Mattyd's Society for Creative Anachronism page



About
Armours
Shields
Garb
Scribal
Vocal
Art
Trim
Beverages
Websites
Essays/etc
Houses
Other

My EK Wiki








Essays and Projects
Various collections of how-I-did-it, so the next time I have to do it, I can.
Hope these are helpful to some that don't know where to begin, or want to try a different way.



Field Armour Stand - 7/2008
Simple, quick and easy


Pretty on the Rapier field (Helm & Garb) - 7/2008 (updated 10/09)
What a pain in the rump!


Shlagger Scabbards - 7/2008
Protect and beautify


Building a Shield (updated) - 6/2008
My recipe for making a shield


Heavy List Kit: 5-7th Cent Byzantine Cataphract (.pdf) - 1/2008
Research for my armour and portrayal


Chainmaile Boots and Gloves - 11/2007
Details on my Maile Boots and Gloves


Improving Appearance on the Field (.pdf) - 10/2007
Handout for roundtable discussion from class at Event


Building a Shield - 12/2004
An instruction on the construction of a shield for SCA heavy list fighting.


Lamanated Polearm - 11/2004
A photo essay on the construction of a lamanated head polearm for SCA heavy list fighting.


Split-Top Polearm - 11/2004
A photo essay on the construction of a split-top head polearm for SCA heavy list fighting.


Boot coverings - 8/2004
Hiding modern footwear for SCA combat.


Armour Stand - 3/2004
A diagram and photos of the stand I built to display my SCA armour.


Horsehair Helmet Plume / Top Knot - 5/2002
One method for adding a top-knot to a SCA helm.