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J. Helmes

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  1. Thanks you gentlemen!

     

    Mike, I have a powerhammer and recently have aquired a press, though it needs to be converted to a forging press. In one shop I once worked at I was the power hammer for a few years.

     

    Greg, I used a 6 inch wheel for the fuller.

     

    Eric, I also quite like the name Leifr! I will stick with that!

     

     

    Thanks!

  2. Here is a sword I have recently finished. It is a +vlfberht+ with a high layer laminated blade. Edge is a high carbon and core is low carbon. The hilt parts are wrought iron inlaid with silver. The handle is a tooled leather wrap done in a mammen style motif. Furthe images can be found on my facebook work page My link.

     

    This sword is also for sale, any interested people can PM me for details.

     

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  3. Brownells was over $350 for what I needed. I looked into Houghtons salt but they will only sell me 400 lbs. The price is way beter on the Houghtons but I can't find enough people North of the Border who want to split on some.

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