Capt. Sterling

Living History Demos Fort Taylor Pirate Invasion 2010

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The demos, like the tent footprints, can actually be handled as well by captains/crew leaders...please pm me with yer crew results so we can start working on the schedule. Thank ye.

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Cutthroat & Blackheart plan to attend this year's festivities. Don't think we"ll put up the "Garage Mahal" out on the Serengeti though, too hot it was!

I'll be bringing me Lady Friend too! She's new to this stuff, but she's a Feisty Redhead and willing to put together her kit by November.

Soooo... any room with the Archangel Crewe.

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Welcome Aboard Cutter!

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If you like, I can set up me six pounder and the ship's rail and do Crudbeard's Cannon Lessons. I havn't been doing it a lot in recent PIPs although it is a mainsay of our Pirates of the Dark Rose gigs, because it takes a crowd, and we have not really gotten a lot of crowd. Sounds like some money may be changing that. Hope So.

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All righty. I'll be sending my Surgeon's gear down to Shay so's we can bring it down and set it up back in the corner somewhere each day. Hopefully it will be near someone who does a good show like Mr. d'Dogge so they can send the public my way. :huh:

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Thank you Mission.

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Can someone scrounge up a table and a bit of canvas to plant me under? I have so much stuff now that I can cover a whole picnic table, if that much space is available... :huh:

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I'll be stitching leather in the sutlery. New kit and repairs if people need them.

Hawkyns

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Mission, you should see if you can set up under the arches on the far end. That's where we were. Shade, glorious shade. We used the period tables from the fort.

-- Hurricane

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Thank ye Hawkyns.

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Mission, you should see if you can set up under the arches on the far end. That's where we were. Shade, glorious shade. We used the period tables from the fort.

-- Hurricane

Why thank you! A tip of the over-large surgical lid to you, sir.

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Hurricane do you wish me to list Jill Red Handed with the games demo? or do you need to confirm that with her first?

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I think Jill would love to do that along with Youngblood. Pencil her in, Captain!

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Will do Hurricane and thank ye.

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OH my goodness! I need to get caught up on the thread, but first I need to leave work, BUT FIRST, I want to say that I actually learned a freaking historically accurate skill in the last few months!

I can demonstrate how to make yarn using roving (cleaned and carded fleece) and a drop spindle. I have a top whirl and a bottom whirl, so I could even show a couple different techniques.

And something else I might be able to pick up between now and then would be an accurate way to DYE said fleece, but I make no promises.

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Great addition Red Jessi! I shall put you down under Fabric Skills

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and thank ye for yer contribution

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My pleasure! I am thrilled that I can do more than either 1. stand around, 2. roll cartridges or 3. get ridiculously excited about firing a cannon!

I forgot 4. get drunk and talk until 4am.

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OH my goodness! I need to get caught up on the thread, but first I need to leave work, BUT FIRST, I want to say that I actually learned a freaking historically accurate skill in the last few months!

I can demonstrate how to make yarn using roving (cleaned and carded fleece) and a drop spindle. I have a top whirl and a bottom whirl, so I could even show a couple different techniques.

And something else I might be able to pick up between now and then would be an accurate way to DYE said fleece, but I make no promises.

We may be able to work together over there. I am working on making thread and weaving Spanish moss fibers... I'll be doing very basic drop spindle work and have an inkle to make straps and such.... I am also planning on reviving the sugar cane press.

Sterling, I also have a variety of games I can bring down to add to the list....

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The sugar cane press was such a cool demo. Hopefully the weather won't sabotage the crop this year. And the Spanish moss demo should be a real draw - I know you've been working on that idea for a while. Can we get blankets? :)

-- Hurricane

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OH my goodness! I need to get caught up on the thread, but first I need to leave work, BUT FIRST, I want to say that I actually learned a freaking historically accurate skill in the last few months!

I can demonstrate how to make yarn using roving (cleaned and carded fleece) and a drop spindle. I have a top whirl and a bottom whirl, so I could even show a couple different techniques.

We may be able to work together over there. I am working on making thread and weaving Spanish moss fibers... I'll be doing very basic drop spindle work and have an inkle to make straps and such....

You two need to get one of those giant spinning wheels. Then you could look like this:

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(Ok, maybe not exactly like that. :rolleyes: )

Diane Stevens always brings a spinning wheel to P.o.P. (Pirates of Paynetown) and it really makes her display look cool.

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The sugar cane press was such a cool demo. Hopefully the weather won't sabotage the crop this year. And the Spanish moss demo should be a real draw - I know you've been working on that idea for a while. Can we get blankets? :)

-- Hurricane

Can you? Sure, but I will need to do a credit check on you first to make sure you can finance the purchase :rolleyes:

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OH my goodness! I need to get caught up on the thread, but first I need to leave work, BUT FIRST, I want to say that I actually learned a freaking historically accurate skill in the last few months!

I can demonstrate how to make yarn using roving (cleaned and carded fleece) and a drop spindle. I have a top whirl and a bottom whirl, so I could even show a couple different techniques.

We may be able to work together over there. I am working on making thread and weaving Spanish moss fibers... I'll be doing very basic drop spindle work and have an inkle to make straps and such....

You two need to get one of those giant spinning wheels. Then you could look like this:

200px-Elderlyspinnera.jpg

(Ok, maybe not exactly like that. :rolleyes: )

Diane Stevens always brings a spinning wheel to P.o.P. (Pirates of Paynetown) and it really makes her display look cool.

I considered the wheel... but then there is the issue of price, size, etc.... if someone is trying to get rid of one, even if it needs a little work, and it's a 'price i can't refuse' I may be willing to consider. Otherwise, I am on a budget....

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Jack could probably make one out of the stuff he has in his garage. He's like McGuyver.

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