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    FOR SALE F/S English Sporting Rifle, .62 Caliber

    For sale, a custom-made English Sporting Rifle by Kevin Dougherty of Brackney, PA. Mid-18th C. styling; English walnut stock; 31 inch .62 caliber Rice bbl tapered and flared w/ round-bottomed rifling; Jim Chambers "Round Faced English" lock; steel fowler-style furniture with aged finish; bone...
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    SOLD F/S English Sporting Rifle, .62 Cal

    For sale, a custom-made English Sporting Rifle by Kevin Dougherty of Brackney, PA. Mid-18th C. styling; English walnut stock; 31 inch .62 caliber Rice bbl tapered and flared w/ round-bottomed rifling; Jim Chambers "Round Faced English" lock; steel fowler-style furniture with aged finish; bone...
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    17th Century New England Event

    “Two Worlds Meet” -- Native American and Colonial Encampment For our first public event of the season, the Daniel Benton Homestead Museum welcomes Native American and English colonial reenactors who portray life in 17th century New England. The talented interpreters in period clothing will...
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    My New KPW Impression!

    1675-6, Rhode Island militia. Ready to take on Wampanoags and Narragansetts...!
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    1600s Musket

    Here's my new toy for this period: mid-1600s "English Lock" musket; .75 cal 46" Colerain bbl, Leonard Day lock.
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    17th C. Dog-Lock

    Need the proper lock for a new build. (I realize the Rifle Shoppe has castings and assembled locks, but they require eons to fill an order, LOL!)
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    .62 caliber wallop!

    Picked up my new piece today! Mid-18th C. "English Sporting Rifle"; 31" Rice barrel: .62 caliber, tapered and flared, with round bottom rifling; Jim Chambers round-faced English lock; English walnut stock. Built by my good friend - and skilled gunsmith! - W Kevin Dougherty, of Brackney, PA.
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    New Swivel

    Picked up this little guy at a good price. 15" bbl with a steel-lined .75 caliber bore. Looks like a South Bend barrel, but there are no markings. It will be swivel-mounted on my boat. A friend is making the yoke and tiller for it: Finished some implements for it today. Next up, a linstock!
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    Glued trunnions?

    These are good-looking guns, but the trunnions are glued into sockets on the barrel with JB Weld. Is this reliable? http://www.kansascannonworks.com/Kansas_Cannon_Works/Cannons.html
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    Original Flask; needs repair!

    Picked up a nice, original leather-covered flask in need of a couple fixes to be fully functional: - spring needs replacing (the original broke at the spring screw) - one of the side suspension rings and its mount is missing Know of anyone who can do this work for me? Here's a pic:
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    Punching 16 ga. wads

    This may sound like stupid, basic questions, but here goes. I have a 17mm wad punch on the way for producing my own wads for my 16 gauge fowler. I've never owned a punch before, nor made my own wads. What do I place beneath the material I'm actual punching in order to not damage the punch...
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    .590 ball source?

    Where can I acquire some cast .590 size balls without having to mold them myself? I have an address on file for Eddie May in GA, but don't know if he's still in business....
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    Tentsmiths

    Just have to put in a plug for Tentsmiths, creators of all manner of historic tents: http://tentsmiths.com/ We've owned two of there models for years, a "1780 American" wedge and one of the big "Museum Wedges." The latter required some repairs after nearly 20 years of use. Tentsmiths...
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    Hardwick, Mass event, 2-3 Nov?

    Looking for information on the annual smoothbore "Gentlemen's Shoot" in Hardwick, Mass. This year's dates are 2-3 November. Is there a website?
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    Horn tips for fowler ramrods

    Does anyone make any like these? http://museumvictoria.com.au/collections/items/373527/ramrod-tips
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    Looking for hunting images

    Can anyone point me to a source (preferably online) or share any 18th - early 19th C. hunting woodcuts, like this one: It's for a tavern-sign project. Thanks...!
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    English half-stock fowler

    Recently acquired English fowling piece, 16 bore, 37" bbl, iron furniture: Full picture album here: http://smg.photobucket.com/user/BCarp/library/English%20Fowler Original flint or well-done re-conversion? The lock is marked "I. Field" and has a roller frizzen and toggle-link between...
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    Original Fowler

    I am purchasing this fowler at what I think is a good price. I don't have it in hand yet, as I'm making lay-away payments, but do have some detailed photos: http://smg.photobucket.com/user/BCarp/library/Original%20Fowler This is the seller's description: "American Flintlock fowler, Lock marked...
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    DARK stock finish!

    What's a good method to achieve a VERY dark, or even black, finish on a musket or fowler stock? I've heard of Kiwi shoe paste, leather dye, etc. This John Bosh piece shows what I have in mind:
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    BBL Thickness at Bore

    A while back a couple of gents posted photos of the muzzle-ends of their fowlers, showing period-correct,thin-walled barrels. Could someone direct me to these, or re-post 'em? I've had no luck with the search function.... Thanks!
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