Gunsmith NJ: Gunsmithing Services

The history of Griffin & Howe's gunsmithing services goes back to before the business was even officially formed in 1923. Between Seymour Griffin's stockmaking talents and James Howe's metalsmithing and machinery skills, Griffin & Howe was born from a legacy of stunning firearms craftsmanship.

Our Services

Griffin & Howe can perform a wide range of gunsmithing services and repair for gun owners at our convenient NJ location.

We service all models and makes of shotguns, rifles and handguns. You are welcome to visit our store in person with your firearms, or you can also ship them to us.

Metal Finishing and Restoration Services

  • Rust bluing
  • Dip or hot salt bluing
  • Belgium bluing
  • Color case hardening
  • Parkerizing
  • Cerakote
  • Engraving restoration

Stock Restoration Services

  • Refinishing (best quality oil finish)
  • Recoil pad installation
  • Purdey pad installation
  • Checkering restoration
  • Repairing cracked or broken stocks


Custom Gun Stocks

  • Rifle bedding services
  • Restocking
  • Stock modifications
  • Bending
  • Checkering
  • Refinishing


  • The G&H Top Mount for sporting rifles and military conversions
  • The G&H Side Mount, allowing the use of both open sights as well as a telescopic optic on the same firearm
  • Garand – We are for the first time reproducing a faithful reproduction of the original G&H  M1C top half and rings. For the clients wishing to convert their current Garand to an M1C configuration we can accomplish this in-house for the client.


Rifle Accurizing

  • Diagnosing accuracy issues
  • Action blueprinting
  • Rebarreling services
  • Bedding solutions
  • Tuner installations
  • Trigger jobs


  • Bespoke engraving motifs and one-off engraving patterns
  • Gold and silver ovals
  • Different scroll designs, lettering, gold inlay, and bulino
  • Barrel engraving
  • Restoration engraving for vintage guns

Firearm Repair and Maintenance

  • Identifying & diagnosing firearm issues
  • Mechanical problems
  • Performing appropriate gun repairs and modifications
  • Strip cleans
  • Ultrasonic cleaning

Custom Rifles

The Highlander Rifle

  • A lightweight precision long-range hunting rifle, approximately 6 lbs. 7oz. short action or 6 lbs. 10 oz. long action
  • ½ MOA accuracy with match grade ammunition
  • Includes lightweight high-strength aluminum rings, Negrini case, carbon fiber bipod and adaptor
  • Great effort is put forth to ensure every Highlander that leaves our shop feeds and functions flawlessly as well as meets our high standard of accuracy

The All American Rifle

  • 100% American made
  • Handmade American black walnut or Claro Walnut stock
  • Precision American rifle company Mausingfield action
  • Proof research carbon fiber barrel
  • ½ MOA accuracy with match grade ammunition

Griffin & Howe Heritage Sporter Rifles

  • The quintessential custom bolt-action rifle and the foundation upon which Griffin & Howe built its reputation
  • Typically based on a Springfield, Mauser or Winchester model 70 action
  • Dozens of ways to configure including two scope mounting options and multiple cartridge possibilities, back-up sight options, stock accents, custom engraving options, metal finishing options and more
  • Griffin & Howe’s finest offering and a true bespoke custom rifle built for the discriminating sportsmen

Our Promise

All our gunsmithing services are completed with the utmost care and attention to your guns. Our expertise allows us to give you the best possible service and support, provide recommendations for modification or purchase and much more.

Accessories are also available at our on-site store, conveniently located on the same property as well as our year-round Shooting Academy

Contact Us

To speak to our gunsmithing team about our services, please call 973-398-2670 or email



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