Forging a spearhead — part 2

Remember the spearhead I forged last weekend at Winter War? Well, a few hours with a file and several large blisters later, and it’s finished! It’s cleaned up, sharpened, hardened (sloppily, but that’s typical for the originals too), and the finish is from the oil quench. I might leave it this way. Just needs a […]

Forging a spearhead — part 1

‘Would you like to try?’ ‘YES!’ They handed me a rod of 1/2″ diameter round stock and a hammer. The spearhead took about three hours to make and still needs to be cleaned up. It has plenty of rough edges, but surprisingly actually looks like what I was trying to make. This is my first […]