2019 Arms Making Workshop – 2 spots left!!

We currently have 2 spots available for our upcoming 2019 Arms Making Workshop.  We have one spot available for the week of April 29 – May 4, and one spot available for the week of May 6-11. Spots will be filled on a first come first serve basis. If interested please call the shop with any questions or to reserve your place in the workshop  717-757-5841.

Tuition for the class is $636, it runs 5 1/2 days and includes plenty of personal and one on one instruction from both Brad and Shane.  You will need a project to work on, and if you do not currently have one, we can provide one of our many kits to you in time for the class.


Decorated Map Horn SOLD


Nicely decorated map horn with woven strap.  The front side of the horn displays the saying “A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds”.  The rest of the horn is covered in a scrimshawed map showing forts around the upstate New York area.  The horn measures 13″ on the outside curve with an ideal curve and twist for right hand carry.

Hunting Bag


This is a nice little hand stitched hunting bag that offers a lot of storage in a small bag.  The pouch measures 9″ tall by about 8″ wide and has a large pocket divider with smaller pockets on either side, tool loops, a large pocket on the back, slider pocket on the strap and 3 accouterment tabs for attaching tools or supplies.  The tooled leather strap is fully adjustable and is outfitted with a patch knife and sheath.

Frank Willis Horn SOLD


This is a nice hand made powder horn by Frank Willis.  It has a curve and a twist that make it ideal for left handed carry.  Very nice condition overall, appearing to have barely been used.  Outfitted with a woven strap that measures 36″ long from ring to ring.

54 cal. Colonial Virginia Rifle Kit SOLD


We currently have a .54 caliber Colonial Virginia kit in stock and ready to ship. The Virginia kit is stocked in a piece of Grade 3 Curly Maple with good grain structure.  This Colonial Virginia kit features a 42″ long tapered and flared Colerain C weight barrel with Gain Twist rifling.  The lock is a Chambers Deluxe Siler that has been completely hand tuned by Brad.  The trigger pull is set at 13 5/8″. All necessary hardware is included to build a complete rifle.

Speedy Hogarth Bag SOLD


This is a nice sized, used bag made by Speedy Hogarth. Speedy’s bags are all hand stitched and of the highest quality to ensure a long life. The measurements of the bag are 12″ tall by 11″ wide, with a 2″ wide leather strap. There are multiple internal pockets for storage as well as a large external pocket on the front flap.

Left Handed Jaeger


This is a nice .54 caliber left handed Jaeger built by D.M. Davies.  It features a 31″ Getz swamped barrel, Large Siler lock and Davis double set triggers.  It is outfitted with a woven sling and is decorated with relief carving, engraving and wire inlay.   The trigger pull length falls right in at 14 1/4″.

Antique Powder Horn SOLD


This is a neat little original horn that measures 9.5″ long on the outside curve.  It has a carved and faceted tip, nicely shaped profile and a pleasingly turned base plug.  The overall condition is really nice with its great original surfaces.

Original Horn, Dated 1861


This is an original horn, dated 1861 and accompanied by the owners initials.  It has great surfaces and color as well as a pleasing curve and twist to the shape.  Other than the little bit of material missing from the base, it appears to be in all original condition.  The horn measures 15″ long on the outside curve.

Frontier Knife by Steve Nuckels


This is a large Frontier Knife by Steve Nuckels of Potomac Forge.  The 8 1/2″ long blade is forged from 1084 steel and accentuated by a decorated wrought iron guard and copper bolster.  The handle is whitetail deer antler and features a file decorated crown with copper accents.  The overall length of the knife is 14″ and it also comes with a hand stitched and hand tooled sheath by Steve.

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