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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:17 pm 
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your armor is very pretty Derian!

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 2:06 pm 
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And boom. Just finished wrapping up the greave tooling pattern:

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 6:32 pm 
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Tooling in progress:

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2012 4:18 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:16 pm 
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Seriously well done. So jealous...

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:41 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:00 pm 
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And a quiver:

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:16 pm 
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Your work is awesome. How do you do the texture on there?


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 6:03 am 
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Thanks! It's two backgrounder stamps:

https://www.tandyleatherfactory.com/en- ... 94-03.aspx
https://www.tandyleatherfactory.com/en- ... 94-00.aspx

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:39 am 
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Love your work, I mean love it. Even the blue you choose makes my jaw hang. Incredible work.

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 7:42 pm 
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Here's a picture of the full kit. Pardon the goofy smile and shoes (it was wet and cold as ****):

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:26 pm 
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I like, many times over. And +1 for the use of blue, its muted yet different and beatufiul.

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:17 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2013 5:29 am 
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How timely. I've got new stuff coming. I'll probably make a new thread for that, though.

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2014 3:18 pm 
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by chance are you willing to share the pattern on those arms, they are dead sexy and exactly what ive been wanting.


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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:58 am 
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Skorm wrote:
by chance are you willing to share the pattern on those arms, they are dead sexy and exactly what ive been wanting.

Not the exact pattern, but this gets you * close.

http://nadler.us/arms_early_15thC.html

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:13 am 
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that works great, got one for the shoulders too? forgot to say that as well


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:10 am 
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These aren't perfect, but here are some pictures of the elbow cop, bracer and rearbrace:

http://derian.us/armor/patterns/

There's also pictures of the articulation of the finished piece in there. I still need to actually get the patterns scanned, but hopefully that's good enough for you now.

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 Post subject: Re: Check Out My Bangin' New <strike>Belt</strike> Armor!
PostPosted: Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:29 am 
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that and your previous posts helps lot thanks


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