Gunsmith Armorer Cerakote Custom Gun Shop Services


Gunsmith, Armorer, Cerakote, Laser Engraving — Sterling Arsenal provides full-service gunsmith, armorer, Cerakote application, and laser engraving services. Our machinist, gunsmith, armorer, applicator staff are equipped with two lathes, multi-axis mill, fiber laser, CNC router, hydraulic press, TIG / MIG welder, production grade coating room, and live-fire test range. Rates based on project type. Our custom shop gunsmith services include:

  • (Rapid Prototype Machining Coating Laser Integration Support)
  • Custom shop specializing in AR-15, AR-10, AK-47, 1911, revolvers, shotguns, bolt actions
  • NFA (Class 3) firearm modifications, engraving, and repairs
  • CNC machine engraving and marking, including fonts and graphics
  • Action blue printing, barrel chambering, cutting, contouring, threading, and crowning
  • Milling, fabrication, forming including slide serrations, RMR optic slide cuts, stippling
  • TIG Welding and Pinning — muzzle breaks, mounts, receivers, trunions, and more
  • Trigger work and custom fitting
  • Sight installation and replacement, dovetail milling – cutting, and staking
  • Scope mounting and sighting (laser bore and live-fire sighting)
  • Stock modification, bedding, and re-sizing, detachable box magazine in-letting
  • Classic Firearm restoration
  • Certified Cerakote Applicators (in-house)
  • and anything else we might find interesting or fun!

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Critical Koting is a NIC Certified Cerakote Applicator  Sterling Arsenal Brand and Service Line of Business.. Critical Koting serves the Northern VA, WV, MD, DC Metro region and Eastern United States leveraging Sterling Arsenal’s comprehensive gunsmith – armorer capabilities and customer service processes. See our project images, services offerings and Facebook updates below.
Critical Koting Cerakote Services Include:
  • Professional disassembly and refitting
  • Media blast and chem surface prep
  • Color choices span Cerakote spectrum
  • CNC machine and laser engraving
  • Custom fonts, graphics, patterns, stencils, color infill, distressing
  • Full service gunsmith services
  • General metal parts media blasting and finishing — “not just guns” 
  • Pricing by firearm type and application pattern and technique
  • Expedited turnaround times available
  • Cost saving project consolidation
  • Dealer and OEM Production pricing
Critical Koting is the “Customer Choice” serving the VA, WV, MD, DC and broader Eastern USA:
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