Leather Shot Bags & Accouterments for the French & Indian War.

Leather Shot Bags & Accouterments for the French & Indian War.
Welcome to my Blog! My name is Darrel Lang and I specialize in the Replication of Leather shot bags & Accouterments made in the colonies by the harness and saddle maker of the18th century. All items are hand sewn using waxed linen thread, dyed, then treated with neatsfoot oil & bee’s wax. The leather used is of veg. tanned cow hide 2-3 or 4-5 oz. weight. Other materials used are pig skin, period correct linens for the 18th century and iron or brass buckles. Please take a look at what I have to offer. Thank you!

February 2, 2016

January 6, 2016

New Year

Starting out the new year on the right foot. Spent the day out with a friend doing some shooting and spending time in the woods. Need to work on the long shot, 50 yards and under not a problem, it's when it gets out pass that I need to work on. Oh well, that just means more time spent on the range.

December 31, 2015

Powder Flask

I was sent this leather powder flask to make up a leather strap so that it could be carried over ones shoulder. I made the strap 1 1/4" wide and tapered it down to 1" add some tooling. I was asked to looking it over and make sure it was sound. I worked in a few coats of bee's wax. I'm not sure of the maker of this flask but they did a fine job.

December 23, 2015

Holiday Greetings

I would like to take this time and wish everyone a "Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!"
Please be safe while you enjoy this Holiday Season.

Last item for the year

December 16, 2015

In Time for Christmas

Here are three ball pouches, (4" x 2 3/4") made from veg tanned leather, hand sewn, dyed and sealed with neats-foot oil and bee's wax. Two have tooling done to the front and one is left plain. will hold 62 cal. on down.

All three are **SOLD**  Tooled front $42.00  plain front $32.00  Shipped by priority mail. Great Christmas gift. **PAY_PAL is available** 

December 11, 2015

Large Knife & Sheath

 This is a large style trade knife, so I made the leather sheath a little stiffer by adding a thicker welt and also making it a little wider to prevent it from bending when the knife is removed from the sheath.It is made to wear on the left side under the belt or sash, I added a leather belt loop to keep it in place when wearing it under the belt, a tie can be added to tie it in place when wearing a sash.