How hard should a sword blade be? Sword vs. Machete and Chef Knife

There are a lot of debates on the internet about how hard a sword blade should be.  Some folks seem to be of the opin...

Black Friday to Cyber Monday Merry Axemass Extravaganza 2021

Merry Axemass to all! We have some exciting deals and special items to share on this Black Friday thru Cyber Monday S...

One of a kind Medieval 14th Century Sword

This elegant sword is available at this moment. It has a broad tapering blade with a classic beveled wheel pommel and...

Sword of St Martin 15th C

This sword is based on a depiction in a Book of Hours from France dated about 1440. It is one of the earliest example...

Distal and Profile Taper of European Swords

Alright, this post comes with a long video, so settle in and grab some popcorn or a beer.  Among historical sword afi...

Dagger and War Hammer vs. Maille Armor

In today's video we continue our quest to learn how various weapons interact with different historical armors.  Today...

Product Spotlight: The German Bastard Sword

Our German Bastard Sword is a great example of the heavy combat sword of the 16th Century. It is a sword we choose ...

Anglo-Saxon Sword Spotlight

Our Anglo-Saxon Sword is a great example of the type of weapon wielded by the warriors of the late 10th and early 11...

Medieval Longword Edge Sharpness

Today we will look in detail at a specific surviving longsword's edge and how sharp such a sword would have been in p...

Hungarian Sword Spotlight

The Arms and Armor Hungarian Sword is an Oakeshott type XI blade based on an original sword from the early 13th centu...

Medieval Sword Edges, how sharp?

When we look at the functionality of a sword, the edge and point are the only reason the rest of the piece exists. As...

Does Cutting Wood With a Sword Teach Us Anything?

There are periodic debates among sword lovers about what kinds of abuse a sword should be able to survive. On the one...
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