This is an interesting 21st century perspective on the ancient game of hnefatafl. https://medium.com/war-is-boring/you-have-to-play-this-1-600-year-old-viking-war-game-cef088ae4e2d#.19yjjxtho
I’d like to give a shout out to my fellow traditional woodworkers up north, at the Unplugged Woodshop. They have lots of great info for traditional woodworkers on their web […]
This is one author’s paper regarding medieval Icelandic notions of childhood and how children were viewed by contemporary adults. Read the full 13-page article here: https://publikationen.uni-tuebingen.de/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10900/46195/pdf/3_anna~1.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
One of the most impressive Viking Age finds to date is the Mästermyr tool chest, an oak sea chest containing woodworking tools, blacksmithing tools, some unused stock and some finished products. […]
The Rocking Chair Chris makes a cherry wood rocking chair using only hand tools. Video in time lapse.
I have been looking for information about the history of the copper mine (Stora Kopparberget) at Falu, Sweden, which produces that distinctive red barn paint (Falu rödfärg) which is seen […]