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5 31 New Banksy Piece Targets London Arms Fair
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Jan 8, 2018 3:44:57 GMT
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2 2 The Gathering 2
by Dave Thatcher
Sept 14, 2017 9:27:37 GMT
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3 5 The Samurai Arts Museum
by malcolm
Aug 21, 2017 5:07:46 GMT

Manufacture of Armour

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How to lace, display and care for your armour

Sub-boards: Restorations By Dave Thatcher, The Odoshi Project, Odoshi-Ge, Displaying Armour

81 1,199 Making Odoshi in the UK
by viper6924
Sept 14, 2017 12:41:34 GMT
No New Posts Antique Armour

Techniques used in the manufacture of antique samurai armour

16 108 ichimai-jikoro
by JustinGr
Aug 18, 2017 11:19:41 GMT

ANTIQUE KATCHU DISCUSSION

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48 621 Some Recent Pick ups, welcome to share your opinions!
by nihontoart
Oct 15, 2017 2:43:11 GMT
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Discussion of all samurai armour related topics

Sub-boards: Gusoku, 兜 Kabuto, Maedate, Mengu, Dou, Sangu

280 4,622 Pants
by teppotai
Jan 29, 2018 2:57:50 GMT
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27 435 Sashimono Pole - How to make...
by malcolm
Sept 17, 2017 18:00:59 GMT

The Gathering

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4 50 Attendees - Tickets - Subscription
by ian
Sept 18, 2017 9:05:57 GMT
No New Posts The Gathering Leeds - 20th May 2017

7 24 Content by Speakers
by malcolm
May 26, 2017 8:37:03 GMT

Samurai Firearms - Tanegashima

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34 531 Need information about a couple of hinawajyuu for sale
by uwe
Oct 31, 2017 10:04:12 GMT
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15 180 Lock terminology, match, tinder, snap etc.
by teppotai
Dec 31, 2016 14:18:22 GMT
No New Posts Signatures & Dating (Mei, Uranenki)

7 103 Help with dating teppo
by viper6924
May 9, 2017 10:20:29 GMT
No New Posts Areas of Manufacture (Seisanchi)

16 194 Kishu examples
by viper6924
Oct 31, 2016 11:38:48 GMT
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4 50 Inoue Ryu!
by teppotai
Nov 17, 2016 23:57:32 GMT
No New Posts How to Spot Fakes

1 7 Things to look out for.
by 48th ronin (Doss)
Apr 18, 2015 22:50:55 GMT
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3 928 How a reenactment group works
by uwe
Jul 19, 2017 15:57:13 GMT
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6 38 Online reference material.
by teppotai
Nov 13, 2014 15:15:08 GMT
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7 103 Iron ball
by teppotai
Nov 8, 2016 5:49:25 GMT

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This is not a black art, once you get to grips with posting photo's life will never be the same.

7 42 posting photos direct to forum
by Dave Thatcher
Jun 27, 2016 13:23:50 GMT
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Need some help with signatures? Post here, someone may be helpful.

34 413 Hosokawa vs. Date Clan Mon
by Ward Mechlin
Aug 29, 2018 5:54:14 GMT
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Thinking of buying some armour? Ask the members what they think.

42 499 Saotome????
by Dave Thatcher
Mar 17, 2017 15:03:46 GMT

FOR SALE / WANTED / STOLEN / FAKES / HELP

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4 72 Purple-lacing armor - needs extensive restoration?
by Anthony
Sept 4, 2017 12:59:20 GMT
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Sub-boards: Samurai Armour Dealers, Auction Houses

52 727 Menpo for sale
by Mischa
Sept 12, 2017 12:43:05 GMT
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38 267 Menpo wanted
by teppotai
Aug 22, 2017 17:13:01 GMT
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Items that have been separated from their owners

2 12 Another fibreglass armour
by ian
Mar 26, 2016 10:04:49 GMT
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30 331 Looking for Advice, thanks!
by marcemark
Mar 23, 2017 13:10:29 GMT
No New Posts Katchu Detective

Spotting fakes and cover-ups.

Sub-board: Fake Armour Warning

33 319 Fibre-glass reproductions
by Dave Thatcher
Jun 28, 2017 17:34:02 GMT

Armour: Resources

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8 74 Inscription translation please
by damienw92
Sept 19, 2017 11:57:26 GMT
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Sub-boards: Gendai Smiths, Myochin Armourers, Saotome Armourers, Kaga Armourers, Iwai Armourers

36 590 Saotome Ienao
by uwe
Mar 29, 2017 5:13:03 GMT
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21 711 Metal workers and Lathe
by scarrotti
Aug 5, 2017 10:39:48 GMT
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17 274 Collection of books on line
by ian
Dec 10, 2016 10:32:36 GMT

Books about samurai armour

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Recommend reading on Samurai Armour and related items.

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283 789 Many armour books for sale
by ufufhby1717
Mar 14, 2018 15:46:32 GMT

Weapons: Swords, Polearms, Archery and related items

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19 159 Samurai Archer scroll
by malcolm
Apr 10, 2017 5:06:12 GMT
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17 236 What are these called???
by Dave Thatcher
Jun 21, 2017 12:35:50 GMT
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20 229 Are sword collectors in a trap?
by uwe
Oct 31, 2017 10:06:46 GMT

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1 5 5-4-2010 at Shimogamo Jinja & 11-09-2011 Yasukuni-Jinja
by Dave Thatcher
Jul 29, 2015 17:26:44 GMT
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37 171 SEKIGAHARA
by viper6924
Aug 1, 2017 8:10:41 GMT

Reproduction Yoroi - DIY Armour Making - LARP - SCA

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5 143 Do you actually feel your photography is improving?
by Do you actually feel your phot
Jan 23, 2018 5:04:11 GMT
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Sub-boards: FAQ, General questions, "Can I do this?", Discussing materials

23 418 Camera is not detected on USB
by Camera is not detected on USB
Jan 23, 2018 5:05:32 GMT
No New Posts Instructions and references

Manuals, guides, templates, measurements

3 43 Fusegumi
by David M
Sept 27, 2017 10:23:58 GMT
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2 11 Kennin desu! Dôzo yoroshiku onegai shimasu.
by jeff
Apr 23, 2016 1:48:57 GMT

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