Monday, March 16, 2015

Original Underhammer







I got this underhammer in a while back for repairs. It needed a new nipple, front sight, ramrod, and some minor stock cracks looked after. It is a 34 caliber and still has nice rifling. The grey streaks at the toe of the stock appear to be some pretty old grey paint. Brass inlays with no engraving.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Georgian Pistol






I still need to burnish around the carvings on this, and I may buff the stock back some to lighten the color and add depth

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Pistol in the Works


This one I'm currently working on. It is based on a 1690's Georgian. I made the butt cap from sheet brass(this still needs a lot of work smoothing it out, tightening gaps, and engraving). The Trigger, trigger plate, side plate, and belt clip I also made. Other parts are from Muzzleloader Builder's Supply. This has an 8" 62 caliber smooth barrel and Chamber's small Queen Anne lock. There is still a bunch of shaping and other work to be done. This will have an antique look and finish.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Shooting Bag


Just wrapped up another one. This is a heavy bark tanned deer skin, lined with walnut dyed pillow ticking, and hand sewn with a waxed linen thread.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Lancaster Rifle








This simple Lancaster 36 caliber rifle is stocked with maple and has iron mounts. The barrel is 13/16" x 42" long, maker is unknown as this is unmarked. The stock was scraped and finished dark. All iron has been given a slightly aged appearance. A silver Star of David wrist inlay was added and engraved.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Horn container


This turned horn container is 2 1/8" at the base and is 3 5/8" high to the top of the lid. The lid and base are curly maple. I was planning to do some scrimshaw but thought the horn had enough character to it.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Loading Block

This 40 caliber loading block was made from a left over piece of curly maple stock wood. The sun inlay is caribou antler and its rays are silver wire inlay. The lanyard is leather with a waxed linen thread wrap near the block.