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Mar 3, 2024 8:51:16 GMT
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Sub-boards: Stone and Stone-Age Weapons, Gun Collections, Firearms Discussion, Archery Discussion

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The best place to start - beginners are encouraged to ask their questions here, and more senior members to show especial patience.

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Mar 1, 2024 20:01:33 GMT
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Other classical weapons and armor from all time periods

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Post pictures of your own personal sword collections here!

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Sword Making, Customization and Repair

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Mar 3, 2024 2:51:54 GMT
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Sharing tips, techniques and sword making projects

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Mar 3, 2024 8:08:13 GMT
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Advice and information on common problems encountered and how to fix them. Includes a sub forum dedicated to sword sharpening.

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Feb 20, 2024 6:27:41 GMT
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Sketches and artwork of original designs by SBG members!

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Feb 17, 2024 17:51:29 GMT
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Mar 3, 2024 13:21:54 GMT

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Feel free to discuss anything not necessarily sword related, though strictly NO discussion of politics or religion.

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