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by L Slawason
Sun Apr 07, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: knights hospitallers question
Replies: 1
Views: 1318

Re: knights hospitallers question

In the 14th century their entire getup changed the main difference being a shift from black to red, when they adopted st john, i dont know about head wear but the knights hospitalier still exist as a christian order doing charity work, they are under some spanish prince, they do have a website, mayb...
by L Slawason
Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Helmets
Replies: 17
Views: 4301

Re: Helmets

This is more of a simple observation more than an answer to your question, but it could depend on the authentic style of shooting for the period as if you were to draw the bow to your ear or mouth, surely the brim of the kettle hat would get in the way? im not an archer so if what i said was silly t...
by L Slawason
Mon Aug 06, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Greenwood axe haft?
Replies: 6
Views: 3510

Re: Greenwood axe haft?

It'd be a bit like slaughtering a cow to arrive at a pair of leather boot laces. =) im sure they would be the finest bootlaces known to man tho lol if you were to use green wood, you'd need to shave down quite a thick bit anyway to get the strongest part of the branch, as bits of the correct thickn...
by L Slawason
Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Greenwood axe haft?
Replies: 6
Views: 3510

Re: Greenwood axe haft?

Try your local DIY store, they should stock Hickory pick axe handles that can be shaved down to fit, i got one reacently for a mace it was about 9 quid as i remember......good luck

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