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

restauring an old upper tigh armour

For a friend of mine I want to restore an old pair of cuisses with attached knee that I had made some years ago. They are based on a pair … 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 · 2 Comments

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