Thrusting potential of the Leeds Castle Sword, type XVIIIc

no problem at all thrusting through cloth armor

French Rapier Spotlight

dyuers naughty and insolent persons

Cutting with short gripped longswords

Tatami Cutting with the English Longsword

A&A English Longsword

This mid 15th C style of sword has a unique hilt form. It is seen in surviving pieces and depictions in art and is mo...

Edge Geometry on Medieval Swords.

A swords edge is the whole point of its being. Sorry, we couldn't resist the pun, and it's the truth. The entire desi...

Cutting with the Type L Fighting Axe

We've had a bunch of requests to do some cutting videos, so this is attempt number one. Our Type L Fighting Axe seeme...

15th Century Two Hander

... delivered himselfe so valauntly by his hardy prowes and greate strength, ...

Longswords vs Two Handed Swords

The distinction between two-handed swords and longswords can be confusing, and the deeper you delve into marginal cas...

Sword wounds: ancient and otherwise

This post contains humorous but graphic descriptions of wounds we get while making swords.

Flame-bladed swords, why?

What are Flamberge, Flammard, Flambard, and Serpentine blades for?

Prototype Type XVIIIc

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