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Monday, 30 January 2017

2017 Forum Recruitment Drive for Living History UK.

This poster does rather infer that Living History UK is all about 20th century warfare, but I think you will find that their interests are across the historical board. Well worth checking them out, especially if you are living in the UK.



Saturday, 28 January 2017

Waxed Pipe Stem found in the mud of the Thames.

This is claimed to be the remains of an 18th century clay pipe stem dipped in red wax to stop the stem from sticking to the smoker's lips. Found in the mud of the Thames, London UK.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Thursday, 19 January 2017

About Sulphur/Sulfur


The Manufacturing of Saltpeter.


The Scariest Ship to Ever Sail the Seven Seas

The Building of East Indiaman Götheborg Pt 3 - Hur Ostindiefararen Göthe...

The Building of East Indiaman Götheborg Pt 2 - Hur Ostindiefararen Göthe...

The Building of East Indiaman Götheborg Pt 2 - Hur Ostindiefararen Göthe...

The Building of East Indiaman Götheborg Pt 1 - Hur Ostindiefararen Göthe...

Monday, 9 January 2017

Brush with fate

Starts off in modern times, but stick with it, it goes back in time.
Keith.



Sunday, 8 January 2017

Hand Drill Friction Fire Step-by-Step Tutorial: Making Drill to Starting...

This is not an Australian video, but the same applies if you are using the grass tree plant, also know as Yacca. This is the brother of one of our group members on our official forum. Great video & well worth watching.
Keith.


Friday, 6 January 2017

Australian Survival and Preppers..: What Not To Do!

Australian Survival and Preppers..: What Not To Do!: Photo Credit:  http://nga.gov.au/AboriginalMemorial/land.cfm; I was prompted to write this short article because I recently saw a video...

Monday, 2 January 2017

Iron Trade Knives PDF.



Jean-Jacques Perret, sharpening,honing methods 1771.



This is how I sharpen my blades.
Keith.

Method of making Steel in the style of Damascus written in 1771 by Jean Jacques Perret.


Author's Hunting Sword.


The art of the cutler ... by Mr. Jean-Jacques Perret, Master Coutelier de Paris



Dressing the Redcoat

Fort Pitt Museum Blog.