Introduction: Feast Helm Facial in Brass

Made from brass "door kickplate". Full size mock-up was done in posterboard, then cut out and transferred to brass with a big nail. (scratched)  To cut the pieces out I carefully drilled many small holes all the way around the outline of each piece, (!) 'till I could break the pieces off by hand, (that's a lot of holes. to drill.) then cleaned each piece up better on a grinding wheel (don't do this! dangerous).  After that I used a hand grinder and small files to finish right up to my lines.  I then attached the pieces to the helm with rivets.  I used the big nail to scratch some subtle decorative borders.
   I made this  B.I.. (Before Internet), so those little bits of information will be more than I had to start with.  My friend wanted something in brass on this helmet, eyebrows, cheeks, and such.  I had an idea and a piece of metal. For more information than I could even, search Armour making.

If you can dream it, you can make it! Just be extremely careful when working with nifty high RPM tools.

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