Contemporary Longrifle Foundation


Mark Thomas
Dayton, VA

Mark belongs to the NRA, NMLRA, and is a charter CLA member, 2008 Distinguished Service Award recipient from the CLA, one the HCH horners involved in the "9 Horns" fund raising project, maker of the "Fess Parker" horn presented to him from the CLA in 2005 . A diverse craftsman working within various areas from horns, guns, knives and silver by fabricating the item and embellishing within the budget of the client. Mark will sometimes delve into the world of folkart, either chip carving or painted works and sometimes a combination of the two. He is also known as a competent hand engraver working in many styles. His interest in the art lead him to be a contributor to the book "Following the Tradition" by Gordon Barlow, he wrote the chapter on "Embellishment". To view various art work from Mark visit his website.

Contact Mark Thomas at:
10547 Union Springs Rd.
Dayton, VA 22821
phone number: 540 867 5829

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