Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Don Broughton

Don was a native of Pineville Kentucky and later lived in Flyods Knob, Indiana. He was a Master Smith with the ABS and earned B.S. degrees in both Chemistry and Mathematics from Eastern Kentucky Univ.

The MS is the Master Smith stamp with Don's stamp on the opposite side of the blade.

Photos by Jan Riser.

Art DeCamp Early Lehigh Screw Tip Horn on Calvin Tanner Bag

The knife is by Charlie Wallingford, and the pick and brush set is by Mike Lea.

Photos by Jan Riser.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Hacker Martin Pistol

13' overall with 8" oct. rifled barrel signed "HACKER MARTIN". Tiger maple stock with engraved brass and silver mounts. Engraved lock signed "H. Martin". Original hickory rod. Hacker was known as the last of the first generation of traditional smiths. Chapter XII of Ned Roberts' "Muzzle Loading Cap Lock Rifles" is devoted to Martin.

Horn Container by Bruce Horne

Photos by Jan Riser.

Gary Birch

Supplied Photo.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Jim Filipski

My interpretive design of what can be called a "Transitional Rifle" (1750's period Early German Gunsmith working in America)
38" x 54 cal. barrel ( my customed designed barrel produced by Getz) and fully custom designed stock architecture. Completed 1996

More of Jim's work can be seen on his web site.

Copy and photos supplied by Jim Filipski.