Armor Making Workshop 101
Learn about Medieval Armor and Metalworking from Jeff Wasson Master Armorer. In this class students will study the craft of the medieval armorer and will make a project inspired by medieval plate armor, based on the techniques learned during the class.
The use of ancient armoring techniques to shape and form metal has great potential for creating interesting metalwork. Students will work in Jeff's workshop, and get a hands on instruction into the art and craft of the medieval armorer. Students will learn how to hammer, dish, planish, flute, rivet, and articulate sheet metal plates. Students will learn how to finish metal with grinding, sanding, polishing and blackening. Both ancient and modern techniques will be explored.
Students will choose to make there own custom project to take home; either a mask, visor, or mini breastplate, based on the techniques learned during the class. All materials and tools will be supplied.
When: Tuesday evenings 6:30 - 9:30 pm, 6 sessions starting January 21st and ending February 25th.
Where: 63 Woodward ave. Ridgewood, Queens NY. accessible by car and L subway (Jefferson Stop).
To Enroll: contact Jeff at or click on the blue button below.
He will confirm registration, and then payment can be made via Paypal.
Once payment is received an e-mail with directions to the shop and other details will be sent.