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  Topic: patterns and sewing
knappinman

Replies: 8
Views: 8781

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:34 pm   Subject: Breeches
I don't sew french fly but I have sewn several pair of broadfall breeches for my friends and I, they can be complicated but mostly because of the way the patterns are written, If you are sewing clothe ...
  Topic: Somebody explain this to me...
knappinman

Replies: 15
Views: 12103

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 2:38 pm   Subject: addiction
Wahkahchim,

Let me just say that you just described my thought process, it is so hard to focus sometimes and I am a HISTORY TEACHER!!!. but I don't get to teach the same era that I am interes ...
  Topic: Smiling Fox button mold
knappinman

Replies: 3
Views: 3355

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:07 pm   Subject: Thanks
I just wanted to know if it is worth buying I think it would be cool to be able to make my own buttons but wanted to hear from you guys who have one. Is it worth it? or is it better just to buy them ...
  Topic: Smiling Fox button mold
knappinman

Replies: 3
Views: 3355

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:37 am   Subject: Smiling Fox button mold
hey has anyone here had any experience with the smiling fox button mold. I go through a lot of pewter buttons and thought I might fun to be able to make them as needed, any thoughts. I will probably ...
  Topic: start a trekking group in utah
knappinman

Replies: 5
Views: 3320

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Dec 24, 2009 3:25 pm   Subject: Utah ALRA
Cracked Foot, The Utah Garrison of ALRA really are the greatest bunch of folks that I have met in a long time. I joined provisionally a couple of years ago and even having been very busy with a young ...
  Topic: Wrap or pullover?
knappinman

Replies: 43
Views: 26513

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Dec 19, 2009 6:22 pm   Subject: Wrap or pullover?
I don't think Cresswell was contradicting himself he was just trying to express their state of incivility. I have read most of the journal and he is pretty colorful in his descriptions. he seems to ...
  Topic: 18th century paper
knappinman

Replies: 7
Views: 7401

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:58 am   Subject: Thanks
good information Norseguy, I had read two conflicting comments. one said the paper was rather smooth and the other said it was textured by the manufacturing process. The website you gave me had enou ...
  Topic: 18th century paper
knappinman

Replies: 7
Views: 7401

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:25 pm   Subject: 18th century paper
I am working on a demo with 18th century writing techniques. I am having trouble figuring out what kind of paper was being made and if there are any modern equivalents I can purchase for a reasonable ...
  Topic: Lock trouble
knappinman

Replies: 10
Views: 6773

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:08 pm   Subject: problem solved
Thanks gents I got the problem solved, (used the shim idea) worked great and the gun is now safely cocking and holding at both half cock and full. Thanks a bunch for that Idea Captchee, and Rich.
  Topic: Lock trouble
knappinman

Replies: 10
Views: 6773

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:00 pm   Subject: Thanks Gents
Using your suggestions I was able to figure out the problem. it was both a little wood that needed to be removed and also the trigger bar is touching. I need to file off a little bit of the trigger ...
  Topic: Lock trouble
knappinman

Replies: 10
Views: 6773

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:18 pm   Subject: Lock trouble
I am having some lock trouble Gentlemen, and I am hoping some of you can help. I have a Jack Garner Early Virginia with the roundface English Style L&R. the problem I am having is when the lock ...
  Topic: virginia style rifle
knappinman

Replies: 13
Views: 15203

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:08 pm   Subject: TVM
I have a Tennessee Valley Manufacturing (Jack Garner) Early Virginia. I have been very happy with it so far it shoots very accurately and I have limited skills so I had it made in the white and then ...
  Topic: Strengthen a ram rod
knappinman

Replies: 16
Views: 14045

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:40 pm   Subject: try good hardwood saplings
I have had good luck with hardwood saplings I have an apple shoot that shot off of a main trunk on my neighbors tree and I planed it down, It was almost six feet long but I cut it down. I left it fai ...
  Topic: Regarding the shoe-pack.
knappinman

Replies: 22
Views: 36818

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 12:44 pm   Subject: references
Micheal,
is the Virginia hunters moccasin diagram from a primary source if so which one. i would like to use it as documentation for my ALRA bibliography. Thanks. Is it available online or did yo ...
  Topic: hand stitched canvas tarp
knappinman

Replies: 15
Views: 19509

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2009 11:59 pm   Subject: here you go
here is the link to Sailmakers apprentice
http://books.google.com/books?id=axf0LZBU-goC&pg=PA393&lpg=PA393&dq=hand+stitching+sails&source=bl&ots=ozbjpOjYXT&sig=dtQDRnHzudl7Xz ...
 
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