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by Skevmeister
Mon Jan 26, 2009 2:01 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: New WebSite - Constructive Comments Appreciated
Replies: 11
Views: 2349

I am back at Fagins in Feb Redders, so pop over and we can of course discuss it over a coffee. I understand your concept of what you want to do about grabbing peoples attention, but waht you should do is actuallu have it with the navigation there as well and ability to add things to the basket. If y...
by Skevmeister
Mon Jan 26, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: New WebSite - Constructive Comments Appreciated
Replies: 11
Views: 2349

Redders, Can I say that maybe a plainer background rather than the weave as it makes reading the writing difficult. As you say its in it's infancy can I suggest to you that you get to the photo's sooner rather thean later. Their are two advantages to this 1) Gives teh site more colour and real conte...
by Skevmeister
Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:29 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Baskets
Replies: 5
Views: 1485

De Meer,

It might be worth trying to get hold of gerry Burrows. I know at TORM he was saying that he was stopping making baskets, but he might be willing to offer advice or lessons.

And he would more than likely be able to point you in the direction sources.


Alixx
by Skevmeister
Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:12 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Web Site Domain Names
Replies: 6
Views: 1731

1 and 1 do automatic renewal and they are relatively cheap as well and a decent control panel I have used then for 4 years and no problems


Alixx
by Skevmeister
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Brigandine Thicknesses
Replies: 56
Views: 9623

Its all the holes that are worrying me! (I need a punch to do all three holes in one go). JonT Jon, You know what I will get on to my mate, he thinks his place is getting rid of some fly presses. And last time I dsicussed it with him they would jsut be dumping them. You could actually use one of th...
by Skevmeister
Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:49 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Silver & goldsmithing tools - research / help needed!
Replies: 21
Views: 5946

Make request for these book svia teh british library at you local library.

Unfortuantely, these type of books due to the limit market are always going to be more expensive.

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:59 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: EAN-13 barcode printer/program
Replies: 5
Views: 1113

Lawrence

You can download the barcode font and then just type out your labels in wWord / Word Pad / Star Office


Alixx
by Skevmeister
Tue Dec 16, 2008 1:27 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: VAN TRANSPORT SHARING FOR EUROPEAN SHOWS
Replies: 26
Views: 5967

Does sound like a good idea Stickied unless anyone complains.

Skev
by Skevmeister
Mon Dec 08, 2008 12:19 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: my tin !
Replies: 35
Views: 5443

Nice Armour Dave, Cant help but think though from the camera angle it makes yiu look like a 15th century R2 D2 :D:D:D:D:D

Skev
by Skevmeister
Fri Nov 07, 2008 6:37 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Great War Picture
Replies: 30
Views: 4156

Seimon,

Bloody fantastic mate, I would love to see that in the papers
by Skevmeister
Fri Sep 12, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Financial aid for business's ?
Replies: 26
Views: 3651

As Kate says talk to the Tax Office about Family credit, and also to to C A B see if they can help you out and I would also talk to the Insolvency Service, about advice on creditors etc, they don't just deal with Bankrupts, they are the original source for all the information to do with Voluntary ar...
by Skevmeister
Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:54 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A use for tinned nails...
Replies: 21
Views: 2631

Aaaaah, yeah I can understand why it so expensive now. For the same reason that authentically made wrought iron is expensive.

But well done anyway.

Skev
by Skevmeister
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A use for tinned nails...
Replies: 21
Views: 2631

Guthers what do you mean the tin was authentically reporduced, just out of interest.

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Tue Jun 24, 2008 8:40 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Doublets circa 1470
Replies: 22
Views: 2967

I'm here with Dave on that one, kids, hard work and beer all add to that wonderful Mail padding we call lardiness !!!
by Skevmeister
Thu May 22, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: A Stanley! A Stanley! (Boaring)
Replies: 7
Views: 1940

He looks like a mate of mine, he's rotund and ginger. His nick name was Tammy (after the tamworth)


Skev
by Skevmeister
Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:51 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: My Beautiful Greaves.
Replies: 18
Views: 2476

Very Nice Fox,

But just what I woudl expect from Martin and Duncan, two nicer and talented fellows you couldn't ask for.

