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Equipment Tutorials...
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This is a work in progress, and I only add to it when I have time. I will update this thread, or create new ones with all of the info as needed. This is restricted to how-to's that people have posted on RAT. I am not interested in outside links, though perhaps once this one is done a section for outside links can be made.

Roman Armour

Plumata Scales
Scutum Edging
Building a Seg: Width of Girdle Plates and Overlap
Late Roman Shield Construction
Making a Laminated Scutum
Rawhide Edging for Scuta
Making a Laminated Scutum II
Cutting Segmentata Lobate Hinges
Rawhide Edging for Scuta II
Making Segmentata lacing loops
Making Authentic rivetted chain maille
Reworking an older Deepeeka Gallic Helm
Making a Scutum II
Facing a Scutum
Modifying an Attic Helmet into an Officer Helm


Roman Weapons

Spatha Scabbard
Gladius Scabbard Finial
Adding Inlay to Pugio Scabbards
Making Cheapy Chucker Pila
Making Roman Arrows
Making Organic Pugio Hilt Plates


Roman Belts

Late Roman Stitched Belt
Making Your Own Belt Plate Stamp and Die
Make Belt components out of Bone


Roman Clothing

Making a Subarmalis
Helmet Liner
Calcei Patterns and Instructions
Making Pteryges
Late Roman Tunica Decoration
Making Pteryges II
Sewing a Late Roman Tunic
Helmet Liner II
Making a Tribune's Tunic
Making Crepidae (Sandals)
Making a Legionary Tunic
Late Roman Leg Wraps
Making a Subarmalis II
Making a Late Roman Tunic
A giant thread on Pteryges
Dying Clavi
Making a Sagum



Roman Military Standards

Constructing a Draco Standard


Roman Marching Equipment

The Loculus
Scutum Carrying Strap
The Sarcina (Loculus)
Scutum Carrying Strap II
Clipeus Carrying Straps


Tools, Methods, Tips and Tricks

Cutting Metal Discs
Removing Rust
Forging Blades
Encaustic Paint
Working Brass and Bronze
Dying Wool with Madder
Tips for Encaustic Paint
Tinning Cupric Helmets
Squishing a helmet for a better fit
Scutum painting and edging tips
Covering a scutum with fabric
Waterproofing your caligae/calcei
Molding Leather
Maintaining Your Weapons
Waterproofing your cloak with Lanolin
Putting pleats in your Tunic
Milk Paint Cracking...tips to avoid
Various tips for Segmentata Making
Bending scuta blank wood
Adjusting Segmentata Girdle Plates



The Unclassifiable Stuff

Praetorian/Officer's impression
Making an Armour Stand
Vindolanda Drawstring Pouch
Bargercompascuum Drawstring Pouch
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Magnus/Matt
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#2
Guau! Thanks, Matt! Really useful!
Eduardo Vázquez
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#3
Hello

I have made tutorials here about how to made a roman pugio sheath, a roman Mainz gladius and roman belt plates. You can add to the list, of course.
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#4
Thanks, I will. I'm at thread page #110, which is about 5 years ago...so I still have a long way to go. Cool
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Magnus/Matt
LEGIO II AVG COH VIII
It amazes me how quickly stupid people are out-breeding the smart ones.

"The greatest impediment of all is the square-jawed, flat-talking Tatum, who is so wooden he presents a fire hazard." - The Toronto Star on Channing Tatum in "The Eagle".

"I am on a drug. It\'s called Charlie Sheen. If you try it once, you will die. Your face will melt off and your children will weep over your exploded body" - Charlie Sheen
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#5
Absolvte God amongst men. Thank yov!
Damian Laurence Zamprogno
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#6
Wow, Matt, that is awesome!
M. CVRIVS ALEXANDER
(Alexander Kyrychenko)
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quando omni flunkus, mortati
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#7
Hello Matt,

Great Stuff. Thanks for taking the time and putting this together.
"You have to laugh at life or else what are you going to laugh at?" (Joseph Rosen)


Paolo
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#8
Perhaps we can ask the original posters to re-up any missing photos?
"The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones"

Antony
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#9
Very useful-especially for new reenactors- thank you.
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#10
GOOD work, Matt :-)
Thanks a lot!
Christian K.

No reconstruendum => No reconstruction.

Ut desint vires, tamen est laudanda voluntas.

LEGIO XIII GEMINA

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Laudes!
Moi Watson

Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, Merlot in one hand, Cigar in the other; body thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and screaming "WOO HOO, what a ride!
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#12
JMJ -

Any update to the links? I know it's been 4 years, but the links don't work.
YBIC
Mike S.
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#13
I agree mj. It would be nice to have working links to those sites.
"I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know." ~Cicero

Real Name: Aaron Phelps
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#14
Unfortunately it seems that many links are now dead. I think that has happened due to several conversions?
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#15
Are there any way to revive these links?
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