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All things shields for sale

Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:58 pm
by TaxusBaccata
Hi, I am a recently begun trader dealing in shields. I currently have an ebay shop and website being worked on! ebay link: https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/stamford_shields

Things I make/sell:

round plywood Viking/Saxon shields with hand forged bosses and rivets, nailed or stitched edges and brass clamps
round planked Viking/Saxon shields with hand forged bosses and rivets nailed or stitched edges and brass clamps (previous sales inc ash and pine, these can be made in various woods, quoted individually)
blanks for above (just wood or fabric faced)
Heater and kite shield blanks, laminated from 3 3.5mm layers hardwood ply in shield press, covered both sides with glued fabric nailed down at the back and coated in white gesso
3mm blackened forged bosses
decorative shields, made as usual but unfinished on the back with a brass wire for hanging instead of grip and coated with laquer on the face, wide range of designs accepted.

coming soon:

scuta and scuta blanks (no photos yet)
lenticular shields
curved plank shields
aspis blanks

thanks for reading :)

Re: All things shields for sale

Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:04 pm
by Frances Perry
Hello! I was wondering if you would consider making a Romano-British shield such as the one shown here:

I can supply you with sizes and approximate weight I am aiming for.

Re: All things shields for sale

Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:17 pm
by TaxusBaccata
Frances Perry wrote:Hello! I was wondering if you would consider making a Romano-British shield such as the one shown here:

I can supply you with sizes and approximate weight I am aiming for.
Hi Frances, I sent you a message :)