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SHIELD BOSSES

For making your own battle ready shields in light, medium and heavy weights.

PHAB0128Light Viking Shield Boss.
Small domed shield boss made from a polished steel spinning with 6 pre-drilled holes. 14 gauge, 1.2mm steel.

Diameter 150mm (6"), internal diameter 80mm (3.2"), depth 40mm (1.5").

Weight 290g (0.6lb).

£12, US$, € Light Viking Shield Boss
FGSB1Light Viking Shield Boss.
Domed shield boss made from a polished steel spinning with no holes. Light 1.2mm steel.

Diameter 185mm (7 1/4"), internal diameter 125mm (5"), depth 65mm (2.5").

Weight 290g (0.6lb).


£17, US$, €
FGSB1 - Viking / Saxon Shield Boss
PHAB0129Medium Viking Shield Boss.
Domed shield boss made from a polished steel spinning with 6 pre-drilled holes. 14 gauge, 1.6mm steel.

Diameter 180mm (7"), internal diameter 125mm (5"), depth 55mm (2.25").

Weight 440g (1lb).

£19, US$, € PHSH0129 - Viking / Saxon Shield Boss
PHAB0130Medium Viking Shield Boss.
Conical shield boss made from a polished steel spinning with 6 pre-drilled holes. 14 gauge, 1.6mm steel.

Diameter 185mm (7.25"), internal diameter 145mm (5.75"), depth 60mm (2.3").

Weight 440g (1lb).

£19, US$, € Medium Viking Shield Boss
IFSB1Medium hammer-raised Viking shield boss
Hand-forged and raised by hammer in the original way by a UK master smith, with 5 pre-drilled holes. Made from strong 2mm steel.

Diameter 155mm (6.2"), internal diameter 110mm (4.35"), depth 70mm (2.75").

Weight 485g (1.05lb).

£27, US$, € IFSB1 - Hand forged small shield boss
IFSB2Medium hammer-raised Viking shield boss
Hand-forged and raised by hammer in the original way by a UK master smith, with 5 pre-drilled holes. Made from strong 2mm steel.

Diameter 175mm (7"), internal diameter 140mm (5.5"), depth 50mm (2").

Weight 535g (1.2lb).

£35, US$, € IFSB2 - Hand forged medium shield boss
PESB1Heavy hammer-raised Viking shield boss
Hand-forged, hammer-raised shield boss with 6 pre-drilled holes. Made from heavy 2mm steel.

Diameter 210mm (8.5"), internal diameter 160mm (6.25")

Weight 765g (1.7lb)

£40, US$, € PESB1 - Hand forged heavy shield boss

SHIELD BOSS RIVETS

MCRV1 Steel rivets for shield bosses. Hammer through, cut off end and then rivet it against a metal washer (not provided) or simply bend over and hammer flat at the back.

Length 5cm, thickness 2.5mm.

£1, US$, € each

£8, US$, € for 10

Shield boss rivets

GERMANIC SHIELD BOSSES

FGSB3 Early Germanic Carinated Shield Boss, made from a single piece steel spinning, mirror polished. Diameter 160mm (6 1/4"), internal diameter 120mm (4 3/4"). Thickness 14 gauge, 1.6mm. £17, US$, €

RAWHIDE FOR SHIELD EDGING

WSRH Rawhide sold in various lengths. All widths are 45mm (1.75")

Please note that we only have between 1-4 of each length in stock, so please check next to each size how many we have.

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RE-ENACTMENT VIKING SHIELDS

Made to order in 2-3 weeks

Viking shield in red and white

All custom orders are non-refundable once you receive your order, so please ensure your order exactly what you require.

Have a Viking shield custom made to your own specifications by following these steps:

    - They come as a re-enactment 12mm sustainable Birch Plywood Viking shield and you can choose from 28-32 diameter"

    - The basic shield comes stained and oiled on the back with a thick, high-grade canvas front cover, fitted and edged with a rivetted leather rawhide.

    - They come as standard with a rivetted solid ash wood handle and a leather shoulder strap on the back, with a steel hand-forged blackened boss on the front.

    - The boss and handle are hand riveted using standard steel rivets and washers and the shields come painted in a single colour as standard.

  1. Select diameter of shield.
  2. Select the design and enter the colours that you desire. The plain standard shield is painted in a single colour.

    Halved and quartered shields are painted in two colours, starting (top / left) with the colour you specify first.

    Please specify your colours in the additional information box when ordering on the shopping cart page.

CVVS1 - VIKING RE-ENACTMENT PLYWOOD SHIELD

Basic price £145, US$, € Made to order shields

Viking shield in red and white Plywood Viking shield, back

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