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Pretaboire
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Tinderbox or not

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I'm trying to find information on how to carry my firemaking kit for my Flodden period billman .
I have various tins for my C18th and later kit but have no idea about what to use for the early stuff . So any ideas from the late medieval/early Henritian period would be greatly recieved .
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Miel's wooden tinderbox seems to be the way to go for late medieval/Henrician.
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Does Miel have a website or does anyone stock his stuff or does anyone have a picture of his tinder box ?

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Have you considered a leather bag/purse?
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I find a leather drawstring bag ideal.
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Get one big enough to hold two small tinder "birdsnests" charcloth,flint,Firesteel,double ended Sulphur spills,a coal extender, in this case a King Alfreds Cake.A small candle stub can often be a good idea too.
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Simon
Miel
posts on here regularly if you do a search you should come across his contact details. He is doing the Oyster fair which is just down the road from you next month as well!

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Mark wrote:I find a leather drawstring bag ideal.
Hmm, I've seen a bag like that somewhere before :wink:

That's what I was thinking of.
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Colin Middleton wrote:
Mark wrote:I find a leather drawstring bag ideal.
Hmm, I've seen a bag like that somewhere before :wink:

That's what I was thinking of.
LOL Colin,
Everybodys seen my bag.. :shock: :wink:
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