Weapons and armor are required for the training of some kinds of fighters. Archers require longbows, for instance, elite guard require plate armor, etc.
Weapons and armor are made with the
make command (see make).
The Weaponsmithing  subskill of Combat  is required to make
weapons and armor.
num item material --- ---- -------- 72 longbow yew  73 plate armor iron  74 longsword iron  75 pike wood  85 crossbow wood 
One unit of the input material may turned into one of the desired items
each day. For example,
make 72 2 would spend two days turning
two yew  into two longbows .