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!

November 22, 2011

Belt Knife & Sheath

 I made this sheath for a gentlemen who wanted to wear it tuck in to his sash and also having a way to keep it secure. So I added a 4" long tab to the sheath and added a braided piece of hemp to the bottom of the tab so it can be tied in place. The top of the sheath has been wrapped with some hemp line to help keep the handle a little more secure also