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Medieval Weaponry


The term "medieval weaponry" is a bit of a broad term. It can signify a weapon from the medieval period which was from about 500 to 1500.

And the term can also apply to a weapon that is intimidating, very rough looking and no-nonsense. Generally both of these definitions apply when we refer to medieval weaponry.

Here is a selection for you to check out.


Ball Mace

Medieval Spiked Iron Ball Mace

Smash your enemies to bits with this authentic spiked ball mace! Designed with a sturdy wooden handle built around a strong iron shaft and welded spike and ball head, this mace is designed to withstand any impact you may choose to make with it. Cast Iron. Steel Shaft. Leather and Wood Handle. 21" long. 6lbs.


War hammer

Cold Steel War Hammer

  • Head Width: 7 3/8"
  • Handle: Straight Grain Hickory With Langets
  • Overall Length: 30"
  • Steel: Drop Forged 1055 Carbon
  • Hammer Face: 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"
  • Type: hammer
  • Head is drop forged out of 5150 steel
  • Handle: Straight Grain Hickory w/Langettes



Flaill Mace

Three Ball Battle Mace

This 3 Ball battle Mace is 18" in overall length. The handle is made of wood. The spike balls have a silver finish. Handle has cord wrapping. There is a chain at the bottom of handle.




Cold Steel Sargent's Halberd

  • Fully sharpened and surprisingly rugged
  • Handle: 64" Ash Wood
  • Overall Length: 85 1/4"
  • Steel: 1055 Carbon
  • Head Height: 21 1/4"



Viking Hand axe

Cold Steel Viking Hand Axe

This classic, historically inspired fighter promises to be a popular and welcome addition to the already hugely successful line of Cold Steel tomahawks and axes. A design collaboration between Lynn C Thompson, Dave Baker and Rich McDonald, the Viking Hand Axe brings together a stout 30" American Ash handle, an extra broad, sharp cutting edge, a hooking "beard", and up-swept thrusting "horn" to make a formidable fighting axe that would be the pride of any Viking's collection!


Book cover

The Medieval Warrior

The Medieval Warrior is a gorgeously illustrated, fact-filled introduction to the weaponry and fighting methods of the Middle Ages. Written in an accessible style for the nonexpert-with chapters covering
the key types of warriors, from mounted knights to foot soldiers, siege engineers to sappers-it shows how the development of new weapons, technology, and techniques changed the face of war in Europe.


Weapons book

Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor

A spectacular visual guide to the epic 4,000-year history of weaponry, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor tells this epic story of the entire spectrum of weaponry through stunning photography and authoritative coverage, from the stone axes of the earliest warfare to the heavy artillery of today's armies. Take a journey through the centuries, from the Viking sword to the Baker rifle to the AK-47, as you explore the forms and functions of the greatest arms of all time, the warrior types that changed history, and the weapons that changed the face of warfare. Richly detailed catalogs showcase many weapons at their actual size, outlining the timeframe, weight, size, and country of origin to create a comprehensive profile of each.

Now revised and updated to include brand-new content and expanded sections on cannons and modern guns, Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor provides a stunning overview of the tools that have been at the cutting edge of history, determining the rise of kingdoms and the fall of empires


Make a maceMake a Medieval Mace (A MorningStar)

Fun, easy, and safe project made out of foam and sponge. But it is durable. How to make a Medieval Mace (includes my yutube video tutorial). Make a Medeival Mace



Gun Shield

Make a Gun Shield

It is a shield and it is a gun. I spotted this peculiar weapon in a museum and thought it would be fun to make. I show you how. And it really shoots (gumballs)

Make a Gun Shield





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