Gulf Wars Artisans Row 2019 Living Schedule
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Changes POST- PRINTLast Edit: 3/13/2019, 2:16amARTISANS' ROWNOTE: This class schedule is the work of a crew of 11 amazing coordinators, and - many - wonderful instructors. There will be errors, cancellations, additions, and changes - If you see a problem, please let us know at artisansrow@gulfwars.org, or at Artisans' Row Information Point during the war.
NOTE 2: This is ONLY for Artisans Row. It does not include EPL, al-Mahala, Scribes Point, Performing Arts, etc.
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Changes - Class DateStart TimeEnd TimeDayLocationClass/Activity TitleDescriptionInstructor Size LimitFees
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2/16 - ADDED3/104:00 PM5:00 PMSundayAR-Textiles FineBeginning BlackworkHave you wanted to learn Blackwork and was not sure how to start? This class will get your started on that journey. Lecture first, then hands on learning for the rest of class. All handouts and kits are provided.Maestra Giuliana del Chiaro15No FeeAge 8 and up (8-11 with parent)
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3/102:00 PM2:30 PMSundayAR-Textiles FineJourneyman Interest MeetingDo you wish you could just stay in an area, taking all the classes, working on projects, and helping out the teachers? Would you like to learn how to run an area? Find out what it means to become a Journeyman.Mistress Willoc mac MuiredaigNo limitNoneAge 12 and up
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3/1012:00 PM5:00 PMSundayAR-WoodOpen Shop TimeCome work on a project you have. Ask questions or get advice from the people hanging around the shop.This Old Tent CrewNo limitNo feeAny Age
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2/10 - ADDED
3/119:30 AM12:30 PMMondayAR-Artisan WorkshopViking ArmbandStudents will create their own Viking arm band in copper or bronze using stamps from the Cuerdale Horde. This will run as a drop in class. Students will take an hour or so to complete their project.Master Haraldr BassiNo limit$2Any Age
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2/10 - ADDED3/111:00 PM5:00 PMMondayAR-Artisan WorkshopGlass on Copper EnamelingStudents will create their own glass on copper enamel item (usually small medallion) using one of the period techniques used for glass enameling on copper (cloisonné or free form available though discussions of other methods will be covered). Fee covers glass, copper and additional supplies. Students may wish to bring artwork (suggest personal badges, heraldry, kingdom order medallion regalia images etc).Master Haraldr BassiNo limit$2Any Age
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2/10 - Descrip Change3/119:00 AM5:00 PMMondayAR-Artisan WorkshopArtisans' WorkshopCome watch demonstrations and join in to learn hands on. Bring your projects and ask other craftspeople questions. Learn about tools and techniques. Every day will be different!
Monday's activities: Woodworker's Shop, Spoon-carving (Limit 10). Viking Armbands, Enameling.
HL Kit Marik syn & Master Haraldr BassiNo limitAskAny Age
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2/20 - CANCELLED3/119:00 AM11:00 AMMondayAR-Artisan WorkshopCarve A SpoonCarve a spoon using a straight knife and a hook knife. All you need to bring is a willingness to try. I guarantee you will end up with a spoon shaped object when we are done. Everything will be supplied, sharp knives, wood blanks, and bandaids.Master Peter Joynar10No feeAge 18 and up
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2/16 - ADDED
3/1110:00 AM3:00 PMMondayAR-CourtyardCirca 1200 Living History DisplayVisit the cottage of Wawayn and Hedwiga and glimpse peasant life on a Manor in Yorkshire, England. See what's for dinner and catch up on the latest village gossip.HL Gavin White of Westburgh, Mistress Katherine von SchlosserwaldNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/10 Cancel3/118:30 PM10:00 PMMondayAR-CourtyardTaking the StarsTaking the Stars
Prerequisite: Taking the Astrolabe class helpful but not necessary
Master Galen of OckhamNo limitNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/119:00 AM10:30 AMMondayAR-CulinaryUnleash Your Inner Feast - A Recipe for Creating and Executing a Successful Medieval FeastLearn tips and tricks on how to pull off a successful SCA feast. This class will offer guidance and tips for feast stewards, both experienced and new. If you've ever wanted to cook, or even just assist with, a medieval feast, this is the class for you!HL Philomena WensleyNo limitNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/1110:30 AM12:00 PMMondayAR-CulinaryElizabethan Medicine Chest
We will recreate a household medicine chest and make/sample several different types of common remedies using receipts from Elizabethan herbals, home and stillroom books.
