Blog: future project

Coming soon: Lampworking!

Coming soon: Lampworking!

This past weekend we made the trek up to Ottawa to purchase a second-hand full lampworking kit from a friend-of-an-sca-friend and I am super excited about this! Along with tablet weaving, lampworking was one of the first A&S crafts I was attracted to when I first starting playing in the SCA. The barriers for entry...

Sewing Machine Potters Wheel

Sewing Machine Potters Wheel

Things have been progressing in the Hack’s Pottery Wheel department. After we tested the spinning mop bucket pottery wheel the Husmonkey had the brilliant idea of converting an old sewing machine into a potters wheel. We went thrifting over the weekend and picked up an old sewing machine… the kind with the motor on the...

Mop Bucket Potters Wheel

Mop Bucket Potters Wheel

We have been vaguely keep our eyes open for a potters wheel. The restrictions have been space, money, and not standing. So far nothing has hit the sweet spot in the venn diagram for us to purchase it. That was until there was a post in the Ealdormere A&S facebook group showing somebody using a...

Arrow Construction – 1

Arrow Construction – 1

Today we went out on a feather hunt. This time of year (early summer) is when the Canada geese are molting so it’s the perfect time to go scavenging. We went up to Port Dalhousie where there are tons of geese and picked up quite a few feathers. Along the way we had a lovely...