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!

January 22, 2014

Rising Sun, Shot Bag

Just finished up this shot bag for a customer, again a simple bag 7" x 9" The bag is made from 3-4 oz. veg tanned leather and the flap is two pieces of 2-3oz. veg tanned leather, sewn together back to back with the edge burnished. The customer asked for the sun to be tooled in on the flap.
There is a small inside pocket and a patch knife added to the back.