You Don't Have to be an Expert
to Build Your Own AR
start with a plan.
Expert-level coaching for your custom build.
Your Rifle. Your Way.
Whether you’re a gunsmith or first-time builder, everything you need to build your next AR is right here at your fingertips and you don’t have to break the bank to do it.
For people who know what they want when they see it, check out our gallery of builds.
Parts. Tools. Coaching.
ARchitect /ˈärkəˌtekt/ noun: A person who designs, builds, and maintains their own rifle.
BYOAR Brings You:
They say it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert. Well, we did that and don’t worry. We took notes.
From Manufacturing Experts
Yeah, we’re humble.
You can go lots of places to get made fun of. This ain’t one of them.
A New Signature Look for Your AR
We can help you design, test, and manufacture a new handguard and muzzle brake combination for your AR to create a unique, branded look that will set you apart from the market.
Want to BYO (build your own) but not sure where to start? Our gallery is a great first step. Get inspired with starting concepts you can modify for your own custom build.
BYOAR in the news
Review article written by Ken Whitmore.
Published at Reclaimedoutdoors.com 9/27/19
Have a rifle you're not happy with? A build you're stuck on?
We can help you get from where you are to where you want to be. Yeah, we wish we had met sooner, too.
Becoming an ARchitect is easier than you think.
Become the Expert of Your Next AR, Inside and Out.
Let our team help you invest your time and not all your money to build and maintain a rifle that's yours and yours alone.
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If you are a FFL licences dealer or distributor who is looking to recreate your own signature look we have a program on our sister site, Bowden Tactical, that could be what you are looking for.