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    Hello from NY. I'm a leathercrafter, hunter that wants to built my own musket.

    I was in the same boat, when I was 16 me and my family move to Puerto Rico and the only class I liked and passed was wood shop, there I made an English broad sword, a shield, and hand knife, a chopping board for my mom and a wall hanger lol, I was into medieval history back then and still am but...
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    Hello from NY. I'm a leathercrafter, hunter that wants to built my own musket.

    Lol, Wow in 8th grade shop, I wish I had shop like that when I was in the 8th grade, lol Yeah I have been looking at kits also, I may start there so I can learn how its put together then start making my own. Sorry to here about your father and brother. Again thank you for the advise and...
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    Hello from NY. I'm a leathercrafter, hunter that wants to built my own musket.

    Thank you, I have looked into getting a kit just to get my feet wet and learn how to put parts where they belong, yeah Im sure its nothing like making a model airplane but it should be very interesting never the less. The website is awesome thanks for the link.
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    Hello from NY. I'm a leathercrafter, hunter that wants to built my own musket.

    Yeah it is pretty ambitious, but I have to try, even if it comes out looking like something from MadMax thunderdome, just as long its safe to shoot I can at least say I did it, then from there I make another one using what I learned.
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    Hello from NY. I'm a leathercrafter, hunter that wants to built my own musket.

    Wow thats cool, I'll look into it the book, looks good. lets see, my plans is to rasp out the stock, make the barrel out of DOM steel, either sand cast the trigger guard or hammer it out, not sure yet, and I would like to try my hands on cutting out and hand filing the lock, if that fails then...
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    Hello from NY. I'm a leathercrafter, hunter that wants to built my own musket.

    Thank you. It is. I have been reading posts for what feels like for ever. LOL
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    Hello from NY. I'm a leathercrafter, hunter that wants to built my own musket.

    Hey Dan, thank you for your interest but to tell you the true, I never made a tomahawk or knife sheaths, I mostly make pouches, haversacks, bags, belts, hat band, holsters, slings, almost anything other then sheaths, but again thanks for the interest and I keep you in mind if I ever make one.
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    Hello from NY. I'm a leathercrafter, hunter that wants to built my own musket.

    Hey neighbor, lol. Yes it is, Killawog is in Broome county which is about an hour give a take a bit to Norwich.
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    Hello from NY. I'm a leathercrafter, hunter that wants to built my own musket.

    Hi, yes there is, I have seen some monsters, but never could get one. Theres also a great turkey population up there, Hopefully this year will be a good one.
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