Saddle bags

Recently, I built myself a set of saddle bags.  I patterned them on a picture I found of an old pair of bags.  They are simply called 18th century saddle bags.  I liked their look and decided to make some like them.

Here is the picture of the antique bags:

18th Century saddle bags with iron buckles

Here are the bags I made:

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About Gabe the Shootist

I am retired from public service, a trained gunsmith, pump mechanic, an old pipeliner, passable electrician, carpenter, truck driver, amateur blacksmith, proof reader, experienced hunter, shooter, reloader, avid canoeist, Renaissance man, jack of all trades, all around good guy (with the caveat: I won't be insulted, lied to or laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people and I require the same from them.).
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