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Re: Determining wood types

Guys, what a fantastic bunch of answers! I was expecting, "It's really hard!"... but all three of you (Ishiyama Gen'tarou Yori'ie, Kai Saerpren, Henrik of
Broom
Jun 23
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Re: Determining wood types

The Replys offered so far are good, but a few other thoughts on the matter may help too. First where is the wood coming from that you want to identify? . A
henrikofhavn
Jun 22
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Re: Determining wood types

Edumacation ;) [ok I know I spelled that wrong] close to the beginning of my career I worked under a German foreman who was insistent upon the "new guys"
kai_saerpren
Jun 22
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Re: Determining wood types

... Typically, by the sign hanging at that slot in the display rack. =^) Look, feel, and smell, combined with experience, are how most people do it when
Ishiyama Gen'tarou Yori'ie
Jun 22
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Determining wood types

How do y'all determine what type of wood a certain piece of lumber is?
Scot Eddy
Jun 21
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Woodworker's Guild Success

Last night we had our first WWG (Wood Worker's Guild) meeting. It was a modest start with 3 members. We shared goals, shop hacks/shop tips and each worked on a
Scot Eddy
May 1
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Re: Viking Rawhide Lantern?

I’ve seen these sold as Maciejowski lanterns too. Reenactorism. Jon/Seamus On 25-Apr-15 12:44 PM, boingo_the_clown@... [medievalsawdust] wrote: I
    Jonathan L Murphy
    Apr 27
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    Re: Viking Rawhide Lantern?

    The Mary Rose lanterns had horn panes, not rawhide, per "Before the Mast" The Dragon article is excellent, but the author does not even appear to mention the
    Sir David Vavreck
    Apr 26
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    16319

    Re: Viking Rawhide Lantern?

    ... Which, if you stop to think for a moment, is infinitely better. The first rain this Youtube lantern sees will extinguish its candle. The word "lantern" was
    Broom
    Apr 25
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    16318

    Re: Viking Rawhide Lantern?

    What would be an appropriate lantern for the early part of the Hundred Year War around the time of the Battle Crecy? --Mark
    boingo_the_clown
    Apr 25
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    Re: Viking Rawhide Lantern?

    Very nice video, unfortunately the lantern that results is 15th to 17th century at least, several hundred years after the Vikings. It would also fit in with 30
    bsrlee
    Apr 24
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    16316

    Viking Rawhide Lantern?

    I ran across this video with instructions on building a "Viking" rawhide lantern about a week ago. How to make A Viking style Wood and Rawhide Candle Lantern
    boingo_the_clown
    Apr 24
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    16315

    Re: Bibliography?

    Thank you for that! I actually did go to your site for that very reason, but my work computer showed an empty page on the bibliography page. I went home and it
    Scot Eddy
    Mar 31
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    Re: Bibliography?

    For a glimpse of late period practice, I would recommend "The Art of Joinery" by Joseph Moxon, commentary by Christopher Schwarz, Lost Art Press LLC
    John Newton
    Mar 31
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    Re: Bibliography?

    Marijn, Thanks for reminding us, I enjoy your work. Cheers, Brandubh On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 10:12 AM, gloerke@... [medievalsawdust]
    Ben Cogan
    Mar 31
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