“Before & After” Restoration Gallery

Please take a moment to view some examples of our restoration work. At Custom Shop, Inc., we hand polish, small batch hot blue, duplicate wood stocks, and reassemble with technical accuracy. We have completed client projects from around the Globe, involving major manufacturers like Colt, Colt Sauer, Winchester, Browning, Smith & Wesson and more. Enjoy!

 BEFORE

AFTER

Colt Army Special .38 Special
DOM 1912
Nitre Blue Accents

Colt Army Special .38 Special
Nitre Blue Accents
Custom Shop, Inc.

Colt Cobra 38 Special. Satin To Bright

Colt Cobra 38 Special. Satin To Bright Polish

Custom Shop, Inc.

Colt DA 38 .38 Long Colt Nickel Finish
DOM 1895

Fully Restored To Original Nickel Finish. Period Correct Grips Replaced Old, Damaged Grips.

Colt DA 38
Colt DA 38

Colt DA 38 .38 Long Colt 4 1/2 Inch Nickel Finish

Custom Shop, Inc.

Colt Diamondback 4 Inch 22LR Blue

Fire And Smoke Damaged Bluing Fully Restored To Colt Royal Blue Finish. Period Correct Grips Replaced Old, Damaged Grips.

Colt Diamondback 22LR. 4 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop, Inc.

Colt Diamondback 4 Inch 38 SPCL Blue

Blown Barrel. Refit With New Barrel

Colt Diamondback 38 SPCL. 4 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Police Positive .38
DOM 1922
4 Inch Blue Finish

Colt Police Positive .38 4 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python
DOM 1972
2 1/2 Inch Blue Finish

Colt Python 357 Mag. 2 1/2 Inch. Blue Finish
Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python
DOM 1979
2 1/2 Inch Blue Finish
Engraved

Colt Python 357 Mag. 2 1/2 Inch. Blue Finish
Engraved
Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python
DOM 1961
4 Inch Blue Finish

Colt Python
Colt Python
Colt Python
Colt Python

Colt Python 357 Mag. 4 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python
DOM 1964
4 Inch Blue Finish

Colt Python Custom Shop, Inc.
Colt Python Custom Shop, Inc.
Colt Python Custom Shop, Inc.
Colt Python Custom Shop, Inc.

Colt Python 357 Mag. 4 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python
DOM 1977
4 Inch Blue Finish

Colt Python 357 Mag. 4 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python
DOM 1981
4 Inch Blue Finish

Colt Python 357 Mag. 4 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python

colt python 4 inch
colt python
colt python
colt python

Colt Python 357 Mag. 4 Inch. Blue Finish
DOM 1979

Colt Python
DOM 1972
6 Inch Blue Finish

Colt Python 357 Mag. 6 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python
DOM 1980
6 Inch Blue Finish

Colt Python
Colt Python
Colt Python
Colt Python

Colt Python 357 Mag. 6 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python

Fire And Smoke Damaged Bluing Fully Restored To Colt Royal Blue Finish. Period Correct Grips Replace Damaged Grips

Colt Python 357 Mag. 6 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python

Fire And Smoke Damaged Bluing Fully Restored To Colt Royal Blue Finish. Period Correct Grips Replace Damaged After-Market Grips

Colt Python 357 Mag. 6 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python
DOM 1979
6 Inch Blue

Colt Python 357 Mag. 6 Inch. Blue Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python

Colt Python 357 Mag. 6 Inch. Blue Finish

Colt Python

Colt Python. 357 Mag. 6 Inch. Blue Finish. Poor Engraving Removed

Colt Python

Colt Python 357 Mag. 6 Inch. Blue Finish

Colt Python 8 Inch Blue
DOM 1981

 

