Search results

  1. ChuckBurrows

    Bad News....Good News.....

    Over the last 4 years I have made mention of my health issues and how they have affected me and my output. I started having severe gastric troubles and overwhelming fatigue to the point I had to drastically cut back on my work load which of course has affected my income and quality of life (we...
  2. ChuckBurrows

    Cheyenne style Medicine bag

    This is a special piece for a very special young lady who is my best friend's oldest daughter - I was asked (by her Mom) to make a "medicine" bag for her 20th birthday. The bag is meant for keeping an assortment of very personal keepsakes/heirlooms given to her by family and friends at the same...
  3. ChuckBurrows

    9 Roses #9 - Bird Beak Pipe Hawk with Pipe Bag and Custom Flint Striker circa 1850's

    9 Roses #9 - Bird Beak Pipe Hawk with Pipe Bag and Custom Flint Striker circa 1850's This pipe hawk fetures a handforged iron blade by mi amigo, bladesmith Jerry Rodri, Nine Tongs Forge, Durango, Co. Along with the brass bowl the curly maple handle has brass fittings with a deer antler mouth...
  4. ChuckBurrows

    9 Roses #9 - Bird Beak Pipe Hawk with Pipe Bag and Custom Flint Striker circa 1850's

    This pipe hawk fetures a handforged iron blade by mi amigo, bladesmith Jerry Rodri, Nine Tongs Forge, Durango, Co. Along with the brass bowl the curly maple handle has brass fittings with a deer antler mouth piece and cap. Decoration of the handle includes two braintan wraps beaded with early...
  5. ChuckBurrows

    A Frontier still life...

    In 50 years of building knives and hawks this is the first spike hawk I've ever done, but now that I've got the bug so to speak it won't be the last. This one is in fact a three way collaboration: 1) The iron head with steel bit was forged by mi compadre, the late Gib Guignard 2) The spike...
  6. ChuckBurrows

    A Frontier still life...

    In 50 years of building knives and hawks this is the first spike hawk I've ever done, but now that I've got the bug so to speak it won't be the last. This one is in fact a three way collaboration: 1) The iron head with steel bit was forged by mi compadre, the late Gib Guignard 2) The spike...
  7. ChuckBurrows

    A trio of Frontier Sheaths

    These have been done for a while and I finally got around to processing the images.... An early (1820-1840) Cheyenne style - the rawhide covered and carved body tucks under the belt and the beaded flap goes over the top to keep it from slipping down - the two thongs can then be tied to the...
  8. ChuckBurrows

    Bear jawbone dag and sheath..........

    Bear jawbone grip with cable Damascus blade and 1850's Southern Cheyenne style sheath...... it's designed to be worn on a bandoleer which isn't finished yet........cable Damascus can be dated to the 1860's
  9. ChuckBurrows

    1850's Southern Cheyenne Sheath

    Bear jawbone grip with cable Damascus blade and Southern Cheyenne style sheath...... it's designed to be worn on a bandoleer which isn't finished yet........BTW - cable Damascus can be dated to the 1860's
  10. ChuckBurrows

    Quiver and bow case

    Still dealing with some chronic health issues (and other things) that have slowed me way down, but I finally got something done.... This is a pre-1850 quiver and bow case made of heavy brain tanned elk with early Cheyenne style pound bead work. Other deco includes fringe, brass beads, tin...
  11. ChuckBurrows

    Frontier Bowie with beaded sheath and display stand

    WildGoo 33 Specifications: Bladesmith: Taigoo Knifemaker: Chuck Burrows Sheath & Stand: Chuck Burrows Knife: OAL 14.25" - balances at guard Blade: W2 - 9.25" long x 2"wide handforged by Tai Goo Handle: Colorado mule deer crown Guard and fittings: German silver guard with cast...
  12. ChuckBurrows

    A themed set of frontier goods

    The idea behind this set of goods, was to take a whiteman made item and deco it up Indian and/or Metis style - a not an untypical mixture of cultures/goods during the 1850''s period. The first piece was a circa Mexican loop style knife sheath for a small antler handled Bowie with an antler grip...
  13. ChuckBurrows

    Upper Missouri Warhawk

    This style tomahawk was widely used during the very early 1800's by several tribes living along the upper Missouri River including the Mandan and Hidatsa. The Lewis & Clark expediton records include and early description. The blacksmith of the expedition was kept busy during the winter spent...
  14. ChuckBurrows

    A weaponized camp axe - Cactus Rose 40

    My late friend and collaborator, Gib Guignard, forged this fine little camp axe for me many moons ago from a hammer head. I used it frequently as shop axe for rough shaping as well as for routine camp chores. Unfortunately due to the wages of time on my poor old bod, I set it aside until one day...
  15. ChuckBurrows

    Upper Missouri Warhawk

    This style tomahawk was widely used during the very early 1800's by several tribes living along the upper Missouri River including the Manda and Hidatsa. The Lewis & Clark expediton records include and early description. The blacksmith of the expedition was kept busy during the winter spent with...
  16. ChuckBurrows

    A weaponized camp axe - Cactus Rose 40

    My late friend and collaborator, Gib Guignard, forged this fine little camp axe for me many moons ago from a hammer head. I used it frequently as shop axe for rough shaping as well as for routine camp chores. Unfortunately due to the wages of time on my poor old bod, I set it aside until one day...
  17. ChuckBurrows

    A flint striker and striker pouch - plus some Pre-1850 Beadwork how-to Info

    After posting pics of this recently made strike-a-light pouch I got asked about how-to on another forum and figured I'd post here as well for those who might be interested I use mostly the Old Time Color beads from Crazy Crow. Most of my beadwork is pre-1850 so I use either 8/0 pound beads or...
  18. ChuckBurrows

    Some frontiersman style gun leather.........

    While frontier sheaths and knives are my favorites, I make about three or four period holsters for every sheath I make so... I took the pics at 3:00 AM so the bead colors are a bit off, but other than that caveat I hope ya'll enjoy the view.......... Bark tan for the main holsters...
  19. ChuckBurrows

    A plethora of Frontierknives & sheaths......

    Too tired to type much tonight so I'm just gonna let the pics mostly speak for themselves..... A collaboration with Bladesmith: Jerry Rodri of 9 Tongs Forge… Wild Goo 29 – Bladesmith Tai Goo of course……….. Sometimes the end of the antler just looks great by itself...
  20. ChuckBurrows

    Some cowboy gun rigs and a Bowie........

    A South Texas rig that went to Italy..... This gent wanted open toes and a bit short with an antique roller buckle..... here's the knife.... A drop loop leftie.... Another South Texas rig with a Montana variant on the left..... And a later period Ranger rig with...
Top