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by Wim-Jaap
Mon Mar 19, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Scottish weekend at themepark The Archeon (NL)
Replies: 0
Views: 730

Scottish weekend at themepark The Archeon (NL)

Hello All, In the weekend of 12th and 13th of May the annual Scottish weekend at Themepark The Archeon ( The Netherlands) will be held. It is a multiperiod Scottish event, from Celts to WWII. More info will be online soon (I hope): http://www.archeon.nl We of Clan MacBran ( http://www.clanmacbran.nl...
by Wim-Jaap
Thu Mar 15, 2007 1:53 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: fire lighting
Replies: 72
Views: 19793

Thanks Mark. I was using a sigar tin, now I'm using a big tin... I am also of meaning that it's better to be patient and do multiple sessions of a dozen pieces of cloth then jamming as much in the tin as possible. I use 2 bunzenburners at work in a underpressure cabinet (we call it zuurkast, acid ca...
by Wim-Jaap
Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:08 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: fire lighting
Replies: 72
Views: 19793

What is the best shaped can or tin or whatever to make charcloth?
Is it a low tin or a high one, wide or narrow, large volume or small, etc.

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Tue Mar 13, 2007 8:39 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 72899

here's one of me at work.

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greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 72899

Wim-jaap is different to how i thought what's different? How did you expect me to be? greenthings Wim-Jaap Erm...well, i was comparing you to what you looked like in your avatar (I'm guessing thats you) but its a small picture so....erm...yeah. :oops: Yeps that's me... Don't know about Annis, but I...
by Wim-Jaap
Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:11 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 72899

Annis wrote:
Wim-jaap is different to how i thought
what's different?
How did you expect me to be?

greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Tue Feb 27, 2007 8:56 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 72899

Here's some of me:

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Me and my GF


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Me playing with fire

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Wed Feb 07, 2007 10:39 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Paul Chen/ Hanwei practical basket hilt broadsword
Replies: 8
Views: 2475

thanks for the replies.

I am now thinking of putting my basket from my not battleready basket hilt on a sword I have (fabri armorum, very good blade).

Dunno If I can do it, but i'll try to find out if it's possible.

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Tue Feb 06, 2007 12:35 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Paul Chen/ Hanwei practical basket hilt broadsword
Replies: 8
Views: 2475

the Armour class has Nice swords, but with shipping costs etc very expensive. I can get the Paul Chen/Hanwei from the USA for 192 dollar (150 euro) including shipping (don't know how it goes with tax) Here in the Netherlands I can get it for 175 euro. That are better prices for me, I already spend 1...
by Wim-Jaap
Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:23 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Paul Chen/ Hanwei practical basket hilt broadsword
Replies: 8
Views: 2475

Paul Chen/ Hanwei practical basket hilt broadsword

Hello,

Does anyone have experience with the Paul Chen/ Hanwei practical basket hilt broadsword?
How good is it?
Is it well ballanced?
How hard is it?

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Waistcoat
Replies: 6
Views: 1389

Had to look it up... lol

we got words like that too overhere.

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Waistcoat
Replies: 6
Views: 1389

Thanks Lidimy, for learning me a new word too!

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Sat Feb 03, 2007 4:28 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Waistcoat
Replies: 6
Views: 1389

thanks!

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Fri Feb 02, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Waistcoat
Replies: 6
Views: 1389

Waistcoat

Hello! I made me a waistcoat, all by myself (bit hints and tips, but made it myself). All handsewn (my first handsewn project, 3rd project in total) and it turned out quite nice. Pretty proud of meself. Bone buttons. http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/dutchcelt/waistcoat/waistcoat1.jpg http://i7....
by Wim-Jaap
Tue Dec 12, 2006 3:13 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: Derby March (1745 Jacobite event) 2/3 December
Replies: 17
Views: 3109

Are there any pic's online of the derby march event?

