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!

December 9, 2011

Small Poll axes & sheaths


Just in time for Christmas! Three small ax sets. The small axes are hand forged from medium carbon steel with a slight hammered finish, the head size is about 4" long and has a 2" in cutting edge. Handle is 12 1/2" long, and are Curly Maple,the handle has a curved bulbous end and finger grooves for a good grip. The leather shoulder sheath is made from 4 oz veg tanned leather and dyed a dark brown, the leather carry strap is 3/4" wide and is adjustable with a forged buckle and will be added to the other two sets.  

December 2, 2011

New Bag #5

This is a new double bag that I just finished up for Mr. Sam Hall, Sam also sent along a small bag knife that he wanted attached to the back of the bag. The bag is made from 3oz. veg. tanned leather, hand sewn using waxed linen thread. The bag is dyed a dark brown. The bag size is 6" deep x 6" wide the back half of the bag has a 1 1/4' gusset while the front half of the bag has only a welted seam.