Here is a 14th-century coffret that was built for my wife. The original is located in the V&A Museum in London. All elements including the box construction, leather work and custom lock were done by myself. The dimensions are, 31.8cm wide, 18cm deep, and 20.7cm tall. Here is also a link to the original.
Lance furniture for the solid lance joust. All items (vamplates, coronels, and grapers) are made to be reused and fit the ‘standard’ lance for today’s competitive solid lance joust.
This funerary achievement crest is part of a larger project in conjunction with Westminster Abbey and Tobias Capwell of the Wallace Collection. We approached this project using historical methods of construction suggested from the Italian artist Cennini in his book “Il Libro dell’ Arte” (The Craftsman Handbook). This construction method describes building a crest from shaped halves of leather sewn together and left to dry. The surface details are then applied by either gesso grosso or in this case applied […]
Here are a few examples of some 15th century gun cleaning and maintenance tools. There are two rods: one for cleaning the barrel and one for extracting the shot, along with these is a brass vessel to hold a burning wick for lighting a hand cannon. This vessel would be held upside down on your belt to prevent the lit wick from burning too fast. Materials: Brass, steel, and oak