jfriend-1 at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 30 11:07:10 PDT 2007
This is the first time that i have posted to the list. The is a Blacksmith
just south of Houston that I am talking to about the setup. I should have a
price on it by the end of the week Gunter, and will let you know. He does
demonstrations at Ren Fest.
>From: "Michael Gunter" <countgunthar at hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: Creating period spits <spit-project at lists.ansteorra.org>
>To: spit-project at lists.ansteorra.org
>Subject: [Spit-project] Blacksmith
>Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 10:23:16 -0500
>Elizabeth and I went to Scarborough Faire (a Renn Fest) this
>weekend and I talked with the blacksmith out there about
>the spit setup. He seemed intrigued but also a bit slow on the
>concept. He's a very good artisan. I was hoping to get at
>least a cost estimate but no dice. I'll be emailing him some
>more details on it as well as the Scappi woodcut.
>We're willing to pay up to $200 for a setup, but now we
>need to find the artisan to do it.
>Oh, on www.armourarchive.org in the Discussion area there
>are pictures of peoples' camps and one of them has an
>awesome cook area where they took bricks and basically
>built a fire pit above the ground and protected from the
>wind. It looks like it wouldn't be hard to set up.
>And they were pretty serious in making the scene authentic
>within reason as well. There were potjies hanging, an apparently
>Viking (or buckskinner) skillet, a clay pippen over coals, etc...
>Tonight I'll try to post a liink since I can't access it at work.
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