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To reserve papyrus for permanent records, a mage’s laboratory needs a set of slates and some chalk. We offer two sizes of slates—a 1-foot square lap slate (10 gp) and a 4-by-6 foot wall slate (30 gp), which can either be either mounted on a (sturdy) wall or set on one of our easels. Chalk comes at 1 cp per stick, or a bundle of 12 for 1 sp. We also offer chalk in red and yellow for 3 cp each (2 sp for 12). STRING: A skein of string can cover a multitude of sins. Useful not only as wicks and draw-strings to seal opened bags, string can also temporarily jury-rig most any laboratory setup.
Awl: Wt 1 lb; S S; Typ P; Spd Fctr 1; Dmg 1d3/1d2 Auger: Wt 2 lb; S S; Typ P; Spd Fctr 3; Dmg 1d4/1d3 stations with the Catalogue are defended by 15 bricksmen: Int 14; AL LN; AC 4; MV 12; HD 10; hp 80; THAC0 10; #AT 1; Dmg 1d6+1/1d6+1 mallets); SZ M; ML 20. BOW DRILL: CHISEL: Our chisel sets contain 12 chisels from ¼" to 2" in blade size. We use only the Calishite steel (purer than Heartland blends) or wood chisels (12 gp) and mithral from dwarven forges (120 gp) for stone chisels. Constructed of a sturdy iron rod, our bow drill (3 gp) can accommodate all four sizes of drill bits: needle (1 sp), nail (7 cp), spike (3 sp), and peg (5 sp).
In fact, reavers are simple, dual-bladed devices hinged at the tip. When swung, the blades extend until they strike an obstacle, whereby they fold and scissor together. Some say reavers halve their harvest time. Our reavers come with a leather strap for binding the blades when not in use. (5 gp) legends, they still rank among the most useful and indispensable tools. Scythe: Wt 6 lb; S L; Typ S; Spd Fctr 10; Dmg 1d6/1d4+1; Hit Prob. -2 SEED-SOWERS: We offer two styles of hip-borne seeding containers—a leather seed pouch (2 gp), which can hold up to 100 pounds of seed, and a woven seed basket (5 gp) with the same capacity.