Re: Feast baskets
- We all know what they say about duct tape, don't we? :)
--- In scanewcomers@y..., "Talrath von Eifel" <tuba_tal@h...> wrote:
> leather strap??? what too good for duct-tape
> Talrath von Eifel
> possibly changing names soon
> >From: katfletcher <no_reply@y...>
> >Reply-To: scanewcomers@y...
> >To: scanewcomers@y...
> >Subject: Re: [SCA Newcomers] Feast baskets
> >Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 22:14:18 -0000
> >We had this happen to an (otherwise) perfectly fine basket. So we
> >replaced the broken handles with sturdy leather straps. Actually
> >ended up looking a bit more "authentic" and held up quite well.
> >I took advantage of a 50% coupon not long ago and bought both a
> >metal decorated box and a very sturdy basket at Hobby Lobby. I
> >we will mostly go with the basket as the box seems to have moved
> >the living room on a permanent basis. If you do use a wicker
> >I reccommend lining it with a sturdy cloth bag. I make mine to
> >fit the basket, they tie in and can be removed for washing. Several
> >of benefits, they keep little things from poking out of the basket,
> >they keep other things from crawling in if you are outside, and
> >just look nice and neat. Make them out of a nice coordinating color
> >or just plain heavy muslin.
> >Napkins are very period though not really in the perfect 12 inch
> >square placed perfectly in the lap as is commonly thought of today.
> >It was common to carry a cloth for such things. At fancier meals,
> >cloths were brought around along with perfumed waters for cleansing
> >the fingers. (A great touch at the next feast you produce and a
> >way to involve younger kids!)
> >About time for me to pick through the camping feast gear, only two
> >weeks until WW 9!
> >--- In scanewcomers@y..., melioraleuedai@a... wrote:
> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > Regarding feast baskets, or baskets in general, make sure the
> >handle is
> > > sturdy if your feast gear is weighty. The first 3 baskets I
> >purchased had
> > > the handles pull loose in just a few months. Each one looked
> > > than the last, but alas, as my feast gear grew, so did the
> > >
> > > Meliora :)
> > > Chatelaine, Fasach Mor
> > >
> > >
> > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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