Steel Canvas         Author: R.L. Wilson                     

The Art of American Arms

Second from Strum, Ruger & Co. limited edition of North American big game
No. 1 Single Shot rifles, serial no. 132-65199, honors the mountain lion.
Engraving and gold inlaying by Franz Marktl.
Stockwork by Paul G. Dressel, Jr.


Custom Dakota Model 76 rifle by Paul G. Dressel, Jr., with unique broken ribbon-point
checkering pattern. Dressel often works with other atistians, including his wife,
Sharon Farmer-Dressel, a designer and builder of custom guns.


Browning Citori 12-guage; design, stock and metalwork by Sharon Farmer-Dressel.
California English walnut, checkered by husband Paul. Jon Robyn's engraving,
Roger Kehr's metal finishing.