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I completed this just recently as an item for the trade show at the Deutsches Klingesmuseum, Solingen's "The Sword: Form and Thought" exhibition when it opens this weekend. I'd like to hope that I can claim without too much exaggeration that its among the most accurate langes messer replicas of its style made, its the result of the ongoing research into single-edged arms that I've been doing for some time now, and its actually something I'm happy with, which is virtually unheard of. If it makes any sense, even the mistakes feel right! So, I'm hopeful it meets with approval. This is a Lang
Hello again. I want to share with you my current project. It's a messer inspired by 15th century finds. So far it's my longest blade that survived heat treating The overall lenght is circa 62 cm. It's made from very tough nz3 tool steel (it is sometimes used for jack hammer chisels). The blade was made by grinding, but I used some hot forging for the crossguard, nagel and pommel. I am not entirely happy with the guard. The socket was forged on the blade and there are some gaps: I am sure that more skilled blacksmith could h