18434Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: The Infernal Machine
- Aug 2, 2005Greetings
Yeah, there's a real nice 16th century crossbow with a massive wooden prod in the Cleveland Museum of Art, mounted with a very well-preserved cranequin. Looks like sinew backing - German manufacture, I think. Charles has, I'm sure, seen it any number of times.
> Actually the wood prods continued in use until the
> 16th century... (snip)
Three things never heard from the mouth of a Celt:
"Do these colors match?"
"Is this too much jewelry?"
"Is that my drink?"
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