Portfolio-Cannon Implements &
Pg 1
Former for
10 Pound
Parrott Rifle
Chocks for
10 pound
Parrott Rifle
& Limber
Tampion 10
Pound Parrott
3 Implements-Ramrods
made of oak wood with
copper nails holding on
copper bands. Metal
Head  painted on
Oak Trail Spike
with metal painted
Tampions for
10 Pound
Parrott Rifles
Vent Cover
Trail Spike with
metal painted ring.
Location- Houston, Texas
Website :  www.jmelledge.com
Phone- 713-249-6020
I made a replacement cannon carriage leveling wedge or "Quoin" for a customer made of oak, brass screws and stained.
Made a full scale Ram Rod & Sponge with sponge covers for a customer.  Wood is made of oak, walnut dowel, and linseed oiled.
Full Scale
Oak Ram
Made a 2.25 bore worm head for the
Fort Concho Historic National
Landmark's mountain howitzer.
Made a worm for one
of Brooks USA brass
24 pounders with a 1"
Made a worm head for a
28" mountain howizer
barrel with a 1 3/4" bore.
Made three worms for a 1-3/4" bore for a customer.  Two will be for 24" deep bore and one for a 36" deep bore. Wood is
stained oak and copper nails hold on the worm heads.
Made three implements: rammer, sponge & worm for a 1" bore for a customer that purchased a Brooks USA brass cannon on my
naval carriage that I made for it.  Wood is stained jacobean and copper nails hold on the heads.
I made three implements for my customer : rammer, sponge & worm for a 1.7" bore cannon.
I made these implements for my customer : rammer and sponge with sponge socks for a 3" bore full scale Revolutionary War
6-pounder cannon.
Texas Historical Commission developed a new museum at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site in San Felipe, Tx. - I made
these implements for them along with a full scale Galloper Carriage for their new 3 pounder cannon.  
Implements are
 - Powder Ladle, Worm, Rammer, Sponge with 3 sponge socks, and Linstock.
A customer ordered these implements for his 1.75" bore Hern Iron Works English Swivel Gun.  : worm, sponge with sponge
and a rammer.