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Here are some screen grabs from my run on History Channel's latest show, Knife or Death (season 1, episode 4). I forged out a knife inspired by a set of CeltIberian War Knives I saw in Germany last year at the Reichstadtmuseum in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. I made a few modern modifications to it for comfort and safety. The forward lanyard hole, a bottle opener forged into the ring pommel and the rubber handle slabs to absorb impact. The knife worked really well. It is 80crv2 and has a cutting edge of 12.75" and an overall weight of 1lb 13oz and the blade is 2" wide at the base and 3/8" thick sp
Hello, all! It has been quite some time since I last posted on this message board. I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in History back in December and I've been quite busy job hunting (a job is necessary to fund an aspiring smith's hobbies, I'm sure you'll all agree). As a result, I've not had much time, nor energy, to partake in the activities on this site. Still, my passion for history demands attention, so I spend my time researching and pondering on various aspects of medieval culture. Unfortunately, certain questions are left unanswered on scholarly databases like JSTOR and turning to wik