Iron & Ink 2019

 

Event Steward: Ionamyst Regginasdottir

Hosted By Device of Vulcanfeldt
The Barony of Vulcanfeldt (Yakima County, WA)

Event Summary:

Date: June 14 , 2019 until June, 16 2019
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on June 14th 2019
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on June 16th 2019

Event site:
Naff Farm
3761 Rd F NE Moses Lake, WA 98837

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This is a Level 2 event.

Iron and Ink 2019 – Hosted by Barony of Vulkanfeldt June 14, 2019 – June 16, 2019 In Grant County, Washington

Event Steward:HL Ionamyst V. Regginasdottir  MKA: Mary Tollman <ionamyst@gmail.com> And Co-Steward:Baroness Aesa Ormriauga of Vulkanfeldt MKA: Lisa Mansfield <isa.ormriauga@gmail.com&gt

Teacher and Class Scheduling: Mistress Morgaina of the Woodlands MKA: Jeanne Wood <pottery@moscow.com>

IRON and INK is a weekend LEARNING RETREAT – sponsored by the An Tir Inlands Artisans. For those doing the pit firing, please have pottery on site and ready by 7:00 PM Friday. Saturday morning begins with class sign-ups and free breakfast (Made by the hands of Masteritsa Rannveig).  Classes begin at 9:00 am and continue throughout the day with a break for “Bring-Your-Own” lunch. Modern clothing is acceptable in all classes however garb is encouraged. Attend the Potluck Feast on Saturday evening dressed in period attire (bring your feast gear). Please plan your potluck contribution to feed 10-12 adults. Please bring a 3×5 Card Label for Ingredients in your contribution. Classes may continue on Sunday morning. Again, there is free breakfast Sunday too (Potluck Feast leftovers will be laid out for morning sustenance as well, if there is any).

Camping: Space is available. (Yeah camping!)

Nearby Hotel information: Best Western Plus  Further East: Comfort Inns, Marriott Wyngate, Fairmont Inn, Ramada Inn, Holiday Inn Express off I90 Exit 176

Site Fee: $25.00 (Please make checks payable to Barony of Vulkanfeldt, SCA Inc. $5.00 Member Discount applies for all adult members. Youth age 17 and under are free. Please bring additional small bills for class fees.

Hours: Site opens at noon on Friday – but you can make arrangements with the Event Steward to arrive earlier. The Site will close at 3:00 PM on Sunday after everyone has packed up and departed.

Site Location:Naff Farm – 3761 Rd F NE, Moses Lake, WA

Directions: Make your best way to I-90 near Moses Lake, WA.

  • I-90 Westbound (from Spokane) – Take EXIT 175 for Westshore Drive. Turn Right onto Westshore Dr. NE. Turn Left onto Mae Valley Rd. NE. Turn right onto Rd F NE. Proceed 1.7 miles to “3761 Road F NE”. Your destination is on the right.
  • I-90 Eastbound (from Seattle) – Take EXIT #174 and stay to the RIGHT.Then stay right to S Frontage Rd. NW, then turn RIGHT onto Hansen Rd. At STOP sign, veer LEFT onto Westshore Drive. After 1500 ft, turn LEFT onto Mae Valley Rd. NE. After about 1 mile, turn RIGHT onto Rd F NE. Proceed 1.7 miles to “3761 Road F NE”. Your destination is on the right.

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Site Fees

Fee Type Cost*
Adults $25
Youth Free
*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.

Event Schedule

Time Activity Location
Friday 7:00 PM Pottery Fire Pottery Fire Pit
Saturday 9:00 AM Lampwork Intro Wastekeep Pavilion
Beer Brewing Day Shade 1
Sagas and Kennings Day Shade 2
Fire Starting With Flint & Steel Smithy
Build Small Box Joinery Brockhalla
Painting a Bestiary House
Cooking over Coals Fire Pit
Saturday 10:00 AM Lampwork Beads Intermediate Shop
Dying Linen With Olde World Plants Wastekeep Pavilion
Blacksmith Basics (demo) Smithy
Saturday 11:00 AM Byzantine Embellishment Vulkanfeldt Pavilion
Saturday 12:00 PM Lunch Break
Saturday 12:30 PM Damasquinado de Oro Shop
Making Oak Gall Ink Dayshade 2
Hole in the Ground and Hair Dryer Forge Smithy
Wearing a Veil Brockhalla
Setting up a Blacksmith shop on a budget West Grass Area
Medieval Pasta Kitchen
Medieval Turkish Dance Front Yard Lawn
Saturday 1:30 PM Beginning Fabric Stamping Vulkanfeldt Pavilion
Carving Soapstone Bowl Wastekeep Pavilion
Swedish bowl carving with axe, knife, and gouge Brockhalla
Gilding Ivy Leaves Pt I House
Saturday 2:30 PM Pewter Casting Dayshade 2
Saturday 3:30 PM Wire Inlay Shop
Spindle turning on a pole lathe demo Brockhalla
Medieval Cheese Kitchen
Carolingian Calligraphy House
Saturday 4:30 PM Bronze Age Spiral Brooches Dayshade 2
Saturday 5:30 PM Laurel Meeting To be announced
Sunday 9:00 AM Arrow Making Shop
Gilding Ivy Leaves Pt II House
Sunday 10:00 AM Fabric Stamping Vulkanfeldt Pavilion
Fencing West Grass Area
Sunday TBA Open Pottery Pit Pottery Fire Pit

