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    I think this might help (or confuse us further!)...

    I think this might help (or confuse us further!)

    One of Tolkien's own illustrations:
    Conversation with Smaug
    I detect a mixture of norse, roman (looks like a gladius in the front there), and...
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    Moddie reminder number two - placed on a fresh...

    Moddie reminder number two - placed on a fresh post for noticability.

    (I am aware that there is dissent about personal views and "facts", on both sides of the fence here, and that both sides have...
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    Jackson helped that studio earn an awful lot of...

    Jackson helped that studio earn an awful lot of money. And I am not entirely certain, but I believe he had contracted for a certain percentage of the royalties as part of his payment. (Fair enough.) ...
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    I liked the Howard Shore score. The song about...

    I liked the Howard Shore score.

    The song about William McBride was written by Eric Bogle.
    http://ericbogle.net/
    Flowers of the Forest (as referenced by the lyrics) is a Scottish song.

    It is...
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    Robin Hobb! Robin Hobb, Robin Hobb, Robin Hobb....

    Robin Hobb!
    Robin Hobb, Robin Hobb, Robin Hobb.

    And the Daughter/Mistress/Servant of the Empire trilogy by Janny Wurts and Raymond Feist.

    And Robin Hobb, whose writing style is excellent, and...
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    There's also a whole bunch of Valkyries to...

    There's also a whole bunch of Valkyries to consider!
    I don't have their names to hand right now, but such is my contribution. ;)
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    I spent four hours in that museum, about three...

    I spent four hours in that museum, about three years ago, photographing madly.
    Have a fairly nice shot of the Cart (Oseberg), and some shots of the cauldron, the (bed?) ends, and the posts. Most of...
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    Were you at Armidale by any chance? (I think I...

    Were you at Armidale by any chance? (I think I spelt that right)
    ;)
    I agree, that open handled knife at the bottom is quite cool.
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    Latest generation (full length fuller) still...

    Latest generation (full length fuller) still takes a dent as easy as pie. Wouldn't use the Godfred for test cutting.
    Mine knocked against the corner of my wooden bookshelf and took a small indent...
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    Waiting to see what's happening with plans to...

    Waiting to see what's happening with plans to head to Scotland... ;)
    Would like to own a Powning piece, someday. I admire his bladeworking and especially his carving skills on the grips and...
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    Go and check out this lady's site too - there's...

    Go and check out this lady's site too - there's no singing, but she's been doing some wonderful stuff with harps (has been a harpist for over 20 years...), including the speculation of different...
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    Ray Winstone, incidentally, played the voice of...

    Ray Winstone, incidentally, played the voice of Mr Beaver in The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.
    And he was most excellent as Will Scarlett in that Robin Hood telly series! ;) He's cool.
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    This (the one you are talking about) is the...

    This (the one you are talking about) is the version that I am most interested in, even though I wil probably end up checking out the other Beowulf too....
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    The thing that myself and my friends have enjoyed...

    The thing that myself and my friends have enjoyed about the movie the most, is the remembering of tiny details, of moustaches and a little stone family of mice, and all that. ;)

    I sat next to...
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    Have a lookie here:...

    Have a lookie here:
    http://www.tools-for-woodworking.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWCATS&Category=523

    I own the Four-Lugged Chopping Axe from their Ancient Collection line. Gransfors Bruks make...
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    Assuming LWW will be successful (as if it won't...

    Assuming LWW will be successful (as if it won't be?! ;) ) the next films slated to go are Prince Caspian, followed by The Horse and His Boy, if I recall correctly.

    I'm just glad they had the good...
  18. Hello Kate - here's a link to some images I took...

    Hello Kate - here's a link to some images I took at the Copenhagen Museum, a couple of years ago when they were doing a special exhibition on bog-finds, just in case you're looking for any pictures...
  19. I think four was my limit too. ;)

    I think four was my limit too. ;)
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    Thankyou! :)

    Thankyou! :)
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    Further question! Do you use a small hammer...

    Further question!
    Do you use a small hammer directly, or do you use it in combination with some sort of awl (or whatever the correct terminology for the object is - my apologies!)
    i.e. - do you...
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    Thankyou for your responses - that's just what I...

    Thankyou for your responses - that's just what I needed to know!
    My visual reference of how to draw it correctly was taken from an old dictionary illustration of Danish maille featuring the welded &...
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    riveted maille question

    The following are questions asked for the sake of doing an illustration of the point at which riveting is done in the making of maille.
    Specifically - would the item be assembled in its entirety...
  24. A bit of an ancient dredge now, seeing as this...

    A bit of an ancient dredge now, seeing as this thread is some three months old - I missed this one! But I was crosschecking my site references and found myself back here!
    (Caberworld is one of my...
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    Sticky: Nicely done, M.A.! ;)

    Nicely done, M.A.! ;)
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