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by Manveruon
Thu May 13, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: MERF Random Adventure Pictures
Replies: 244
Views: 88309

Re: MERF Random Adventure Pictures

Bonus doggo pics!
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by Manveruon
Thu May 13, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: MERF Random Adventure Pictures
Replies: 244
Views: 88309

Re: MERF Random Adventure Pictures

Okay folks! I’m getting super excited about these pictures as I edit them, so I’ve got to cave and dump a bunch more of them! But first, a little explanation: I have been trying to organize a Ranger outing of some kind since like... September of last year, and EVERY SINGLE TIME it has fallen through...
by Manveruon
Wed May 12, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: MERF Random Adventure Pictures
Replies: 244
Views: 88309

Re: MERF Random Adventure Pictures

Here’s one for you! My wife and I had a pretty incredible adventure yesterday (albeit very cold and wet)!
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by Manveruon
Sun May 09, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Soft Kit
Topic: Númenórean Penannular Brooch
Replies: 9
Views: 342

Re: Númenórean Penannular Brooch

I'm so excited to see the execution of this design! It looks fantastic so far!
by Manveruon
Sun May 09, 2021 2:20 am
Forum: Hard Kit
Topic: New Projects in the Works
Replies: 61
Views: 6452

Re: New Projects in the Works

What I would recommend going forward would be to ditch the slits and instead sew on stylized belt loops. Every time we stitch something to the outside, it stiffens things, rather than allowing that crumpling. It's fantastic craftsmanship...I just don't see the functional need to cut slits in the si...
by Manveruon
Fri May 07, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Hard Kit
Topic: New Projects in the Works
Replies: 61
Views: 6452

Re: New Projects in the Works

Looking at your pictures again... I'm really thinking what happened was you had maybe a softer spot or twist in your leather, and as you worked your way stitching down from the top you slowly put in a stretch on one side. Something like this: quiver-craft.jpg edit: also note how the two pairs of sl...
by Manveruon
Fri May 07, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Oilskin duster
Replies: 1
Views: 139

Re: Oilskin duster

That’s rad! Both the coat and the trek! Best of luck on that adventure! I can’t wait to hear what you have to say when you get back! That’s no small task!
by Manveruon
Fri May 07, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Art showing a Snapsack
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: Art showing a Snapsack

Hah! How cool! I agree, Elleth, it’s always fascinating to see art imitating life, imitating art, imitating... etc. :lol:
by Manveruon
Wed May 05, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Hard Kit
Topic: New Projects in the Works
Replies: 61
Views: 6452

Re: New Projects in the Works

Also, all of those photos are turned sideways for some reason, and I have no idea why, but at the moment I don’t have the energy to try and fix it. :/
by Manveruon
Wed May 05, 2021 3:33 am
Forum: Hard Kit
Topic: New Projects in the Works
Replies: 61
Views: 6452

Re: New Projects in the Works

Oh no! That's heartbreaking! :shock: There have absolutely been those crafting moments when I wished the physical world had an "undo" button... and more than a few almost-done projects that went into the garbage bin or onto a shelf to try and fix "someday." It's part of the game...
by Manveruon
Tue May 04, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Elvish Culture
Topic: Elven spinning
Replies: 18
Views: 1591

Re: Elven spinning

Yeah, I really like this take. I wonder how Elven disstaffs would look, or even if they would use them? Because i think it is quite likely they spun in the same way as in Europe, with a disstaff holding and wool and two hands on the string. I quite like this depiction of a woman using her head as a ...
by Manveruon
Tue May 04, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Hard Kit
Topic: New Projects in the Works
Replies: 61
Views: 6452

Re: New Projects in the Works

WELLLLL. This... is not going well, unfortunately. I was getting SO CLOSE to the end of this project, and I was pretty excited, although a little apprehensive about a few details - but then I managed to completely screw up several steps that are, unfortunately... well, they’re completely irreparable...
by Manveruon
Fri Apr 30, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Soft Kit
Topic: In Search of the Many-Rayed Star
Replies: 44
Views: 13377

Re: In Search of the Many-Rayed Star

How cool! I had no idea! It does kind of seem like the thing the Professor would have known and might have drawn inspiration from.
by Manveruon
Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: MERF Random Adventure Pictures
Replies: 244
Views: 88309

Re: MERF Random Adventure Pictures

Hah! Beautiful though!
It’s currently dumping an awful lot of the white fluffy stuff right outside my window as I type this. Here in Colorado our spring season can be pretty bizarre. We often joke “April showers bring May blizzards.”
by Manveruon
Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Hard Kit
Topic: New Projects in the Works
Replies: 61
Views: 6452

Re: New Projects in the Works

Yet more progress shots! This little end-cap was perhaps one of the most difficult things I have ever constructed. Of course I couldn’t just do a plain, flat end-cap, which would have been difficult enough - no, I also had to make it CURVED. Oof. But I think it turned out pretty good, overall! The s...