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- Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:52 pm
- Forum: Elvish Culture
- Topic: The Elves! The elves! What are we going to do with the Elves!
- Replies: 27
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There are reported accounts of silk being worn to assist in the removal of arrows. It appears that while the silk is cut resistant it doesn't stop the penetration of arrows so the surgeon would simply gather the silk around the arrow and pull the arrow out without fear of the arrow head breaking off...
Hey Mike, Welcome Back! Try these in no particular order: http://middleearthrangers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=4230 the pics aren't available but the text gives a great list of tried and true http://middleearthrangers.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=4230 started but not completed, informati...
- Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:23 pm
- Forum: The Prancing Pony
- Topic: Finally an understanding and a name
- Replies: 19
- Views: 2699
Welcome Back Eric, you have been missed. We know you had some financial and personal set backs and were here waiting for you to get those in order. We knew you'd be back ! For those of you who don't know Eric, in addition to being a longtime member and contributor, he makes some mean cutlery. Many o...
- Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:05 pm
- Forum: Crafts & Skills
- Topic: Thoughts on cleaning up a maille avontail or camail
- Replies: 4
- Views: 1384
I tried the old sand in the bag route a while back for my hauberk and it was slow and not a great result. I bought play sand which like your sand pretty fine. Then I put it and the maille in a large heavy bank money sack. I tied one end with some slack over a tree limb and the other end tied with th...
- Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:54 pm
- Forum: Middle-earth Reenactment Society
- Topic: Winter 2017 Now Available!
- Replies: 24
- Views: 9116
If you want a single piece rivet that will work well take a short/thick flat headed nails. Cut them down to about 1/2" to 3/4" depending on what the thickness of the material you're riveting. Then using a fine hack saw cut them down the center vertically from the non head end. Leave approx...
- Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:45 am
- Forum: Hard Kit
- Topic: Some new cooking stuff at MRL
- Replies: 13
- Views: 1435
- Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:24 am
- Forum: Dwarven Culture
- Topic: Starting to Assemble a Dwarven Toolkit
- Replies: 27
- Views: 3085
You don't really need a leather strop. Just use the inside of your belt. You can hang your belt by it's buckle and just use the inside (rough side closest to your body). It works the same and will save excess cost and weight. Instead of a hack saw take a look at jewelers' saws. They are better for f...