After squaring all the shoulder lines round the timber with the knife and try square, the mortise gauge should be set so as to strike the two gauge lines marked G, , at one operation. If the worker does not possess a mortise gauge the lines may ... Read more of Gauging at Wood Workings.ca
To be performed during the waning moon.
--heatproof container or cauldron --black or white candle
--basil and garlic (for uncrossing, protection) --paper/black pen
Cast the circle
Invocation of the God and Goddess
Statement of purpose
I am here to banish negative influences from my life.
Right now, (name) is exerting an extremely negative force upon me.
I ask for the God and Goddess to assist me in banishing these forces and eliminating his/her destructiveness.
Consecrate the cauldron as follows sprinkle with salt-water recite:
In the name of the Lord and Lady I charge you to serve me within this circle.
I clear you of all former influences and energies that you may be fit for the workings of Magic herein.
Do the same with the candle. On a piece of paper, write full name of person to be banished.
Roll up and tie with black string. Sprinkle with salt water and recite
Thou creature of paper. By paper made, by paper changed.
Thou art not paper, but thou art negative influences in (person to be bound). So mote it be!
Light the black candle. Burn the paper in the candle, visualizing all negative power over you
vanishing in the flames and rising out of your world with the smoke
Sprinkle basil and garlic over the flames and recite:
Blazing force of cleansing fire Help me in this rite.
By air and earth, water and fire
So be you bound With this rite,
Your power takes flight Sky and sea,
Keep harm from me
Cord go round,
Power be bound
Your negativity will no longer my way.
From henceforth, your power over me is banished. So Mote it Be!
Let paper burn itself out while visualizing a healthy, positive relationship with the person.
Cakes and Ale Thanking the God and Goddess
Close the circle, thank the watchtowers for their protection.