How to break your sword...

Today we examine how battle damage, especially edge on edge contact between sharp swords can lead to failure and brea...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Arms and Armor is headed for the Chivalric Fighting Arts Symposium

This weekend Arms and Armor VP Dr. Nathan Clough and James Rielly, noted HEMA instructor and manager of the A&A b...

Throw Javelins this Summer

Now that the warm weather is here its time to make sure you have some great fun for the backyard. If you are of a ce...

A knightly prize for the Icebreaker Open HEMA tournament

Today we unveil our donation as a prize for the Icebreaker Open tournament in Minneapolis this weekend, 4/29-31 2022....

Are spears good weapons?

 The spear is one of our favorite weapons for its simplicity and economic use of resources. It often gets short shrif...

Grip Size and Gripping the Sword

The sword world is beginning to have events and tournaments again. I have been fielding lots of questions from folks ...

Reproducing the sword of King Henry V

Henry of Monmouth asserted his claim to the throne of England on this day, March 21st, 1413, a day after the death of...

Complex Hilted Longswords- which should we make?

Here at Arms and Armor we have always loved complex hilted longswords. While we've made many as custom pieces over t...
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