Obama Issues Executive Order That May Drive Gunsmiths Out of Business. If a gunsmith installs a muzzle brake, that makes him or her a manufacturer of firearms under a new and improved EXECUTIVE ORDER!!! Costs $2250.00 per year plus paperwork to be a "manufacturer" of firearms. http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/20...executive-order-may-drive-gunsmiths-business/ There's a round about way to take our guns away..... Get rid of gunsmiths. Besides that they didn't build that business themselves, somebody else (government) did that for them.