Sunday, August 31, 2014

New! From Blammo!

It's Log


I do love a good rack

Especially one freshly made and arrayed with the Long-handled tools

From the left, commander, froe, merit axe, maul, true temper Kelly perfect axe, another true temper, medieval axe, broadaxe, lipped adze, straight adze, morticing axe, plumb axe, sledge

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tea in the garden

We will be having tea in the garden on Sunday. There will also be the opening of Pegs's Leg Pub, where the bar just got a fresh coat of polyurethane.

Kind of feeling like Bilbo...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014


Coleworts sauté in bacoun

First tomato

Yes tomatoes are new world and therefore unknown to medieval people. But you can't have a garden in the garden state without tomatoes, and my first ones were ripe today

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Clay, continued

So I took some of my clay to a potter, and what I have made is mostly silt. The clump fractured and cracked as he pulled on it. We were able to make a stamped plaque and it has been drying, but not fired.

That batch has been rehydrated, with the intention of separating the silt...