Classes Offered

Confirmed classes:

  • Cooking over Coals, (all day): Master Ref and Mistera Svava
  • Blacksmithing (all day): Master Torvald
  • Pit Firing, Friday evening, starts 7:00 pm and Sunday morning no set time: Mistress Morgaina
  • Fencing (Sunday): Master Andrew
  • Medieval Turkish Dance: Lady Selwyn
  • Lampworking intro: Marika and Master Phelan
  • Lampworking intermediate: Marika and Master Phelan
  • Arrow making: HL Baachus
  • Medieval Cheese making: HL Fina
  • Medieval Pasta: HL Fina
  • Fabric Stamping: Viscountess Morrigan
  • Making of Oak Gall Ink: HL Tallesin
  • Byzantine Embellishment: Masteritsa Rannveig
  • Setting up a Blacksmith Shop on a budget: Sir Devin
  • Pewter casting: HL Takakane
  • Painting a Bestiary: Dame Tamlyn
  • Guilding Ivy Leaves & Making Gesso parts I & II: Dame Tamlyn
  • Dying Linen with Old World Plants: HL Una
  • Beer Brewing: HL Tova
  • Spindle turning on a pole lathe demo: Master Ulfred
  • Swedish bowl carving with axe, knife, and gouge: Master Ulfred
  • Build a small box using basic Joinery, Master Ulfred
  • Making Oak Gall Ink: HL Talesin
  • Carolingian Calligraphy: HL Talesin
  • Sagas and Kennings: Master Styrkarr
  • Damasquinado de Oro: Master Styrkarr
  • Wire Inlay (students with experience); Master Styrkarr
  • Carving Soapstone Bowl: Baroness Gudrun
  • Wearing a Veil; HL Elisabeth Catesby and Baroness Elfreda
  • A Simple Bronze Age Spiral Brooch; HL Triona
  • Beginning Fabric Stamping; HL Ionamyst

Setting up a Blacksmith shop on a budget by Sir Devin

Start blacksmithing now for less than $100. Includes basic information on forging and a simple introduction to heat treating. Students will be able to take home a few things they made and there will be a drawing for the 2 forges created.

Student Limit: 10
Length: 3 hours
What to wear/bring: safety glasses if you have them
Fee: $25.00 (you will get to take some things home)
Prerequisites: none

Sagas and Kennings: by Master Styrkarr

an introduction to the history and style of Icelanic poetry.

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Fee: none
Prerequisites: none

Damasquinado de Oro:by Master Styrkarr

an introduction to gold and silver foil inlay.

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Fee: $20.00 if wanting to use gold
Prerequisites: none

Wire Inlay: by Master Styrkarr

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Fee: $20.00 if wanting to use gold
Prerequisites: students with experience at Damasquinado

Pewter Casting  by Takakane

Learn how to cast small items in lead-free pewter.  We will cover medieval sources, types of pewter, melting the metal, mold materials and mold design.  After a discussion and demo, you will have the opportunity to carve a mold and cast in it.

Student Limit: 6 – the number who will actually be making a mold and using it, but any number of students can attend,
Length: 2 hours – About 30 min for discussion/demo, plus time for students to make molds and use them.
What to wear/bring: small carving tools if you have them.
Fee: $3.50 if you want soapstone, no charge for plaster
Prerequisites: none

Make your own wood arrow (one) from start to finish By Baachus

You choose your own fletching, cresting and nock colors.

