Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

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Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby Greg » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:29 pm

The latest edition of Edge of the Wild is now available, HERE!

Enjoy! Great work, all that contributed. Many thanks,

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Re: Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby Elleth » Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:23 am

OHMYGOSHTHISISAWESOME!!!

Greg, I've been looking forward to seeing what you were alluding to with that cloak for MONTHS now - what wonderful simplicity!
Did you piece your cloak Bockston-style? Or just use a large piece? About knee length/half circle fullness? And might I ask about how far down the seam in front goes? Just a couple inches to close things up, or all the way over your shoulder and down a bit?

Caedmon, I like the idea of wooden lasts. I don't know if I have that much patience, but it does seem a wiser idea.
My (vague) memory is that a lot of medieval sheaths were two layers of thinner leather - I wonder if the same would be true in our context? Not that I'm inclined to remake anything.

Udwin, I love the animal references! So fun!
Can I convince myself to turn down the heat? Hrmm... let's not get crazy now. :)

Odigan - oh my gosh that's gorgeous work!
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Re: Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby Peter Remling » Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:08 am

This is the best issue so far. Congratulations one and all. Your efforts are appreciated.
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Re: Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby Greg » Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:29 am

Regrettably, my cloak and hood are not finished. The wool for that project arrives ... tomorrow. *grumble* Long story. Got back-ordered, shipped just barely in time, and then the "Address label fell off" in New York and delayed it three days. That photo is a not-quite-perfect mock-up using my old cloak. When the real thing is finished (in REAL dark grey) I'll post a write-up. The plan for the shoulder seam is to line up about with the edges of my jerkin/surcote...maybe a smidge narrower. Weight distribution for the win.
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Re: Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby Melthrist » Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:11 am

Only been able to skim over it quickly so far (I'll have give it a good long read later) but it looks great!
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Re: Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby Kortoso » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:15 pm

I note that you mention Wim Hof. Have you practiced his "iceman" method?
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Re: Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby Greg » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:25 pm

Kortoso wrote:I note that you mention Wim Hof. Have you practiced his "iceman" method?

A cursory first-time look at that link suggests to me that this is one particular feller who is...shall we say...a bit extreme?
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Re: Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby Udwin » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:57 pm

Kortoso wrote:I note that you mention Wim Hof. Have you practiced his "iceman" method?


To a certain extent. I usually shower at a lower temperature, ending cold, but the peculiarities of my home's plumbing mean I can't just hop in for a cool shower at short notice. So I've mostly focused on his breathing exercises, usually before and after a workout.
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Re: Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby kleenur » Wed May 08, 2019 3:42 pm

Is there another place to get this issue? The link appears to be broken.
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Re: Winter 2016-17 Available Now!

Postby Elleth » Wed May 08, 2019 8:56 pm

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