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  Topic: lead or solder inlay
lookinnorth

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:52 pm   Subject: inlay
Here's a good tutorial link to a fella that does pipehawk handles,

http://forums.dfoggknives.com/index.php?showtopic=9559&st=0
  Topic: The Conspiracy of Pontiac
lookinnorth

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:07 pm   Subject: The Conspiracy of Pontiac
I've also read Pontiac and his people had done something similar with their guns at Fort Detroit, see link below, starting at about the 14th paragraph down,

http://www.britannica.com/bps/additiona ...
  Topic: Military issue cotton stockings
lookinnorth

Replies: 6
Views: 8890

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jul 17, 2010 8:23 am   Subject: Military issue cotton stockings
Thanks for the info and links guys is there an exsisting example of bag or military stockings anywhere?

I understand about sketch books,, the same could probably be said about many paintings ( not ...
  Topic: Military issue cotton stockings
lookinnorth

Replies: 6
Views: 8890

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:05 pm   Subject: Military issue cotton stockings
Military leggings,, what did they looked like,,,I'm new to this time period, (French Indian to War of 1812). In Hartmans book it mentions them but doesn't describe the length etc.

From her book,, ...
  Topic: Military issue cotton stockings
lookinnorth

Replies: 6
Views: 8890

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:28 pm   Subject: Military issue cotton stockings
Just wondering if anyone knows of a good picture or description of what they may have looked like.

Sheryl Hartman mentions them in her book "Indian Clothing of the Great Lakes:1740-1840". ...
  Topic: Dying porky quills
lookinnorth

Replies: 4
Views: 8813

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:00 pm   Subject: Dying porky quills
Thanks for the tips and the great link, there funny little things those quills, I barely touch them and they stick to me like a magnet lol.

I've got an event coming up that always has a fella there ...
  Topic: Dying porky quills
lookinnorth

Replies: 4
Views: 8813

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:49 pm   Subject: Dying porky quills
Got a bunch of quills and am just wondering what dye works and the procedure best used when dying porcupine quills?
  Topic: Need some help with gun research (1812 War)
lookinnorth

Replies: 2
Views: 3569

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 8:40 pm   Subject: Need some help with gun research (1812 War)
Sounds like you've got some good leads,, I also portray a Voyageur/Fur trader ( Michel Cadotte) from Lapointe (Madeline Island) at the time of the war of 1812. Some of the folks in our group use Trad ...
  Topic: DELETED
lookinnorth

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Sun May 30, 2010 3:01 pm   Subject: DELETED
Good questions, I've often wondered the same things,, the relationship that the 1st nations have/had both spiritually animistic and enviromnetly with the animals around them goes without saying.

Ma ...
  Topic: What paint/makeup?
lookinnorth

Replies: 14
Views: 22710

PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:49 pm   Subject: What paint/makeup?
Thanks very much, when you mention powdered ochre do you mean something like powdwered vermillion that places like Iroqrafts carry?

http://www.iroqrafts.com/suppliesR/page9.htm

(bottom of the p ...
  Topic: What paint/makeup?
lookinnorth

Replies: 14
Views: 22710

PostForum: Native Reenacting   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 6:05 pm   Subject: What paint/makeup?
Aanii,, new here so I hope I'm not asking something that already has been mentioned.

Just wondering what everyone uses , brands types, shades of colours for face/body paint when dressing for battle ...
 
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