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by Runesmith
Tue Nov 15, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Resource: Authentic and cheap methods and recipes
Replies: 77
Views: 48341

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Colin, re the oil and ash, usually oil and ash result in a detergent effect - the basis for soap - hence its cleaning abilities, but I guess if a residue is left that is down to more oil than (ash) can be converted to detergent. But glad you mentioned it though as lye is authentic and cheap A and C...
by Runesmith
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: "Odin's Mask"
Replies: 2
Views: 1770

Re: "Odin's Mask"

That's the chap!

Now you point it out I remember it, I wish I'd tracked down the original before I made my version, which is way too much like the ToV one. Still, many thinks for the pointer.
by Runesmith
Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: "Odin's Mask"
Replies: 2
Views: 1770

"Odin's Mask"

I have been asked to make a replica of the piece known as "Odin's Mask," a horned head with very stylised interwoven beard and 'tash. I can't find any information about it except the stuff on the "Trove of Valhalla" jewellery, which looks like the usual made-up mythology and does...
by Runesmith
Sat Nov 12, 2011 11:44 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: How are you finding trade ?
Replies: 46
Views: 11010

Re: How are you finding trade ?

I mostly sell to the general public, either at touristy re-enactment events or muggle markets, and it's a bit down but so far (touch wood) not too bad. My experience in the last recession is that people go on spending on silly little things when times are hard because it cheers them up. The big prob...

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