The Pennsylvania Gunsmith School® strives to promote confidence, awareness, appreciation, and a sense of pride and accomplishment in each student as they complete their training to become Master Gunsmiths.
During the unfortunate temporary closing due to COVID-19 the Students and Staff enjoyed a myriad of daily video interviews with some of the top names in the firearms industry from around the world. Celebrities such as Doug Turnbull, Pete Brownell, Larry Vickers and Jim West to name a few! Also Alumni, representatives and leaders of The American Custom Gunmakers Guild, The Firearms Engravers Guild of America, Cody Firearms Museum, Beretta, Krieghoff, Cooper Firearms, KG Gunkote, Real Avid, Brownells, Ullman Precision, Childers Guns, and dozens more. Read more on the PGS Blog here!
At PGS, learn to “Think like a Gunsmith” and use your skills to forge your ideas into functional firearms. You will create a portfolio of custom-crafted firearms and tooling to build your brand and share with future employers.
I love going to school here. The curriculum is quick paced, and challenging. The instructors are wonderful, and helpful. They don’t hold your hand. They lead and engage you to find answers. Lots of great knowledge, and opportunity.James H.
The education and experience I’m getting is top notch. The financial aid department is extremely helpful. This is the best Gunsmithing/Armorers school on the east coast.Current Student
Pennsylvania Gunsmith School® is proud to announce the addition and integration of Engraving to Semester II of the program. We have been working with the best in the industry for over two years to bring this to life. Engraver.com’s Tira Mitchell and Master Engraver Brian Powley have partnered with us to introduce metal engraving to…
Top firearms industry professionals and celebrities joined the PGS students and staff daily over the “COVID” break. So much experience, expertise and professional wisdom was shared. The camaraderie of volunteers willing to join us over ZOOM was astounding. We got to talk about what makes them successful and we even got to see behind…
View the graduation video! The NSSF was gracious enough to allow us to hold a very special PGS graduation ceremony at the 2020 SHOT Show. James Rice was welcomed into the Pennsylvania Gunsmith School Alumni by the staff and among the company of several PGS current students and graduates. Congratulations Jim!