Welding A Saxon Sword

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Welding A Saxon Sword

Post by Darrell » Sat Nov 05, 2011 1:39 pm

Cool video from National Geographic of a smith forge welding a Saxon style sword. Interesting techniques used to get the patterns in the steel:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgxoRx6G ... ure=relmfu
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Re: Welding A Saxon Sword

Post by toad » Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:36 pm

What I wonder is did they have a deep technique of fighting with the blade to go along with the making of the blade?

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