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"Story pauldron" foam build

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"Story pauldron" foam build

Welcome back everyone! This month has been surprisingly busy, so for this post, I'll be sharing what's been taking up the majority of my time although it's not yet finished. A client/friend came to me several weeks ago with an interesting idea for a pauldron (shoulder armor) that appeared to be made from the pages of an antiquated book. The idea was for a pauldron with a neck guard and two lames. (Here's a quick photo for vocab reference) Naturally my first reaction was 'yes please!', so I started figuring the best way to go about it. We landed on...

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