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Jacek Robotka

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About Jacek Robotka

  • Birthday 12/27/1977

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    West Yorkshire, UK
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    Blacksmithing, reenacement, militaria, survival, history, martial arts.

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  1. The bigger button is made as rivet and its riveted on the long brass strip, which is creates sort of washer for all rivets. I hope this make sense Exactely, thank you
  2. Thank you. They are riveted on the washers. I hope this makes sense.
  3. Recent project - Customised migration period style seax. Blade made of EN45 steel, mahogany handle, leather scabbard with tooled ornament with brass studs, rivets and fittings. Thank you Jacek
  4. Thank you. Its hard to say which side this is come from. As far as I know both sides were using this type of hanger. They were mainly made to order, not as mass product. I hope this make sense. Thank you
  5. New project in progress ⚔ American Independent War Hanger Blade made from EN45, handle from american walnut with brass, guard from mild steel. Thank you
  6. Thank you Gary. I used vegetable tanned leather. I stained the leather using Fiebings Leather Dye and waxed with bees wax balsam. The leather supplier is based in Poland and his website is https://mikasklep.eu/ Thank you Jacek
  7. hey, I haven't visit the forum for a while, busy year...:) I would like to present couple of short videos with one of the latest projects. Thank you for watching. Jacek
  8. Thank you. The inlays are tapped in V shaped groove.
  9. The Hadeby axe was also based on original find from Hadeby, Denmark - Viking era.
  10. hi, Below couple of custom seaxes made last month. Gotland seax Seax made from EN45 carbon steel, hand forged with brut de forge finish, hilt made of oak with brass fittings. Scabbard made of vegetable tanned leather with brass fittings based on Gotland finds, two leather straps to hang the seax on belt. Overall length 370mm, blade length 250mm, blade width (at the widest point) 35mm, blade thickness 5mm. Broken back seax Seax with decorated scabbard, hand forged welded blade from wrought iron and carbon steel, hilt made deer antler with brass fittings. Scabbard made of vegetable tanned leather with brass fittings, with leather loops to hang the seax on belt. Overall length 320mm, blade length 200mm, blade width (at the widest point) 35mm, blade thickness 4mm. Thank you Jacek
  11. Thank you. Yes the Podhorce axe with inlays is based on find from 'the great identical grave No. 2', Podhorce, Lvov distr., dated 10th cent. i have attached picture of the original find. Thank you
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    hi, Recently made axes. From left copy of battle axe from Podhorce with copper inlays, again Podhorce but without the inlays and Hadeby axe. Podhorce axe head is forged from old iron and steel with copper inlays. Podhorce (in the middle) and Hadeby axe made from high carbon steel. Thank you Jacek
  13. Yes pity..we have some suppliers that sell per meter in the UK, so its useful.
  14. Thank you. Yes its a bone endcap.
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