Ikthars Fine Steel Skin by Ikthar Fireheart
In order to craft fine quality plate armor one must first acquire a SMITHY HAMMER LEATHER BACKING, a FLASK OF WATER, and a MOLD appropriate to the size and area of the body to be protected. The amount of steel needed to provide proper protection depends on the desired piece.
ONE MEDIUM QUALITY FOLDED SHEET OF METAL is required to smith VISORS, COLLARS, and BRACERS.
TWO MEDIUM QUALITY FOLDED SHEETS OF METAL are required to smith HELMS, PAULDRONS, GIRDLES, VAMBRACES, GAUNTLETS and BOOTS.
THREE MEDIUM QUALITY FOLDED SHEETS OF METAL are required to smith BREASTPLATES, CLOAKS and GREAVES.