 11x17, $24.95.

American Pistol and Rimfire Calibers: 1938 SAAMI standards, 23pp, 8-1/2x11, $9.95.

American Centerfire Rifle Calibers: 1938 SAAMI standards, 46pp,8-1/2x11, $14.95.

Accessory Rail: Measured drawings and mil-spec standards, 12 pp, 8-1/2x11, $9.95.

AR-10: Measured receiver drawings, 5pp, 8-1/2x11, $14.95.

AR-15 A3 Upper: Flat-top upper receiver blueprints, 8 pp, 8-1/2x11, $14.95.

AR-15: Large format blueprint for lower receiver, 1p., 24x36, $14.95.

M16: Official ordnance blueprints for lower receiver + tapping data, 3pp, 11x17, $19.95.

M16-A2 (MIL-R-63997B): Specifications & armorer’s data, 66pp, 8-1/2x11, $19.95.

M4A-1 (MIL-C-71186CAR): Specifications & armorer’s data, 58pp, 8-1/2x11, $19.95.

AR-15 receiver: Measured drawings for lower receiver, 9pp, 8-1/2x11, $14.95

AK-47: Measured receiver drawings, fabrication instructions, 39pp, 8-1/2x11, $17.50.

Beretta 92/M9 pistol: Measured receiver drawing/blueprint, 1pp, 11x17, $9.95.

Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR): Receiver, patent, parts drawings, 9pp, 11x17, $24.95.

Caplock rifle and pistol: Measured complete parts drawings, 18pp, 11x17, $18.95

Colt 1851 Navy percussion pistol reproduction blueprint, 1p., 24x36, $16.95.

Colt Gatling Gun Model 1900: Copies of 1905 Colt Armory drawings, 8pp, 11x17, $24.95.

Farrow Single-Shot Rifle, Full size measured drawings for all parts, 9 pp, 24x36, $74.95.

Flintlock rifle and pistol: Measured complete parts drawings, 25pp, 11x17, $19.95.

Historic SMGs: Measured receiver drawings for 14 guns, 16pp, 11x17, $18.95

Liberator pistol: Measured complete parts drawings, 31 pp, 11x17, $24.95.

Luger Pistol Mod. 08: Reproductions of original German measured complete parts drawings plus U.S. patent documents, 45 pp, 11x17, $29.95.

M1 Carbine:Copies of original factory blueprints, most parts, 22 pp, 11x17, $29.95

M1 Garand: Measured complete parts drawings, 75pp, 11x17, $49.95

M-14 National Match: Copies of original blueprints showing National Match accurization plus complete U.S. Army Shooting Team  accurization guide, 13 pp, 11x17, $29.95.

M-14 Receiver: Copies of ordnance blueprints for receiver, 4pp, 11x17, $14.95

M1919-A6, copies of official ordnance manufacturing blueprints, 79pp, 8-1/2x11, $29.95

M60: Measured receiver drawings, some parts, 8pp, 11X17, $9.95.

Marlin Ballard single shot rifle, Full size measured drawings for all parts, 12 pp, 24x36, $79.95.

MP40: Measured receiver drawing, exploded and cutaway views, 3pp, 11x17, $14.95

PPSh41 SMG: Measured complete parts drawings, 12pp, 11x17, $18.95.

Remington 700, fully dimensioned receiver drawings, parts schematic, 2pp,11x17, $14.95.

Remington Hepburn No. 3, Full size measured drawings for all parts, 9 pp, 24x36, $74.95.

Remington Rolling Block No. 1: Measured drawings all parts, 16pp, 11x17, $39.95.

Ruger 10/22 Rifle, standard receiver and integral rail, .17 cal. mod patent, 8pp, 11X17, $14.95.

Ruger Mark I pistol: Measured receiver drawing, 1pp, 8-1/2x11, $5.95.

Sharps 1874 Rifle: Measured, full-size drawings, all parts, 9 pp, 24X36, (This is the blackpowder cartridge rifle popularized in the movie “Quigley Down Under.”) $74.95

Sten Mark II: Measured complete parts drawings, 24 pp, 8-1/2x11, $9.95.

Sturmgewehr 44 (MP44, StG44), measured complete parts drawings, 46pp, 11x17, $32.95

Thompson M1A1 SMG: Measured drawings, receiver, trigger assembly, 5 pp, 11X17, $9.95.

Thompson Submachine Gun, more than 100 drawings for M1928, M1928A1, M1SMG, and M1A1SMG versions, 69 pp, 11x17, $49.95.

Walker Colt percussion pistol reproduction blueprints, both 1847 and 1848 Whitneyville versions, 2p., 24x36, $17.95.

Webley Mk. III, IV, V, VI, armorer’s blueprint, parts measurements, 1pp, 24x36, $19.95.

Winchester 1885 Single-Shot Rifle: Precision measured drawings for all parts, plus copies of selected original factory drawings and original patent documents, 20pp, 11x17, $39.95.

Winchester 21 Double-Barrel Shotgun: Copies of original factory drawings for all key parts and many forearm checkering variations, 63pp,  11x17, $49.95.


Technical Manuals

TM 9-1275: 1941 War Dept. technical manual for M1 Garand, 55pp, 8-1/2x11, $14.95.

Browning High Power 9mm Pistol: Field service manual, 10pp, 8-1/2x11, $9.95.

Colt Model O Armorer's Manual: Covers all 1911 pistol models, 52pp, 8-1/2x11, $14.95.

Smith&Wesson Revolvers Armorer's Manual: Maintenance, repair, 59pp, 8-1/2x11, $19.95.

Sig Sauer P226 Instructions for Armourers: maintenance, repair, 76pp, 8-1/2x11, $19.95.

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Western Sky Publishing Inc.
P.O. Box 130
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
All drawings shipped rolled and protected in heavy-duty cardboard mailing tubes. Minimum shipping charge: $8.50 for confirmed Priority Mail in the domestic U.S.
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Hunting for prints
 We are always on the lookout for new prints to offer our customers, so the list is constantly changing. We also buy prints for reproduction. If you have prints you wish to sell or are looking for something that's not on our list, please don't hesitate to shoot us an email.
The information contained in these documents is provided solely for entertainment, education and historical interest. The publisher assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of this information or how this information is used by the reader. Any other use of this information is subject to applicable laws and regulations and is the sole responsibility of the user/reader. Be advised that any attempt to build or modify a firearm using this or any other information may be subject to federal, state, and local laws, and it is solely the responsibility of the reader to understand and obey those laws.