We can build your AK/AR

John Sbandi

MTF AK/AR Builder

John is our in house AK Gunsmith and is also knowledgeable in building many other firearm platforms. John has been an aircraft mechanical engineer for the past 10 years and was an aircraft heavy structures technician for many years prior. He recently found that building firearms was his true passion and takes great pride in his work. He has the support of his wife and two daughters. Stop by the shop and talk to him about AK's or any other build you might be interested in! You wont be disappointed!  

Contact Email: [email protected]

Normal Hours: Monday-Thursday 11AM-7PM

All pickups or drop-offs that want to speak with John in person must schedule with John prior. We try to limit the amount of down time from builds so we can get our work done. Thanks for understanding.


Pricing and Information

Single AK Build $475 Not including parts or rivets.


Paint: $150
Custom  Cerakote:$350*

Middletown Firearms will only build on 100% Complete Receivers

Cerakote or other Specialized Finishes will be charged $350*. Please email us with specific instructions.

Wood refinishing is extra. 

The rifle will be headspaced, test-fired and checked for correct operation. Kit build does not include the cost of rivets or any damaged parts provided by the customer.

G3/Cetme Build Pricing: $500

Payment can be check/cash or CC. We invoice after the job is completed. Shipping will be added to the invoice and you will receive a notification that your firearm is ready to ship. Tracking numbers will be provided. We do offer discounts to returning customers. After you see our builds you will want to come back!

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We are a Sabrewerks Authorized Installer! Check out www.sabrewerks.com for your AK optic mounting solutions. 

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