Magistra Temair CerrNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up
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3/1112:00 PM1:00 PMMondayAR-CulinaryFood Culture in Early Edo Period JapanHave you ever wondered what food was like in feudal Japan? Join Weylyn de Fabor as he details how food was eaten, seved and made in Japan in the early 1600sWeylyn De FaborNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up
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3/111:00 PM3:00 PMMondayAR-CulinaryCampfire CookingLearn how to make your encampment a little more period by cooking all your meals over a fire. You will learn how to cook meals and snacks over a fire that will please your whole group!
Fee covers supplies, will be making and taking stuff with you.
Lady Slaine McKenyn10 hands-on, unlimited observers$3Age 12 and up
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3/119:30 AM11:00 AMMondayAR-Culinary/BrewBetter Brewing Through ScienceImprove your brewing by incorporating professional brewery techniques. Focused on establishing strong brewery fundamentals and increasing repeatability of products.PREREQ/BRING: NALord HrafnNo limitNo feeAge 21 and up
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3/1112:00 PM1:00 PMMondayAR-Culinary/BrewBrewing a Quick MeadDo you want to bring your own home-made mead to any of the parties on Thursday? Come see me on Sunday evening to make your own quick mead!
BRING: 1 pint to 1 quart of honey, and a 1-gallon jug.
I will provide 1-gallon jugs, a pint of honey, and yeast for the first 10 people who pay the class fee.
Master William Brewer10 hands-on, unlimited observers$10. No charge if you bring your own honey and jug.Age 21 and up
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3/113:00 PM5:00 PMMondayAR-Culinary/BrewAdventures in Brewing 1: Fruit Meads for BeginnersThis class will cover the basics of making mead with honey, juice, and fruit. A limited number of beginner brew kits will be available for purchase. A selection of sparkling and still fruit meads will be served as examples. Must be 21 or over to partake in the samples.Master Cionaodh na Cairrce mac CosgraighSamples for up to 36 people.No feeAge 18 and up
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2/13 - Instructor change
3/111:00 PM3:00 PMMondayAR-GlassGlass and Fire 101 - Beginner lampworkLearn safety, tools, and basic skills needed to form basic beads on a Hot Head Torch. Hair and long sleeves need to be tied up. Closed Toe Shoes Please.Dame Elisenda de Luna6$5 to cover gas and glass usageAge 16 and up
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3/113:00 PM5:00 PMMondayAR-GlassGlass and Fire 101 - Beginner lampworkLearn safety, tools, and basic skills needed to form basic beads on a Hot Head Torch. Hair and long sleeves need to be tied up. Closed Toe Shoes Please.HL Stefanina da Lucca6$5 to cover gas and glass usageAge 16 and up
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3/10 Cancel3/111:00 PM2:00 PMMondayAR-LectureThe Medieval CalendarThe medieval calendar was not as straight-forward as buying one at the local store. This class will look at the conventions of naming the days of the month and will end with a discussion of determining the date of Easter.Master Galen of OckhamNo limitNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/10 Cancel3/112:00 PM3:00 PMMondayAR-LectureThe Venerable AstrolabeThe astrolabe was a medieval computer to display events in the heavens. This class will offer an overview of the planispheric astrolabe, it's major parts and scales, and introduce the participant to the basic uses of this instrument.Master Galen of Ockham10 hands-on, unlimited observersNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/1110:00 AM12:00 PMMondayAR-LectureSo is this Persian, or is it Turkish? Complicated answers to the one Eastern garb question that everyone asks.A basic overview of the complex history of Turkic and Persian peoples of Central Asia and the art and clothing they produced and what that says about who they were and how they saw themselves. We'll look at lots of images of period art to help train your eye. I'm especially excited to show photos of some garments I've been able to examine firsthand in museums over the last three years.Mistress Jadi FatimaNo limit$3 for handoutAge 12 and up
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3/1112:00 PM1:00 PMMondayAR-LectureTest Your TemperamentAre you warm and dry? Cold and wet? Well-rounded or dangerously out of balance? Take Doktor Kosmos’ quiz to reveal your temperament as we review humoural concepts and discuss proper care and feeding of each disposition and remedies for humoural imbalance. BRING: pen/pencil.Magistra Temair CerrNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up
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3/113:00 PM4:00 PMMondayAR-LectureHorrible ways to die in Period EuropeA fun overview of methods used in execution during the SCA period. Find out how heads rolled, stakes burned, and how human creativity was used to come up with interesting punishments in period.Master Pieter RauschNo limitNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/1111:00 AM12:00 PMMondayAR-MetalsStained Glass - An intro to the Toxic Arts

Come one, come all to learn about the toxic art of stained glass. We will review the history of glass, tools and techniques used to create iconic windows around the world. There will be a Q&A as well as a glass cutting demo.Lord Floki RefskeggNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/1112:00 PM2:00 PMMondayAR-MetalsLost Wax Metal Casting: Part 1Part 1: Setup Mold and Investment
Class covers materials, technical aspects, and vocabulary of lost wax (Also called 'cire perdue' and investment) casting, using pewter. Wax models will be provided to use or modify to make a small item to keep. I will provide all materials NOTE: This is a 2 part class, please plan to return 2 hours later at 4pm to Pour the Casting.
