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  1. Keith

    Making A Tomahawk Helve/handle

  2. Keith

    Making A Leather Drawstring Pouch.

    I must point out here that I make most of my leather items from second hand leather, purchased from an op-shop. In the nearest city we have st Vincent De Paul, and the Salvation army op-shops. The pouch I make in this video was made from a leather mini skirt! We are talking only a couple of...
  3. Keith

    Making A Leather Drawstring Pouch.

    I must point out here that I make most of my leather items from second hand leather, purchased from an op-shop. In the nearest city we have st Vincent De Paul, and the Salvation army op-shops. The pouch I make in this video was made from a leather mini skirt! We are talking only a couple of...
  4. Keith

    Making Cordage From Plant Fibres.

  5. Keith

    The Bodger.

  6. Keith

    All About Flintlocks. Part Ten. Making A Hammer Cap.

    A hammer cap, also called a hammer stall, is used as a safety device. Half cock on the lock is the safety, but the hammer cap is a secondary safety device just in case the gun should "go off half cocked". In which case the gun flint would simply hit the leather hammer cap & the gun would not...
  7. Keith

    All About Flintlocks. Part Nine. Making Paper Cartridges.

    Paper cartridges were used by the military in smoothbore muskets, because it made loading faster. The military method of loading with a cartridge was to bite off the top of the cartridge & then prime the locks pan. Then tip the rest of the gunpowder down the barrel, then push the rest of the...
  8. Keith

    The Cage Trap & The Figure 4 Trigger.

  9. Keith

    Making Cordage.

    You can make cordage from any flexible fibre, whether it be flora or fauna, though some materials are stronger than others. Keith.
  10. Keith

    Making Cordage.

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