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by woodwatcher
Fri Sep 30, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Arrow Bags - Sorting fact from fiction?
Replies: 40
Views: 19846

Re: Arrow Bags - Sorting fact from fiction?

Perhaps they werent all pulling back huge poundage bows?
by woodwatcher
Wed Jun 01, 2011 9:14 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Master Baker ......?
Replies: 3
Views: 1881

Re: Master Baker ......?

nice pair of ovens!
by woodwatcher
Fri Feb 18, 2011 7:36 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: medieval woodsmen
Replies: 12
Views: 7002

Re: medieval woodsmen

I think charcoal burners would have to live rough for a few days at least whilst the process took place to stop fires breaking out and to watch the smoke as the wood was turned to charcoal. I spent a few days with a local burner whilst i did my degree and he didnt think things had changer much for a...
by woodwatcher
Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: medieval woodsmen
Replies: 12
Views: 7002

Re: medieval woodsmen

Great link methley archer. Gives food for thought. I have some experience of living rough from a stint with her majesties armed forces. But it wasnt quite the medieval experience.
by woodwatcher
Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: medieval woodsmen
Replies: 12
Views: 7002

Re: medieval woodsmen

Thanks for the info. just sounding out a few ideas has anyone seens images of shelters like tarps anywhere or small cooking setups. I am using a variety of axes and billhooks at the moment and have been given a shavehorse by Nanma to use which is great as i have always wanted to use one but just nev...
by woodwatcher
Fri Feb 04, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: medieval woodsmen
Replies: 12
Views: 7002

medieval woodsmen

Can anyone out there point me in the right direction of images or references for woodsmen in the 14th century with particular attention to the day to day life ie tools, clothes and possible shelter types used whilst working in the forests. tall order i know but i have always loved the woods and woul...
by woodwatcher
Sun Nov 07, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: The Archers A New Society
Replies: 42
Views: 13051

Re: The Archers A New Society

Great idea james, count three more in from norwich. Sam now thinks this might be a way of getting some dark ages kit. keep us upto date on any developments.