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I know this horn isn't historically correct and it's my first attempt. The horn was from an enormous, deceased, old bull in the Arizona desert. Anyway, I scratched in some of my favorite things from the woods I hunt, including a copperhead, and sassafras, paw paw, and black jack oak leaves. For some reason, a red-spotted purple butterfly liked the horn as well.
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I know this horn isn't historically correct and it's my first attempt. The horn was from an enormous, deceased, old bull in the Arizona desert. Anyway, I scratched in some of my favorite things from the woods I hunt, including a copperhead, and sassafras, paw paw, and black jack oak leaves. For some reason, a red-spotted purple butterfly liked the horn as well.
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I'd be proud to carry it!
Beil
 

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Just let me know and I'll get a white horn in the next order. ;)
I say get it. That said, let me know before you start on it. I'd like to discuss a couple of options before you start fabrication.
BTW, today I picked up the day horn you made for me and it is perfect! If you ever need a reference, feel free to give them my name. You are a true craftsman!
 

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remember that butterfly's are a good judge of character. if they like it, it is OK!!
 

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I know this horn isn't historically correct and it's my first attempt. The horn was from an enormous, deceased, old bull in the Arizona desert. Anyway, I scratched in some of my favorite things from the woods I hunt, including a copperhead, and sassafras, paw paw, and black jack oak leaves. For some reason, a red-spotted purple butterfly liked the horn as well.
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That's absolutely gorgeous! I'll step in line with the others & say the next one you create, mark it sold & contact me! If that's your first, I can only imagine what future horns you'll turn out. Great job! Don't stop there.
 

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Wow, there are some great examples shown here! Mine are rather pedestrian compared to most of these. I did try to make a large flat horn but I split it while fitting the plug. :mad:

I decided to chop it down and make a hunting/day horn out of it and plug it with a piece of walnut. It’s thin enough on the sides to check the powder level when held up to the sun and it’s airtight.
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-Jake
 

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Wow, there are some great examples shown here! Mine are rather pedestrian compared to most of these. I did try to make a large flat horn but I split it while fitting the plug. :mad:

I decided to chop it down and make a hunting/day horn out of it and plug it with a piece of walnut. It’s thin enough on the sides to check the powder level when held up to the sun and it’s airtight.
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-Jake
I'd say you recovered nicely!
 

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Cap, this is the bag. One of the fun things for me is researching, and finding things, even if they aren't directly related to what I'm looking for. This is a German coat of arms for my last name, which is of Saxon derivation and fairly common in England. I figure he was probably a mercenary and when they rang the bell he would arrive with his company of archers, earning him a place at the table, so I shamelessly stole it, hah!
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I'm still gathering parts for the Jagdgewehr.
Robby
Robby....your work is absolutely gorgeous!!!
 

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My first attempt at a horn. The map depicts the Fishkill Supply Depot. Located about 60 miles north of NYC, was the Continental Army's military stores for much of the Revolutionary War, and is about 20 miles from me. 20191208_204733.jpg20191208_204654.jpg20191208_204524.jpg20191208_204617.jpg20191208_203847.jpg20191208_204018.jpg20191208_203805.jpg20191208_204928.jpg
 
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