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by Si Mulgrave
Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:05 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Tent Posts
Replies: 13
Views: 2548

Re: Viking Tent Posts

Let me get this week out the way... Bit manic at the moment, then I'll have a tally up on what is needed, and ask the boss for a price on timber...
I reckon the dragon head stuff will need to be bought in at 1 1/2" so it will dress down to 1 1/4"... Thinner might be too thin?
by Si Mulgrave
Mon Jun 15, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Tent Posts
Replies: 13
Views: 2548

Re: Viking Tent Posts

This is great... All I need now are sections. Thickness, width at the widest point, the head and length. Once I have those, I'll ask my boss to price up the timber, ash, I'll get back to you on that and you can say yay or nay.
by Si Mulgrave
Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Tent Posts
Replies: 13
Views: 2548

Re: Viking Tent Posts

Looks like each head is unique. No two quite alike. Is this how you want them?
by Si Mulgrave
Sat May 30, 2015 5:41 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Tent Posts
Replies: 13
Views: 2548

Re: Viking Tent Posts

Cheers, guys... The canvas or whatever is not my part. But I think, when the guy gets round to it, he will have to measure the material he has to determine the woodwork side of stuff. No, mine is purely to construct the timber posts and carve the heads. I will do a websearch on those suggestions sho...
by Si Mulgrave
Sat May 30, 2015 8:36 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: Viking Tent Posts
Replies: 13
Views: 2548

Viking Tent Posts

Hi, I've been given the job (possibly) of making some dragon head tent posts, the sort that would have been used by the Norsemen. I'm not a history buff, I only have a deeper than passive interest so have no source of reference to gauge from. And so I wonder if any of you know any good links or what...

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