HL Paul Adler8 participants, unlimited observersNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/112:00 PM4:00 PMMondayAR-MetalsIntroduction to Metals and Alloys for the Historical Reproductionist.Lecture class covering the major alloy groups by primary element, including hazards, working characteristics, and theory up to and including an introduction to phase diagrams and simple thermal transforms.Master Francis Bean20 handoutsNo feeAny Age
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3/114:00 PM5:00 PMMondayAR-MetalsLost Wax Metal Casting: Part 2Part 2:Casting Pour
Class will melt the Pewter and pour into the burned out Investment mold created in Part 1 class. I will provide all materials. NOTE: This is a 2 part class, please attend the Part 1 class from 12-2pm to Setup Mold and Investment.
HL Paul Adler8 participants, unlimited observersNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/119:00 AM10:00 AMMondayAR-ParchmentParchment - Making; Cleaning the Hides & Starting the Lime Baths*streaming live* The first step in making parchment: setting the lime baths in the period manner and preparing the hides prior to the bath.Master Beau-douz de la Mere (Beau) & HL Elena WythNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/1111:00 AM12:00 PMMondayAR-ParchmentParchment - Making; Cleaning the Hides*streaming live* The second step in making parchment: preparing the hides prior to the lime bath. Students will learn firsthand with hands on training how to remove fur, grain fat and membraneMaster Beau-douz de la Mere (Beau) & HL Elena WythNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/111:00 PM3:00 PMMondayAR-ParchmentParchment - Making; Stretching hides*streaming live* The third step in the Parchment process. Instructors and students will be stretching pre-processed hides for use later in the week in other classes.Master Beau-douz de la Mere (Beau) & HL Elena WythNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/113:00 PM5:00 PMMondayAR-ParchmentPreparing Parchment on the Frame*streaming live* Step 4 of the parchment process is the final preparations prior to having a usable writing surface. This class explores preparing the dried, stiffened parchment with sanding techniques as it rests in the frame.Master Beau-douz de la Mere (Beau) & HL Elena WythNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/119:00 AM11:00 AMMondayAR-ScienceJournal Making: Part 1 of 2Learn how to assemble a cloth covered journal using Coptic bonding, fabric, and patterned paper.
Fee covers all materials to make a journal. Some pieces will be pre cut.
HL Artemisia Pennelli10$10Age 18 and up
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3/1112:00 PM1:00 PMMondayAR-ScienceWeave a Basket Quiver: Start DayGet started in class, work at your own pace, here or away. complete with instructors Maggie or Katya. One of us is here all the time unless we are teaching a class. Total work time is about 4-5 hours. If we have leftovers you can start late.Maggie and Katya6$10 for materialsAge 12 and up
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3/111:00 PM2:00 PMMondayAR-ScienceExchequer Round TableDiscuss all things Exchequerite. Best Practices, how to's, what if scenario's. Bring questions and stump your Society Exchequer (not that hard to do.)
BRING: Questions/Best Practices
Mistress Elonda Blue HavenNo limitNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/112:00 PM3:30 PMMondayAR-ScienceRoundtable about digital reservation in your Kingdom(PayPal)Do you have digital reservations in your Kingdom? Do you want them? Come discuss issues and developments in this new venture SCA is undertaking.Mistress Thalassia Hellenis, Society PayPal deputyNo limitNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/119:00 AM11:00 AMMondayAR-Spin/WeaveTabletweaving I: WarpingLearn how to warp your loom using continuous warp, to prepare for the following tabletweaving classes. Optional if you already know how to warp your loom.
Limited teaching kits available.
