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newBookmarkLockedFalling comp chopper style knife
freq 3 378 by Stromlo_Swords_USA
Oct 6, 2017 22:01:28 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Any sword enthusiast in fairfield county CT or near NYC?
wtl890103123 1 212 by demonskull
Sept 27, 2017 0:19:15 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Where to get hardened/tempered steel in the EU
LastGodslayer 12 455 by LastGodslayer
Sept 23, 2017 15:21:01 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Any experience with Medieval Fight Club blanks?
Verity 3 425 by bfoo2
Sept 14, 2017 21:25:14 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Longsword WIP
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libra 29 2,625 by libra
Aug 29, 2017 18:43:41 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling traditional katana making (Miyari) video link
dtb 0 221 by dtb
Aug 25, 2017 12:57:41 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling First sword build completed!
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tdiamante 24 1,257 by Croccifixio
Aug 16, 2017 8:17:13 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Follow up on my dagger plan
acheron223 4 330 by acheron223
Aug 4, 2017 2:23:16 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling I am making a dagger soonish
acheron223 10 418 by Mikeeman
Jul 22, 2017 0:14:36 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling I'm thinking of making my first dagger
acheron223 6 241 by acheron223
Jul 5, 2017 4:20:02 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling For now more to come.
L Driggers (fallen) 4 447 by Voltan
Jun 21, 2017 2:42:31 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Beginner: Designing my first sword for stock removal
ninjamelody 6 672 by ninjamelody
Jun 17, 2017 20:26:49 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling a few projects in the works
freq 19 760 by freq
Jun 12, 2017 3:35:27 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling To Humor Lyndle... What I've been up to.
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Mikeeman 25 972 by chrisperoni
Jun 12, 2017 3:16:50 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Custom Roman Gladius (Pompeii)
Steve Karakostas 5 590 by Steve Karakostas
Jun 9, 2017 18:54:07 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Low Layer Count Pattern Welded Steel Knife Blade
L Driggers (fallen) 5 496 by SirThorfinn
Jun 9, 2017 15:50:58 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Getting Better at this. The knife is finished.
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L Driggers (fallen) 20 1,037 by L Driggers (fallen)
Jun 3, 2017 17:02:15 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling How would one go about "lengthening" or fixing this?
Jordan Williams 11 660 by Jordan Williams
May 31, 2017 3:25:20 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling tooth to blade
freq 10 567 by SirThorfinn
May 26, 2017 21:06:47 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Question about handeling O1 steel
nyrun 6 406 by nyrun
May 24, 2017 15:38:15 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Depleted Uranium Sword!
Aeliascent 17 1,753 by codeblue
May 21, 2017 20:23:11 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Where have all the blade makers gone
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L Driggers (fallen) 64 2,305 by 1776
May 18, 2017 20:08:58 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling blade flexibility reality check
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fe3c 25 1,207 by fe3c
May 18, 2017 16:29:33 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling How Do I Keep The Bevels Crisp?
