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 12, 2014

Finished Sheath

I received this knife yesterday in the mail, and after dinner I went down to my shop and just started looking at what type of sheath I could make for this nicely done "Long Hunters knife" done by Kyle Willyard of Old Dominion Forge. Well one idea lead to another and after a snow storm today, I came up with this finished sheath.