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by admin
Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:58 pm
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

Nat,

Welcome aboard! It sounds as if you've been bitten by the bug.

Posts like your own remind all of us that this Forum...this enterprise...really is worthwhile and noble and something we can all be proud of. Enjoy and don't be a "ghost."

Emmett
by admin
Wed Jan 12, 2011 7:58 am
Forum: Sources
Topic: Looking for...
Replies: 1233
Views: 37280

Re: Looking for...

Alasdair,

Admin thanks you.

It is not only gratifying, but takes some of the load off our shoulders, to see that level of cooperation and respect for the syntax and structure of the board.

Emmett
by admin
Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:21 pm
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

All, The Registry is a place to introduce yourself and welcome new members. Admin doesn't particularly relish reminding folks who are enjoying themselves... or grieving...but the Registry is not really a chat room. As a consequence, Admin has moved the chat about Glen Leasure to "The Crispin Colloqu...
by admin
Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

Diane, Welcome. We all started approximately where you are. Remember the movie with Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin(?)...and the bear? What does Hopkin's character say? "What one man has done another can do. (Is that right?) This is an incredibly complicated and, sometimes, difficult Trade...for on...
by admin
Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:32 am
Forum: Sources
Topic: Great Leather!
Replies: 731
Views: 39060

Re: Great Leather!

Jon, Courtney, Theoretically, prices that are not directly or indirectly associated with sales or personal profit by the poster can be quoted. Sometimes such prices are a necessary aspect of the information being conveyed. Prices associated in any way with personal profit or sales being handled by t...
by admin
Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:07 am
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Tools of the Trade
Replies: 1854
Views: 62023

Re: Tools of the Trade

<t>Trefor, Alasdair, <br/> <br/> Videos are best converted to .wmv or .mov format and sent to admin for posting. <br/> <br/> Be aware that videos sent or uploaded to the HCC are stored on HCC servers. Those running longer than 15 minutes are server space and bandwidth hogs. <br/> <br/> And alternati...
by admin
Wed Dec 01, 2010 7:20 am
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Tools of the Trade
Replies: 1854
Views: 62023

Re: Tools of the Trade

How about this... You read the rules; you solemnly resolve to do your best to abide by them; you familiarize yourself with the tools the forum provides to make life easier for all of us--Test areas, emoticons to indicate humour, etc.; you take advantage of the ability to bring any questions of proto...
by admin
Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Tools of the Trade
Replies: 1854
Views: 62023

Re: Tools of the Trade

Trefor, et al, First, you were not "chastised" for posting photos that were too big...you were advised (privately) that posting photos that were too big, three posts after Admin had taken the time to remind everyone in that thread that there are rules in place to make this an enjoyable experience fo...
by admin
Sun Nov 28, 2010 9:01 am
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: One "Last" Question
Replies: 1811
Views: 53681

Re: One "Last" Question

Moved the discussion on the Trade to "The SpeakEasy"> "Just some Thoughts"...


Emmett--sweeping the light fantastic
by admin
Sat Nov 20, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

<t>Eliza, <br/> <br/> Welcome to the Crispin Colloquy. More than a few of our members got started in Costume Design. I think Nasser worked for a fellow by the name of Fred Longtin(?) who, IIRC, is a shoemaker for the theatre. <br/> <br/> Also, you will find quite a few fellow members who specialize ...
by admin
Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: One "Last" Question
Replies: 1811
Views: 53681

Re: One "Last" Question

People... who are having trouble posting photos... If you go to the left hand frame when you open the Forum you will see a rubric entitled "Formatting." Click on it. There you will find clear and concise instructions on how to post a photo....as well as much other useful information. In short, the p...
by admin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:13 am
Forum: The Towne Crier
Topic: HCC meeting in Oct.
Replies: 398
Views: 12778

Re: HCC meeting in Oct.

