On this intractable I will show to you how to create body armor. Real battle armor, full historical reconstruction.
Eastern Europe,13-th century, Galycko-Volynske kindom(kniazivstvo). Medieval Body armor that known as "lamelar gomel A"
What you will need:
1. Metal plate 1-1,5 mm (you can cut it by hand) 600-900 piaces
4. Hole punch
5. 1-6 weeks of your time
Step 1: Metal Plates.
1.Prepare your Metal plates.
1.1 if you have no this plates - check photos there are drowings.
1.2 You can cut this plates from one sheet of steel than drill holes.
1.3 Add rigid ribs to plates
2. Clean and polish your plates
Step 2: Preparing Leather
Prepare leater.Cut belts(broad and long strips) and sash(1ft or 0.5m long)
Prepare hole punch, hammer and piace of wood
Prepare paper hole template.
Stick template to leather belt and make holes.
Step 3: Mounting Plates
Check photos how to mount plates
Step 4: Mount Belt to Belt
Step 5: Scapular and Finishing
And thank you for reading my small instructable
This photos i found in my archiev from 2006 year