Dressed in steel

armouring projects, tools, techniques and reviews

Armourmaking is now Dressed in steel

This year I´m planning to do add some extra content to this blog (already working on some videos :). And as part of this I changed my domain. Armourmaking.wordpress is … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · 2 Comments

Language will change to english

This will be the main topic for this Blog in 2018. I will change the pages language to english so the blog has the chance to be read by even … Continue reading

January 1, 2018 · 4 Comments

Abrasive paper holder

This idea was already in my head for a long time.. This is a simple holder for strips of abrasive paper made out of wood profil and foldback brackets. The … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · 3 Comments

Aglet – Arming points

Additional tools we need for this: a Drift for the aglet a small woodblock with carved semicircular grooves   Template I make the template directly on the drift by raping … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Embossing pad

Often I had seen such embossing pad in DIY videos of armourers or bodyshop manufacturers. Thies are leatherpads filled with sand, plastik- or metallballs into which you can emboss sheetmetal. … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Video Tutorial – Martin Bavin

In the few videos of Martin Bavin he shows in an uncomplicated manner some very important armouring techniques

February 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Elk leather for armourstraps

Quite often I saw references that deerskin was used for armingstraps. Unfortunately I never found a seller for thick deerskin. Then some days ago I found Lederversand Berlin who sold … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Review – Polierbock.de

Today I want to write a review about a german polishing tool supplier: http://www.Polierbock.de I used the polishing wheels, grinding wheels and polishing compounds now for several years. Without any … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Diechlinge restaurieren

Für einen Freund von mir möchte ich ein altes paar Diechlinge restaurieren. Sie bestehen aus artikulierten Kniebuckeln die ich damals günstig bei ebay erstanden hatte. An diese Kniebuckel habe ich … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Videotutorial – Greenleaf Workshop

Auf Youtube hat der Rüstungs-Schmied “Greenleaf-Workshop” einen Kanal mit verschiedenen Anleitungen geöffnet: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCiaOdgnpP0PQ1lofmAHUhrA   Besonders die Mischung aus sehr detailierten Videos und einigen Quicktipp Videos ist sehr schön und informativ.

October 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

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