<t>As per the request of membership during the business meeting, I have looked into setting up a separate area for Guild busniness discussions. I can set it up so that it will require a new registration for that particular area and admittance will be by application and assurance that the registrant ...
by admin
Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The Gallery
Replies: 1489
Views: 65808

Re: The Gallery

May I gently remind everyone that The Gallery is for photos only. Comments, critiques and observations about those photos belong in Gallery Gossip. The reason for this is simple...we would like to preserve the photos so that people can see them and learn from them and even admire the work within. If...
by admin
Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

Welcome Amy. Glad to hear that you're attending the AGM this month. There'll be lot to see and learn.

Emmett
by admin
Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:11 am
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21779

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

Dick Anderson remarks that he will have his sharpening system at AGM this year and will be sharpening problem knives and talking about sharpening knives in general. Those members planning to be in Delavan and who are having problems sharpening are urged to bring their "difficult cases" with them to ...
by admin
Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

Marika,

Welcome aboard! Sounds like there is definitely going to be some new faces at AGM this year. Glad you could make connections with Olesya.

Soon...

Emmett
by admin
Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:31 am
Forum: The HCC Bulletin Board
Topic: The HCC Bulletin Board
Replies: 147
Views: 21779

Re: The HCC Bulletin Board

Greetings. I have updated the video library with the 2009 AGM presentations. Please notify your mailing list that they are now available.
Thank you!
John Bailey
by admin
Sat Oct 09, 2010 5:27 am
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

Olesya,

Welcome to the Crispin Colloquy. Good on you for planning to attend the AGM. There will be plenty to do and learn and lots of good times. This should be a good one.

Emmett
by admin
Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:13 am
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

<t>Welcome Michael. <br/> <br/> I am sure that you will have a lot to contribute to the forum. <br/> <br/> If you have some time that you can take off in late October you might want to attend the AGM in Delavan Wisconsin, over the Saint Crispin's Day weekend. Larry Waller is always the genial host a...
by admin
Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:39 am
Forum: Sources
Topic: Needles
Replies: 26
Views: 4368

Re: Needles

Proxy Posting Hello Stephen here from www.greenmanleather.ca From Ontario! I am emailing to let Junker Ruh SD 28 users know I found a person selling off a shoe business with a supply of Junker Ruh needles. I am working on a bulk order of Junker Ruh Needles. Found 5,6,8 Junker ruh needles. I know sup...
by admin
Wed Feb 24, 2010 5:32 pm
Forum: The Boughton Faire Memorial Bazaar
Topic: New Ebay auctions
Replies: 48
Views: 7945

Re: New Ebay auctions

There is no problem posting Ebay auctions on the forum. The rules, and the reasons for them, are quite clear for those who would make a serious attempt to understand them... A short, pithy synopsis: A member cannot post solicitations that are directly in service of his or her business. A member cann...
by admin
Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:47 pm
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

Welcome Jen. It sounds like you have caught the bug. The ballet shoes, in particular, ought to fit in with your dressmaking.

Emmett
by admin
Fri Jan 15, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: Techniques, Crans and Visualizations
Topic: Finishing techniques
Replies: 177
Views: 16918

Re: Finishing techniques

<t>Marcel, <br/> <br/> We don't have a TUTORIALS topic because, philosophically, the whole forum is a tutorial. A quick read of the mission goals of the Guild and by extension this forum, would reveal our aim is to "preserve and protect." Implied in that concept is the idea that the forum exists to ...
by admin
Mon Jan 11, 2010 8:25 am
Forum: Sources
Topic: Tools to Make
Replies: 142
Views: 9147

Re: Tools to Make

Message deleted.

Reason: quoting prices for personal gain

See -> Topics:POSTING GUIDELINES All Users Read This!

Yr. Hmb. Svt.

(Message edited by admin on January 11, 2010)

(Message edited by admin on January 11, 2010)
by admin
Sun Dec 27, 2009 1:14 pm
Forum: The Registry
Topic: The Registry
Replies: 542
Views: 30622

Re: The Registry

Neka,

Welcome to the Crispin Colloquy. Glad you decided to "come out of the shadows". Image

We're getting quite a contingent of people who are interested or specialize in women's shoes. Good deal!

Emmett