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!

March 11, 2013

New Shot Bag

I just finished this bag for a gentlemen who like a style of bag that I had made once before. The bag is just a simple leather bag made from 3/4 oz. veg. tanned leather, no lining or inside pocket. The bag is
6 1/2" wide by 7" deep with a 1 1/2" wide gusset tapering off to the top of the bag, seams are welted also.The flap is double sided, front having some tooling done and a button closer. Strap is 1" wide and fitted with a forged iron buckle. All done by hand with waxed linen thread.