DIY Armor: How to make impact-resistant basic body armor from commonly found waste materials

DIY Armor: How to make impact-resistant basic body armor from commonly found waste materials

Documents, like the one called either “Shieldbook” or “Bodyhammer”, have been making the rounds for a few years now. Drawing inspiration from such attempts at increasing the capabilities of the average street protester, we have invested time, energy, and very little money in developing a set of armor that is easily reproducible while partially effective at protecting the peaceful protester from the violence of the police. By following the method described below, even one person with minimal access to tools and workspace can complete a usable set of armor or three in an afternoon's work.

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