Traditional Flintlock Rifle Workshop

Date: March 2-7, 2014

This workshop is full, keep an eye out for the 2015 workshop.

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Learn how to build your own custom Flintlock Rifle!
Rifle building experience not needed. Instruction and kits provided by Rifle builder Troy Roope of Stonewall Creek Outfitters. Meals and lodging provided as part of this package. Visit Troy's web page at

About the Rifle You Will Build

Southern Mountain Rifle
Lancaster Pennsylvania Rifle
York Pennsylvania Rifle
Issac Haines

  • Available in .32 .36 .40 .45 & .50 caliber barrel
  • Optional 13/16 or 7/8 "Rice" barrels
  • Custom Jim Chambers "Siler" Flintlocks
  • Curly Maple Wood Stock
  • Steel Mounted
  • Optional Double-Set Trigger

    About this program:

  • You will pay less for this workshop than you would pay a craftsman to build this custom rifle. The custom rifle you build and some tools from the workshop are yours to keep.
  • Small class size with lots of instructor time - 6 to 1 student/teacher ratio.
  • Develop basic, beginner level flintlock rifle building skills.
  • Meals and lodging the entire workshop time.

Cost: Only $1,685.00!! This covers all programming fees, instruction, the rifle kit, meals, and lodging.

5:00-6:00 Welcome, Registration
6:00-7:00 Supper
7:00-9:00 Introduction, Overview and History
Monday- Thursday
7:30-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-12:00 Workshop Time
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-5:30 Workshop Time
5:30-6:30 Supper
6:30-8:00 Evening Activities
7:30-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-12:00 Finishing up
12:00 Lunch
1:00-4:00 Finishing up

Refund Policy
Meals and lodging fees are refundable; the kit will be shipped to you. You can choose to attend the next workshop at the meals and lodging rate. In the event there is a waiting list and a replacement is available the full fee will be refunded.
  • Full: By January 4, 2014
  • 50%: after January 4, 2014
  • Nonrefundable after: January 25, 2014

About the Instructors

Troy L. Roope, owner and operator of Stonewall Creek Outfitters, was born and raised in Stonewall, Va. He has been building rifles and shooting competitively with these rifles since 1994. He enjoys crafting his rifles the old fashion way, building with traditional hand tools and only machining certain parts when necessary. Some of Troy’s mentors include Jim Hash of Appomattox, Va and the Gunsmiths of Colonial Williamsburg. To find out more about Troy and his products please

Special Information

  • This is an intensive course, come prepared to work! You take home what you put into it!
  • Rustic but comfortable bunk style lodging. Linens not provided.
  • A health form (no physical required), a list of items to bring, and other information will be sent as soon as your registration form has been received.

For more information, contact Heather Bennighove at 434-248-5444 or
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