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Forum: Tipis 01-27-2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,763
Posted By whirlwind
Jeff is the curator of collections at the...

Jeff is the curator of collections at the Oklahoma Historical Society Museum in OK City.

Good guy.

Take care.

Ken Weidner

PS Have you seen the new exhibits there?
Forum: Tipis 01-26-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,763
Posted By whirlwind
Tipis She wrote me and and said it was the...

Tipis

She wrote me and and said it was the OK City one.

So Who Me, do you know Jeff Moore?

Ken Weidner
Forum: Tipis 01-26-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,763
Posted By whirlwind
Sure I'll have it all listed out. Only...

Sure I'll have it all listed out.

Only trouble is that I'm Ken Weidner, and Ken Woody is the one working on the hide tipi book. You'd have to ask him.

Take care.

Ken Weidner

PS Are...
Forum: Tipis 01-26-2006, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,763
Posted By whirlwind
Is that the one in Oklahoma State Historical...

Is that the one in Oklahoma State Historical Museum in OK City?

That one is pretty darned nice, even though it's displayed in really poor light.

Ken Weidner

PS I agree with Tipis that...
Forum: General Crafts 12-06-2005, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,839
Posted By whirlwind
Pre European contact horse equipment

Well uh, I think you already know all there is to know on the subject as there were no horses in North America before European contact.

Actually that's not quite true as the horse evolved in...
Forum: General Crafts 12-04-2005, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,839
Posted By whirlwind
How to make a shoshone saddle

How to make a Shoshone saddle.

It's really pretty simple.

All you need is a cottonwood tree or two.

Split out some boards for the sideboards.

Then you need a pair of forks. Cut...
Forum: War Discussion 02-04-2004, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By whirlwind
Alamosaurus I've read your responses and was...

Alamosaurus

I've read your responses and was debating about even bothering to respond, but I think I will try, even though it obviously will do no good. You are so mired down in your emotions...
Forum: War Discussion 02-03-2004, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By whirlwind
Peacekeeper 83 Just wanted to let you know...

Peacekeeper 83

Just wanted to let you know that there are LOTS (I only personally know of two or three others that disagree) out here that agree with you. Especially in flyover country.

I...
Forum: General Crafts 01-19-2004, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By whirlwind
nice ducks

tara and wanuken

Those are some neat things.

I'm not into tule or reed type stuff, I study Cheyenne material, but it's really nice to know that folks are keeping that old tradition alive.
...
Forum: General Crafts 12-28-2003, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,780
Posted By whirlwind
Braintanned hides

So how are those hides coming along?

Whirlwind
Forum: General Crafts 08-16-2003, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By whirlwind
I sent you a private email with a buddies...

I sent you a private email with a buddies address.

Be sure to check into it.

WHIrlwind
Forum: General Crafts 03-16-2003, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,299
Posted By whirlwind
turtle shell purse???

So just out of curiousity, where did this style of purse-bag originate? I study Plains people, and am not familiar with this item.

Is this an item used by Eastern or Southeastern woodland...
Forum: General Crafts 02-20-2003, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,431
Posted By whirlwind
bladders and heart sacs weren't tanned, Just...

bladders and heart sacs weren't tanned, Just inflate one, tie mouth shut and let it dry. It will be pliable enough to use for whatever you want.

Ken Weidner

PS I always wash mine good...
Forum: General Crafts 02-20-2003, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,431
Posted By whirlwind
buffalo stomache?

Are you sure it is a stomache you're dealing with?

If it is 16 inches across I'd say you're right, but 16 inch around, is more likely a bladder or heart sac probably.

I've seen several...
Forum: General Crafts 01-26-2003, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,720
Posted By whirlwind
I'm sorry if I offend anyone here. That is...

I'm sorry if I offend anyone here.

That is the cheeziest website I've seen for a long time.

Ken Weidner
Forum: General Crafts 10-09-2002, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,123
Posted By whirlwind
Most of the larger Museums have some examples of...

Most of the larger Museums have some examples of Cheyenne style work.

Also Wispering Wind Magazine has several articles on Cheyenne style beadwork. I'm sure that they advertise on this website....
Forum: General Crafts 07-31-2002, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,516
Posted By whirlwind
Latigo

A Latigo is the leather (or Nylon nowadays) strap that connects the saddle to the cinch, holding the saddle onto a horse. Hense the term Latigo leather.

What you are talking about is thick...
Forum: General Crafts 06-15-2002, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,209
Posted By whirlwind
OL Chemist I can see where you thought that...

OL Chemist

I can see where you thought that the smoke and soot may contaminate the campfire soldering. I wasn't very clear on this.

What I meant is that I have soldered on campfires with...
Forum: General Crafts 06-10-2002, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,209
Posted By whirlwind
Ol Chemist Thanks for all the imput, it is...

Ol Chemist

Thanks for all the imput, it is really great.

I agree that they must have sold a flux of some type, but I'd like to know WHAT they used. I've tried Borax as I know it was used...
Forum: General Crafts 06-09-2002, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,209
Posted By whirlwind
Powwow Bum, I'd go ahead and make your own...

Powwow Bum, I'd go ahead and make your own punches and stamps, they give you a lot more personalized work, I think.

Use a good quality steel (file haft, screwdriver,drill bit, etc....), and...
Forum: Archives 05-20-2002, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,639
Posted By whirlwind
I've got a flock of crows that sit on my lodge. ...

I've got a flock of crows that sit on my lodge. That is how George Bent describes them. Actually they are strips of hide with the long hair off the neck and forelegs of buffalo. They do look like...
Forum: Crafts 04-14-2002, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,277
Posted By whirlwind
[ has anyone ever done it with some sort of...

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has anyone ever done it with some sort of piping though? it jsut seems like an extra step that might get in the way....?? [/B][/QUOTE]

I made a Mountain lion hide quiver. I did this type...
Forum: Archives 03-09-2002, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,358
Posted By whirlwind
But can you write your name in the snow with...

But can you write your name in the snow with it???

Whirlwind
Forum: General Crafts 02-11-2002, 10:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,604
Posted By whirlwind
Medic and Straightdancer. This has nothing...

Medic and Straightdancer.

This has nothing to do with fans, but seeing your names is coincidental.

Medic, yesterday I stumbled onto the articles you sent me a year or so ago, I read them...
Forum: General Crafts 02-07-2002, 11:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,089
Posted By whirlwind
Sally Would you folks happen to be the guys...

Sally

Would you folks happen to be the guys doing that really nice Northern styel work? If so, I sold Jerry some wool last summer.

Ken Weidner
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