Re: Craft Hobby "spin-offs" - Church regalia restorations - Long
- Yes, please post pictures. Our local group is hosting an event next
month based on pilgrimages. The A&S competition is based on the same.
I am currently in process of making (you guessed it) a reliquary. So
any and all additional information/inspiration is welcome.
Yours in sawdust,
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> Subject: [MedievalSawdust] Craft Hobby "spin-offs" - Church regalia
> restorations - Long
> Gentles of the Medieval Sawdust List,
> I hope this isn't going to bore you, but what I am about to relate
> seems sufficiently unusual - compared with the other woodworking
> tasks I've read on this List, - that I thought you might all be
> Our hobby of making various items from historic references certainly
> can take the Crafter into some odd situations.
> It has for me, recently.
> I've been involved many times in the restoration/ renovation of old
> buildings, and old furniture - but recently I've been given some of
> the strangest woodworker's tasks of my Life.
> Canon France is extremely pleased. And has yet another request!
> Within the last week I have just been handed a very dilapidated
> wooden reliquary coffer - of wood and plaster, gilded overall, and
> measuring 23"x13"x18" - apparently containing the relics of "St.
> Honorious - Bishop & Martyr".
> "Can I restore this for display?"
> My Craft is certainly taking me into unusual situations!
> Julian Wilson,
> [aka Matthew Baker in the SCA]
> dwelling in "old" Jersey