Blog - Darkblade Larp

Christmas Market



Recently I've been looking at other areas I can sell leather stuff in. I figured it was worth looking at where I could sell leather stuff over the winter months when we're not flat out in the workshop. To this end I signed up for then local Christmas market. It wasn't expensive or on for a long time, perfect for dipping a toe in the water.   I modified some of our designs so... read more

Civilised Dining

I've always been wary of the wrought iron cutlery that is on so many larp sites. The thought of using something that goes rusty to eat with doesn't sit well. Because of this I've always specified stainless steel. The latest supplier, the nice man in Pakistan who supplied the surgeons kits and the cloak pins has done a fantastic job by not polishing after forming, it still has that wrou... read more

New Cloak Pins

I was working in the workshop one afternoon when a nice man from Pakistan rang and asked if I wanted any leather Larp goods (you know Larp is now mainstream when a nice man from Pakistan rings you up and mentions the acronym specifically). I said no thank you we make all our own leather stuff but did he do any ironwork? Yes he did, and on the back of that I gave him my spam e-mail address and he s... read more

Orc commission

Leather armour for an Orc shaman read more

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Larp, LARP Armour, LARP Stuff

Another quick Blog entry so Tim can have a go at doing some moderating, when I have replied to my own Blog. I suppose I had better type something sensible in here about LARP - not too sure what to waffle about - other than this week I have mainly been packing orders, cutting bits of leather into smaller bits of leather and oh, finished a Fergal Coat of Arms, put some poppers on LARP Mace Clips,... read more