Gareth Rule has been granted the Freedom of the City of London

Following many years of servitude to the craft of gunmaking, Master Gun Stock Maker, Gareth Rule attended a ceremony at The Guild Hall in London to be granted The Freedom of the City of London.  This prestigious honour recognises Gareth among may of his peers. The ceremony took place in the Chamberlain`s court on the …

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Somerset Gunmaker inducted into prestigious Guild of Master Craftsmen

After a rigorous selection process, Somerton-based Gunmaker Mr Gareth Rule has been accepted into the Guild of Master Craftsmen, one of the oldest and most established Guilds in the UK. The Guild of Master Craftsmen continues a great tradition established by the guilds of medieval Europe, and Mr Rule has now been named as one …

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Our London Tour: A visit to James Purdey and Sons Gun Makers with Mr Andrew Ambrose

  Following a tour of The London Proof House with the Proof Master, Mr David Miles and an evening at the World Gun Makers’ event at the Royal Artillery Company in central London, the A W Rule and Son team were honoured to meet esteemed gun maker James Purdey and Son’s Director of gun sales, …

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Rule`s Gunmakers attend the World Gunmakers’ Evening 2022

Master Gun stock maker Gareth Rule from A W Rule and Son Gunmakers was delighted to attend the prestigious 2022 World Gunmakers’ Evening, which was hosted at Honourable Artillery Company in central London. Joining a host of other well-known country lifestyle brands, the World Gunmakers’ Evening brings together contemporaries and like-minded craftsmen and women to …

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New restocking work at A W Rule and Son Gunmakers Ltd

A series of completed restocking work has been recently added to our website. Amongst the work includes a Beretta DT 11 commissioned from Yeldham Gun Repairs that required a bespoke left handed stock, as well as an AYA Model 2 that was restocked to our client’s new measurements using high quality Turkish Walnut. Also featured is a new Beretta English …

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TEG luxury leather goods now available from A. W. Rule and Son

Esteemed gun maker A. W. Rule and Son Ltd are delighted to begin stocking a range of luxury, handmade leather shooting accessories from one of the UK’s leading leather brands, Traditional English Guncases (TEG). The Kent-based leather-goods retailer supplies Britain’s top London gunmakers including John Rigby & Co., Holland & Holland, Purdey, Boss and McKay …

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Somerset Gun Maker A. W. Rule and Son Ltd expands to new premises

Notable South West Gun Maker A. W. Rule and Son, based in Somerton, Somerset are moving to a new premises within the Historic town to further develop their workshops for their bespoke shotgun & rifle stock making services. The expansion comes 54 years after its founder, Anthony William Rule, launched the acclaimed Gun Making business from a spare bedroom at their family home in 1967.

Shooting grounds open in line with government guidelines

Shooting grounds in the UK are reopening in line with government guidance, which now allows outdoor sports venues to open to the public. Shooters are advised to ring ahead and pre-book, and it also very unlikely they will be able to borrow a gun, it is advisable to bring your own (and your shotgun certificate). …

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Follow the process of our restocking work on Instagram Guides

A W Rule and Son Gunmakers are tracking the progress of a selection of our restocking projects on Instagram Guides, a new feature on the popular social media platform. 

A. W. Rule and Son Gun Makers in Somerset offer free secure courier service with insurance  

Somerset-based gunmaker A. W. Rule and Son Gunmakers Ltd are offering a new free courier collection service with insurance to assist clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.