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Re: Newbie - ashigaru armor questions

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  • LJonthebay
    ... Have you been here yet? http://www.sengokudaimyo.com/katchu/katchu.html You might also do a search on threads over on the Tousando forum. There s a member
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 24, 2011
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      -- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, "ihc73scout2" <ihc73scout2@...> wrote:

      > Thank you. How would hara-ate armor be constructed? are there patterns available?

      Have you been here yet? http://www.sengokudaimyo.com/katchu/katchu.html

      You might also do a search on threads over on the Tousando forum. There's a member who goes by "dannyinjapan" who is a big fan of tatami-dou, for example.
      http://tousando.proboards.com/index.cgi
      Just be sure to widen the defaults on the search parameters or it will only give you results for ten posts for the last seven days.

      > Also, how would a conical helmet ("jingasa") be constructed?

      Try this in poster board first: cut a large circle. Find the center of the circle and cut a straight line from center to outer edge. Pull one edge over the top until the cardboard begins to form a cone.
      Suddenly it's a hat. ;-D

      Saionji no Hana, not an armor maven
      West Kingdom
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