Dwarven Baldric and Belt

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Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby theowl » Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:06 am

A dwarf themed baldric and belt I made for Bumr Blackbrand. It has a few more hard lines than my normal style baldric, with etched knotwork and forged buckles that he tracked down. The sword and knife in the baldric are not the ones he was planning on using them with, but they were the most appropriate ones I had on hand for photos.
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby TaylorSteiner » Fri Nov 22, 2019 4:55 am

Amazing!
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby Iodo » Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:48 am

Amazing work, I love the buckle and very nice patterns :P
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby Peter Remling » Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:53 am

Very nice detailed work !
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby Greg » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:34 pm

I'm particularly fond of the belt...it's right on the money for a dwarf. The buckle has a similar feel to the West Door of Moria.
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby theowl » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:53 pm

Greg wrote:I'm particularly fond of the belt...it's right on the money for a dwarf. The buckle has a similar feel to the West Door of Moria.
it all came together based on the buckle. He wanted a wide belt, but the buckle was only 1.5", so we did the weave style so it can be a 3" belt all together, or a 1.5" belt if he separates them.
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby TaylorSteiner » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:54 pm

What sword is that?
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby theowl » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:50 am

TaylorSteiner wrote:What sword is that?

That's the hanwei trondheim
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby TaylorSteiner » Sat Nov 23, 2019 5:24 am

Nice thank you :P
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby Elleth » Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:44 pm

Cool!

The pattern is very nicely rendered - I assume that's the laser machine you've talked about?
I assume you do the design yourself in some kind of vector package?

I'm curious about where the strap is riveted to the "panel" holding the scabbard. Is that rivet to allow for kind of freedom of rotation in the pieces?
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Re: Dwarven Baldric and Belt

Postby theowl » Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:58 pm

Elleth wrote:
The pattern is very nicely rendered - I assume that's the laser machine you've talked about?
I assume you do the design yourself in some kind of vector package?

Yep, it's all lasered on. It's the best way to ensure dwarven precision. We found a knotwork design he liked and modified and expanded it to make it fit the shapes that the baldric took.
Elleth wrote:I'm curious about where the strap is riveted to the "panel" holding the scabbard. Is that rivet to allow for kind of freedom of rotation in the pieces?


The strap and frog are actually all one piece. I usually rivet them together on baldrics, but there are a lot more historical examples of single piece baldrics, so I've been experimenting with switching designs over and I like the way it works a lot.

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