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Dagger Breakdown

Dagger Breakdown

Here is a photo of a dagger made about 1983, shown both assembled, and broken down for inspection. The blade is 7″ long (from the guard) D-2 tool steel, the habaki is lost-wax cast from sterling silver. The guard abd pommel are heat-treated D-2 steel.   The collars and wire-wrapping over the ash-wood handle is...
Galatine

Galatine

Here is a photo of the custom sword named “Galatine” for the client. The blade is D-2 tool steel, all other sword and scabbard furniture is stainless steel. The seven pointed star ornament on the heart-shaped pommel is laminated O-1 and 308 Stainless. Both handle and scabbard are wrapped in twisted stainless steel wire. The...
Grayswandir

Grayswandir

Here is a photo of a ┬ácustom made Sword named “Grayswandir” made for a discerning client. The blade is D-2 tool steel, all other sword and scabbard furniture is stainless steel. The handle is hickory wrapped in twisted stainless steel wire. The scabbard is covered in black leather. The 26 inch blade is about .200...
The Sky Sword

The Sky Sword

Here is a photo of a sword-dagger pair made about 1990. The blades are D-2 tool steel, all other sword and scabbard furniture is stainless steel.   Both handles are wrapped in twisted stainless steel wire. The scabbards are covered in black leather with a single spiral strand of twisted stainless wire. The blades are...
Katana

Katana

Here is a photo of a Japanese style katana made in the late 1980s. The blade is D-2 tool steel, all other sword and scabbard furniture is stainless steel. The handle is wrapped in twisted stainless steel wire. The scabbard is covered in black leather with ebony sash loop.   The 29 inch blade is...
Headsman

Headsman

Here is a photo of a Chinese style headsman’s sword made in the late 1980s.   The blade is D-2 tool steel, all other sword and scabbard furniture is stainless steel. The handles and scabbards are wrapped in twisted stainless steel wire. The 39 inch (one meter) blade is about .165 inch thick at the...
Fluted Sword Dagger

Fluted Sword Dagger

  Here is a photo of a sword-dagger pair made in the mid 1980s.   The blades are D-2 tool steel, all other sword and scabbard furniture is stainless steel. Both handles and scabbards are wrapped in twisted stainless steel wire. The blades are about .170 inch thick at the double spines. The weight is...