legacyofthesword 11 553 by Verity
May 16, 2017 23:15:21 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Making a Seax by Jesus Hernandez
Croccifixio 3 535 by brotherbanzai
May 10, 2017 20:21:02 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Made a Balisong/Butterfly Knife (Plus Video)
d.yoo88 3 362 by 1776
May 4, 2017 3:11:49 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Questions about Ray Skin / Samegawa
zenhydra 9 984 by akran
May 4, 2017 2:10:31 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Insightful Video on Polishing
seriouslee 0 245 by seriouslee
Apr 21, 2017 2:52:40 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling Finally at long last I got to make some knives
zigzagman 6 402 by zigzagman
Apr 16, 2017 21:31:07 GMT
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newBookmarkLockedFalling My first knives
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szabla 29 2,572 by szabla
Apr 12, 2017 0:28:21 GMT

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christain: Not frozen seas here (yet), but plenty wet and icky cold outside. Good day to stay inside huddled up in bed with the missus, puppydawgs, a bag of popcorn, and an old movie. ;) Feb 19, 2019 20:36:40 GMT
ouroboros: Yeargh and avast ye scurvy dawgs. Let sl the mooring lines for our boat be in frozen seas ... -19 C ... Feb 19, 2019 15:32:26 GMT
nerdthenord: It was a nice week off. Alas, I must return to the grind tomorrow. Valhalla!! Feb 18, 2019 0:39:55 GMT
ouroboros: -6C east of Ottawa, winds from the west at 14kph. Nice looking morning out there. I see a good day ahead Feb 16, 2019 15:22:16 GMT
christain: I'll be SOOO glad to get back to work. Boss said maybe mid-March. I need a H/T Bastard to keep my H/T Longsword company. :D Bet your boots, I'll have a winter side-job lined up for next year! ;) Wifey doesn't like it when things get tight. Neither do I. Feb 15, 2019 23:41:58 GMT *
christain: It's about 72F. here. I may sit out by the fire-pit tonight. Spent a good part of the afternoon polishing armor. This becomes a bi-weekly thing in winter. But, with the up 'n down temps here, I can see rust forming. From cold and dry to warm and damp--yup. Feb 15, 2019 23:34:20 GMT
ouroboros: +3 degrees C today. I'm rejoicing in this summer weather while it lasts. The downturn begins next moanday. Feb 15, 2019 20:26:27 GMT
nerdthenord: Been playing a bit up RDR2, but that is gonna take a full summer to dive into, not just half a week off. Been reading a ton of valiant comics too. XO Manowar, divinity, eternal warrior, all the good stuff. Feb 14, 2019 23:02:35 GMT
nerdthenord: Basically we had our last bit of pseudo winter, I'm relaxing doing Jack all for the rest of the week, and my custom seax just had it's pommel finished. Feb 14, 2019 23:01:08 GMT
nerdthenord: So have not give any shout box updates for a few days because I didn't want to push aside more important conversation. Feb 14, 2019 23:00:06 GMT
christain: I feel that the forward slanting curvature of the crown and the extended nasal gives the helm a unique look and extra protection by allowing glancing blows. Nasal helms are about the bare minimum in armored combat, but combined with a mail coif....yeah! Feb 14, 2019 22:42:31 GMT
Matt KOA: christain - Glad the new Phrygian caught your eye. I liked it too - particularly because that unique and interesting style was not well represented on our site when compared to the many other more standard "nasal bar" helms. Feb 14, 2019 15:22:13 GMT
MOK: Thanks Matt, that does help! I've seen a few places do it the hard way, and nobody ever specifies. :) Feb 13, 2019 21:10:51 GMT
christain: Armored workouts are on hold due to a slightly twisted ankle. Should be better in a day or two. Now, I just walk around(limping)in my armor. Makes it interesting to the neighbors when I go out to the box and get the mail. (rofl) Feb 13, 2019 20:29:33 GMT
ouroboros: Snow and drifting white doom see 1 degree C temps and trenches through my yard from the deck to the cars to the shed and all the hiding places our barn cats like to sequester themselves Feb 13, 2019 18:49:43 GMT
ouroboros: Brother Knight--hows the armoured workout treating You? Feb 13, 2019 18:46:37 GMT
christain: MattKOA: Love the new Phrygian Norman and Crusader nasal helmets you guys have up. I see an order in my near future. Can't go to Ren-Fest wearing last years armor. That would be a fashion faux-pas. (rofl) Feb 13, 2019 18:40:32 GMT
Matt KOA: Jordan - We checked with our supplier and the sword is still considered "Back Ordered" with them and they do not have an ETA to provide. I'm sorry I don't have anything more specific at this time. Feb 13, 2019 17:16:15 GMT
Matt KOA: MOK - We measure in a straight line from where the blade exits the hilt to the end of its tip. Hope that helps! Feb 13, 2019 16:52:16 GMT
MOK: Hey Matt, just to clarify, do you measure curved blades in a straight line from one end to the other, or along the curve? Feb 13, 2019 9:11:12 GMT