This helmet is being made for the joust with real lances.
Here the Gorget plate can be seen taking shape.
Here the skull can also be seen taking shape.The whole helm is hot forged from 12 gauge steel plate (2.5mm)
And now a fitting for the owner.
The visor can now be fitted
After polishing final assembly
The same helm with interchangable foot combat visor that is fitted by removing pins that slide out near the visor pivot.
BOAR HUNTING SWORD
Here are two pictures one of 8 hunting swords given to Henry VIII By the Emporer Maximillian as a gift on his acsession to the throne 1508.Here you will see pictures as I work on its re-creation of a copy for real cutting displays.This sword is made for the Historic Royal Palaces.
The cross bar is to stop the sword entering too far into its prey so it can be withdrawn,it is removable.