Armorer skill is used to maintain weapons and armor at top effectiveness. Worn weapons do less damage. Worn armor provides less protection against attacks. As wear increases, the diminishing effectiveness of weapons and armor is dramatic.
Governing Attribute: Strength
Actions: Successful Repair (0.40)
UPDATE (August 2010): Use better quality hammers to increase your chances of successfully repairing. Like Alchemy and Enchant, it helps to Fortify the governing attribute (Strength) before repairing anything.