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!

April 18, 2012

Ax Set

Along with the new shot bag previously posted, he also order an ax and shoulder carry sheath. The small axe is hand forged from medium carbon steel with a slight hammered finish, the head size is about 4" long and has a 2" in cutting edge. Handle is 12 1/2" long, and is of Hickory,the handle has a curved bulbous end and finger grooves for a good grip. The leather shoulder sheath is made from 4 oz veg tanned leather and dyed a dark brown, the leather carry strap is 3/4" wide and is adjustable with a forged buckle.