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by alex lee
Mon May 13, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: 1850 - 1860 womans clothing
Replies: 2
Views: 2696

Re: 1850 - 1860 womans clothing

And by her I meant my girlfriend, apologies ;p
by alex lee
Mon May 13, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: 1850 - 1860 womans clothing
Replies: 2
Views: 2696

1850 - 1860 womans clothing

Hello there.
Im looking for help to find a dress suitable for a ball for the period 1850 to 1860. Im trying to surprise her with a dress for it so any help will be greatly appriciated. I dont know alot about suppliers for this period, Im a medieval man. :)
by alex lee
Mon Oct 29, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: Traders Discussion
Topic: American Civil War Traders...
Replies: 6
Views: 2443

Re: American Civil War Traders...

I know of fall creek in america, they seem to be popular over here as a supplier for ACW :)
by alex lee
Sun May 20, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Something I've been busy with over the winter
Replies: 10
Views: 3675

Re: Something I've been busy with over the winter

Amazing :) Got me starting to improve my 13th cent. kit now, thanks for the push :p
by alex lee
Tue May 01, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: medical/surgical kit
Replies: 2
Views: 949

Re: medical/surgical kit

Still planning on going to berkeley if all goes well :)
Thank you good sir :p
by alex lee
Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: medical/surgical kit
Replies: 2
Views: 949

medical/surgical kit

Hey guys
I was wondering does anyone know where to source a 13th century surgeons kit? trying to add something new to our display for this years season. Any info about surgeons in the 13th century would be greatly appriciated.
Thanks in advance.
Alex Lee
Bran Dubh
by alex lee
Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Medieval girls clothing
Replies: 3
Views: 1265

Re: Medieval girls clothing

I think that young girls were able to wear their hair long, below the shoulder, from 13 or 14 the would wear a simple kerchief :) Ill try post up references soon, Im in the middle of doing my final project for college on headwear and hair styles :)
by alex lee
Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: 1260 to 1300 hand protection
Replies: 4
Views: 1290

1260 to 1300 hand protection

Hey guys
Was wondering what types of hand protection were around in during this period. Im not sure about steel hand protection, Is It to early for steel gauntlets? Or will hardend leather gauntlets be the safest bet? Any help would be greatly appriciated :)
Go raibh maith agat
Alex
by alex lee
Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:57 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: flail or ball and chain
Replies: 21
Views: 4966

Re: flail or ball and chain

thats exactly what im doing with it now, friend recommended a hockey ball :)
by alex lee
Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: flail or ball and chain
Replies: 21
Views: 4966

Re: flail or ball and chain

Im making a lightweight one for displays and choreographed fights. Gonna use a tenis ball as the ball so i wont do near to no damage :)
by alex lee
Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My kit so far
Replies: 3
Views: 1673

Re: My kit so far

My soft kit consists of at the moment joined hose with a doublet, bought them at tewks last year as i only had 13th ct. soft kit. made a pair of short braies and a linen shirt aswel, i need a pair of boots and its basically done. i made myself a kidney pouch aswel. :)
by alex lee
Tue Apr 05, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: My kit so far
Replies: 3
Views: 1673

My kit so far

I've been working on my 15th century kit for about a year, im taking it slow so its not quite finished yet. here's some pictures of it so far :) http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=239249&id=751944973 Any tips on what i should change or where i should go from here. All advice is greatly appric...
by alex lee
Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:47 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: 13th century womans dress
Replies: 2
Views: 981

13th century womans dress

Hey guys.
Im looking for a pattern for a 13th century womans dress for my girlfriend, I prefer making my own kit so im reluctent to buy one, Any help is greatly appriciated :)
Thanking you in advance :)
by alex lee
Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Making a gambi
Replies: 7
Views: 1345

Making a gambi

Im looking to make a 13th. ct gambeson, aiming between 1250 to 1290. Im looking for where to start, some references and tips would be greatly appriciated. Im halfway through making a surcoat thats based from the Maciejowski Bible and lives of the two offas :)
Thank you
Alex
by alex lee
Fri Oct 29, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Viking Kit?
Replies: 7
Views: 1324

Re: Viking Kit?

montegue heritage services are good quility and great to deal with they have a faceook page and a website. would be easier to order from there :)
by alex lee
Mon Jun 21, 2010 1:45 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: How to carry a claymore?
Replies: 20
Views: 9895

Re: How to carry a claymore?

http://www.powayusd.com/teachers/dsykes/Irish%20bonnacht%201521.jpg check out this link, irish kerns didnt have any scabbards but carried them, i presume this would be the same for other people using a claymore. [quote="Phil the Grips"]They weren't carried day to day so don't need a scabba...
by alex lee
Wed May 12, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: rusty mail
Replies: 11
Views: 1141

Re: rusty mail

well hello pajo :) what i do is put it into a bag, like the thick coal bags, of sand and just toss it around for a while. once all the sand is brushed off it i use a wire brush on the remaining bits of rust and just oil it up ;)
alex
by alex lee
Wed May 12, 2010 12:00 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: rusty mail
Replies: 11
Views: 1141

Re: rusty mail

well hello pajo :) what i do is put it into a bag, like the thick coal bags, of sand and just toss it around for a while. once all the sand is brushed off it i use a wire brush on the remaining bits of rust and just oil it up ;)
slan go foil a chara
alex

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