Skev
by Skevmeister
Sat Apr 12, 2008 1:59 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 14th C. bollock knife sheath
Replies: 12
Views: 2788

It is very very nice. That some very good work.

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Mon Apr 07, 2008 1:41 pm
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: A recent project
Replies: 24
Views: 5701

Can I just Say that as I have two pieces of work of the Man G23b, his work is excellent and worth evry penny that you pay fo rit.

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:06 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: What to wear with this
Replies: 16
Views: 3167

G-h I have moved this to the costumes thread for you as you will get the answers you want their.


Skev
by Skevmeister
Fri Mar 28, 2008 1:15 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: To spring or not to spring?
Replies: 28
Views: 4159

Robin, Absolutely masses has been done in the Study of Armour metalurgy In fact there is a very good book on it, "The Knight and The Blast Furnace" The RA in Leeds has a lot of research in to this field, also there is a Wallace Collection book on the construction and hardness of armours. Do you wan...
by Skevmeister
Fri Mar 28, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: To spring or not to spring?
Replies: 28
Views: 4159

Robin, Absolutely masses has been done in the Study of Armour metalurgy In fact there is a very good book on it, "The Knight and The Blast Furnace" The RA in Leeds has a lot of research in to this field, also there is a Wallace Collection book on the construction and hardness of armours. Do you want...
by Skevmeister
Fri Mar 28, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: some help needed please
Replies: 7
Views: 1850

And I can confirm that they work very well.

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Fri Mar 28, 2008 9:05 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: To spring or not to spring?
Replies: 28
Views: 4159

Zachos, Mate I would go for spring, this is really the best choice and seeing as your buying for teh long term, then I would spend that extra as Mattb said teh more dints you get knocked out of mild the weaker the armour becomes . So for me spring all the way, I can't work in spring yet but I hope t...
by Skevmeister
Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:50 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: What I Got Up To Easter Weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 3173

Nobody, As we have som eminor fitting problems so I need to bring the side plates in by and inch first. But, its a close is to f&&& was to swearing so I need to get some more brass rivets first and then trim and re do the holes on the side and then recover it. But thanks for your comments Melons. Al...
by Skevmeister
Tue Mar 25, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Cross Post - New Armour
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

Cross Post - New Armour

Right, I was a busy little skev at the weekend and I realise that some of you dont visit the Pictures section of the forum. I have made a variation on a theme of Churburg. Based on teh fact that there where covered armours I have made Trish a Leather covered Churburg breastplate. Just showing off re...
by Skevmeister
Tue Mar 25, 2008 10:50 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: What I Got Up To Easter Weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 3173

Well we will be going to Cossie in May and Bodly bottom in April so see you there .

And I have to admit all my blows where coming ina at 90 degree angle and I can only hammer righ handed :(

Say hi to Carl for me, and did you both have a good weekend.

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:22 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: What I Got Up To Easter Weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 3173

Thanks for all the comments, its nice to see that you liek it.

Matilda, I think that I had eneough of a work out making 14 gauge do what I wanted it to do.

Alixx
by Skevmeister
Mon Mar 24, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: What I Got Up To Easter Weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 3173

Cheers Annie
by Skevmeister
Mon Mar 24, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: What I Got Up To Easter Weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 3173

What I Got Up To Easter Weekend

Hi there guys, I just thought I'd post some pictures of what I got up to easter weekend. I decided that I wanted to try my hand at making a churburg style breastplate, for my wife and I wanted to see if I could do it all with out making a pattern just seeing if I had got my eye in for the 4 dimensio...
by Skevmeister
Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Textile conservation crisis
Replies: 27
Views: 5156

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