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This is a zunari kabuto, or three piece Japanese helm, modified somewhat for the SCA. The material is powder coated 12, 14 and 16 gauge mild steel, with polypropylene lacing.
The image to the right shows the helm before it was powdercoated and laced, and before I added standing rivets to the helm at the customer's request. At this point all of the structural rivets have been countersunk and ground flush.
This shot shows the additions that are necessary for the SCA- a rigid back skirt, under the shikaro, and a face grill.