Horsehair plumes

19 Mar 2019

larp helmet

Toady's build was a dwarven larp helmet with a horsehair plume. Back in the early days when we'd just started this was one of my least favorite jobs. it started with ringing round the local knockers yard to see if any of them had any 'stock'. This was then followed by a trip to collect the tails. If you were lucky they were ready for you and had them in a bin liner(well two ac... read more

The Blackguard Helmet

08 Jun 2017

larp helmet

For the latest new products I've asked some other people to get involved with the writing of blurb and blog entries. This is the first of them The Blackguard Helmet “He cut us down. All of us. Laughing while he did it. He was huge, like an oak and he wore this dark helmet that showed only his eyes…” The Blackguard is a strong, solid helmet designed to withstand the ... read more

Too Long

07 May 2017

larp helmet

Looks like Tim hasn't posted anything in here for a while. He will probably say he has been too busy....I think he has been riding his Triumph in the nice sunny weather ! Not too sure what to say/post. I could say the day started with a healthy fry-up at the local cafe, a trip to Castleton and Grindleford in the Peak District and then listened to the Man Utd v Arsenal game but that just dep... read more

Another helmet design

26 Jan 2017

larp helmet

Occasionally a customer will ask us for a custom job based on stuff we've posted on Facebook. This is a leather helmet that was asked for after we posted pictures of a work in progress helmet with a dragon theme. The idea was that the cheekguards should be extended into a wing shape and the nasel guard drawn into a snout very similar to the technique that we used on the Wolf helmet. It all wor... read more

New Helmet Designs

10 Dec 2016

larp helmet

Many years ago we settled on a style of helmet bowl that we were happy with. It gave a good fit and we could make it in a range of sizes that meant we could offer a made to measure service at no extra cost to the customer. What we've been working on since then is faceplate designs. We've come up with three basic categories, open face which has cheek pieces but is open at the front, full fa... read more