Friday, May 22, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Powder horn by Ron Hess

Horn by HCH member and CLA artist Ron Hess, base turned from ash, with turned horn collar and antler spout.




Friday, May 8, 2015

Small coverlet accoutrement pouch

This small pouch is made from antique fabric remnants and closes with an antique bone button.
It is just big enough to hold a wingbone turkey call.




Thursday, May 7, 2015

Pouch #69 - Open-top pouch w/ Coverlet strap

This open-top pouch is made from several different antique fabrics.  The coverlet strap is backed with cowhide and trimmed with bark-tanned deer hide.  Hemp rope is used to attach the strap to the pouch and is left long for attachment of a powder horn and other items.  The exterior layer of the pouch has woven repairs and is tin-clothed.  There is an antique bone button for closure.

 























Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Pouch #68 - Calf hair and cross hatching

This pouch is made from vegetable tan cowhide with a hair-on calf hair front, and pigskin bindings. A simple design is tooled into the flap.  There is a hanging inside pocket.





Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Handmade powder measures

These are made from modified brass 45-70 cartridges and range in size from 30 to 65+/- grains.  They were inspired by those seen in Jim Webb's book of Appalachian accoutrements.

 



 

Monday, April 20, 2015

Small barktan pouch with horn and accoutrements

This is simple bark-tan deer hide pouch of two-piece construction.  The strap is made from cowhide and has a hand-forged steel buckle.  Along with the powder horn, there is a copper wire vent pic and a brass powder measure attached to the pouch.