Student Limit: 8
Length: 4 hours
What to wear/bring: safety glasses if you have them
Fee: $5.00
Prerequisites: none

Introduction to Lampworking by Marika and Master Phelan

An overview of materials, tools, and safety for lampworking

Student Limit: none
Length: 1 hour
What to wear/bring: safety glasses if you have them
Fee: $1.00 for handouts
Prerequisites: none

Intermediate lampworking by Marika and Master Phelan

Students will be instructed in a series of basic skills, each building up the previous, to reproduce historical beads, focusing on Norse examples

Student Limit: 6 (more if some students finish early)
Length: 2 hours, open torch in the evening possible
What to wear/bring: safety glasses if you have them
Fee: $5.00
Prerequisites: Introduction to Lampworking (safety) or Instructor permission

Introduction to Medieval Cheese and Cheese Making Fina MacGrioghaire

Students will be given an overview of Medieval Cheese and Cheese Making as well as have the chance to prepare a simple medieval cheese. They will also be introduced to cheese making techniques and equipment, and they will receive recipes to take home and try their hand at cheese making.

Student Limit: 2
Length: 2 hours
What to wear/bring: wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy
Fees: $2.00
Prerequisites: none

Carving Soapstone Bowl by Baroness Gudrun

How to rough out a small soapstone bowl using hand tools.

Student Limit: 2
Length: 2-4 hours
What to wear/bring: Small wood chisel or rasps (more tools the better), leather or work gloves if you have them, eye protection if you want.
Fees: $15 to cover cost of stone, sand paper, and dust mask
Prerequisites: none

Carolingian Calligraphy by Talesin

Carolingian Calligraphy dates from the 8’th Century, created by Alcun of York through the Patronage of Charlemagne. Carolingian has real ascenders and decenders making it the first truly miniscule hand. It was commonly used in early period manuscripts often with Unical Capitals. As a result of its clarity and beauty it lasted as a primary hand for centuries. Students will be introduced to the basic Carolingian alphabet and how to form each of the letters of the alphabet.

Student Limit: 10
Length: 2 hours
What to wear/bring: Materials will be provided by the instructor, but students are welcome to bring their own pens, nibs, and paper if they prefer to use a regular nib. A Speedball C-2 nib, or its equivalent is recommended.
Fee: $5.00
Prerequisites: none

Making of Oak Gall Ink:by HL Tallesin

Using Oak Galls students will learn, in a very hands-on experience, how to process Oak Galls to make a periodesque ink using a period recipe. At the end of class each student will have oak gall ink to take home with them

Student Limit: 6
Length: 2 hours
What to wear/bring: rubber gloves, a pint or half pint canning jar with a lid and seal, note taking materials
Fee: $10.00
Prerequisites: none

Byzantine Embellishment by Masteritsa Rannveig

Byzantine wealth and opulence. Embellishment and influence in extant fashion and style. Gathering suitable bezants and plaques, studs, bangles, pearls, and beads. Tools used.  Making functional samples.

Student Limit: 12
Length: 1 hour
What to wear/bring: A thumb drive if you want a copy of the 60-page paper on making an Alms bag. Bring decorations if you have them.
Fees: $3.00
Prerequisites: none

An Tir Award Scroll Traditions & Techniques by Masteritsa Rannveig

Charters, Scrolls & Heraldic Achievement Scrolls, Timelines for Charter Design & Painting, Layout Tricks & Inspiration, Lettering Best Practices, Papers, Pens, and Ink

Student Limit: 12
Length: 1 Hour
What to wear/bring: none
Fee: $2
Prerequisites: none

Guilding Ivy Leaves/Making Gesso by Dame Tamlyn

This is a two part class. Part one (sometime Saturday) will be the technique of applying lead gesso ivy leaves to a support and will conclude with a demo of making a non-toxic batch of gesso (similar to lead based gesso except with a titanium dioxide substitute – dry ingredients for gesso are more susceptible to spreading than the wet form). Part two (Sunday am) will be burnishing and applying gold leaf to the ivy leaves of Part one. Class participants may take home a couple of the non-toxic gesso tablets.

Student Limit: 6
Length: 2 hrs. Saturday, 2 hrs. Sunday
What to wear/bring: If you have your own paint palettes please bring a clean one. If you currently have watercolor type paintbrushes please bring them.
Fee: $4
Prerequisites: none

Painting a Bestiary Dame Tamlyn

This class explores the painting techniques used in 12th-13th Century Bestiaries.

