What makes a fine shotgun?

The craftsmanship of these William & Son shotguns is just incredible.

Sit back and witness what it takes to make a fine William & Son shotgun.

This is not your ordinary big box retail store shotgun. This is a work of art.

How many hours does it take to build a fine William & Son shotgun from start to finish? This video shared by William & Son on YouTube shows us the painfully slow process of building a truly beautiful shotgun. The craftsmanship that goes into each shotgun is just incredible. These are not high volume turn out factory guns. If you order one of these beauties you just might be in for a long wait.

Many of us may never hunt with such a remarkable piece of art or even handle one. We can agree though that these beautiful shotguns could put any art museum display to shame.

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