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Kris Lipinski

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Kris Lipinski last won the day on August 26 2016

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About Kris Lipinski

  • Birthday 06/20/1981

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  1. Big pattern welded seax with serpent

    The seax was sold As soon as the handle is changed - that's the customer's wish - You were right Ruggero.
  2. Pattern welded seax with antler Price drop

    Just mentioning the add is still valid
  3. Big pattern welded seax with serpent

    Just mentioning the add is still valid
  4. Early medieval sword research

    Just about weights of early swords. It's hard to fight with a sword of 1500g. Usually they were around 1000g I believe. Uless some swords were used just for look and showing the prestige of a warior/leader. Here there is a picture of a sword found in the lake in Giecz (Poland) dated 9th/10th cent. Blade lenght (remained) is 73cm (29,8"), total lenght is 87cm (35,5") and it weights... only 720g! (At least the book says so I've never held it myself ). I dare to assume it's weight before it had corroded was approx 900-950g. So, Jeroen, 600-700g for a such long blade without the hilt seem to be realistic. If you add 300g for a hilt it gives us 900-1000g.
  5. Chef's Knife - pattern welded

    It is a beautiful knife! I can suggest to quench in hot oil even blades forged of steels dedicated to be hardened in water. With thin cross sections (and knives or swords are ratehr thin) hot oil will do the job I worked it out by many cracks And that burl is quite alike black locust burl. Enclosed my hunter handle with horribly 'misslined' pins ;P
  6. "Insane" Neo-Kopis, composite Pweld with bronze etc.

    Incredible!!! And yes! It motivates to train, practise and exercise ;-) Really insane pattern and forging skills! Thanks for sharing.
  7. Seax WIP

    Wow! Great couple!
  8. Big chopper

    I like it Looks functional for chopping meat with bones as well.
  9. Pattern welded seax with antler Price drop

    Hi. I decieded to reduce price and it won't be cheaper 135$ shipped (was 165$) Contact via PM or krylip (at) gmail.com
  10. Twisted multibar kitchen blade

    Really nice! I like antient technicques in modern knives. I forged some multibar kitchen blades as well. But your is really beautiful. Very interesting pattern in twists.
  11. Hello. I'm pleased to offer for sale a beautiful and fully useful pattern welded seax. The materials are: edge and spine: 80CrV2 tool steel, core: approx 15 layers twist (80CrV2 x mild steel) Handle: Bog oak, curved deer antler, Hungarian plum wood + leather sacers and silver pin. Dimentions: Ov. len. 290mm (11,8") Blade leng. 140mm (5,7") Thick 3,6mm (0,14") Wide at handle 23mm (0,94") At widest point 27mm (1,1") 135$ shipped Contact via PM or: krylip (at) gmail.com
  12. Damascus Santoku

  13. Hungarian style saber

    Wow! Beautiful! And aggressive! Pretty light as for such dimentions. Really nice!
  14. Migration period langseax

    Beautiful! Particulary the sheath! Really elegant.
  15. Two la tene ring hilted knives

    I like Cornwall too I used to work in Plymouth for a few years, and I took advantage to visit many antient places in the nighbourhood. Tors, magic circles of rocks like Marry Maidens, and Tintagel of course. ... And from the other side the Dartmoor National Park - lovely place to have long walks It was a great stage of my life.