Tag Archives: weft

A compression scorch from a hot template ought theoretically to leave a tell-tale signature on linen…

This is a quickie post today, since I have some chores to attend to. It’s a development of some ideas that have been forming since posting Part 3 of my response to Thibault Heimburger’s critique of the scorch hypothesis. There … Continue reading

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Boring post, boring topic (“Which is weft, which is warp?”)

As the title indicates, I find the nitpicking over weft v warp somewhat tedious. They are just words for the two sets of threads mutually at right angles, and even if I have confused the two – which I’m willing … Continue reading

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A leisurely, thinking-aloud appraisal of those recently-released Shroud photomicrographs.

Well, I don’t know about your, dear reader, but I for one had never previously seen those superb photomicrographs of Shroud image areas. I refer to the four that appeared in the second half of the (pdf)  paper of French … Continue reading

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