Completely forgot about uploading this a year ago. Also I completely forgot how bad the audio quality was. I have a shiny new mic now, but haven't had the time/inspiration to record much since buying it. Thoughts? :)
Anyway, the actual description:
A tutorial on texturing a metal shoulder pad (Spaulder?) for Blender 2.5x and Gimp. I forget which Blender build was available at the time but the material/render settings haven't really changed since to my knowledge. Hope you find this tutorial useful!
Finished blend file and textures: