Краш-тест шлема. Фальшион, шестопер, полекс, алебарда против бацинета!

Hello everyone! This is Igor Parfentev from BuhurtTech and Slava Perepelitsa from legendary ArmorySmith! And today we will be testing the “Heavy Griffon” bascinet. The edge of the plate is a bit cracked. Overall, if the helmet can withstand such hits, and the fighter is not injured, is a very good result. This is a […]

Как сделать налокотник. Часть 2/ How to make an elbow. Part 2 Eng sub

Hello again! We continue working on the elbow started in the previous video. Last time we stopped at the stage where we’d assembled these edges together. This is a rough blank and we need to fix the shape. The shape is more symmetrical now. Of course, there are more things to work on. For example, […]

Top-helm “Griffon” + “Visby” gauntlets, eng sub.

Hello everyone! My name is Vyacheslav Perepelitsa. I’m the chief master in the ArtArmor workshop. In this video I will talk about our innovations in helmets, gauntlets and so on. The first one I’d like to talk about. We designed a chin strap for helmets. It prevents the visor from hitting your chin. If you’re […]

Ковка шлема. Forging helmet. Armet, sallet, bascinet… Speed challenge.

Just for the fun of it. How long will it take for me to forge a skull (before alignment) for the closed helmed called “armet Griffon” in our portfolio? This is the incorrect name, we will have to change it later. I think that the forging will take around 1.5 – 2 hours. To make […]

Рихтовка шлема. Ковка доспеха.Planishing medieval helmet. Forging armor, just do it.

Hello everyone! This is the ArmorySmith Workshop and I’m continuing to make the armet “Griffon”. Now I need to make a final adjustment of the shape, straightening and welding. Make the skull of the helmet complete. The first half is done. The left one. And it took around 2 hours. In fact, that is a […]

Бацинет “Украина” Ч.1 Bascinet “Ukraine” Pt 1, eng sub.

Hello everyone! This is the ArmorySmith Workshop. Today I will start making the helmet a bascinet which was found in Ukraine. Prior to it I was lucky to be making almost the same bascinet. In the work process I needed to change the sizing a bit because the helmet needed to be fitted for the […]

Бацинет “Тяжелый Гриффон”, bascinet “Heavy Griffon”, eng sub.

Hello everyone! This is the ArmorySmith Workshop and my name is Vyacheslav Perepelitsa. Today I would like to introduce to you the new bascinet well, not exactly new a bit modified bascinet “Griffon”. We will call it bascinet “Heavy Griffon”. The thing is, when the spotsmen improve we try to improve the armor and make […]

Как сделать налокотник. Часть 1/ How to make an elbow. Part 1

Hello everyone! As promised, I will now show how to make this elbow. It is twisted as a cone. It is not a proper forged elbow, which would be whole and spherical. This one is easier to make, and the shape is nice at the end. The only difference is that this one has a […]

Forging and Testing a Mild Steel Armor Plate – Overpowered!

What you see here is a one and a half inch square bar of mild steel getting ready for a pounding at Friis Forge. Check out the channel if you’re interested in blacksmithing, its linked in the description below. Mild steel is readily available nowadays and it’s of better quality than what was available historically […]