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by bourbon
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: measuring things
Replies: 2
Views: 520

Re: measuring things

With a Rule?
by bourbon
Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: 1603-1715
Topic: woodworking tools
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Re: woodworking tools

Just seen this thread. Ferrers Household have a carpender in the group. As well as your tools, I suggest a Transit van as a minimum! The tools may be light but the shave horse. tables and other things that you need to be able to do real work are not. (Or do our group just like heavy things?) :D
by bourbon
Sat May 06, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: Medieval Chest
Replies: 3
Views: 1834

Re: Medieval Chest

Which ever route you go down, It's not gonna be cheap! Hardwood is around £7 a board foot, only available up to 9'' wide, so would need jointing. How good are you at woodwork? That's one of the reasons chests are so expensive! What size are you looking for?
by bourbon
Sat Jan 23, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: canvas tent
Replies: 7
Views: 1946

Re: canvas tent

Just seen this thread. Apologies for the late reply. Thomson's water seal for brickwork is basically the same stuff as Fabsil but cheaper! Agree totally about full PPE though. (although a hi-vis jacket won't help much!)
by bourbon
Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Medieval garden tools
Replies: 11
Views: 3400

Re: Medieval garden tools

Ferrers Household have a pair of weeding sticks. Pete the carpenter just kept his eyes open when walking, He also has build various different types of spade.
by bourbon
Sat Apr 12, 2014 12:21 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: a sad loss, the picture
Replies: 3
Views: 2223

a sad loss, the picture

I will miss my great matey, had some wonderful times together
by bourbon
Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: Craftspeople
Replies: 17
Views: 4099

Re: Craftspeople

ok I know it's a very late reply but I've only just found the thread. The Ferrers have in their midst a Carpenter who in real life is a restoration carpenter. a Blacksmith who in real life is a Farrier. a Spinster whose mom owns a dressmakers shop, a calligrapher who is a pharmacey manager but had b...
by bourbon
Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: A crushingly good birthday present....
Replies: 19
Views: 2599

Where do you think that all the fuel from miss-fueled cars goes? Tanks are mostly multi-fuel and will run on anything. re-enactor from the ww2 boys used to work for Nick thats where the info came from.
by bourbon
Sat Mar 28, 2009 3:00 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Fed practice at Blore Heath March 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 945

???!!!???
by bourbon
Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:15 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Coopering
Replies: 12
Views: 1445

Having been to his workshop, he was lucky to find the kettle never mind a computer!
by bourbon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Coopering
Replies: 12
Views: 1445

Thanks for that Vermin that's the one
by bourbon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Coopering
Replies: 12
Views: 1445

Buy British I say, The Ferrers household got their Casks, (a barrel is a size) from Les Skinner bootle He has a Website that i can't find at the moment. but he is very good an interesting bloke to talk to and understands what we need. On a note, Casks take some looking after
by bourbon
Wed May 14, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 15th century re-enactment blacksmiths
Replies: 32
Views: 3820

have a look at our set up at Kelmarsh the Ferrers
by bourbon
Wed Mar 12, 2008 7:19 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Cannock Chase
Replies: 18
Views: 1905

This is very very close to where the Ferrers household hail from at least the Chairman
by bourbon
Sun Sep 30, 2007 11:52 am
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: War of the Roses groups?
Replies: 9
Views: 1650

Ferrers are based in the midlans also www.ferrershousehold.co.uk

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