The Haukstrond Articulated Leather Shoulders Kit designed by Alex Agricola, is a tough leather armour shoulder armour with extensive embossing and is a brand new design.
This exciting new kit can be chosen with embossing or ordered without embossing for you to add your own details, the kit contains all of the leather, rivets and buckles needed to complete one pair of shoulders, along with a pdf set of fully illustrated instructions, all you require to build this armour is a hammer, a smooth hard surface to hammer against and a 3/8 inch (10mm) domed rivet setter. You will also need a dye/stain to add the colour of your choice and resolene or similar to seal the leather against bad weather. You will also get a 3d file you can use to make a former for the shoulders, whilst not essential to produce the shoulders it will aid the construction considerably.
This armour is designed to be worn and used and is suitable for Renaissance Fairs, Larp, Re-enactment, film or theatre and can be upgraded to SCA regs simply following the steps below, it is detailed enough to be used on screen and will stand up to close scrutiny and the sternest critique.
To improve protection for SCA use we recommend gluing a heavy Suede (not included) to the inside of the armour
One size fits all adults
Kit contains one pair of shoulders.
SCA rules state that heavy leather armour must be worn over .25 inch (6 mm) of closed-cell foam or equivalent padding