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Offline Tim Crosby

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North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« on: January 07, 2019, 05:29:30 PM »
 This one is after a horn shown on page 291 of Bill Ivey's North Carolina Schools Of Longrifles 1765-1865.
 It is about 11 1/2" around the outside curve, tip-to-tip it is about 9 1/4. The from the Pic in the book it looks like the butt has a course grain so I used Ash, it is about 2" and held in by eight wooden pegs. The tip is also Cow horn and held by three wooden pegs. It has a double twist. It was dyed in a batch of old dyes and finished with Brown shoe polish.

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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2019, 06:01:18 PM »
Nice horn Mr. Crosby.

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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2019, 06:07:11 PM »
 Thank You Mr. Cosby :)  Wish'n I was on my way to AL. this week, Ya'll have a Good show.

   Tim

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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2019, 01:02:58 AM »
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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2019, 02:25:44 AM »
Fascinating horn Renaissance Man.  Is the recessed band for the strap?  Very cool. 

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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2019, 06:31:35 AM »
Cool work.

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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2019, 06:36:05 AM »
Gonna have to try one of those applied tips...soon!

Love the color on that horn, Tim!

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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2019, 03:16:25 PM »
Fascinating horn Renaissance Man.  Is the recessed band for the strap?  Very cool.
Marc, That would be my understanding. Even on the original it looks like the strap would come off at a strange angle.

    Tim

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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2019, 05:40:09 PM »
I guess you put a brass ring in the strap right near the horn for swiveling.  In any event, cool work!   

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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2019, 09:46:40 PM »
Beautiful craftsmanship.   How did you manage to get that amazing color?  I love the color of the tip too.  Again,  beautiful.
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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2019, 04:56:16 AM »
Very nice Tim. Is it a screw tip? I could not tell. Very unusual color but I like it,might be  better as it ages and fades.
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Re: North Carolina Horn W/Applied Tip
« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2019, 05:33:04 PM »
Very nice Tim. Is it a screw tip? I could not tell. Very unusual color but I like it,might be  better as it ages and fades.
George

 No it is not, the tip is held by Three wooden pegs.

  Tim