Mistress Eowyn de Wever12 hands-on, unlimited observers$60 for Teaching Kit $10 for warping SilkAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/1111:00 AM12:00 PMMondayAR-Spin/WeaveBasic lucet weavingCome learn the basic weaving pattern of a two pronged lucet and leave with your own lucet and a hand made cord made by your own hands. Bring a Lucet or get one with donation.Lord Blindi Thorbjorn10$5 donation requestedAge 12 and up
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3/1112:00 PM1:00 PMMondayAR-Spin/WeaveDon't drop it! In-hand Spinning with DistaffMake your own yarn with a bit if sheep, sticks, and a rock! Some history, mostly practical, bibliography available via email.
Class fee covers spindle, distaff, and wool. A VERY limited amount of non-wool will be available for those with allergies for an extra $2.
Lady Taddea Bice di Merlino10 hands-on, unlimited observers$7Age 8 and up (8-11 with parent)
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3/111:00 PM5:00 PMMondayAR-Spin/WeaveBeginning Rigid Heddle WeavingYou will learn how to warp the loom and have will weave a completed item by the end of class. Looms will be provided for 6 people. Fee will cover the cost of yarn for the in-class weaving projectHL Cera in Fheda6 looms, unlimited observers$5 for yarnAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/10 Add3/114:00 PM5:00 PMMondayAR-Textiles FineIntermediate BlackworkSo you know how to Blackwork but wanted to learn how to do the "offshoots' or the side parts of a complicated pattern? This is the class for you! All handouts and kits are provided. PREREQUITES: Beginning Blackwork or you know how to do Blackwork.Maestra Giuliana del Chiaro15No FeeAge 8 and up (8-11 with parent)
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3/5 - CANCELLED
3/111:00 PM3:00 PMMondayAR-Textiles FineSilk PaintingStudents will have the opportunity to paint either a silk fan or a silk square. Class fee includes a fan, supplies and documentation.Mistress Jaida de Leon10$5Age 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/1110:00 AM11:00 AMMondayAR-Textiles FineCanvaswork - Not Just Tent StitchNot a tentmaking class! Learn other needlepoint stitches used in late period England. PREREQUISITE: Basic sewingLady Christine Chabrier10 hands-on, unlimited observers$2 for materialsAge 12 and up
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3/1111:30 AM12:00 PMMondayAR-Textiles FineJourneyman Interest MeetingDo you wish you could just stay in an area, taking all the classes, working on projects, and helping out the teachers? Would you like to learn how to run an area? Find out what it means to become a Journeyman.Mistress Willoc mac MuiredaigNo limitNoneAge 12 and up
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3/1110:00 AM12:00 PMMondayAR-Textiles Wet-AFleece ScouringStudents will learn how to choose, skirt and scour a raw fleece. Different methods will be discussed that people can do at home.Lady Qamar bindt Vartam Al-JaniaNo limit$5 donation for 1-2oz portion of fleeceAge 8 and up (8-11 with parent)
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3/112:00 PM3:30 PMMondayAR-Textiles Wet-AFiber Preparation: MordantingLearn the basics of dyeing fibers, explore the different effects of mordants on dyes and fibers, and/or prepare samples for the week. Bring your own fiber, or use ours.
Donation covers samples & a 30-yard skein. Larger quantities also available for purchase.
Lady Qamar bindt Vartam Al-JaniaNo limit$5 donation requestedAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/114:00 PM5:00 PMMondayAR-Textiles Wet-AThe Quick and Dirty Saxon Blue BathLove blues, but hate the fussiness of an indigo bath? This method uses sulfate of indigo and gives you a variety of blue shades without most of the fuss,
Donation covers samples & a 30-yard skein. Larger quantities also available for purchase.
