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by WinterHawk
Wed May 27, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Knives, Hawks, Axes, & Hatchets
Topic: Knife handle Making
Replies: 6
Views: 2836

Re: Knife handle Making

+1! :77:
by WinterHawk
Wed May 27, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Hobbies
Topic: I Like To Re-handle Knives & Make Sheaths, Bags & Powderhorns
Replies: 2
Views: 442

Re: I Like To Re-handle Knives & Make Sheaths, Bags & Powderhorns

Nice work! What is that knife in the second photo?

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Wed May 27, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Welcome New Members
Topic: New to Tradional
Replies: 3
Views: 385

Re: New to Tradional

I'm a little late to the party, but here's a "Welcome". Grab your self a cup of coffee and enjoy the site! :campfire:

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: Let's Build a Camper
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: Let's Build a Camper

Go to the Roll Call thread and scroll down to the finished photos. I thought there were more photos of the build but they may not have transferred over.

Welcome to the fire, by the way! Hope to see more action on this site like it USED to be....
by WinterHawk
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: The Gunsmiths Workbench
Topic: fowler
Replies: 11
Views: 1463

Re: fowler

Wow!

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Gunsmiths Workbench
Topic: fowler
Replies: 11
Views: 1463

Re: fowler

Gorgeous as usual!

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Craftsmanship and Smithing
Topic: Finding replacement mohair
Replies: 7
Views: 880

Re: Finding replacement mohair

The bottom photo looks like it has a radiused shelf with the high point at the middle; I would move the rest and strike plate forward to that point. As long as the strike plate is high enough to protect the riser from the fletching it should be good enough. I tend to make mine taller and longer, jus...
by WinterHawk
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Traditional Archery
Topic: Black hunter longbow
Replies: 12
Views: 1779

Re: Black hunter longbow

I'll have to watch that later. I'm thinking of making my own strings also.

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: outa state killin
Replies: 5
Views: 894

Re: outa state killin

You can also get your deer tag & go after the little blacktail deer. Just remember, a forked horn may be 4 years old. Not all of them carry large racks at an "advanced" age! Bring rain gear and good rubber boots, knee highs are best, and Xtratuffs are what the locals all wear.

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: outa state killin
Replies: 5
Views: 894

Re: outa state killin

As an ex-Alaskan, I would suggest to look at going for a black bear. Maybe not quite the thrill of shooting a brownie but you don't need a guide; you can put together a DYI hunt on Prince of Wales Island and only pay the out-of-state tags for a bear and deer if you want one. Spring bear you have to ...
by WinterHawk
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Traditional Archery
Topic: Wood arrow spine
Replies: 4
Views: 728

Re: Wood arrow spine

Get a spine kit from 3 Rivers for the arrows you want to shoot, with some below and some above the 40 lb. they will give you 2 arrows in each weight of spine in 5 # increments. So maybe 30-35, 35-40, 40-45, 45-50. Of course you might end up like me, where it doesn't seem to matter and I use them all...
by WinterHawk
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Craftsmanship and Smithing
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 1
Views: 545

Re: Merry Christmas!

I'm a bit late to the party, but the same to you and I hope it was a good one with an enjoyable New Year's celebration to boot!

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Traditional Muzzleloaders
Topic: Pedersoli Indian Trade Musket
Replies: 24
Views: 14478

Re: Pedersoli Indian Trade Musket

And welcome from this end of the world also!

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Bushcraft / Primitive Skills
Topic: Fire Kits!
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Fire Kits!

I've used various pieces of flint, also some chert. Even the flint which came with the steel wouldn't spark. And I bought it about 30 years ago, so it's too late to complain! :lol: :lol: :lol:

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Knives, Hawks, Axes, & Hatchets
Topic: Paddle sheath
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

Re: Paddle sheath

Now that's slick! :dance: I may have to copy that for when I wear suspenders instead of my belt.

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Bushcraft / Primitive Skills
Topic: Fire Kits!
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Fire Kits!

