Here are some of my favorite links:
Armor Resource Sites:
The Armour Archive
Where to to to learn about building armor-my favorite armor site.
The Arador Armour Library
Tons of great info on armor.
Becky's Armor Pages
Great page showing past works and works in progress by one of
my "young apprentices" (self-styled). Good information and construction notes.
More great works in progress pics and notes by my other "young
apprentice" (also self-styled).
An very talented armorer whose work I admire.
Masterpieces of the European Renaissance 1500-1700
Loads of great pics of original armor.
Anthony J. Bryant
Good resource on Medieval Japan and great how-to's on Japanese armor.
Material and Supply Sources:
Rivets, wire, and non-ferrous sheetmetal. Best reliable rivet source I've found.
Industrial tools and materials of all sorts. One of my favorite suppliers.
B. Snyder Abrasives
"The Sandpaper Lady", Barb is great to do business with. I get almost
all of my abrasives from her company. Best prices going, and superior quality to boot.
Verena's Knitting Corner
Best quality knitted work at very reasonable prices.