Black powder/flintlock accoutrements (photo heavy)
One of the reasons I love hunting and shooting with a flintlock is making the accoutrements or accessories that support it. Some of the stuff I...
The common shirt type frock is made from the same pattern as the common shirt, except that the frock is made a little longer, and usually from a slightly heavier material. As you can see, the collar shape varied with the maker. Shirt pattern shown here from: Tidings from the 18th Century By Beth Gilgun. This is a good book with more clothing patterns and information on a variety of 18th century items.
K-42 Tennessee Bean
K-42 Tennessee Bean Southern rifles reflect the styles of gun makers who moved into the area from more populated areas along the east coast. They brought with them the […]
Iron mounted Appalachian Flintlock Rifle
J. Whitson style .36 caliber north carolina flintlock rifle. This is a very light slim rifle stocked in straight grain maple. Hand forged hardware, poured pewter nose cap and brass ramrod thimbles.…