I need to get some skill with flint & steel, although the steel I have won't spark worth a darn. My fires have always been made with matches...
by WinterHawk
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Knives, Hawks, Axes, & Hatchets
Topic: Paddle sheath
Replies: 4
Views: 1034

Re: Paddle sheath

So, the "paddle" goes inside your waist band? I've been trying to figure a way to carry my Case Trapper without a belt.
by WinterHawk
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Knives, Hawks, Axes, & Hatchets
Topic: New neck knife
Replies: 9
Views: 4589

Re: New neck knife

Interesting use of broadheads!
by WinterHawk
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Camp Cooking & Recipes
Topic: Jerky recipes
Replies: 2
Views: 1128

Re: Jerky recipes

Sounds good, what temperature did you dry it at?

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Gunsmiths Workbench
Topic: SnapHaunce build
Replies: 19
Views: 3417

Re: SnapHaunce build

That's beautiful, as usual! I wish I could do that well. I recently made a patchbox for the Deer Creek rifle and the inletting went terribly wrong. It is fairly well masked with colored bedding compound, but not pretty when you look close!

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Traditional Muzzleloaders
Topic: WE ARE BACK!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 727

Re: WE ARE BACK!!!

Yeppers, and thank you for the heads up about it. Excitement knows no bounds! :dance: :dance: :dance:

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: what did you do today - 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1158

Re: what did you do today - 2019

Tuesday was beautiful weather, with a forecast of "icky" to come so the dogs and I went off for a hike while we could.
by WinterHawk
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: Let's Build a Camper
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: Let's Build a Camper

Excellent! I admire your craftsmanship. I'm (slowly) putting together a canoe but that is on hold right now because all the space in my small shop is taken over by the gardening and yard equipment. Besides, there is no heat in there and we have been having Winter weather here lately, off and on. :lol:
by WinterHawk
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: Let's Build a Camper
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: Let's Build a Camper

That's great, Aeronut! I'm looking forward to seeing the next installment!

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Traditional Archery
Topic: Black hunter longbow
Replies: 12
Views: 1779

Re: Black hunter longbow

Yeah, once the others discovered Facebook, they were gone within a month. There are some of us who are hanging on but I think even we are fading out of the picture. Here is the link on how to post pictures. I think it's about the same procedure as most other sites have. http://www.tradrag.com/forum/...
by WinterHawk
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Traditional Archery
Topic: Black hunter longbow
Replies: 12
Views: 1779

Re: Black hunter longbow

You know, it ain't real without we see some photos! A new Black Hunter bow? I'll have to do a search for that; never heard of one before, although that's no surprise! :roll: Okay, a search brought this up: http://www.twigarchery.com/big-rock-black-hunter-longbow/ Is that the bow you have? Looks good...
by WinterHawk
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Traditional Muzzleloaders
Topic: A hunt with my Grundmann
Replies: 4
Views: 703

Re: A hunt with my Grundmann

Looks like some good eating! Watch out for pellets, though! :rolf: :lol: :roll:

~WH~
by WinterHawk
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: ROLL CALL!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 2098

Re: ROLL CALL!!!

Yep, even our fearless leader hasn't been on. Pretty sad, really. But on the bright side, at least we know some of us are still here And some are making pretty spiffy trailers, too!
by WinterHawk
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: TradRag Den - General Discussion
Topic: what did you do today - 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1158

Re: what did you do today - 2019

Haven't done much so far this year. Replaced a bunch of 1" blinds with 2" around the house until I ran out. Lots of fiddling around to begin with, but by the time I was on number 4 it went easier; strange how that works out! I hope to get out in the woods tomorrow. Today was the last of a four day M...
by WinterHawk
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Gunsmiths Workbench
Topic: SnapHaunce build
Replies: 19
Views: 3417

Re: SnapHaunce build

Great to see you are in the shop and posting again! :applaud: I do hope to see more on here on your progress.

That certainly looks good. Those piercings are amazing! :77:

~WH~