Bedwyr Danwyn

Master Bedwyr Danwyn, also sometimes known as Max Schilling or Roger Dobson, leads workshops and classes related to oil lamps, metalworking, leatherworking, and etching.

His list of interests and activities includes aiglets & points, armor, arrows, banners, benches, bows, buckles, candles, casting, chain mail, chests, fingerloop braiding, fire starting, gunpowder, guns, hide glue, horn, knives, lamps, leather, locks, navigation, oils, rushlights, seals & tags, Sea Dogs, shields, swords, trim weaving, tables, and woad.

Order of the Laurel badge: Fieldless, a laurel wreath vert. Order of the Pelican badge: Fieldless, a pelican in its piety. Order of the Millrind badge: Fieldless, a millrind argent. Order of the Keystone badge: Or, on a keystone gules an escarbuncle argent. Order of the Fleur d'Æthelmearc badge: Per saltire gules and Or, four fleur-de-lis in cross counterchanged. Order of the Sycamore badge: Fieldless, three sycamore leaves conjoined in pall, per pale gules and Or.

Bedwyr Danwyn is a Dark Age Welsh healer who practices Roman-style medicine. Due to the current plague, business is good and Bedwyr leads a comfortable life.

Max Schilling is a Swiss chandler who has been issued a gonne from the city armory to defend Bern. His life expectancy is short, so Max is having as much fun as he can.

Roger Dobson is an Elizabethan Sea Dog of formal education and an accomplished navigator.


Device: Argent, on a fess cotised sable, three plates.

Argent, on a fess cotised sable, three plates.


Man in medieval tunic.
Master Bedwyr Danwyn


Class Handouts

Bedwyr’s Belt Buckle and End Tip Class.pdf (1.5M)
Bedwyr’s Oil Lamp Class – A History and How to.pdf (568K)
Bedwyr’s Tips for Your First Pennsic.pdf (280K)
Brass Aiglet Making.pdf (444K)
Dark Age Shields.pdf (1.4M)
How to Make Bedwyr’s Bed.pdf (1.7M)
How to Make Bedwyr’s Bench.pdf (348K)
How to Make Bedwyr’s Boots.pdf (704K)
How to Make Bedwyr’s Hat Stretcher (2.5 M)
How to Make Bedwyr’s Lacing Rings.pdf (1.7M)
How to Make Bedwyr’s Stone Whorl.pdf (560K)
How to Make Bedwyr’s Tunic.pdf (1.1M)
How to Make Bedwyr’s Wheelbarrow.pdf (748K)
How to Make Oil Lamp Wickholders.pdf (1.6M)
How to Make a Working, Miniature Catapult.pdf (360K)
How to Use the Float Wick.pdf (372K)
Lighting Bibliography.pdf (84K)
Old World Lamp Fuels.pdf (48K)
Rushlights.pdf (6.3M)
See What You’re Eating.pdf (296K)
Sharpen Your Wits, Sharpen Your Knife.pdf (64K)
Stick With Me – How to Use Hide Glue.pdf (148K)
Viking Shields construction and use.pdf (5M)
Working with Beeswax.pdf (44K)
Working with Natural Oils.pdf (144K)
Working with Rushlights.pdf (1.6M)
Working with Tallow.pdf (60K)




Apr 17, 2024 @ 10:09 am