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Hi all,

i just begin my next custom seax.

 

A long broken back seax. The blade is 500 mm long, 34mm high and 7.5 mm thick by the tang / 6 mm at the point. Steel is a C105 forged flat bar.

 

The customer want punched vikink runes on the blade. So i prepared the blade, without cutting edge. So i can better pounch the runes in.

 

For handle material he want yew and rendeer antler. Spacermaterial in not definded. Just at moment, he not now, if he want a silmly sheath, or a viking sheath reconstruction.

 

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This seax is just the simpler execution of this seax. The problem is the money. It was to cool to try to make 1: 1 version.

 

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Ruggero

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Fairly well done! Always liked that one too. Check out the one Tod Cutler, and I believe, Owen Bush made. (Correct me if I’m mistaken).  Tod Cutler has a short YouTube video covering their reproduction. 

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Yes,

i see the seax from Tod Cutler.Perfectl inlays. Very nice Beagnoth Seax. But my customer not have the money for a expensive reconstruction. So i make him a simply variation.

 

Ruggero

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Hi Ruggero. Coming along nicely. What are you using to punch in the runes?

"The way we win matters" (Ender Wiggins) Orson Scott Card

 

Nos, qui libertate donati sumus, nes cimus quid constet.

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19 hours ago, ruggero said:

i am happy.

You should be happy. That finished beautifully. 

“So I'm lightin' out for the territory, ahead of the scared and the weak and the mean spirited, because Aunt Sally is fixin’ to adopt me and civilize me, and I can't stand it. I've been there before.”

The only bad experience is the one from which you learn nothing.  

 

Josh

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