Student Limit: 6
Length: 2-3 hours (Saturday)
What to wear/bring: If you have your own paint palettes please bring a clean one. If you currently have watercolor type paintbrushes please bring them.
Fee: $1
Prerequisites: none

Introduction to Italian Pasta by Fina

This class will discuss the different kinds of pasta that were being made and eaten in Italy during period. The students will have the opportunity to make, and possibly taste test, different varieties of Italian pasta. The class will also discuss pasta making tools, and students will be given recipes to make their own pasta at home.

Student Limit: 10
Length: 2 hours
What to wear/bring: clothes you don’t mind getting messy.
Fee: $2 to cover materials
Prerequisites: none

Dyeing linen with old world plants by HL Una of Grimwith

In this class we will be discussing some of the history and challenges of dyeing linen using old world plants and mordant. You will learn how to dye large pieces of linen fabric without streaking. You will also dye multiple samples with different dye and mordant to see the effect that various mordant have on each dye color. Each student will leave with their own samples, a basic knowledge of how to dye using the plants/ mordant available in the old world and sources for plant dyes, mordant and information. This is a “hands on” class and these dyes will stain you and your clothing please dress accordingly and bring Playtex gloves.  This class is not appropriate for smalls as some of the components can be toxic.

Student Limit: 8
Length: 2.5 hrs
What to wear/bring: older clothes and Playtex gloves
Fees: $10
Prerequisites: Age 16 +

Spindle turning on the pole lathe by Master Ulfred

Demonstrate making turned spindles (stool legs, Spurtles, Nostepinnes, …) with some opportunity to try it out. Interactive session. Basic introduction to using the spring pole lathe, targeted for non-turners.

Student Limit: 8
Length: 2 hours
What to wear/bring: none
Fee: none
Prerequisites: none

Bowl carving w/ axe, knife and gouge by Master Ulfred

Making a bowl from green wood using axe, knives and gouges and a few other tools. Aimed at folks with little or no experience with the process. Mostly demonstration and discussion.

Student Limit: 8
Length: 2 hours
What to wear/bring: none
Fee: none
Prerequisites: none

Making a butter mold with wedged mortise and tenon joinery. By Master Ulfred

Participatory class, wherein, we will attempt to guide the students in producing a Scandinavian butter mold. No tools required, but if you have a coping saw bring it along.

Student Limit: 5
Length: 3 hours
What to wear/bring: none
Fee: none
Prerequisites: none

Beginning Fabric Stamping By HL Ionamyst

In this class you will learn to use fabric stamps. We will discuss pigment options, how to set your image, types of fabric choices, and prep. There will be finished garments to view and fabric available for your practice. If you’re feeling especially brave you may purchase a 3X5 lino block and begin carving a small image. Note the 3×5 size limitation to your image.

Student Limit: 6
Length: 1.5 hours
What to wear/bring: Pigment will be used, bring an apron or wear something you don’t mind getting paint on (for eternity). If you are interested in carving a lino block bring an image small enough to fit on a 3×5 block. Simplicity of design makes for an easier carving. Bring a chair.
Fees: $3.00 for hand outs, (optional) $5.00 for lino block
Prerequisites: none

A Simple Bronze Age Spiral Brooch By HL Triona

You will learn about the significance of the spiral through the ages as well as simple techniques to make your own brooch.

Student Limit: 8
Length: 1 hour
What to wear/bring: If students have round nose pliers, please bring them.
Fees: $1.00
Prerequisites: none

Veils and how to wear them By HL Elisabeth Catesby and Baroness Elfreda

Why bother with a veil? They are difficult to put on, impossible to keep on, and anyway there are no exant examples so how can we know how they were really constructed? Isn’t it easier to braid your hair, or just wear it loose? In this class we will teach you how to wear your veil and how to keep the thing on. We will provide you with a linen veil ready to hem. And we will teach you a nifty period way to hem your veil.

Student Limit: 10
Length: 1 – 1.5 hours
What to wear/bring: Students should bring scissors or snips to cut thread.
Fees: $7.00 which includes handout and veil
Prerequisites: none

A Guide to Late Period Turkish Dance: By Selawan

In this class we will explore late period dance in the Ottoman empire age. This is a hands on, body on class which will include a handout. As we dance, we will talk about and listen to musical instruments used at the time, garb worn by dancers of the period and how characters on pieces of art made during the Ottoman Empire can show us how to move our bodies!

Student Limit: depends upon class location
Length: 1 hour
What to wear/bring: a body to move with and possibly a scarf to tie around your hips
Fee: none
Prerequisites: none


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