Research into and experimentation with a thrown weapon that was designed to be used in combat situations: specifically a weapon that the Romans used in the 3rd – 5th centuries AD, called a plumbata.
An in-depth examination of a reconstruction of a Roman recipe.
A small selection of work I have done in various types, because I’m a squirrel and it’s too fun to stick to one hobby!
A sharing of some of the woodworking projects I have undertaken in the past year. Covering online classes, furniture making, and a walk through of bentwood boxes from log to finished box..
An overview of the various arts and sciences I research including alchemy, indigo dyeing, shibori, and linguistics
An overview of beekeeping from antiquity through modern times. Looking at hive designs, tools, methods, myths and theories.
A sample of wool cloth based on an extant textile excavated from Baynard’s Castle.
Embroidery in silk based on extant finds in the eras around the Song Dynasty.
San Gong Chuangzi Nu appears in a Song Dynasty document. There is a good bit of talk about it but no consensus as to how it worked. This project seeks to remedy that.