Handmade Knife Handles

handmade knives, hand forged knives, knife handles

A handmade knife handle is, in my humble opinion, the second most important aspect of a knife design. Like any tool, where you hold it determines how frequently you will use it. You can have the most useful blade design with the best steel and heat-treatment in the world and with a shoddy handle, you’ll […]


medieval longsword, handmade longsword, hand forged swords

The ubiquitous longsword seems to have a special place in the hearts of many students of medieval weapons and practitioners of the combative arts. What is it about this relatively simple weapon that makes it so particularly popular? The basic longsword seems to possess many attributes that make it an almost ideal weapon. Its over-all […]