A Knights Tale. From the Vah Armoury.
To become Vicky the Viking or Sir Lancelot and wander through the woods, wearing a sword or carrying a hatchet, lying in wait with a bow and arrow in the castle’s lookout – the stuff of children's dreams – realised in the "medieval armoury" of Dominic Vah. The wood processing company, based in Dollnstein in Upper Bavaria, manufactures weapons and shields made of wood, which are characterised by their careful workmanship and historical accuracy: Vikings, Celts, Romans, Knights Templar all make children's hearts beat faster. Dominic Vah, who took over his parents' company in the early 1980s, has made it his mission to transport children back in time and to the middle ages. Lancelot, after all, needs a protective helmet as well as a sword and shield. And so it is that the master joiner and his staff also develop the appropriate headgear, drinking horns or felt sheaths, to complete the outfits, alongside their wooden weapons. The material comes from other specialist companies, with the products then conceived, processed and finalised in Dollnstein.