The Schmelzlen Horn
The Schmelzlen Horn

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The Schmelzlen Horn  2
The Schmelzlen Horn 2

this is an F&I styled horn with a map of the Juniata valley showing the Burt Cabins Indian path. The other side of the horn carry's the owner's name and a phrase in Old German: "On this very Indian Path, walked men and women as we are today."

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The Schmelzlen Horn 5
The Schmelzlen Horn 5

this view shows the spiral carved base plug with ivory cabochon inlay that is engraved with St. Huberus

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The Schmelzlen Horn
The Schmelzlen Horn

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The Benjamin Ream Horn
The Benjamin Ream Horn

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The Benjamin Ream Horn 2
The Benjamin Ream Horn 2

This is a United States Marine Corps horn engraved with e USMC cipher, a bible verse and the owners name.

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The Benjamin Ream Horn 7
The Benjamin Ream Horn 7

The Lord is my strength and my shield, my heart trusts in him. Psalm 28: 7

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The Benjamin Ream Horn
The Benjamin Ream Horn

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Tansel Horn
Tansel Horn

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Tansel Horn 2
Tansel Horn 2

This is a Tansel inspired horn with fish mouth at throat and typical Tansel embellishments throughout the engraving. Here we see the federal Eagle

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Tansel Horn 7
Tansel Horn 7

A typical tansel border at base.

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Tansel Horn
Tansel Horn

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The Sheets Horn
The Sheets Horn

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The Sheets Horn 2
The Sheets Horn 2

This is a Lake George school horn made in the style of John Bush or Samuel Lounsbury. The only out of context image would be the fox but it does fit the theme well.

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The Sheets Horn 8
The Sheets Horn 8

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The Sheets Horn
The Sheets Horn

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The Hare Horn
The Hare Horn

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The Hare Horn 2
The Hare Horn 2

Custom powder horn that I would consider a transitional horn. It would have been made between the French & Indian and Revolutionary Wars. This horn won a Judges Choice ribbon at the 2012 Dixon’s Gunmakers Fair in Kempton, PA

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The Hare Horn 8
The Hare Horn 8

Horn shown in a collage of accouterments all made by me with the exception of the gorget.

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The Hare Horn
The Hare Horn

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The Storm Horn
The Storm Horn

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Storm Horn 2
Storm Horn 2

This is a custom family horn made in the F&I style. It carries a fun folky art crest of the family dogs on either side of a fraktur style heart. the bottom of the horn carries a baroque cartouche with 42, representing their 42nd wedding anniversary. The borders carry various elements of the 18th century cast iron fence surrounding their home.

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Storm Horn 7
Storm Horn 7

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The Storm Horn
The Storm Horn

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2014 Dixon's Raffle Set
2014 Dixon's Raffle Set

This pouch and horn set was raffled off at Dixons in 2014. The pouch was patterned after an original and made by Frank Willis

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2014 Dixon's Raffle Set 2
2014 Dixon's Raffle Set 2

The horn was made by me in the fashion of a north eastern PA Fraktur Styled horn. The saying on the side is: "May God the highest watch over thee."

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2014 Dixon's Raffle Set 9
2014 Dixon's Raffle Set 9

Here I am modeling the set at Ft. Frederick 2014

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2014 Dixon's Raffle Set
2014 Dixon's Raffle Set

This pouch and horn set was raffled off at Dixons in 2014. The pouch was patterned after an original and made by Frank Willis

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Grove Horn
Grove Horn

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Grove Horn 2
Grove Horn 2

An F&I map horn from Ft. Frederick to Ft. Necessity. The throat is adorned with cove molding panels instead of engrailing and has a tulip shaped tip. the base is rope carved and has a bone inlay.

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Grove Horn 6
Grove Horn 6

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Grove Horn
Grove Horn

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The Sampsell Horn
The Sampsell Horn

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Sampsell Horn 2
Sampsell Horn 2

This is a family horn I made for a dear friend. On one side it carries her Welsh family crest and a baroque fleur-de-lis. the other carries her name and text. the bottom of the horn carries various panels specific to her family history.

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Sampsell Horn 7
Sampsell Horn 7

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The Sampsell Horn
The Sampsell Horn

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The Ahtuwisae Horn
The Ahtuwisae Horn

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Personal Horn 2
Personal Horn 2

I made this personal horn in 2007 to carry at F&I events. It has a 1755 french map of the Susquehanna valley on one side, repeating pattern and native name on other.

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Personal Horn 5
Personal Horn 5

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The Ahtuwisae Horn
The Ahtuwisae Horn

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The Liberty Horn
The Liberty Horn

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The Liberty Horn 2
The Liberty Horn 2

This is a rendition of a Pennsylvania applied tip horn that is pictured in Madison Grant's book: "Powder Horns and Their Architecture."

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The Liberty Horn 7
The Liberty Horn 7

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The Liberty Horn
The Liberty Horn

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The Clay DeWald Horn
The Clay DeWald Horn

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The Clay DeWald Horn 2
The Clay DeWald Horn 2

This is a contemporary styled horn with minimal border engravings, the owner's name and a deer head.

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The Clay DeWald Horn 13
The Clay DeWald Horn 13

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The Clay DeWald Horn
The Clay DeWald Horn

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