These galleries show the different equestrian pieces being made. The horse’s breastplate is called a Peytral, the rump protection assembly is the Crupper, the face plate is the Chamfron, and the flexible neck cover is the Crinnet.
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Making the ChamfronPhoto essay documents Luke making the chamfron (horse’s face plate), from one piece of flat sheet metal through to polished armour plate.
Hammering out rear Saddle PlateThis short photo essay of Luke making the saddle’s rear armour plate illustrates how metalwork often only looks good at the end of the project. This plate only becomes smooth in the last picture, after being brought to the correct shape.