Armour Construction, History, Etc.
(links to all sorts of armour-related information)
For information on adding your site to this list of links,
Late 13th Century Armour Adapted for SCA Combat --
This is a very thorough essay by Duncan MacIntyre. If you are
looking for help with a 13th century suit of armour in the SCA,
then this is the place to look.
Close-Up shots of Chainmaille weaves --
This page has some pictures of classic maille patterns and
has a couple pictures of some interesting Persian weaves as well.
Sara's Chainmail Connection --
A source for Probably everything you could ever want to know about
maille on the internet.
Cariadoc's Miscellany: The Perfect Armor --
Leather Armour Stuff.
The Making of Wisby Plate Armor --
Want some plastic armour?
Wanna Fight? - Making a Shield --
How to make a SCA heater.
Armour Fluting Press -- Wanna build one?
ARMAMENTARIVM: the Book of Roman Arms and Armour --
Possibly the best resource available on-line for information on Roman Armour.
They have Pictures of pieces straight out of dig sites... Really awesome page.
IRONROSE--Warrior Women of the SCA --
This site is in its infancy, but it seems like it will address
a lot of issues that are commonly brought up by female warriors.
BLACKSMITHS VIRTUAL JUNKYARD --
The idea in Blacksmiths Virtual Junkyard is to carry on the
blacksmith tradition of sharing ideas and sources with fellow blacksmiths.
Wade Allen --
Wade's personal ad... "I have built mail and plate armour. I tend to
focus on the 14th and 15th centuries, but I have made pieces that
represent armour from the 10th to 17th centuries."
The Castle --
Midnight Wolf's homepage.
Arms & Armour Glossary of Terms --
A listing of armour terms and definitions.
Armour of the Silk Road --
Description of styles and illustrated history of the armour created
and influenced by the SIlk Road migrations (generally speaking,
Eastern European, Central Asian, and Middle Eastern materials).
The Red Kaganate -- Armour of the Steppes Nomads and related peoples --
A growing collection of articles on armour construction, history, archeology --
Making Lamellar, Hardening Leather, a Mongol-Italian Coat of Plates,
a suit of lamellar from Kazakhstan... and more.
Armour Design --
An ongoing project detailing the construction of a full suit of
medieval armour in the Gothic style.