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Re: [SCA-JML] Namban Do Conversion

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  • Anthony J. Bryant
    ... Okay, you ve got plenty of time, then. ... You might want to try to get one done to match. *Most* (not all, but most) imported Portu-do have external
    Message 1 of 9 , Apr 24, 2001
      Heath Barlin wrote:

      > >Can you upload an illo somewhere? There are several different ways you can
      > 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.
      >

      Okay, you've got plenty of time, then.

      >
      > >
      > >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.
      >

      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
      the picture.

      > >I've just flipped through my e-mail box, and I *know* I have your address
      > here. It just refuses to show up....
      >
      > It's Heath Barlin
      > 43 Dawson St

      Got it!

      Effingham
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