What we learn from Weapons vs Armor Tests - Whiskey & Weapons V

Our post about the Rondel Dagger vs Mail from Sept 26th we got a lot of great comments and suggestions, we also had m...

Talhoffer Messer

We take a look at a recently completed messer crafted along the lines of some of the pieces illustrated in Talhoffer...

Custom Venetian Pirata Sword

In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries Venice was one of Europe's greatest powers, drawing its wealth from the exte...

Hungarian Sword with Custom Scabbard

Today we are checking out our Hungarian Sword with a custom hard scabbard. The blade on this sword is an Oakeshott t...

Reviewing the Reviewers - Whiskey & Weapons III

 In the last two decades the biggest change in the modern sword market has been how the internet and its users have c...

The 20 year anniversary of our first HEMA trainers/feders

Here at Arms and Armor we've been making swords for a long time.  Although we officially incorporated in 1982, our p...

Can you make a sword to fit a scabbard?

Today we will look at a project that we recently completed that is one of the tougher challenges for a sword maker, C...

How to stab through an armor visor

When fighting in plate armor the historical sources tell us to attack the weak points of your opponents harness.  The...

German Branch Sword

The German Branch sword is an exceptional example of the gothic bough form of decoration. Originally a pejorative te...

Towton Sword Type XVIIIc

This type XVIIIc longsword is a great example of one of the most important things to know about swords. A good swo...

Custom Wakefield Sword

Today we are going to look at a commission recently finished for a customer that turned out quite nice. This sword is...

Hardened Nordland Axe

One of our most popular items has an upgrade for 2022. It still has the classic lines of the original axe excavated i...
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