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by Skevmeister
Tue Feb 21, 2006 4:16 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: medieval boots patterns
Replies: 18
Views: 3817

WIS and Nigel, Please think of others who may be put off reading this thread if it descends into a mud slinging match. If you wish to continue please PM each other. I know that you both respect other posters enough to do this. I will consider this matter closed as public debate and moved on into a ...
by Skevmeister
Tue Feb 21, 2006 4:11 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: medieval boots patterns
Replies: 18
Views: 3817

WIS and Nigel, Please think of others who may be put off reading this thread if it descends into a mud slinging match. If you wish to continue please PM each other. I know that you both respect other posters enough to do this. I will consider this matter closed as public debate and moved on into a p...
by Skevmeister
Tue Feb 21, 2006 3:42 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Insurance of costume collection
Replies: 7
Views: 1713

Claudia,

I have moved this to General History as this section is purely for help with the forum itself.

Skevmeister
by Skevmeister
Tue Feb 21, 2006 3:34 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: medieval boots patterns
Replies: 18
Views: 3817

Gentleman, please lets not de-rail the thread by bickering. Its not relevant to the question that was asked is it.

Skevmeister
by Skevmeister
Tue Feb 21, 2006 3:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 14th century brigandine/coat of plates.
Replies: 6
Views: 1776

I just fasten mine on to leather with copper rivets and washers. The copper rivets give it a nice look on the out side and the leather then can be oilded to give it a nice sheen and also makes it a bit waterproof. If you want some more pictures of wisby I have the Bengt Thorsdeman book with them all...
by Skevmeister
Mon Feb 20, 2006 4:49 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Liability Insurance
Replies: 2
Views: 1518

Moved To General History. As this is for forum help.


Skev
by Skevmeister
Mon Feb 20, 2006 12:51 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: help
Replies: 3
Views: 1618

moved to Friends and Gossip and General History
by Skevmeister
Tue Feb 14, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: X-post: "European Mediaeval Jewellery" reprint
Replies: 5
Views: 1557

Try getting contact with AMazon, about this, I nkow that they have the facility to track and monitor and organise this if you don't want the headache as well
by Skevmeister
Mon Feb 06, 2006 8:00 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Head dress
Replies: 19
Views: 3544

craig1459 wrote:
mally ley wrote:Sarah - as in most things costume related this does depend on your social status :roll:


Sara - I think this basically means that the only way you can wear a fancy head-dress is to let me buy more armour!


Hey good argument mate,
by Skevmeister
Fri Feb 03, 2006 3:14 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Pathfinder
Replies: 23
Views: 4524

you don't think that production still is from lotr do you, they look more like orcs than vikes....... surely they have mixed it up :( :? :shock:
by Skevmeister
Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:57 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: How to improve battles?
Replies: 313
Views: 40901

Gyrth, Nige, can I suggest that we stay on topic and rise above it all. I understand your feelings I have my won opinions but we have made them clear and informed the relevant people.

So really nuff said aint it Gentleman.

Skev
by Skevmeister
Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:18 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: USA Event, Conroi Fitzosbern
Replies: 20
Views: 4248

:D :shock: :roll:
by Skevmeister
Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: USA Event, Conroi Fitzosbern
Replies: 20
Views: 4248

So it was SchoolMonkey and now its Work Monkey
by Skevmeister
Thu Jan 26, 2006 8:20 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: How to improve battles?
Replies: 313
Views: 40901

Can I just say that as my first battle was at Rougham last year and every one who was their will know exactly hwo hot it was can I just say to all the Non Com water carriers who made it possible for me to stay upright in the bluistering heat. All battles after that and at tewkesbury to my mind and I...
by Skevmeister
Thu Jan 05, 2006 6:47 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: ARMOUR WORKSHOPS
Replies: 4
Views: 1401

martin indeed does
by Skevmeister
Wed Dec 28, 2005 1:06 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Pagans, Druids and Witches
Replies: 66
Views: 10651

