Tag Archives: Living History

2017 Year In Preview!

  So, I thought about doing a “year in review” for 2016 but realized that didn’t make much sense because it was all right there on the blog if you wanted to read about it.  Instead I’m going to do … Continue reading

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Central Missouri Renaissance Festival 2016

We had a great time this past weekend at the 11th Annual Central Missouri Renaissance Festival in Kingdom City, Missouri.  This was our second time doing this Faire and the amount of growth it had this year over last year … Continue reading

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A different kind of woodwork…

Ok, so I totally dropped the ball on my last post and didn’t follow up with pics and a rundown of RFO 2016.  Shame on me.  I had a great time, stayed busy, sold some stuff, made some stuff.  Didn’t … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the Central Missouri Renaissance Festival

Getting ready for this Ren Faire has been an experience for sure.  So much to do, our stuff spread out over three houses and a storage unit, and new jobs and house hunting to do too.  I don’t recommend it. … Continue reading

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Renaissance Faire of the Ozarks 2015

Wow.  What an amazing weekend!  This was the debut of my period woodworking demonstration booth and it went better than I ever could have imagined.  I set up the canvas canopy, took my tool chests and some boards and my … Continue reading

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Treasure From “Back East”

We recently made a trip to Virginia for a family matter, and while there I had a goal.  To hunt up some really great antique tools.  You see, in that part of the country the old tools are older and … Continue reading

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The Canvas Canopy is up on the projects page!

I made a canvas canopied merchant’s tent for my period woodworking set-up at the Renaissance Faire of the Ozarks and decided to document it and write it up for the projects section.  If you’re curious go check it out! I’ve shifted … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Production Work…

So I’m finally getting started on products for the much talked about Renaissance Faire of the Ozarks.  First on my list is a batch of folding stools.  This is a really neat project and something kind of different than what … Continue reading

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Making tools and making changes… and straight talk about the craft business.

My First Frame Saw October was a big month for us… not in the sense of big success but in the sense that a lot happened. We started out with the craft show in Ozark, MO.  There were hundreds of … Continue reading

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What I did on my Fall Vacation…

Lots to catch up on!  First, there was the big 3-day Craft Show in Ozark, MO.  This is our second year doing it, and again my Mom joined us with some art prints and handmade beaded jewelry.  We had a great … Continue reading

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