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  Topic: Paul Revere Lantern Plans
hellbilly075

Replies: 3
Views: 4741

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:43 pm   Subject: Paul Revere Lantern Plans
Hello All, Some time back I seen a book put out by Old Sturmbridge Village that had plans for making a Paul Revere pierced tin lantern. Does anyone have a copy that they'd be willing to part with or c ...
  Topic: Mosquito Repellent
hellbilly075

Replies: 30
Views: 22348

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri May 18, 2012 3:51 pm   Subject: Mosquito Repellent
These things attract skeeters:

Carbon Dioxide
You give off more carbon dioxide when you are hot or have been exercising. A burning candle or other fire is another source of carbon dioxide.

Lact ...
  Topic: Dog Harness back
hellbilly075

Replies: 7
Views: 4125

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri May 18, 2012 3:34 pm   Subject: Harness
W. Ben Hunt has a book out he wrote called "Indian Crafts And Lore", It has a bunch of neat how to's like building a wigwam, lacrosse sticks and snowshoes. He has a section on how to build a ...
  Topic: Foods and Such
hellbilly075

Replies: 21
Views: 10752

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 9:22 pm   Subject: Nookick
This is a recipe I use that I read in MAB Pilgrims Journey Vol. 1. I made my "food quiver" out of a washed ticking pouch and and a brain tanned pouch about 8"x16" that's sewed alon ...
  Topic: casket shaped snuff boxes
hellbilly075

Replies: 3
Views: 2733

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:56 pm   Subject: casket shaped coffin boxes
I cant remember where I read it but a traveling Englishmen said of the colonials something like "Their always chewing and spitting like a cow and its cud". Ill have to look it up....Eric
  Topic: casket shaped snuff boxes
hellbilly075

Replies: 3
Views: 2733

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:26 pm   Subject: casket shaped snuff boxes
Hello All, has anyone seen or have any documentation for a casket shaped snuff box (wooden)? Ive found some for the early 19th century but was looking for 18th century examples, preferably 1770s. I li ...
  Topic: Loading blocks
hellbilly075

Replies: 7
Views: 4054

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:49 pm   Subject: Loading blocks
Thanks Everyone, I was looking for a way to make a quick follow up shot but after posting this I remembered that MAB had some some ideas in his book PJ Vol.II. I appreciate it, Its one less piece of g ...
  Topic: Loading blocks
hellbilly075

Replies: 7
Views: 4054

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:34 pm   Subject: Loading blocks
Howdy All, Does anyone have any pics of 18th century loading blocks? Thanks everyone...Eric
  Topic: Help with a Track Kit
hellbilly075

Replies: 0
Views: 1638

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 7:26 pm   Subject: Help with a Track Kit
Hello All, Im looking for someone to put together a Track English fowler kit. I looked at it again and believe it to be outside my current skill set. Anyone willing or could point me to someone who ca ...
  Topic: Tool for hanging meat over a fire
hellbilly075

Replies: 2
Views: 2364

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:47 pm   Subject: Tool
I had a worm made for my ramrod made son I can skewer a squirrel or rabbit chunks or whatever over a fore, It works really well, you gotta watch using it cause if not youll scorch the ramrod...Eric
  Topic: Pathfinder Ted aka Ted Jayson
hellbilly075

Replies: 4
Views: 2869

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:44 pm   Subject: Pathfinder Ted
Not having any luck, if anyone talks to him would you tell him to call me please...Eric
  Topic: Pathfinder Ted aka Ted Jayson
hellbilly075

Replies: 4
Views: 2869

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:00 am   Subject: Pathfinder Ted aka Ted Jayson
Does anyone know how I can get ahold of Patherfinder Ted aka Ted Jayson? I REALLY need to speak with him, Thanks...Eric
  Topic: Merry Christmas!
hellbilly075

Replies: 0
Views: 1184

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:41 pm   Subject: Merry Christmas!
I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday and are spending time with their families. Let's all remember the reason for the holiday! God Bless everyone and be safe and have a most festive Christmas! Eric ...
  Topic: Stumblin Wolf
hellbilly075

Replies: 1
Views: 1872

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 7:21 pm   Subject: Stumblin Wolf
I bought a horn from him 'bout this time last year. I can't find his info right now but you can look over on The Horners Bench I think he lurks over there, look under the name Stumblin Wolf/Matt Bloss ...
  Topic: Dixie Gun Works screw on barrel.
hellbilly075

Replies: 3
Views: 2121

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:52 am   Subject: Dixie Gun Works screw on barrel.
Hello All, DGW used to carry a small pistol with a screw on barrel in flintlock that I'd call a purse gun. I didn't see it when I looked earlier as I was gonna buy one for the wife for christmas. Doe ...
 
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