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Now you can meet Hannatu

She’s the little girl who has sat patiently next to me while I knit three different socks and binned them all! In the end she got short socks made with the delicious wool I got in the Netherlands. 129 more words

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St. George Eating Sets

These eating sets were gifts to our hosts at the 2018 Tournament of Saint George in Moscow. The knives, prickers, and scabbards are made by me while the spoons were purchased elsewhere.


Upgrading my Bell Tent

I recently made a purchase of a Bell Tent and Outback Stove which I started to set up at the weekend with it being nice weather. 210 more words


Leatherworking Images from the Middle Ages

Some things never really change…

While looking through my image archive I came upon some leather working illustrations dated to the early 15th century.  All but one of the images below is from the extremely informative Mendel manuscript dated 1425 created at Nuremberg, in what is now Germany. 879 more words

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New Woodcut Print

I completed this woodcut about two weeks ago as a birthday gift for my mom.  The motif is based on a design her grandfather created.  Juan Cleo Valenzuela was a skilled leather crafter and saddle maker in California. 179 more words


Oh Alfred.....

He’s finally ready for a new home, we went out into the gardens, he posed on the canon in the evening sunlight, so pleased with the photos. 154 more words

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Making a Pack Basket

From one of my new favorite blogs Running With Sheep.  Johan and Sanne are a couple of remarkable outdoors – bushcraft – survival enthusiasts with more than a touch of philosophy thrown in. 161 more words