Lady Qamar bindt Vartam Al-Jania10 hands-on, unlimited observers$5 donation requestedAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/119:00 AM10:00 AMMondayAR-WoodWorkbench and holding techniquesWhat can you get away with for a work surface and how do you secure that piece of wood.HL Kit Marik synNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/1110:00 AM11:00 AMMondayAR-WoodWoodworking Dovetail JointsThe Dovetail is very strong and attractive joint because of the way the ‘tails’ and ‘pins’ are shaped. This makes it difficult to pull the joint apart and virtually impossible when glue is added. This type of joint is used in box constructions, drawers, and cabinets where strength is required.HL Kit Marik synNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/1111:00 AM12:00 PMMondayAR-WoodChip Carving 101An introduction to the techniques of chip carving. This is a hands on try and take class. (repeat on Wednesday and Friday)
Duke Thomas Blackmoore10$5 for materialsAge 18 and up
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3/1112:00 PM2:00 PMMondayAR-WoodOpen Shop TimeCome work on a project you have. Ask questions or get advice from the people hanging around the shop. Bring your lunch if you like!This Old Tent CrewNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/112:00 PM3:00 PMMondayAR-WoodThe Plane TruthIntroduction to Plane. Choosing, tuning and using bench and block planes. (Repeat on Wednesday)Master Avery AustringerNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/8-Add3/119:00 AM11:00 AMMondayMerchant’s Row - Timeless TentBasics of Blacksmithing: Getting it hot and beating it.Covers the basics of blacksmiths. Fire management, bending, drawing and such. Pretty much a "Get it hot and beat it with a hammer". Follow on classes will refine these skills. Please wear closed toed shoes.Bayan & Bayar6 with unlimited observers$1012 and up (12-17 with
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3/8-Add3/112:00 PM4:00 PMMondayMerchant’s Row - Timeless TentBasics of Blacksmithing: Getting it hot and beating it.Each student will be heating small round sto.ng it into a hair barrette with stick pin. Please wear closed toed shoes. Quantit y 1.tBayan & Bayar6 with unlimited observers$1512 and up (12-17 with
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2/10 - ADDED
3/129:30 AM4:30 PMTuesdayAR-Artisan WorkshopViking Boxes, Part 1Hands-on, make and take a medium-sized 6 board Viking box start to finish. Fee covers all materials. Woodworking experience helpful, but not required. Plan on spending 10 hours over two days to make the box.Master Haraldr Bassi5$35 for Pine, $60 for cedar, if availableAny Age
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2/10 - Descrip Change
3/129:00 AM5:00 PMTuesdayAR-Artisan WorkshopArtisans' WorkshopCome watch demonstrations and join in to learn hands on. Bring your projects and ask other craftspeople questions. Learn about tools and techniques. Every day will be different! Tuesday's activities: Woodworker's Shop, Viking BoxesHL Kit Marik syn & Master Haraldr BassiNo limitAskAny Age
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3/128:00 PM10:00 PMTuesdayAR-Artisans RowArtisans' Row SocialAll Scholars, Artists, Crafters, and Patrons of the Arts are welcome. Come out to meet your fellow artisans from across the Known World! Bring your latest project, research, or artifacts/museum photos to share. Snacks & beverages, cooking and brewing experiments are welcome, too.Artisans RowNo limitNoneAny Age
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2/14 - ADDED
3/122:00 PM3:00 PMTuesdayAR-CulinaryHerb Infused Vinegar/OilsCome and taste sampless for free, or combine your own for your take-away bottle. Bring your own herbs if you wish.Countess Tessa of the Gardensnone$5 for bottleAny Age
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3/129:00 AM10:00 AMTuesdayAR-CulinaryA Survey of Leavening AgentsThis a discussion class aimed at defining what a leavening agent is and which were used in period, however obsure.HL Aislinge MacCuithein15 handouts, unlimited students$2 for handout if you keep itAny Age
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3/1210:00 AM11:00 AMTuesdayAR-CulinaryHerbal Largess: Enough Ideas to fill a BasketInterested in herbs, spices and helping out your Kingdom? Don't know what to do? This is the class for you.Lady Deedre TurnerNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/1211:00 AM1:00 PMTuesdayAR-CulinaryThe Surprisingly Sufficient Viking DietCome and learn more about viking cuisine, while we make and sample some tasty treats. Students will get to make their own barley flatbread and top it with skyr and cured salmon. It's the viking version of a bagel and a schmear!HL Philomena Wensley10 hands-on, unlimited observers$2 for materials and samplesAge 8 and up (8-11 with parent)
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3/123:00 PM5:00 PMTuesdayAR-CulinaryBut I Can't Eat That! Modifying the Medieval Feast So That EVERYONE May PartakeIn this modern world of allergies and preferences, feast cooks are often issued an onslaught of dietary restrictions upon being tasked with a meal. How do we tackle these while still sticking as close to the medieval palate as we desire in our culinary festivities? In this class, we will cover substitutions that can be made for specific ingredients and recipes as well as structuring a feast or meal that requires as little substitutions as possible while reducing or eliminating the 8 major food allergens.Duchess A'isha bint Shamir NoneNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/129:30 AM11:00 AMTuesdayAR-Culinary/BrewBetter Beer and CiderImprove beer/cider brewing by mastering the concepts of ingredient/yeast selection, temperature control, and recipe developement. PREREQ/BRING: NaLord HrafnNo limitNo feeAge 21 and up
