Blacksmithing and metalworking

Medieval armouring – a 13th century helm with Graham Ashford

Ref: SLW08281


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Learn how to make a mid-13th century helm as illustrated throughout the Morgan Bible. Using these illustrations and cathedral statues as source material, we will work together to recreate a completed helm each. You will learn techniques to hot and cold shape the metal and leave either rough from the hammer for waxing, or leave plain ready for painting.


Graham Ashford

A professional armourer since 2008. Graham won a QEST Scholarship apprenticing with Master Armourer David Hewitt at White Rose Armouries for 3 years. Working principally for reenactors, museums and collectors across the world. I have written pieces for historical periodicals and now work from my workshop in Fareham.


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