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Jim K

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Stippling on that one. I knew a guy that made full size posters, Indian women, horses, snakes and Southwest landscapes. One dot at a time.
Mind blowing it didn't make him blind.
This one is for Clyde. Loves to watch me shoot out back. Cant take him hunting, he has setter brains and would be gone.
Has a few years left in him. Doesn't know it but this is his urn. I'll date it, glue in the spout and hang him up with the guns on the wall.
He thinks his job is protecting me from the fox, pictured on the back.
I think getting that Celtic knot thingy around the top was the hardest part.
What a cool way to honor your pal.
 

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My first horn made in 1968 when I was 17 years old. Butt cap made from a scrap of curly maple i swiped from my dad's shop. The black and white colored one I made recently for my brother. The bison horn pair are my most recent. None are anything special but they get the job done.20201021_101221.jpg20200514_175812.jpg20201021_100904.jpg
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Made this for Dad, in his last year. He was from Clearfield Co. Pennsylvania, on the West Branch of the Susquehanna. I was born in Pittsburgh. Old family stories about our Clan's not so nice relations with the original inhabitants of Penn's Woods. And interactions with Geo III's troops.


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Macon Due

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I have made a few over the years. I do not have the talent of a lot of these guys but this "Join or Die" one turned out ok. I reversed the picture to better go with the horn as I'm a southpaw shooter. The second one I bought from someone and as it was somewhat 'period crude' [ and I do not mean that in a bad way,I like the horn] I braided a hemp cord for it and scrimmed an exact copy of an Indian [ with a big head] in a canoe
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that my Dad drew for me when I was a little boy over 60 years ago onto it.
 

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The horned toad says we should go to Mexico.
Those are the ones that mean the most.
I still carry an aluminum fly box that was my dads from when he was 10. He wrote his name and address in it with a pencil.
I still use it, and think of him every time I open it. Bought during the great depression, I think it must have meant the world to him at that time.
Means more to me now, I think.
 

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I'll be sending a picture of my old serviceable one shortly, just not tonight, It can't compare to the "works of art" that's been shown so far and isn't meant to. I like it and it does the job a powderhorn is supposed to.
 

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The rings are carved out of the body, not added on, that was job in nd of itself while trying to maintain its natural curve which was pleasing to me, a job I will never do again. Poor old horn, nozzle split so I made a ferrule to hold it tight, slung it over my shoulder one day and smacked it into a hard post cracking it pretty bad and repairing it with some deer rawhide. All in all it has served me well and is my favorite one.
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I made this set a loooong time ago when I was just starting out and had no preconceived ideas about how it should be done, so I pretty much just had at it, experimenting as I went along. It led to many interesting times and even more interesting people, people that encouraged me to go on and do other things such as making guns and stuff.
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Hammock. Bike. Cabelas tent.
Roughing it? That must be her feet? :p :):thumb: She looks comfortable.
That picture was actually a 2000 mile solo
Motorcycle camping trip through Canada I decided to do after nearly getting killed by an 85 year old guy a few years earlier. Oh, and I wanted to do it for my 60th birthday.
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It wasn't always nice out. This was day two in the rain, in the tent, with the arthritis!
 
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