Dressed in steel

armouring projects, tools, techniques and reviews

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

restoring 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

Restoring my old Kalotta

Due to wrong way of storaging it the padding and straps of my blackend Kalotta got mouldy. But with this I had a reason to redesign this helmet. The complete … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

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