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Petr Florianek

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  1. Hello! i am thinking about purchasing a pneumatic graver machine and i am looking at GRS GraverSmith. Before i look into the new, would anyone of you of my colleagues have one used but in good condition for sale? Atteched for your attraction is a sample what i would like to do with that :-)
  2. Wow! incredible work! great sword and great post!
  3. Thanks to all! I love collaborating with Owen. he is my real dark elf brother in crazy ideas and his work helps to bring them to life (making them less crazy). I like this one a lot and i am sure next ones will be even better P
  4. seeing your boots in the picture puts it in perspective! great work
  5. is there a way to rotate the pic in the forum environment or it has to be done offline?
  6. Greetings travellers! AS i am sure you know, the Trolls are coming down from hills and they are posing huge danger. Lots of cattle and even free folk are missing and we know they fell prey to vicious eottins. All this is calling for a travelling Trollslayers. The grim folk, equipped with strange knowledge and stranger weapons of trade. The fight with troll is different to killing wild beast but also to fight with human opponent. So the weapon needs to be huge, heavy, but with accute point. Some preffer huge spears, some strangely shaped axes, but the most revered use what they call KNIFE, a huge sax. Here is one from the workshops of Owen Bush and mine The big one, used for slayin is 90 cm long with 59 cm long blade The blade is 5 bar . wrought at back, with 2 oposed twists made from wrought iron and a low layer 1095 wrought 15n20 mix , there is then a layer of 1050 wollf toothed with the edge 500 layers of the same 1095 wrought 15n20. part of the set is a mormal sized sax, used traditionaly for harvesting a token of victory, claw, ear or even a head of especialy formidable troll I crafted fittings and scabbards of a mix of materials, leather, antler, wrought iron, silver, garnets... here it is for you to wittness glory of almost forgoten craft of trollslaying
  7. smoking might work, brusking with steel brush might open the grain in places ( if done from other side it may be natural looking) hammering thiner might also work..... just suggestions
  8. Pork Bane is heroic food foe! i like the first raw bush a lot too :-)
  9. i always liked Dwine the most, i think, so this makes me very excited! thanks for sharing
  10. Hello Gentlemen So I am sick again and I start to wonder if we can I improve my work environment by using some gas and dust protection the problem is that I want this to to be forced air type so I can breathe during forging. The other problem is obviously money as being often sick made funds tighter. Can you help with advice?
  11. Cool and classy! Some carving in the handle next time?
  12. Thanks Gentlemen! I don't deserve your praise! But I still feel honoured
  13. Hello Gentlemen and Gentlewomen! long time no post for reason that i am about to reveal. I was invited to take part in exposition in Deutsches Klingen museum with Peter Johnsson and Jake Powning. Its a part of the exhibition Sword - form and thought. Theme for contemporary makers is Xiphos - sword of piercing light. This is what i came up with. Let pictures do the talking and let pictures with talking do the rest of talking :-) https://youtu.be/Ebr2tkqiI-8
  14. Love it, I like how are process is so similar
  15. as i told you, this is fantastic to me. Great blend of brutal and elegant
  16. its very cool and brave! do you plan to move to real stones?
  17. lovely, and great to see that more people share the interest in odd
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