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3/123:00 PM4:00 PMTuesdayAR-Culinary/BrewAdventures in Brewing 2: Barrel Aging and Alternatives for the Modern Home BrewerThis class covers the use of barrels for fermentation and aging of alcoholic beverages. The class also covers alternative means that can be used by home brewers to achieve similar results in fermented beverages. A selection of cysers (apple meads) will be served as examples. Must be 21 or over to partake in the samples.Master Cionaodh na Cairrce mac CosgraighSamples for up to 36 people.No feeAge 18 and up
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3/124:00 PM5:00 PMTuesdayAR-Culinary/BrewAdventures in Brewing 3: Bochet – Burnt Honey (Caramelized Honey) MeadThis class covers the historical recipe for Bochet found in Le Menagier de Paris, c. 1393, as well as several modern recipes inspired by the original. A selection of caramelized honey meads will be served as examples. Must be 21 or over to partake in the samples.Master Cionaodh na Cairrce mac CosgraighSamples for up to 36 people.No feeAge 18 and up
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3/121:00 PM3:00 PMTuesdayAR-GlassGlass and Fire 101 - Beginner lampworkLearn safety, tools, and basic skills needed to form basic beads on a Hot Head Torch. Hair and long sleeves need to be tied up. Closed Toe Shoes Please.HL Adaliunda Marikova doch6$5 to cover gas and glass usageAge 16 and up
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3/123:00 PM5:00 PMTuesdayAR-GlassMaking Stringers and Twisties, IntermediateLearn how to make your own stringers that size that you need for the job. You will also learn to make a twisted stringer. Use what you make at the next open torch or another class. Must have taken Beginning Lampwork.Dame Elisenda de Luna6$5 to cover gas and glass usageAge 16 and up
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3/125:00 PM6:00 PMTuesdayAR-GlassA History in Beads: Roundtable Discussion / Show and Tell:Bring your historical beads for a show and tell or join the discussion of the importance of Beads in history throughout many different cultures.Glass Tent StaffNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/128:00 PM10:00 PMTuesdayAR-GlassNight Torch - Open TorchIt's easier to see the flame at night. Use this time to practice your new glass skills by just the torch light. Must have taken Beginner Lampwork.Ástríðr Knarrarbringa5$5 per hourAge 16 and up
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2/18 - CANCELLED
3/123:00 PM4:00 PMTuesdayAR-LecturePrecious Stones and Their Curative Powers in the Middle AgesPrecious stones and Semi-precious stones were used in unusual ways as cures for various diseases and conditions in the Middle Ages. Come see why your Hubby needs to buy you Diamonds, Emeralds, and Rubies, Oh, My!
If a copy of the References Used is requested, a fee is requested to cover the cost of the copies.
Baroness Ida de Lorca10$4 for Reference handout. No class feeAge 18 and up
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3/11-Add3/1211:00 AM12:00 PMTursdayAR-LecturePreparing Wild Willow for BasketsMisiel atte LindeNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/121:00 PM3:00 PMTuesdayAR-LectureExtant Enamels and Metalwork OverviewSlideshow and discussion of some images of enamels and metalwork. A look at color families and geography, motifs and media.Barunin Katrei GrunenbergNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up
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3/124:00 PM5:30 PMTuesdayAR-LectureHospitaler/Chatalaine meet and greetMeet and greet with other hospitalers and Chatalaine thought the known world to share ideas and discuss concerns.HL Goldweard of St. GoliasNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/12-Add3/1212:30 PM3:30:00 PMTuesdayAR-MetalsOpenwork MedallionsMistress Hillary GreensladeNoneNoneNone
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3/3 CANCELLED3/1212:00 PM4:00 PMTuesdayAR-MetalsWire Jewelry, Findings and Garment ClaspLet's get hammered and fabricate your own jewelry and/or garment clasp! Make several things - chain, earrings, pendants/necklace, bracelet/arm band, links, clasp, shawl/cloak pin, bookmark, hair sticks! The Garment clasp are appropriate during several time Periods from various Countries. All tools, Copper, Bronze, misc. materials and some beads will be furnished, however you may bring your own beads and metal working tools. Class time is open, come-n-go or stay the whole class. Fee covers illustrated handout & materials for several items.Mistress Dyan du Lac Calandres10 handouts$10 for handout & materialsAge 18 and up
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3/124:00 PM5:00 PMTuesdayAR-MetalsPattern Transfer: getting your art onto metal.You have your art and you want to chase it, pierce it, or engrave it on metal. We'll cover a number of techniques for getting your art on the metal, from medieval Japan to the modern era. Examples will be passed around.Master Francis Bean20 handoutsNo feeAny Age
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3/129:00 AM11:00 AMTuesdayAR-ParchmentParchment - Making; Cleaning the Hides & Starting the Lime BathsThe first step in making parchment: setting the lime baths in the period manner and preparing the hides prior to the bath.Master Beau-douz de la Mere (Beau) & HL Elena WythNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/1211:00 AM5:00 PMTuesdayAR-ParchmentParchment - Making; Stretching pre-prepared hidesThe third step in the Parchment process. Instructors and students will be stretching pre-processed hides for use later in the week in other classes. (Includes a lunch break)Master Beau-douz de la Mere (Beau) & HL Elena WythNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/3 CANCELLED
3/121:00 PM2:00 PMTuesdayAR-ScienceMaking Roman ConcreteExplore the history and science behind Roman Concrete while making a sample to take home.Lady Korinna Ospreygeneia25 hands on, unlimited observers.$5Age 12 and up
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3/129:00 AM11:00 AMTuesdayAR-ScienceJournal Making: Part 2 of 2Learn how to assemble a cloth covered journal using Coptic bonding, fabric, and patterned paper.
