Sunday, December 4, 2011
Work by Colin MacCrea
A blade forged from a file. Turned curly maple handle, a pewter bolster, and steel plate at the back. Maple is finished with nitric acid and linseed oil. Overall length is just under 9", with a 4 3/4" blade. Vegetable tanned cow hide sheath in the works.
A custom built rifle; 32 caliber, 37" Rice barrel, deluxe large Siler lock, Davis double set triggers, maple stock
Colin MacCrea has a blog that showcases his flintlocks, blades and other accouterments that he makes.
Copy and photos supplied by Colin MacCrea.