Re: [SCA-JML] Namban Do Conversion
- Heath Barlin wrote:
> >Can you upload an illo somewhere? There are several different ways you canOkay, you've got plenty of time, then.
> do kusazuri on such a cuirass.
> Will do as soon as I pick it up and get acces to a scanner. I am allowing
> myself two years (amongst other projects) to complete this so I am in no
> real hurry and would liketo do a reasonable job on it.
>You might want to try to get one done to match. *Most* (not all, but most) imported Portu-do have external gorgets; they kind of complete
> >As for the watagami, I've seen Nanban-do that run the gamut. My preference,
> if I were making one, would be to cut the front top more or
> >less straight (to approximate the top line of a munaita), and cut the back
> straight across the top, and put on a pair of watagami in metal
> >done in a way so as to "fit" the stylistic detail of the rest of the
> armour; and I'd wear the gorget over it.
> >Actually, that's your out. If you wear the gorget over it, you could go
> with simple (flexible, comfy) belt-type shoulder straps.
> There is no gorget with this B&B so I will have to do without it.
> >I've just flipped through my e-mail box, and I *know* I have your addressGot it!
> here. It just refuses to show up....
> It's Heath Barlin
> 43 Dawson St