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  Topic: New bag...
Isaac

Replies: 2
Views: 3848

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:42 am   Subject: New bag...
Thanks Jason... this was special due to the connection with the quills to their past owner. This is likely the first shooting bag I have made that I will keep for good. I have owned a lot of others ...
  Topic: New bag...
Isaac

Replies: 2
Views: 3848

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:13 am   Subject: New bag...
I got a little blurb up with some pics of my new bag and the background on that project...
http://frenchinwisconsin.com/2013/12/a-new-bag-technique/
  Topic: Any Dogs in persona??
Isaac

Replies: 12
Views: 9406

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Wed Oct 09, 2013 2:24 pm   Subject: Any Dogs in persona??
Somethings to think about...

-who do you portray... as Mario said, some dogs fit better to certain personae

-what do you wish to do with the dog? Do you want it as a pet, to pull or carry, to h ...
  Topic: Red Devon cowhide
Isaac

Replies: 0
Views: 2589

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 12:27 pm   Subject: Red Devon cowhide
A coworker raises historic Red Devons and had a 8 month old calf break a leg last night. They put it down and butchered it. Anyway, knowing the stuff I do, they asked if I wanted the hide. I said y ...
  Topic: a little canoe trip
Isaac

Replies: 3
Views: 3926

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:03 am   Subject: a little canoe trip
now for some photos... http://frenchinwisconsin.com/2013/07/photo-journal-of-the-yellow-river-trip/
  Topic: a little canoe trip
Isaac

Replies: 3
Views: 3926

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:11 am   Subject: a little canoe trip
Well... our trip is done and we are mostly home safe and dry. Much of what can go wrong did, and the trip was abbreviated for cautionary reasons. It was still a good two days of river time and a goo ...
  Topic: New Website and Blog
Isaac

Replies: 3
Views: 2856

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:16 pm   Subject: New Website and Blog
Omg....... Thank the good lord I left Wisconsin it's been invaded by frogs arrrrrrrrgh! Just kiddin looks good, I did leave Wisconsin love the South Georgia territory. :)

Actually it was invaded ...
  Topic: New Website and Blog
Isaac

Replies: 3
Views: 2856

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:58 am   Subject: New Website and Blog
I have been meaning to update my website and blog, bringing it into a nicer format, and getting my own domain. Anyway... The new website is pretty much done. I finished transferring over old blog pos ...
  Topic: Bison hunt
Isaac

Replies: 0
Views: 3037

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:49 pm   Subject: Bison hunt
Check another off the bucket list!!

http://frenchinwisconsin.yolasite.com/my-blog/buffalo-bison-hunting
  Topic: Tumpline or Rucksack
Isaac

Replies: 17
Views: 15270

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:34 am   Subject: Tumpline or Rucksack
I really like rucksacks and the like but they are pretty not correct for what I do with Great Lakes stuff. Therefore I use a tump. I use it in a variety of fashions depending on what I am hauling. ...
  Topic: Planning the "Big Trip".
Isaac

Replies: 11
Views: 6998

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:55 am   Subject: Planning the "Big Trip".
Rock on! Good luck!
  Topic: Dog Harness back
Isaac

Replies: 7
Views: 4360

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon May 14, 2012 9:55 am   Subject: Dog Harness back
From a reprint of a mid18th century French military painting...
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v189/waltei/carts/royalcomtoisdogwpack.jpg

Rindisbacher early 19th century Ojibwes...
http://img. ...
  Topic: Colonial Cotton Clothing?
Isaac

Replies: 9
Views: 5966

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 10:17 am   Subject: Re: Colonial Cotton Clothing?


I was amazed to hear this, especially in light of the fact that I'm seeing so much cotton osnaburg used for period clothing.


Because it is cheap and looks old timey. There are a lot of not ...
  Topic: Ethics of Native Reenacting
Isaac

Replies: 59
Views: 53621

PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:19 am   Subject: Ethics of Native Reenacting
Not many portray the 1850 period, because not much happened.
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Or at least not much miltary-wise. People like to reenact wars and not the everyday.

Your interest in that period is similar ...
  Topic: repairing broken catlinite
Isaac

Replies: 3
Views: 4114

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:18 am   Subject: repairing broken catlinite
wrap it in rawhide...been tehr dine that and have even seem a few (post 1820's) originals so repaired

agreed with Chuck... or make a lead/pewter inlay to hold it together. Epoxy can be nasty stuff ...
 
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