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This week I’m finishing up work on an aumbry for a future issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. More than anything, this project has been about exploring Gothic geometry. But as with any project, I always have a lot of detours and dead ends. The pierced carvings on the front of the aumbry are fairly simple, yet I was afraid they would be off-putting for some beginning woodworkers. So I started …

This week I’m finishing up work on an aumbry for a future issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. More than anything, this project has been about exploring Gothic geometry. But as with any project, I always have a lot of detours and dead ends. The pierced carvings on the front of the aumbry are fairly simple, yet I was afraid they would be off-putting for some beginning woodworkers. So I started …

Günther von Schwarzburg, 1349, Saint Bartholomeus' Cathedral, Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany

Günther von Schwarzburg, 1349, Saint Bartholomeus' Cathedral, Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany

ca 1380 Buttons on Charles VI's Pourpoint

ca 1380 Buttons on Charles VI's Pourpoint

Jupon of Charles VI worn *over* harness

Jupon of Charles VI worn *over* harness

Coat Armor (jupon) of Charles VI of France, late 14th century.    “In Medieval and Renaissance Europe, […] in addition to mail and plate armor, […] knights and men-at-arms wore armor made of fabric, many-layered and heavily quilted body armor known as a gambeson (worn under mail and early plate armor), or a jupon (worn alone or over a mail shirt).”

Coat Armor (jupon) of Charles VI of France, late 14th century. “In Medieval and Renaissance Europe, […] in addition to mail and plate armor, […] knights and men-at-arms wore armor made of fabric, many-layered and heavily quilted body armor known as a gambeson (worn under mail and early plate armor), or a jupon (worn alone or over a mail shirt).”

The inside of Charles de Blois, 1364. The circled details are points, I think.

The inside of Charles de Blois, 1364. The circled details are points, I think.

Loudel of St. Joao I was made in 1385. Today located in Centro Historico de Guimaraes.

Loudel of St. Joao I was made in 1385. Today located in Centro Historico de Guimaraes.

Hose worn below armor in 14-15th century, Bayrische National Museum, Munchen. Photo - bildindex.de

Hose worn below armor in 14-15th century, Bayrische National Museum, Munchen. Photo - bildindex.de

Arming Cote of Black Prince made from blue and red velvet, embroidered, padded with wool, lined with satin and quilted vertically (ca 1376). A comparative study of extant garments relevant to East Denmark in the mid-to-late 14th Century

Arming Cote of Black Prince made from blue and red velvet, embroidered, padded with wool, lined with satin and quilted vertically (ca 1376). A comparative study of extant garments relevant to East Denmark in the mid-to-late 14th Century