Thursday, May 14, 2020

2010-20 The Decade of Dust, Rust, Cuts, Firing, Filing, Piling, and Bluing, Screwing and Accruing

The Decade...

Snow bedaub come and gone

Powder burnt, maple sawed

Craft sculled, strings strummed

Firns like I, have become as wodge


On to the next 10...……..

Krat Axe

Forged 1055 and ash handle for a really, really old man.😃 Cool norse axe for a cold spring...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Officers Fusil

I was inspired to build this piece based off an mid 18th century advertisement.  Stub twist .62 bbl, 9' of silver wire, and a butt stock bayonet I forged and made the mechanism for the buttplate. 

Friday, August 19, 2016

28ga Smooth Rifle

28ga frontiersman's smooth rifle with  American jagdbuchse styling.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Brass Basket Hilt

Scottish style basket hilt of my own design forged from 5160 with a welded brass basket and carved mahogany handle. Baldric made from heavy veg tan leather and stained with homemade iron acetate.