Sunday, May 6, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

No. 147, Collaboration with Shawn Webster

No. 147:  This is a collaboration between myself and artist Shawn Webster.  It is part of a set of items that will reflect the theme of possessions carried by a warrior in the mid 18th century. Participating artists include Brad Emig, Eric Ewing, Matt Fennewald, Alec Fourman, Tad Frei, Ken Gahagan, Jeanne McDonald, Ian Pratt, David Rase, Joe Seabolt, Shawn Webster, and Josh Wrightsman.  The assembled items will be auctioned at the Contemporary Longrifle Association Annual Meeting in Lexington, Kentucky, on August 17-18, 2018.  For more information and to follow the progress of the other pieces and participating artists: A Warrior's Clutch: Facebook Group Page















Monday, February 19, 2018

#146 - Haversack for Shane Emig

No. 146, Haversack for Shane Emig of Cabin Creek Muzzleloading, Inc.
Cowhide, deerhide, linen, antique overshot coverlet remnant, brass button, steel buckle.










Friday, February 9, 2018

Original Percussion Longrifle

Original Percussion Longrifle
50 caliber with good rifling.
Based on architecture and signature, it is surmised to have been made by the Long family of makers or someone close to them in the Upper Susquehanna Region.
Replacement lock is a Chambers Southern Mountain.