Help with a helm

Discussion in 'Historical Re-enactment' started by DarkenedWaters, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. DarkenedWaters

    DarkenedWaters New Member

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    Hey all. I just got into leatherworking, so I might be going a bit over my head for what I'm tryin to make. Basically I'm tryin to figure out how to make the top part of the helm so i can attach other pieces to it.

    Heres what I'm tryin to pull off (cause I'm horrbile at descriptions)

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y48/Darkenedwaters/3.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y48/Darkenedwaters/1.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y48/Darkenedwaters/2-1.jpg

    I know how to make the top piece (the animal face) but I'm not sure whats the best way to make the piece that would fit on around a person's head allowing me to rivet other pieces to it.

    Thanks :)
     
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    CB Swords Forum Administrator

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    Mububban Administrator Staff Member

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    Balancing somethign that big and heavy will be a problem. You'll have to make it so it's not too front or back heavy or you'll be forever adjusting it. That's quite a challenge you've set yourself for a first project!!!