Gunsmith Essay

Gunsmith Essay

William Caslon: The Creator of Typography

– … Those skills that he learned throughout the years gave him an advantage in engraving typography. William engraved typefaces for the New Testament and punched font for Arabic typography (Ball 113). His roman typeface was an instant success and set an example for beauty and readability for all later type. The typeface that inspired William the most was Garamond created by Claude Garamond (Ball 274). William’s typeface became very similar to Garamond but more improved. According to Ball, “This is a fine specimen of the type design which, descending through two hundred years of French and Dutch printing, ultimately became a pattern for William Caslon to follow,” (291)….  

Future Availability of 3D Printers and Its Effects

– … A 3D work a little like Inkjet printers, but instead of ink, the printer deposits the material in layers to create a physical object. The first thing the printer does to print the object is that the machine reads a design that you picked from an .stl (STereoLithography) file, then lays down layers of the material that you have chosen. The layers from the CAD model are joined an fused together to make the final shape. The default layer thickness is around 250 (100 um/dot.) Some machines though print layers thin as 1,600 DPI ( 16 um/dot.) Construction of the model can take hours or days….  

The History of the Cult Gun Company

– Colt Gun Company paper What would you do without the modern day revolver. Samuel Colt was one of the best gunmakers and had an even better gun company. Samuel Colt was such a skilled gunsmith by making the revolving cylinder and by getting a good manufacturing plant(Lee). Also he made many guns. Some other things he did was by selling the guns directly to the soldiers, and by selling some his weapons to the United States military. Samuel Colt revolutionized the gun company because he made the revolving cylinder, he persevered his company, and he made perfected and perfected his and other companies gun designs….  

Samuel Colt and the Colt Revolver

– The Wild West is known for its cowboys and gunslingers. In the Wild West the pistol was an important piece of equipment. Samuel Colt played an important part in the Wild West because of the invention of the Colt Revolver. Samuel Colt was born on July 19, 1814 in Hartford, Connecticut. He was one of eight children. As a young boy Samuel Colt’s principle interest was guns and machinery. His father, Christopher Colt, was a textile manufacturer and was married to Sarah Coldwell Colt (“Samuel Colt”)….  

Persuasive Speech: America Needs a Uniform National Gun Policy

– Topic: Gun Policy Specific Purpose: to persuade my audience that a uniform national gun policy is necessary. Thematic statement/ central ideas: A uniform national gun policy is necessary because the gun policies vary from state to state, the lack of a policy allows innocent death, and costs the public money. INTRODUCTION: ATTENTION GAINING DEVICE: Let me tell you a short story. At 11:10 AM, on Tuesday, April 20th, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold arrived in the parking lot a few minutes before lunch “A” began….