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#1 jim austin

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Posted 13 September 2011 - 12:03 AM

To the guests and members of Don Fogg's Bladesmithing Forum who share Jeff's and my interest in axe forging I would like to offer this DVD. It is based on the methods presented in pages 1 - 3 of the Viking Axe Forging Tutorial (pinned topic) in the History Forum. In 51 minutes it covers the "Split-and-Wrap" method of forge-welding an axe-eye, and all of the other necessary steps in forging and steeling the bearded axe shown on the cover. The price including shipping in the US is $39 (CA residents need to add sales tax for a total of $42). If you are interested in purchasing the DVD please contact me at hotsteel@sbcglobal.net. Please use Paypal (it's the best option at this point).

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#2 Thom Board

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Posted 13 September 2011 - 01:16 PM

Funny, I was just looking for an early Christmas present for myself :) would you have a price to ship to the Uk Jim?
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#3 Gerald Boggs

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 08:15 PM

Got my copy in the mail today. Good thing i had no plans to go out. It was a dinner and video evening for me.

The video was quite excellent. Along with good quality instruction, it showed me several ways of doing, which are different from my background.
I highly recommend this video.

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#4 Luke Shearer

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 11:19 PM

I have this video as well. Very informative and well put together! It left nothing at all to question.

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#5 Christopher Price

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 10:56 AM

Just got it and watched it.  I wish it were about 2 hours longer... can't wait for the 2nd in the series to come out.  The asymmetrical wrap is something I've been wanting to understand better, and static posts only do so much.


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