Fee covers all materials to make a journal. Some pieces will be pre cut.
HL Artemisia Pennelli10$10,Age 18 and up
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3/1212:00 PM1:00 PMTuesdayAR-ScienceMaking the newcomers count!Here, you will be given the down and dirty on how to make newcomers in the SCA feel welcome. What types of classes we have, fundraisers, and special events we host for newcommers.Countess Dalla Dyrfinna, Countess Ysmay of BranstonNo limitNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/122:00 PM4:00 PMTuesdayAR-ScienceLeather Mug/Tankard Make and Take: Part 1 of 2Participants will learn about basic leather stitching and assembly techniques using pre-cut pieces and assemble leather tankard. You will be expected to assemble the piece at your camp and return on Day 2 to learn about the wax hardening process, when you will have an opportunity to wax harden the tankard and leave with a functional mug for cold drinks.
BRING: Awls if you have one.
HL Kolbrandr Haukr, Baroness Verena Entenwirth10 hands-on, unlimited observers$15Age 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/129:00 AM11:00 AMTuesdayAR-Spin/WeaveTabletweaving IIA: Simple pattern)Learn how to weave simple patterns. Please bring loom with 20 cards threaded 2light/2dark.Mistress Eowyn de Wever12 hands-on, unlimited observersNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/1211:00 AM1:00 PMTuesdayAR-Spin/WeaveCardweaving - How do I Warp Cards on my Loom?Need help setting up your loom for card weaving? Let me help you get set up your loom so you can weave immediately. Bring loom, shuttle, 10-12 weaving cards, scissors, cotton thread/yarnLady Lidan of Lochlainn10 hands-on, unlimited observersNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/121:00 PM2:00 PMTuesdayAR-Spin/WeaveViking Flat Braid WeavingLearn how to replicate the Birka Trim found in grave 182-185 with an easy loom and bobbin weaving. Materials provided.HL Birna isleifsdottir10 hands-on, unlimited observersNo feeAge 12 and up
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3/122:00 PM5:00 PMTuesdayAR-Spin/WeaveTapestry without TearsWe will learn to warp a tapestry loom and make a basic sampler, trying out several techniques including diagonals, dovetailing, pick and pick, and if time permits a brief intro to soumak. No prerequisites if you get a loom from instructor. Only 5 available per session: Pipe loom, linen warp, wool weft for $20
Observers can bring any loom that weaves tabby warped at about 8 warps per inch if they wish to try weaving.
