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by border reiver
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 2017 Forum Recruitment Drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2445

Re: 2017 Forum Recruitment Drive

I think that some of the pages on Facebook do not help this forum as lots of people look there first, but this is a great resource and it would be a shame to loose it, please support it people
by border reiver
Tue Dec 30, 2014 12:01 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century sword belt hanger
Replies: 2
Views: 1304

Re: 18th century sword belt hanger

many thanks Phil
by border reiver
Sat Dec 27, 2014 12:21 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18th century sword belt hanger
Replies: 2
Views: 1304

18th century sword belt hanger

I am looking for information and picture of sword belts and hangers for small swords does any one have any information


Andrew
by border reiver
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:31 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: supporting hoes
Replies: 11
Views: 2000

Re: supporting hoes

no need for hoes then lol
by border reiver
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: Black Powder storage advice and regulations.
Replies: 36
Views: 8054

Re: Black Powder storage advice and regulations.

hi Tod, the link in your first post is not working ?

Andrew
by border reiver
Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: supporting hoes
Replies: 11
Views: 2000

Re: supporting hoes

so that would mean extra pointing holes? or very long points, lol
by border reiver
Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: supporting hoes
Replies: 11
Views: 2000

Re: supporting hoes

thanks for that graham i will give them ago



Andrew



, missed you at the fairs?
by border reiver
Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: supporting hoes
Replies: 11
Views: 2000

Re: supporting hoes

sorry about that, elizabethan hoes it should say so that would be mid to the end of the 16th century

andrew :thumbup:
by border reiver
Sun Apr 27, 2014 8:57 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: supporting hoes
Replies: 11
Views: 2000

supporting hoes

has any one got any ideas of how to support hoes (stocking) other than a garter belt? for the mid to end of the 16th century.
by border reiver
Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: riflemans boots
Replies: 6
Views: 2085

Re: riflemans boots

I do have an image it's from C E Franklins boo British napoleonic uniform
by border reiver
Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:21 am
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: riflemans boots
Replies: 6
Views: 2085

Re: riflemans boots

As I am lead to believe, they are pull on reasonable thin like a short hussars boot, but I think that they sweep up in the back simaular to the rifeman short gaiters? They may be sergeants boots? Does that make sence?
by border reiver
Thu Feb 06, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: riflemans boots
Replies: 6
Views: 2085

riflemans boots

does any one have picture of rifleman's boots the ones that are not to dissimilar in shape to the short gaiters? with out laces?

Andrew
by border reiver
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Early 17th century highland womans dress
Replies: 3
Views: 980

Re: Early 17th century highland womans dress

look at late 16th century/elizabethan clothing
by border reiver
Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: handcanons/fuselocks
Replies: 1
Views: 1312

Re: handcanons/fuselocks

try derbyshire arms

www.derbyshirearms.co.uk
by border reiver
Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: leather gauntlets
Replies: 7
Views: 1562

Re: leather gauntlets

tom norbruy (sorry if spelt wrong) or two Js might have white one's you could dye red?

andrew
by border reiver
Fri May 18, 2012 11:23 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: The mysterious case of the vanishing BOTWOTS
Replies: 6
Views: 2414

Re: The mysterious case of the vanishing BOTWOTS

yes still going, contact details are all still valid


Andrew

the Best of Times, the Worst of Time
by border reiver
Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:28 pm
Forum: Societies
Topic: Noob looking for a group in NE England
Replies: 17
Views: 4264

Re: Noob looking for a group in NE England

Best of time, Worst of times,

mostly 16 century, but other stuff as well, most of us are in redcar, no problem with children, contact my self pm or email (both in profile) www also there


Andrew
by border reiver
Sun Jul 26, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: naval buttons
Replies: 2
Views: 604

naval buttons

I have come across pewter fouled anchor buttons in the uk (1800s) but can not find brass/gilt ones dose any one know of a supplier?

Andrew
by border reiver
Sun Jul 19, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: 1485-1603
Topic: Outfitting a Tudor Tailor's Shop
Replies: 10
Views: 3543

try geting hold of a copy of the tudor tailor and have a look at the tool etc in that?


Andrew
by border reiver
Wed Jul 08, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: R M round hats
Replies: 3
Views: 1446

maltes marines use the one for fancy dress re hardend, lined and refinnished, i have converted a couple for the hartlepool marines as well

Andrew
by border reiver
Thu Jul 02, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Leather worker wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1099

book is called

british rockets
of the napolionic and colonial wars
1805-1901

by C E Franklin
by border reiver
Thu Jul 02, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Leather worker wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1099

havent got the book with me at the mo, but the is a pistol holster in british rocket troop book (1800-1900) will post more details when i get a chance

Andrew
by border reiver
Tue Mar 10, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: Napoleonic Headware
Replies: 8
Views: 2420

as for royal marines the is on in hartlepool

www.royal-marine-society.co.uk/
by border reiver
Sun Feb 22, 2009 11:17 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Sewing Etuis
Replies: 8
Views: 1510

the idea sounds intresting so i have started looking, found this!!

http://www.bayrose.org/wkneedle/Article ... rkbox.html


Andrew
by border reiver
Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: 1810-1900
Topic: North American Indian Blankets / coats
Replies: 4
Views: 1570

try http://www.jastown.com in the us they do blankets. or try this link http://www.inquiry.net/OUTDOOR/WINTER/gear/capote.htm





Andrew
by border reiver
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:24 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: dress cuffs
Replies: 3
Views: 569

pictures might help but will give it a go with isnstuctions so far, I made somthing simiular some years ago but did not take pic, which was complete guess work from a black and white print for a dress lable scotish wedding dress late 1700 (tin box patterns)


Andrew
by border reiver
Tue Jan 13, 2009 11:17 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: dress cuffs
Replies: 3
Views: 569

dress cuffs

I am making a dress based loosely on Janet Arnolds patterns of fashion 1, page 36/37, but with pleated cuffs as page 26/27, pattern c. But I can not work out how the cuffs are attached? As looking at the drawing it looks like there would be a gap between the bottom of the sleeve and the inside botto...
by border reiver
Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Cuir boille (sp) Leather armour help wanted
Replies: 11
Views: 1103

I did play around with hardening leather, for soles and bottles. You can use bees or paraffin wax; bees wax will give you a softer more pliable finish paraffin wax can be over hard and brittle. But as said in other posts the tooling embossing does need to be done before shaping and shaping before th...
by border reiver
Fri Nov 14, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 1700s Furniture
Replies: 5
Views: 2401

you could always use an 16/17th c one and say it was pass down to you?



Andrew
by border reiver
Thu Nov 06, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Janet Arnold's unfinished works
Replies: 4
Views: 878

just got my copy from amazon this morning had first look through, looks fab will enjoy reading over the next few weeks


Andrew

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