I commissioned a reproduction spearhead from an English smith (Jason of Wieland Forge) last winter, and I was finally able to fit a shaft to it this weekend. It was much more difficult than I expected! The shaft is ash. Carving it to fit the split socket was not easy, and I definitely need […]
My latest project is reproducing a real (not Dagorhir) Anglo-Saxon shield, based on originals from the mid 6th century. I photographed the process to share with all of you here!
Ragnarok is almost here, and we’re in craft overdrive trying to get everything done. I’m consigning with Gorg this year, and packing the car to the bursting point with spears, javelins, and swords. It’s going to be an adventure getting everything finished. Building in such large batches is an interesting challenge. There’s a balancing act […]