4810Re: [albanach] Term for crafting a copper kettle? - Thank you
- Mar 4, 2008Hi again,
glad to help. Words are fun and sticking them together to form visual
images is quite a craft itself. I like your imagry. It fits in with the
imagry that shows up in old stories and poems.
Copper wire was around long before that, though I don't know when it first
appears. Maybe I'll dig around to see just for fun.
Quoting Diana Cosby <wulfe6@...>:
> Shelton Browder wrote:Shel
> >Hi Diana,
> >"Hewn" would apply only to wood. "Crafted" is generic and would apply
> >most any handmade process, whatever the process or material. One
> >for making non-ferrous vessels is called "raising". Your line could
> >"like the color of a copper kettle newly raised."
> ~Great, love this.
> >If you wished to use a more hairlike copper product, then you could
> >"like the color of copper wire, newly drawn". Copper wire is sized by
> >drawing it through increasingly smaller holes until the desired
> >is reached. It causes the surface to be rubbed bright.
> ~My story setting is 1297, so not sure if they have copper wire yet?
> Thank you very much for taking the time to reply!
> Zebra/His Captive/Alexander MacGruder
> Zebra/His Woman/December 08/Duncan MacGruder
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