[Northkeep] Woodworking?

Gisela giselavonwolfsburg at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 14:56:07 PST 2005

Martha Steward EAT YOUR HEART OUT!
I was thinking pencil sharpener, but WOW! That was as far as I got with
it... I also thought one of our archers who make their own arrows could be
of service... I am fairly certain there's a sharpening tool similar to a
pencil sharpener... but your idea is just perfect!

Gisela (who has a lot to learn from Talana!!!)

On 11/29/05, Jennifer Carlson <talana1 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Use a pencil sharpener.  Electric, crank, or hand held.  It's a dandy way
> to
> make knitting needles.  Use a little sandpaper to round over the tips,
> then
> burnish them on a piece of marble or some heavy, glazed ceramic object,
> like
> the bottom of a mixing bowl.  A slight rubbing of beeswax worked into the
> wood will make yarn slide over them more easily; though they will smooth
> down with use, too.
> Talana
> >From: Montega <montega at gmail.com>
> >Reply-To: The Barony of Northkeep <northkeep at ansteorra.org>
> >
> >At Winter Kingdom, I am going to teach the kids how to do stick
> >weaving. A neato craft I learned from Rayhanna of Halfiras during one
> >of my first A&S classes. But in order to do this I need to have
> >someone make the ends of some dowel rods (Did I spell that right?) a
> >little pointy. Not sharp because its going to be for a kids craft. I
> >need about 30 of them and I will provide the rods of course. Anyone
> >out there have the machine to do this that wouldn't mind taking a
> >little time to crank out a few for WK?  Email me or call 918 706 7929.
> >Thanks!

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