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 14, 2013

Opening Day

Tomorrow Nov 15th is Michigan opening day of deer season with a firearm. I would like to take this time to wish everyone, "Good Luck & Safe Hunting"


Below I have posted a poem on what it's like to be at deer camp on opening day.
It’s called ‘Palace in the Poplar,’ and, as far as I can tell, its author is unknown. Here it is: