Michael W. Dubber has been engraving firearms since 1969. He received Bachelor and Master degrees in Fine Arts from Indiana State University and career areas have included teaching, jewelry manufacturing and sales, advertising and public relations.
His career began as a teacher of fine arts. Later, he spent six years in the jewelry business as a stone setter, engraver and manufacturing jeweler. He gained his knowledge of firearms engraving and gunsmithing through practical experience and by working with master gunsmiths.
Michael's favored subjects are turn-bolt and single-shot rifles. He works in English, German and American scrolls and enjoys doing sculptured gold inlaid game scenes. He has received many notable commissions including the 1992 American Custom Gunmakers Rifle and the 1993 Colorado Budweiser/Ducks Unlimited Shotgun.