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How to fabricate a suit of chain-mail armor from copper rings. Includes a device to make the copper rings from wire.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 2001 (v.91#9) pg. 38

Making an officer's shield from leather. Head and wings of a dragon-like creature are tooled across the face of the shield.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1996 (v.6#4) pg. 8, Insert

Leather armoring. How to make a self-fitting pattern and tool a style of body armor appropriate for medieval re-creation activities.

Flexible gorget (throat protector) is made from blacksmith leather. Based on a military armor design going back to the 13th century.
LEATHER CRAFTERS & SADDLERS JOURNAL May-Jun 1999 (v.9#3) pg. 10, Insert

Celtic-style targe (shield) consists of elegantly-tooled leather attached to a 20" diameter piece of plywood.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1992 (v.2#1) pg. 6, Insert

Making a mandella (Indian war shield). A circular piece of leather decorated with an Indian motif is placed inside a ring and trimmed with leather thongs, beads, feathers, and animal skins.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1992 (v.2#2) pg. 24, Insert

Eagle spirit mandella (Indian war shield). A circle of leather features the head of a fierce bald eagle laced onto a hoop and decorated with leather thongs, feathers, etc.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1993 (v.3#1) pg. 21, Insert

Making a Scottish targe (or target). This small, circular shield (or buckler) is clasped by hand or strapped to the arm as a means of defense. It features a hand-tooled copy of a clan design.
LEATHER CRAFTSMAN Jan-Feb 1990 (v.6#1) pg. 48

Peace pipe shield. A ceramic reproduction of an Indian shield shows an Algonquin offering the peace pipe for a blessing from the animate powers. Painted with non-firing stains, including textured stains, for a rugged looking finish. Real feathers complete the decoration.
POPULAR CERAMICS #495 Oct 1990 (v.41#3) pg. 36