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This page draws together pages which details the wide array of craft activities one can engage in on the MUD.  For the purposes of this section, "craft activities" includes everything which significantly uses skills in the crafts tree - hence, actions like tracking and bandaging are included.  Also, a few  of the things listed need little or low level craft skills to perform, or only need skills for a small part of the process.  They have been included if they seem "crafty" enough.
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{{Seealso|crafts activities|the crafts skill tree|crafts (skill tree)}}
  
This page is a work in progress - if you have experience with a particular craft activity, please write or add to the the relevant page - if an activity is not listed, please add it to this page and write something about it (even if it isn't much - just enough to point people in the right direction)If submitting content, please try to adhere to the format used in other pages where possible.
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There are a wide array of [[crafts]] one can engage in on the MUD.  Crafts activities make use of skills in the crafts tree - hence, actions like tracking and bandaging are included below.  Some crafts may require little or low level craft skills to perform, or only need skills for a small part of the processThey have been included if they seem "crafty" enough.
  
'''The new Sto Lat Wizard's Guild has a few craft activities which are not yet listed - if you know anything about them, please add some information!'''
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Many crafts make use of special items called [[:Category:Craft_supplies|craft supplies]].
  
==Craft Activities==
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== Skillchecked Activities ==
<ul>
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<li>[[Bandage|Bandaging]] (bandaging things to help them heal)</li>
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<li>[[Calligraphy|Calligraphy]] (writing prettily)</li>
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<li>[[Distilling|Distilling Alcohol]] (creating alcoholic beverages)</li>
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<li>[[Decorating|Decorating Boxes]] (decorating boxes and instrument cases)</li>
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<li>[[Dye|Dyeing Hides]] (dyeing leather or fur)</li>
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<li>[[Embroidery|Embroidery]] (embroidering trext or patterns onto cloth)</li>
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<li>[[Engraving|Engraving]] (engraving trext or patterns onto metal)</li>
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<li>[[Fix|Fixing]] (fixing metal items)</li>
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<li>[[FlowerArranging|Flower Arranging]] (arranging flowers)</li>
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<li>[[FurnitureDecoration|Furniture Decoration]] (painting, polishing and stencilling player house furniture)</li>
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<li>[[FuroshikiTying|Furoshiki Tying]] (tying furoshiki cloths into pretty presents)</li>
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<li>[[Leatherwork|Leatherworking]] (repairing leather items)</li>
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<li>[[Marbling|Marbling Cloth]] (making cloth pretty with inks)</li>
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<li>[[Mend|Mending Clothing]] (mending clothes with a needle and thread)</li>
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<li>[[Music|Music]] (playing instruments)</li>
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<li>[[Pottery|Pottery]] (making, staining, glazing and firing ceramic items)</li>
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<li>[[Quilting|Quilting]] (creating and decorating patchwork quilts)</li>
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<li>[[Repair|Repairing]] (repairing wooden items)</li>
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<li>[[Sandcastles|Sandcastles]] (making sandcastles on the beach)</li>
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<li>[[Stencilling|Stencilling]] (decorating player house walls with stencils)</li>
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<li>[[Tan|Tanning]] (making fur or leather from animal skins)</li>
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<li>[[Track|Tracking]] (tracking players or unique NPCs)</li>
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</ul>
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==Sources==
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*[[Bandage|Bandaging]] (bandaging things to help them heal)
While most of the information on these pages was written based on existing knowledge, testing and help files, some of it has been drawn from various sources.  Command learning requirements sourced from [http://wallsy.hopto.org Wallsy's site], music and box/instrument case decoration sourced from [http://dwmusic.nerdstation.nl/index.htm Deb's site].
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*[[Bodging|Bodging]] (using wood-turning equipment to make cylindrical wooden items)
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*[[Calligraphy|Calligraphy]] (writing prettily)
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*[[Candle making]] (making candles from wax, wick and optionally ink)
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*[[Carving]] (working ivory or wood with a knife)
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*[[Clockwork constructs|Clockwork assembly]] (assembling clockwork items)
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*[[Decorating|Decorating Boxes]] (decorating boxes and instrument cases)
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*[[Distilling|Distilling Alcohol]] (creating alcoholic beverages)
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*[[Embroidery]] (embroidering text or patterns onto cloth)
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*[[Engraving]] (engraving text or patterns onto metal)
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*[[Finesmithing]] (Creating small items out of metal)
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*[[Fix]]ing (fixing metal items)
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*[[Flower Arranging]] (arranging flowers)
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*[[Furoshiki cloth|Furoshiki Wrapping]] (wrapping furoshiki cloths into pretty presents)
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*[[Gemcutting]] (cutting and setting gems into jewellery)
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*[[Leatherwork]]ing (repairing leather items)
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*[[Marbling]] (dyeing cloth or paper with marbled patterns)
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*[[Metalworking]] (Create things with metal)
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*[[Sew|Mending Clothing]] (mending clothes with a needle and thread)
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*[[Music]] (playing instruments)
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*[[Pottery]] (making, staining, glazing and firing ceramic items)
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*[[Quilting]] (creating and decorating patchwork quilts)
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*[[Repair]]ing (repairing wooden items)
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*[[Sandcastles]] (making sandcastles on the beach)
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*[[Stencilling]] (decorating player house walls with stencils)
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*[[Purple Mineral Powder|Stream panning]] (searching through streams to find purple mineral powder)
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*[[Tanning|Tanning and Dyeing]] (tanning skin and dyeing the results)
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*[[Tea Ceremony]] (honouring guests with the ceremony of preparing and serving tea according to Agatean traditions)
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*[[Track]]ing (tracking players or unique NPCs)
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*[[Weave|Weaving]] (make cloth from threads)
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*[[Woodworking]] (Create things with wood)
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== Unskilled Activities ==
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Even a novice to the crafts tree can enjoy success with certain crafts-adjacent activities! The following do not seem to include a skill check in the process of creation, but may utilize craft supplies:
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*[[Furniture#Custom_furniture|Furniture Decorating]] (painting, polishing and stenciling player house furniture)
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*[[Real estate decoration|Real Estate Decorating]] (painting, stenciling, wallpapering)
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== See also ==
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*[[Crafts (skill)]]
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*[https://discworld.starturtle.net/lpc/secure/newspaper.c?type=paper&paper=AM+Daily AM Daily] ("Various Issues")
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*[http://dwmusic.nerdstation.nl/index.htm Deb's site] (music and box/instrument case decoration)
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[[Category:Concepts]]
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[[Category:Crafts]]

Latest revision as of 21:48, 7 April 2022

This article is about crafts activities. For the crafts skill tree, see crafts (skill tree).

There are a wide array of crafts one can engage in on the MUD. Crafts activities make use of skills in the crafts tree - hence, actions like tracking and bandaging are included below. Some crafts may require little or low level craft skills to perform, or only need skills for a small part of the process. They have been included if they seem "crafty" enough.

Many crafts make use of special items called craft supplies.

Skillchecked Activities

Unskilled Activities

Even a novice to the crafts tree can enjoy success with certain crafts-adjacent activities! The following do not seem to include a skill check in the process of creation, but may utilize craft supplies:

See also