Mistress Ealasaid nic Phearsoinn5 looms for sale per session, unlimited observers$20 for loom & fiber, or bring your ownAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/1212:00 PM2:00 PMTuesdayAR-Textiles FineLadies Persian Taj headdress (Persian diadem)Hats and headdresess are a crucial element of Persian medieval dress and they are comfortable, beautiful and appropriate to a wide variety of climates. This class includes a brief overview of Persian hats, veils and headdresses for ladies and a hands-on workshop. Hand-sewing skills are useful, but not necessary. Kit includes base, padding, cover material and ornament to create a unique headdress. Handout includes patterns to make more on your own. BRING: Basic sewing kit, if you have one. Mistress Jadi Fatima18 kits, unlimited observers$15 for kit & handoutAge 12 and up
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3/122:00 PM3:30 PMTuesdayAR-Textiles FineHow to become a falconer- Learning falconry in the middle ages and nowA detailed class on the requirements for becoming a falconer in these current middle ages and the history of Falconry with limited hands on of handling a bird of prey.Baroness Étaín Echluath Baron Torquil Stromekson10 hands-on, unlimited observersNo feeAge 8 and up (8-11 with parent)
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3/123:30 PM4:30 PMTuesdayAR-Textiles FineBirds of Prey throughout the Knowne World in the medieval era.A detailed overview including the common myths about birds of prey used around the world throughout the history of falconry including the Far East, the Viking age and Western Europe with live birds of prey.Baroness Étaín Echluath Baron Torquil StromeksonNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up
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3/129:30 AM12:00 PMTuesdayAR-Textiles Wet-AIndigo/Appalachian Bath PreparationTechniques for preparing an indigo vat. Saxon Blue will be quickly discussed as well. This is a will be a 'rolling' class where participants can come and go throughout the day. There will also be an Applachian Vat available and a discussion on how to start one. NOTE: Class will be on-hold during Opening Ceremony.
Donation covers samples & a 30-yard skein. Larger quantities also available for purchase.
Lady Qamar bindt Vartam Al-JaniaNo limit$5 donation requestedAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/1212:30 PM2:30 PMTuesdayAR-Textiles Wet-AIndigo Watered Silk Handkerchiefs: Part 1Part 1 of Indigo Watered Silk Class. Join us as we attempt multiple methods for watered silk in a course designed to inspire Middle Eastern and Dyers to both participate. We will be using techniques from the Ottoman Empire. Wear clothes you can get wet or possibly dyed. PREREQUISITE: Taking the Indigo Dyeing class would be very helpful.HL Alianorra & Lady Qamar bindt Vartam Al-Jania20 people. You will be hands on$5 for handkerchief and handoutsAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/123:00 PM4:30 PMTuesdayAR-Textiles Wet-AIndigo/Appalachian Bath ContinuedTechniques for preparing an indigo vat. The Saxon Blue vat will also be quickly discussed as well. This is the bookend class where participants can come and pick up samples, or continue to dye.
Donation covers samples & a 30-yard skein. Larger quantities also available for purchase.
Lady Qamar bindt Vartam Al-JaniaNo limit$5 donation requestedAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/122:00 PM3:00 PMTuesdayAR-Textiles Wet-BA Garden to Dye ForWe will explore all the colors you can get when using plants to dye with!Maistreas Cairistiona bhanNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/123:00 PM5:00 PMTuesdayAR-Textiles Wet-BPysanky, Ukrainian Ester Egg Decorating with Natural Dyes: Part 1Class taught in two 2 hour sessions over 3 days. Day 1 Learn the basics of applying designs to be set in a dye bath overnight. Return the next day to explore results, complete or continue to a 2nd dye bath to be completed on the 3rd day. All supplies provided. Kistka tools available for purchase. This is a messy class, with hot wax and an open candle flame.
BRING: Wear appropriate clothing as the dyes stain hands and clothes.
Lady Xenia Hurrem Antonia Quinones10Donations welcome. Purchase Kistka for $6Age 12 and up (12-17 with parent)
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3/129:00 AM11:00 AMTuesdayAR-WoodViking Age CarvingIn this class you will learn one style of Viking Age carving which resembles the old style of chip carving. This carving style is found in the Oseberg ship. (also taught on Thursday)Guttorm Arnesson10 hands-on, unlimited observersNo feeAge 18 and up
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3/1211:00 AM12:00 PMTuesdayAR-WoodKeeping Sharp and Pointy Things Sharp and PointyLearn hand tool sharpening, care,and maintenance, to get the most from your cutty things! BRING: Any tool you'd like to learn to sharpen (Also taught on Monday)Baron Bjorn the HunterNo limitNo feeAge 12 and up
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3/1212:00 PM1:00 PMTuesdayAR-WoodOpen Shop TimeCome work on a project you have. Ask questions or get advice from the people hanging around the shop. Bring your lunch if you like!This Old Tent CrewNo limitNo feeAny Age
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3/121:00 PM3:00 PMTuesdayAR-WoodBasic Hand Tool JoineryBasic joints for wood working, period and not. How to make them and suchSir Seamus, Last of Guyver15No feeAge 16 and up
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3/123:00 PM5:00 PMTuesdayAR-WoodJust Plane Sharp. and other toolsPrepare and sharpen plane irons, chisels, and Froes.Merddynn15No feeAge 10 and up
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