Thanks for that video CZ. I think that would certainly fit the definition of gun porn.
There were several little things that got my attention, aside from the near perfect execution of metal and stock work. At about 1:09, the view of the ends of the breech of a shotgun depicted what appears to be pretty thin chamber wall thickness, compared to most of what we are used to seeing. It made me think we must generally enjoy a fair margin of safety.
Then at around 3:55, I was surprised to see the low level of flame being used as the heat source for soldering the bottom rib on a set of chopper lump barrels.
I paid close attention to the excellent fit of wood to metal on all of the guns. But I don't understand why some were built with the wood perfectly flush with the metal, while others had the wood uniformly proud of the metal. Not sure if that was an indication of different stockers at work, or due to customer requests.
I wish we knew if Peter Hofer was the engraver on all of these guns, or if there were several artisans employed in engraving. I was struck by the diverse nature of the subject matter utilized, from traditional game scenes, to nudes, to damascus with gold inlay, to cloisonne, to outer space scenes. The variety makes me think there had to be several different engravers doing these guns, and some of the subject matter had me wondering how much LSD they had used in their errant youth. I mean, who thinks to commission a gun with scorpions, butterflies, or depictions of large rhinocerous beetles that look like something out of an entomology textbook. I could live without the colorized cloisonne engraving, but the level of talent and artistry are incredible. He seems partial to sidelevers, but that skeletonized top lever on the 6.5 x 57R single shot rifle was awesome.