Turnbull Restoration Co., Inc. is the most recognized name in vintage firearm restoration, period-correct metal finishes such as traditional color case hardening, charcoal bluing, rust bluing and nitre bluing, as well as custom reproductions of iconic firearms such as Winchester 1886 and Colt 1911. Turnbull has been dedicated to the faithful and accurate restoration and custom upgrades on vintage rifles, shotguns and handguns for over 35 years.
Doug Turnbull, the owner, was born in Canandaigua, New York in 1961. Doug’s parents owned and operated the largest gun shop in upstate New York, Creek Side Gun Shop. Doug grew up and worked in the shop from a very early age, doing everything from stocking shelves to sales and Gunsmithing. Doug’s hunting interests have always been recreational. He once said, “Growing up in a gun shop provided all the shooting I could possibly want or need.” Doug is married and has a family. They live in Upstate New York not very far from the shop.