General Gunsmithing

New American Arms is Richmond’s only full service gun shop! Our services include general gunsmithing on all types of firearms. We can help you with a simple cleaning, minor repairs, parts replacement, rust removal, refinishing, restorations and preservations, trigger jobs/tuning of actions, sight installations and replacements, scope/optics mounting, bore sighting, live fire sighting, diagnostics, conversions, and much more.

Cerakote Finishing

Our refinishing capabilities include Cerakote application as well as many traditional firearms finishes. New American Arms is a certified Cerakote application dealer with highly skilled finishers. We stock a broad selection of colors and can create unique and impressive custom finishes. If you can dream it, we can do it! New American Arms can provide custom vinyl, stencils, and finishing on other products in addition to firearms. Contact us about any Cerakote work!


Our custom capabilities include machining for both function and form! Optic cut for your favorite pistol slide? We can do it. Barrel threading? We can do it. Vents, windows, serrations on a slide or frame? We can do it! Bring us your gun and your concept and we will help you turn it into a custom gun. Need machining by a local job shop with quick turn around? New American Arms! Let us quote any machining job, firearm related OR NOT!

NFA Firearms

New American Arms is an FFL 07/02 manufacturer with SOT, allowing us to provide services for NFA firearms and silencers. We can build and/or register NFA items, recording them in the NFRTR, and provide a trust and engraving to meet ATF requirements. New American Arms is a stocking dealer for SBRs, machine guns, silencers (suppressors) and represent all major brands, including the Silencerco SPEQ program (exclusively in central Virginia).


We have specialties in particular firearms platforms, including the 1911, Glock, and Smith & Wesson revolvers, AR15, AK47, AK74, long range precision rifles, and others. We build custom rifles on all these platforms! Our custom long range rifles are guaranteed sub MOA, with factory match ammo!


New American Arms does custom polymer finishing to add function and form and to fit your favorite pistol (or rifle stock / grip) to your hand, improving your grip, control, and accuracy. We offer six different patterns, and many different combinations of features.

Custom Holsters

We produce custom Kydex holsters, made to order for your gun, with your choice of lights, lasers, and/or optics. Belt or IWB, right or left, any color. We can add graphics! Any design or logo. Click here for more info ENGRAVING Laser or rotary style, 21 st century or old school! We can add manufacturing data, personalization, or decorative images. This service, like machining, is not limited to firearms. Bring us your engraving job! One or one hundred, we can handle it.

Safety Inspections

Have you bought a used gun and want it checked out? We can perform an inspection and evaluation along with a basic cleaning and lubrication for a very reasonable fee. New American Arms offers competitive rates and has one of the best turn-around times in the area. If you need work done on a rush basis, we will try to accommodate your schedule.

We Buy Guns

One or one hundred, we offer the best prices in town, ask our customers! Old or modern, working or not, every gun has value. We work with executors on estate liquidation. If you have a large collection to sell, we will travel to you to assist and expedite the transfers and keep you within Virginia and federal law. We pay cash. We accept firearms on trade. We will also buy accessories and ammunition! We are your one stop shop to sell unwanted or unneeded firearms related items.