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Sun Oct 22, 2006 8:11 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Wedding photo
Replies: 8
Views: 2417

congrats!
Nice piccie!

and enjoy yer honeymoon!

greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Tue Oct 10, 2006 7:55 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Vegetables, Herbs, Dyeplants etc.
Replies: 17
Views: 4526

What were the most used vegetables in the 18th century highlands (lower and middle class)? [quote] Probably kale of different types - the kitchen garden in lowland Scots houses was called the 'kailyard'. I would think onions/leeks wand herbs would have figured - I'd have to check and see if I have ...
by Wim-Jaap
Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:04 am
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Vegetables, Herbs, Dyeplants etc.
Replies: 17
Views: 4526

questions:

Were there raisins used in Scotland (highlands, lower and middle class) in the 18th century?

What were the most used vegetables in the 18th century highlands (lower and middle class)?

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:05 am
Forum: Music and Instruments
Topic: 15th Century Dance Workshop
Replies: 4
Views: 1414

lidimy wrote:urgh, it sucks being young that i cant get to events like that which i want to do so badly :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil: :evil:

one day when im big :)
I don't see anything about age... or is it the travelling bit?
Can't ya catch a ride with someone from here?

greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Sat Sep 16, 2006 7:14 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Never stand too close to pyro's.
Replies: 9
Views: 2953

oeh that must have hurt and prolly cost him his eardrums.

greenthings wim-jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Wed Sep 13, 2006 2:55 pm
Forum: Food and Drink
Topic: Broth
Replies: 3
Views: 2018

Broth http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broth Broth is a liquid in which meat, fish, cereal grains, or vegetables have been simmered and strained out. Broth is used as a basis for other edible liquids such as soup, gravy, or sauce. It can be eaten alone or with garnish. Broth differs from soup stock, in...
by Wim-Jaap
Wed Sep 13, 2006 12:59 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Ladies-in-waiting - URGENT!
Replies: 4
Views: 1376

they prolly be waiting to find somewhere to sleep.

Or are they waiting to sleep with someone, so they prolly be waiting in the hallway in front of my bedroom door, until it's their turn.

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Thu Aug 31, 2006 6:45 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Dragons breath
Replies: 26
Views: 5463

Woow... that's a nice kodakmoment!

KEWL!

greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Tue Aug 22, 2006 10:20 am
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Beowulf and Grendel movie
Replies: 11
Views: 2587

bought it at the free record shop... I liked it.

greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Musee des Celtes in Libramont (Belgium)
Replies: 0
Views: 580

Musee des Celtes in Libramont (Belgium)

in my holidays, I've been to Musee des Celtes in Libramont (Belgium) and took some pics of the stuff there... I'm putting them on my photobucket. www.photobucket.com/albums/y295/dutchcelt and then choose musee des celtes It'll be online tonight and if i don't get them all online today, the rest will...
by Wim-Jaap
Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Clothing or costume ??????
Replies: 38
Views: 5950

got me some kit, some clothing and some "setje" (stupid dutch words)

greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Mon Jul 31, 2006 8:26 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: New Osprey book on the Jacobite army
Replies: 6
Views: 1654

New Osprey book on the Jacobite army

In october there will be a new release:

http://www.ospreypublishing.com/title_d ... itle=T0730

just wanted to let you know.

Greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:09 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Strangest Places ??
Replies: 18
Views: 4066

if you replace the blue with red and turn the yellow sign on yer chest into a giant M you can take a piccie in front of the MacDonalds and get a discount :twisted:

Sorry couldn't resist :wink:

greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:55 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Slippy soles
Replies: 16
Views: 2850

I've got the same problem, but my shoe's are single soled... the shoe is one piece of leather of 4 mm thick leather.
If I score the sole, i think it might ruin my shoes.
How would you go about this matter?

greenthings Wim-Jaap
by Wim-Jaap
Wed Jul 12, 2006 6:55 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Crimes against Authenticity
Replies: 116
Views: 16830