Swords. Armour. Boxes.
Bow ‘n Arrows.
Mitchell has an affinity for wood.
Viewing online videos he has discovered an advantage of heating his wood pieces up in the outdoor fireplace, and using olive oil to penetrate that heat deeper into the wood. This enables him to bend the wood to add strength to the bows.
Almost daily Mitchell and Anders or another sibling spend hours shooting arrows at boxes set up as targets in the backyard. Sometimes, capes are donned for the Medieval look. A neighbour boy has gotten into shooting arrows too, until fingertips are too tender to pull the string back to let it……..