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Tinderbox or not

Postby Pretaboire » Wed May 07, 2008 1:40 pm

I'm trying to find information on how to carry my firemaking kit for my Flodden period billman .
I have various tins for my C18th and later kit but have no idea about what to use for the early stuff . So any ideas from the late medieval/early Henritian period would be greatly recieved .
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Postby lucy the tudor » Wed May 07, 2008 4:02 pm

Miel's wooden tinderbox seems to be the way to go for late medieval/Henrician.
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Postby Pretaboire » Wed May 07, 2008 4:48 pm

Does Miel have a website or does anyone stock his stuff or does anyone have a picture of his tinder box ?



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Postby Colin Middleton » Wed May 14, 2008 12:49 pm

Have you considered a leather bag/purse?


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Postby Mark » Wed May 14, 2008 5:51 pm

I find a leather drawstring bag ideal.
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Get one big enough to hold two small tinder "birdsnests" charcloth,flint,Firesteel,double ended Sulphur spills,a coal extender, in this case a King Alfreds Cake.A small candle stub can often be a good idea too.
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Postby Jenn » Wed May 14, 2008 9:38 pm

Simon
Miel
posts on here regularly if you do a search you should come across his contact details. He is doing the Oyster fair which is just down the road from you next month as well!



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Postby Colin Middleton » Thu May 15, 2008 12:50 pm

Mark wrote:I find a leather drawstring bag ideal.


Hmm, I've seen a bag like that somewhere before :wink:

That's what I was thinking of.


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Postby Mark » Thu May 15, 2008 1:10 pm

Colin Middleton wrote:
Mark wrote:I find a leather drawstring bag ideal.


Hmm, I've seen a bag like that somewhere before :wink:

That's what I was thinking of.


LOL Colin,
Everybodys seen my bag.. :shock: :wink:
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