Colt Python 357 Mag. 8 Inch. Blue Finish

Colt Python
Nickel Finish 4 Inch With Generation 2 Grips
DOM 1967

Colt Python 357 Mag. 4 Inch. Nickel Finish
DOM 1967
Restoration By Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python
Nickel Finish

colt python nickel

Colt Python 357 Mag. 4 Inch. Nickel Finish
DOM 1979

Colt Python
DOM 2020
6 Inch Custom Bright Stainless

2020 Colt Python Bright
2020 Colt Python Bright

2020 Colt Python 357 Mag. 6 Inch. Custom Bright Stainless Finish

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Python Hunter

Colt Python Hunter. 357 Mag. 8 Inch. Blue Finish With Scope

Colt Python Hunter

Colt Python Hunter. 357 Mag. 8 Inch. Blue Finish With Scope

Colt Python Hunter

Chemical Dipped, Sanded, Glass Beaded, Blued

*Before Images Used For Comparison Reference Only*

Colt Python Hunter. 357 Mag. 8 Inch. Matte Blue Finish With Scope

Colt Trooper

Colt Trooper. Blue Finish

Colt Single Action Army

Colt Single Action Army. Colt 45. 7 1/2 Inch Case Colored

 

Colt Single Action Army
Generation 2
DOM 1963

Colt Single Action Army. Colt 45. 7 1/2 Inch Case Colored
Restored By Custom Shop, Inc.

Colt Single Action Army

Colt Single Action Army. Colt 45. 5 1/2 Inch Case Colored

Colt Double Eagle .45 ACP Satin Stainless Steel

Restored To Original Condition

Colt Double Eagle 45 ACP Satin Stainless Steel

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 Auto

Restored To Original Condition With Nitre Blue Accents
DOM 1912

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 Auto

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 Auto

Restored To Original Condition With Nitre Blue Accents
DOM 1914

colt model 1903
colt model 1903
colt model 1903

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 Auto

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammer .38 Auto

Restored To Original Condition With Case Color Hammer
DOM 1920

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless .32 Auto

Custom Shop Inc.

Colt Pre-Woodsman DOM 1920
.22 Auto Target Pistol

colt pre-woodsman
colt pre-woodsman
colt pre-woodsman
colt pre-woodsman

Colt Pre-Woodsman .22 Auto

Colt Woodsman DOM 1950
4 1/2 Inch .22 Auto Target Pistol

Colt Woodsman .22 Auto 4 1/2 Inch Barrel

High Standard Model H-D Military
6 3/4  Inch .22 Auto Pistol

High Standard Model H-D Military
Restored By Custom Shop, Inc.

Smith & Wesson 19-3 6 Inch  357 Mag

Fire/Smoke DamageBluing Fully Restored. Factory Original Grips

Smith & Wesson 19-3 357 Mag. 6 Inch

Smith & Wesson King Super Target 5 Inch  44 SPL

Fire/Smoke Damage Bluing Fully Restored. Period Correct Grips Added

Smith & Wesson King Super Target 44 SPL. 5 Inch

Custom Shop Inc.

Smith & Wesson 17-4 .22 LR
6 Inch Blue Finish
Date Shipped 1978-1979

Smith & Wesson 17-4 .22lr

Restored By Custom Shop Inc.

Smith & Wesson 27-2 .357 Mag
6 Inch Blue Finish
Date Shipped 1978

Smith & Wesson Model 27-2
Smith & Wesson Model 27-2

Smith & Wesson 27-2 357 Mag

Restored By Custom Shop Inc.

Smith & Wesson 48-3
.22 Mag
Blue Finish

Smith & Wesson 48-3 .22 Mag

Restored By Custom Shop Inc.

Smith & Wesson 66-8 357 Mag
2 3/4 Inch
Custom Bright Stainless Custom Shop, Inc.

Smith & Wesson 66-8 357 Mag

Bright Polish Finish By Custom Shop Inc.

Smith & Wesson 539 9mm
4 Inch Semi-Auto 

Smith & Wesson 539 9mm

Restored By Custom Shop Inc.

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AFTER

Browning Belgium Medallion .264 Win
DOM 1962

Professionally Restored To Original Condition

Browning Belgium Medallion .264 Win

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Remington Model 24 .22 Short Takedown

Professionally Restored To Original Condition

remington model 24
remington model 24
remington model 24
remington model 24
remington model 24
remington model 24
remington model 24
remington model 24

Remington Model 24 .22 Short Takedown

Custom Shop Inc.

Winchester Model 1897 12 Gauge

Beautifully Restored 1918 ‘Trench Sweeper’

winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897
winchester 1897

Winchester Model 1897 Slide Shotgun 12 Gauge

Custom Shop Inc.