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 10, 2016

Sgt. Cummings, New Shot Bag



Here is another shot bag I just finished for a customer. It is made of veg. tanned cow hide and measures 7 1/2" Wx 8 1/2" D. It is fully welted with a 1 ½” gusset and hand sewn with waxed linen thread. The inside pocket is 5" x 4”. The flap has some tooling added along with a button closer. The strap is 1” wide and is fitted with an iron buckle. The bag is dyed a dark brown and conditioned with pure neat’s-foot oil and bee’s wax.