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Re: Feast baskets

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  • dontwait4themessiah
    We all know what they say about duct tape, don t we? :) Morag ... nice ... think ... into ... basket, ... custom ... they ... great ... more ...
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 28, 2002
      We all know what they say about duct tape, don't we? :)

      Morag

      --- 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
      nice
      > >metal decorated box and a very sturdy basket at Hobby Lobby. I
      think
      > >we will mostly go with the basket as the box seems to have moved
      into
      > >the living room on a permanent basis. If you do use a wicker
      basket,
      > >I reccommend lining it with a sturdy cloth bag. I make mine to
      custom
      > >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
      they
      > >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
      great
      > >way to involve younger kids!)
      > >
      > >About time for me to pick through the camping feast gear, only two
      > >weeks until WW 9!
      > >Kathryn
      > >
      > >--- 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
      more
      > >sturdy
      > > > than the last, but alas, as my feast gear grew, so did the
      > >weight....
      > > >
      > > > Meliora :)
      > > > Chatelaine, Fasach Mor
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
      >
      >
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