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Re: A bag made using "esparto" (reply)
Hi Quills. Sorry for the delay to answer. The tail is to tied up the lid and is that long just in case you carry something that stick out a bit. I guess this plant grows in the mediterranean area (Italy, Greece, Marocco...i guess) we are...
Pottery, Basketry & Fiber-arts

Triballica

07/21/14 8:20 PM
Re: A bag made using "esparto" (reply)
Thanks guys. Quills, the part of the plant that one uses arre the green leaves. You have to let them dry first, then once dry you soak them in water for a couple of weeks (more or less) to finily beat them up to losen the fiber within....
Pottery, Basketry & Fiber-arts

Triballica

07/18/14 11:59 AM
Re: A bag made using "esparto" (reply)
Thanks guys. Glad you like it.Quills, It looks like this ones  
Pottery, Basketry & Fiber-arts

Triballica

07/16/14 5:16 PM
A bag made using "esparto" (topic)
Esparto (Stipa tenacissima). is a mediterranean palnt used since long, long time as a hard fiber to make different objects. It has been used specially for people in villages dedicated to work the land.My wife likes to make baskets and...
Pottery, Basketry & Fiber-arts

Triballica

07/15/14 7:00 PM
Mud oven (topic)
This is our weekend family project we finished yesterday. We wanted to make something like this for a while, but we had to wait till the mud in our plot was about right. I think the pics show quite well the whole construction process, so...
"Primitive" Cooking Food preparation, storage, cooking tools and methods)

Triballica

11/26/12 10:09 AM
Re: FISHING GEAR (nets, hooks, spears, gigs, floats, traps, etc) (reply)
Hi.Thanks guys.I´ll let you know if it works, once i test it.It took me like two hours...maybe a bit more. Not sure. I took my breaks.Its too hot now in the south of Spain...CheersLeo
Misc Primitive Weapons

Triballica

07/31/12 2:31 PM
Re: FISHING GEAR (nets, hooks, spears, gigs, floats, traps, etc) (reply)
My small  fish trap in willow. I haven´t try it yet...CheersLeo
Misc Primitive Weapons

Triballica

07/28/12 11:52 AM
Re: Arapuca Bird Trap. (reply)
Hey KiwiCoote, i like this trap too. I think is a very good thing the fact that you can catch an animal without any damage and then decide if you want it or rather let it free. I have tried several times this kind of trigger for this...
Hunt/Fish/Trap & Tracking Forum

Triballica

07/09/12 10:23 AM
Re: Volunteers needed (reply)
It is so dry here that frogs go around carrying water canteens
General Primitive Skills Discussion

Triballica

07/08/12 8:22 PM
Re: STONE KNIVES (reply)
Thanks guys. It is a small knife ´cause i can´t knapp bigger ones...Kyle i just sent u a PMLeo
Misc Primitive Weapons

Triballica

06/25/12 7:41 PM
Re: STONE KNIVES (reply)
Amazing stuff, guysThis is my last one. Dacite on wild olive tree. PPG and deer sinew.Leo.
Misc Primitive Weapons

Triballica

06/25/12 3:27 AM
Re: Cave painting video (reply)
Hi Ben.Thanks for your words and for  speak your mind in such a polite manner even if obiously you dissagre about how i did the painting. Of course, i think you have the right (as anybody elese) to say what you think you have...
General Primitive Skills Discussion

Triballica

06/10/12 4:36 PM
Re: Cave painting video (reply)
paleoarts wrote:fantastc, Leo! interestingly, this is exactly how modern airbrushes work. Pablo Picasso, after viewing Altamira, summed it up best when he said "We've learned nothing".    And for sure he was right!!!...
General Primitive Skills Discussion

Triballica

05/22/12 7:09 PM
Re: Cave painting video (reply)
Hey Dan.Glad you liked the video.Inside the gourd we had the minerals mix with water. It takes a few tries to get used to this sistem, but as shown, it works pretty well. There is some archeological record about the use of this sistem in...
General Primitive Skills Discussion

Triballica

05/22/12 5:57 AM
Cave painting video (topic)
Just a few days ago my wife and me went cave painting here, in the south of Spain. It was a little experiment to know if we could paint this way and it turn quite cool. We have to come back to that cave, first, to date the paint (to...
General Primitive Skills Discussion

Triballica

05/21/12 6:31 AM
Re: The Promontory Peg Deadfall Trigger Revisited (reply)
Hey Coote, thanks for adding those new diagrams. I´m glad my question make you add them to this thread. Any info in the subject is always wellcome.And yes, I found difficult to find the balance between big weights and sensitive triggers...
Hunt/Fish/Trap & Tracking Forum

Triballica

05/21/12 5:48 AM
Re: STONE KNIVES (reply)
You guys are making an amazing job. Very well done.Thanks for sharing.Leo
Misc Primitive Weapons

Triballica

05/20/12 6:48 PM
Re: The Promontory Peg Deadfall Trigger Revisited (reply)
Cool, mate. I love this trap since I knew about it and I am glad you add some more info about it. That piece of stone you used looks quite heavy. was it too hard to set up such a big weight with that kind of very sensitive trigger?...
Hunt/Fish/Trap & Tracking Forum

Triballica

05/20/12 9:55 AM
Re: My wife´s hand drill video (reply)
Hi. Thanks for the comments. The spitting for sure increases the grip. First it feels more slippery but as the saliva dries it increases the friction And yes, Its a piece of Fig tree branch on an arundo cane and the board is the...
Fire Making

Triballica

05/13/12 12:23 AM
My wife´s hand drill video (topic)
Hi.This is a video we made on the second time my wife made a fire by friction with the hand drill method. To be honest, i thought the bow would be a easier method for women, but in her case, the hand drill wasn´t that difficult, and...
Fire Making

Triballica

05/11/12 8:38 PM
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