Contemporary Longrifle Foundation


Frank House
Woodbury, KY

Frank House is considered from among a very small group of elite contemporary gunbuilders as one of the best. His products incorporate the very difficult but highly desired appearance of being true in form and function to 18th century standards, yet very original and distinctive in appearance. His work reflects the highest standards of traditional Colonial American craftsmanship.

Because of his reputation and uncompromising approach to his art and craft, Frank was selected to build the flintlock rifle carried by Mel Gibson in The Patriot. He also made several of the pistols, carried by Mel and Jason Isaacs who played Colonel Tavington, in addition to some of the primary accoutrements. Mel Gibson was so impressed with Frank

Contact Frank House at:
P O Box 43
Woodbury, KY 42288

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