The House Brothers Project – AN AMERICAN TRADITION

House Brothers relaxing on the porch

The Contemporary LongRifle Association is proud to sponsor this project by the House brothers. BlackPowderMag is equally proud to help to promote this activity.     Through the collective efforts of three renowned Kentucky gun makers, Hershel, Frank, and John House, a special handmade longrifle has been created for the CLF as a fundraiser. The proceeds from the “An American Tradition” House Brothers Handmade Flintlock Longrifle Project will enable the Foundation to ... Read More »


House Brothers relaxing on the porch

PRESERVING AMERICAN TRADITION: Hershel, Frank and John House carry on the magic passed down by the old masters. . . By Mel Hankla Photography by Ric Lambert, Steve Auvenshine, and H. David Wright Reprinted with permission from Muzzleloader magazine, January/February 2009. For more information on this and other black powder topics visit the web site There has never been a time since its invention that the American muzzleloading rifle has not been produced; yet ... Read More »