Custom made Cannon Carriages for "FIRING"
Barrels Sold -Pg. 3
American Civil War Reproduction Naval / Ships Artillery Carriage
Built for 2/3 Scale 1841 Six Pounder Barrel
This red oak carriage was a custom carriage built for a customer who had a
Hern Iron Works 2/3 scale 1841 Six Pounder (6-lb) barrel. The barrel is
43-1/2" long and weighs approximately 250 pounds. The carriage is 30"
long, 17" tall and 23" wide at the rear axle.
The carriage has forged iron accents and weighs 64 pounds.
|Rendition of 18th century
naval / ships carriage custom
built for a customer for his
replica black powder "firing"
brass "Brooks USA" 24
Pounder barrel with a 1" bore.
It's barrel weighs 16 pounds.
Length is 13" and a 3"
diameter breech. Overall
measurements are 13" wide x
18" long x 10" tall and weighs
|I made Implements (Ram Rod, Sponges,Worm,& Powder Charge Shaping Mandrels) & a Garrison Carriage
for a customers Brooks USA, Brass, Golf Ball shooting cannon barrel that is 16" long.
This Garrison carriage was custom made from red oak wood metal accents, & stained. The carriage is
approximately 19" long, 9" tall and 18" wide at the axle. The carriage weighs approximately 28 pounds.
|Customers pictures of his Hern Iron
Works 2/3 scale 1841 Six Pounder
barrel mounted on the custom
naval/ships carriage I made him.
|Customers 2 pictures of his 24
Pounder Brass barrel mounted on
the custom Garrison carriage I
|This naval carriage was custom made from oak wood with hand forged metal accents (Flat Black paint) &
stained (Jacobean). I made this carriage for a shooting Brooks USA Brass 24 Pounder black powder
cannon barrel with a 1" bore. It's barrel weighs 16 pounds. Length is 13" and a 3" diameter breech.
Overall measurements are 13" wide x 18" long x 10" tall and weighs 28 pounds.
I also made a worm, sponge and ramrod for this piece not shown in the picture.
|This oak carriage was a custom build for a customer who had a replica bronze barrel he picked up in Bangkok. The
barrel is 24” long with a 1 ¾” bore. It weighed 50 lbs.
I believe it to be a replica of the Tipu Sultan’s tiger cannons that were captured by the British at the Siege of
Seringapatam in 1799 in India.
My customer wanted a naval carriage that I sized to fit the barrel.