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SWORDS!

This is the main page for my various sword related stuff. Here you can find tutorials on swords, how to make them, what they are about and where you can buy them.

“But swords I smile at, weapons laugh to scorn,
Brandish’d by man that’s of a woman born.”
- Macbeth, Act V., Scene vii.

"There are, if I may so say, three powerful spirits, which have from time to time, moved on the face of the waters, and given a predominant impulse to the moral sentiments and energies of mankind. These are the spirits of liberty, of religion, and of honor." —HALLAM, Europe in the Middle Ages.

Gold is for the mistress, silver for the maid, copper for the craftsman
cunning at his trade. "Good!" said the Baron, sitting in his hall, "But
iron, cold iron, is master of them all." - Rudyard Kipling

 

NEW: Two free ebooks for kindle - Bushido the Soul of Japan and Broadsword and Single Stick. Two interesting books. The first is about the code of behavior and honor of the Samurai warrior and the second is a handbook and manual for using various types of hand held weapons. Both are in the public domain. They are also available on amazon if you prefer a paperback version for your library.

 

Sword mounted on a wall

How to Mount a sword on the Wall

I show you the professional way to use sword hangers and mount them securely on a sheet rocked wall. I even show you behind the wall. It is easy to do. How to Mount a Sword on a Wall (Includes a youtube video)

 

Swordmaking

Swordmaking: It's all about the steel

You have probably heard the term "high carbon steel". Are interested in knowing exactly what it means? And seeing as there is high carbon steel there is of course a low carbon steel. There is even one right between the two. In this tutorial I explain to you what that all means and how it affects sword making. And of course I have a video too. Swordmaking: It's all about the steel

 

Caring for a sword

How to care for and Maintain a sword

A sword is a precision instrument made of steel, wood, leather and other materials. And there are a few basic things you should do to keep it in excellent shape for years. In this article I show you how to maintain and care for a sword. it's pretty easy to do. How to care for and Maintain a Sword

 

Will buys a sword

Buying Your first sword?

Buying a sword online can be a bit confusing. And there can be some risk to it. I have some good, and you will be surprised by, advice on what to do before you buy a sword. Some tips before buying your first sword

 

The steel of a sword katana

The Steel of a sword

If you are looking to buy a sword you might be wondering about the steel. There are a lot of types of steel, 1060? 1065? What does all this mean and is it important? I explain it all, what the numbers mean and what a good steel is for a sword. About Steel and Swords

 

Picture of a tang

What does full tang mean? -

If you are new to swords or want to buy a sword you probably have heard the term "full tang". But what does it mean? And why is it important? I have a full explanation with pictures right here. What does full tang mean?

 

How to Make a sword

How to Make a Real Sword -

I take you through the whole process of making a sword. And this one is a good sized sword! Really beefy and feels good in the hands.This tutorial is straight forward and shows you the process. It also includes youtube videos so you can see how to do it right at the forge. How to Make a sword

 

Make Sting

Make Sting from the Hobbit - Fun tutorial and I show you step-by-step how to make this famous sword from The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

 

Nail swords

Make Nail Swords - Fun little project where you turn duplex nails into miniature swords. Make Nail swords

 

Make a Leather Sword Sheath

Sword Sheath

Web visitors have been asking me to do this tutorial for a long time. I finally got to it. It is how to make a leather sheath for a sword. And I make one for our Steel Sting Sword. It also comes with a video. How to make a leather sword sheath

 

 


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