How understanding the design and function of real medieval plate armor can help someone build their own suit of armor in a more historically accurate and properly functional way. Dr. Capwell's talk included plenty of details from his own experience designing and overseeing the creation of three of his own outstanding armors. The lecture discusses the history and use of plate armour in the period and some discussion on the challenges and advice for making armour.
Building Medieval Plate Armor An Operator's Guide
Dr. Tobias Capwell
History - 1400 - 1500
History - 1500 - 1600