How to Add Rivets to Cosplay Armor

When I share armor how-to tips and tricks, I usually highlight materials or how to weather or finish armor. Maker David Guyton covers all those subjects, but he also covers a different topic that I don’t see addressed often: how to add rivets to armor. In the above video, he uses a relatively inexpensive method for putting metal rivets (as opposed to making faux rivets by gluing googly eyes on and painting over them) on his armor, using the heads of nails.

View more videos over at Guyton’ YouTube channel and visit his site Armor Templates.


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