this view shows the spiral carved base plug with ivory cabochon inlay that is engraved with St. Huberus
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."
The Lord is my strength and my shield, my heart trusts in him. Psalm 28: 7
This is a United States Marine Corps horn engraved with e USMC cipher, a bible verse and the owners name.
A typical tansel border at base.
This is a Tansel inspired horn with fish mouth at throat and typical Tansel embellishments throughout the engraving. Here we see the federal Eagle
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.
Horn shown in a collage of accouterments all made by me with the exception of the gorget.
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
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.
Here I am modeling the set at Ft. Frederick 2014
This pouch and horn set was raffled off at Dixons in 2014. The pouch was patterned after an original and made by Frank Willis
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."
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.
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.
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.
This is a rendition of a Pennsylvania applied tip horn that is pictured in Madison Grant's book: "Powder Horns and Their Architecture."
This is a contemporary styled horn with minimal border engravings, the owner's name and a deer head.