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Making A Knife Block
Following a few birthdays a Christmases of giving my dad kitchen knives I have now created a demand for a ...
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Neolithic Inspired Chess Pieces
Seeing some neolithic figurines I thought they would make good chess pieces. So I made them. While I decided to ...
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Making a Boot Rack with Bamboo (with my Brother)
My family have been asking me to make a boot rack for a while. My Father wanted something made with ...
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Making a Mountain Dulcimer from a Kit
I built this dulcimer from a kit from Folkcraft Instuments. I would recommend it to people interested in such things, ...
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Making an Enclosed Helmet
An enclosed helmet is the predecessor to the well known great helm that was used in the late 12th and ...
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Making a buckler
A buckler is a small shield held in the hand (rather than strapped to the arm). This was largely a ...
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Making a 15th century Italian gauntlet on a course
Last year I went on a short course in armouring at west dean college. This was enormously enjoyable and also ...
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Silversmithing course
This is the first of a series of backlog posts covering things i have been doing but never got around ...
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Making a Gothic Gauntlet
I made a Gothic gauntlet following a tutorial series on youtube by Greenleaf workshop ( https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_DVxRBaoNVUvXE1kywNLrH6edNVmUz25 ). Here is the ...
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Renovating an old rebec (part 2 – the thrilling conclusion)
So, I finally got back to this one... I think part 1 contains enough preamble (and you should probably read ...
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Knitting a pointy hat
This project probably reveals the fact that I have a mild obsession with pointy hats. I just think they're neat ...
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Knitting Finger-less Gloves
This is my first knitting project so I was obviously following a tutorial so I will once again just redirect ...
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Renovating An Old Rebec (Part 1)
This instrument caught my eye in my granny’s house where the carved head was poking out from on top of ...
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Making A Leather Belt Bag
This is the first project I undertook after having the idea to make this website so it will also be ...
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Making A Bamboo Notched Flute
This style of flute is among the oldest and most straightforward to make instruments. Flutes of this style are quite ...
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Making An Instrument From A Cow Horn
Ok, instrument is a bit of a stretch, I mean like a hunting horn or a war horn sort of ...
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Making A Tiny Silver Bowl
A while ago I got a large amount of my grandfathers old silversmithing tools that had been sitting in storage ...
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Making A Gandalf The Grey Style Wizards Hat
For this project I worked mostly from a tutorial so It seems rather unnecessary to recover the information. Instead I ...
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Making A Spangenhelm
Armour is probably one of my favourite things and what really got me into making things. I had always liked ...
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Making A Sword
Who doesn't love swords? well I don't like them quite as much as I did after the hours I have ...
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