CAN ANYONE HELP

Moderator: Moderators

medievalevents
Posts: 52
Joined: Fri Aug 24, 2007 10:28 am
Location: Norfolk
Contact:

CAN ANYONE HELP

Postby medievalevents » Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:52 pm

Has an one got any pic's of 13th/14th century wooden turned items?? i,e bowls, spice containers, candlesticks etc, am attempting to make some additional turned items for my kit and can't find any decent pic's!!

Cheers Guys


Benedict the collector of tax's bid's you farewell!!!

User avatar
Fox
Absolute Wizard
Posts: 2652
Joined: Wed Jul 27, 2005 12:27 pm
Location: Cheshire

Postby Fox » Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:08 pm


[MOD]
I've moved this to the 1100 - 1500 thread, as it's more likely to get a good reply there.
[/MOD]



Handbag
Posts: 156
Joined: Wed Oct 12, 2005 7:18 pm

Postby Handbag » Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:08 pm

try the museum of london publications . im sure the medieval household book had pics of turned bowls and little containers. unfortunately i have not got a copy to scan on pics.



User avatar
gregory23b
Absolute Wizard
Posts: 2923
Joined: Sun Jul 17, 2005 9:46 pm
Location: Gyppeswyk, Suffolk

Postby gregory23b » Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:39 pm

Contact Robin Wood, he now posts here.


middle english dictionary

Isabela on G23b "...somehow more approachable in real life"

http://medievalcolours.blogspot.com

"I know my place." Alice the Huswyf

User avatar
robin wood
Posts: 113
Joined: Mon Sep 17, 2007 5:07 pm
Location: edale, peak district
Contact:

Postby robin wood » Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:55 am

well you could get my book "the wooden bowl" pub stobart davies which has lots of photos of original bowls. The MOL book mentioned by handbag has drawings of 25 or so bowls. Carole Moris wood and woodworking from anglo scandinavian York has drawings of a good number of med bowls too. Other than that its lots of small individual papers with an odd bowl or two in each.
Also I would recomend looking at the "bad bowl amnesty" thread which was on here a month or so ago and has good info on how to make a decent replica.
Robin




Return to “1100-1500”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests