Re: Building a Rifle
there's another good book that Bountyhunter turned me on to here not too long ago, but I have the link to it on my other computer that's having problems right now. Maybe he can point it out to you. I totally forget the name of it, and the book is at my dad's place.
I definitally recommend the machine shop courses. Buy new equipment unless you know how to check out the used stuff very well so you don't get some worn out junk too expensive to be worth fixin.
Ebay has the hottest deals on tooling and equipment I've seen so far.
Don't plan on buyin equipment to save money on rebarreling etc, cause you won't. Think more like... just more expensive toys, unless you go into buisiness using them, then plan on a while for the buis to pay for the equip and tooling.