About Walt

My name is Walt Banit, the owner of WDB Builds and located in Forest, Virginia.

Me (Walt, far left) with LAPD Chief Willie L. Williams (third from left). Early '90s.

I am…

  • Type 07 Federal Firearms Licensee
  • Retired Federal Law Enforcement after 37 years
  • A former Special Agent, U.S. Treasury, having conducted numerous criminal investigations, and experienced in assisting U.S. Secret Service in Presidential and foreign dignitary protection, as well as other dignitary protection in Washington, D.C.
  • A former U.S. Treasury Department Armorer
  • A firearms instructor

I have…

  • Attended Glock, Remington, & Sig Sauer Armorer Schools
  • Built rifles for individuals as well as police agencies
  • 25+ years experience building firearms


I specialize in AR-15 and occasional AR-10 platform rifles. Typical calibers include:

  • .223/5.56
  • .223/Wylde
  • 7.62×39
  • 6.5 Grendel
  • 6.5 Creedmoor
  • .308 (AR-10)