Here’s a cool new HEMA Kickstarter project to consider. Adelheid Zimmerman has launched a project to restore the illustrations from Joachim Meyer’s fighting treatise of 1570, using high resolution scans of an original print, digital restoration, making of new engraving plates and printing them manually.


I personally have a print on my study room wall and can attest to the beauty of these. I can’t wait to see some polearms. Hell, if I was rich enough, I would consider investing in one of those plates because they are so damn pretty and cool.

The project is live now, so go for it!

You can read more about it all here: Restoration of 16th Century German Longsword Illustrations