Category Archive: Armour

Oct 20

Measuring for a Gauntlet

It’s often difficult to measure for someone’s custom armour in person. Getting things correct for the finest armour requires multiple measurements and multiple visits from the client unless there is a casting of whatever body part I need available. This is especially so for gauntlets, as the hand and wrist need to be measured in …

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Oct 01

Tools of the Trade – Armouring

In making armour there are a lot of different tools that need to be used. I have over 30 different hammers and mallets for the various metalsmithing “things” that I do. Most of the work, however, is done by a small core of hammers. I make most of my own hammers, as well. Well, I …

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