PMSL :D :shock: :twisted:
by Skevmeister
Wed Dec 28, 2005 1:02 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Pagans, Druids and Witches
Replies: 66
Views: 10651

What elf's are just a s bad as trolls, at least trolls are honest elfs are thugs wrapped up in propriety where as trolls are just thugs.... Bit like police and football fans really :D
by Skevmeister
Wed Dec 28, 2005 12:50 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Pagans, Druids and Witches
Replies: 66
Views: 10651

No Steve, I disagree, religion effects us all and a good well thought out discussion is important, but not some little snippets that just try to belittle or denograte those who propse the argument. I have some excellent discussions with my catholic friends, about it all. It just a shame that some pe...
by Skevmeister
Wed Dec 28, 2005 11:10 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Pagans, Druids and Witches
Replies: 66
Views: 10651

Try the stuff from Ceaser, Tacitus Wicker men and a totally biased opinion concerning a religion they brutally suppressed and wiped out because it caused them so much trouble, you mean? You'd be better off basing a belief in Judaism as taught by some chap with a beard in deepest Gaza. Hang on a mom...
by Skevmeister
Wed Dec 28, 2005 8:35 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Pagans, Druids and Witches
Replies: 66
Views: 10651

Work Monkey, Try the stuff from Ceaser, Tacitus, Pythgoras, the xsiting laws based on the barrdas, welsh history, irish history, Christian Saints all based on the old religions, and for teh recrationism of druidry, Try Stukely forming the Ancient Order Of Druid back in the 1700's. If you can build p...
by Skevmeister
Thu Dec 22, 2005 6:27 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Jack of plates questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2573

Karen are you referring to wsiby or brigaidne as ina cot of plates or as in Jack chains that fasten to the arms of the padded jack
by Skevmeister
Tue Dec 20, 2005 5:50 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Why do we re-enact?
Replies: 44
Views: 8273

Having spent a large amount of money getting kitted up and then tents and .... and.... and.... I haven't ruled out clinical insanity :D :shock:
by Skevmeister
Fri Dec 16, 2005 5:28 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: JACK CHAINS
Replies: 16
Views: 3521

but quite effective and lighter if your still building that upper body strength.
by Skevmeister
Thu Dec 15, 2005 4:12 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: JACK CHAINS
Replies: 16
Views: 3521

Sal, thanks I will liek to look at that book, may stick it on my list for next year however as I have need to make some more bookshelf space first :( as I dont have enough and I have some more coming for xmas and my beloved is trying to get hold of one for me. Cheers Phil, have found them, already, ...
by Skevmeister
Thu Dec 15, 2005 12:11 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: JACK CHAINS
Replies: 16
Views: 3521

Yeah Nige it has but thanks anyway all help is gratefully received. FYI it is the St Ursula Triptich mentioned higher up on this thread.

John do you have the picture as a bigger version of it if you do do you want to email it to alixx at annwnconsultancy dot co dot uk.
by Skevmeister
Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:09 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: JACK CHAINS
Replies: 16
Views: 3521

Cheers Chickun have already found the St Ursula images, and will look for the other reference.

Skev
by Skevmeister
Wed Dec 14, 2005 5:30 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: JACK CHAINS
Replies: 16
Views: 3521

JACK CHAINS

Does anybody have any references or pointers for pattersn and historical references for them, as I am interested in making some of my own, and was wondering if my esteemed and learned colleagues could help me in my search.

Skev...
by Skevmeister
Thu Aug 25, 2005 9:42 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Hats again :)
Replies: 39
Views: 8276

I am interested Cezar, just trying to work out what to do, as I have a trip to New Zealand to organise as well, but would liek to make it to york. Will sort it out when I get back from the Bank Holiday weekend
by Skevmeister
Wed Aug 24, 2005 10:57 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Hats again :)
Replies: 39
Views: 8276

Those hats are fantastic, how much are they and how could I go about getting one, or would it be more cost effective to get a few people together and order a few as I know that bank charges from UK to Poland can be quite high.

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