The Bearded Axe & King Harold

The bearded axe was the preferred weapon of the housecarls who protected King Harold Godwinson, the king of England from 1022 to 1066. It was one of the weapons used at the battle of Hastings. Which they lost. The opposing knights charged in and the housecarls ran after them (taking their axe's with them) and... Continue Reading →


I used a piece of an old model A axel for the shaft. The mace itself is pretty much a basic mace. It’s really really heavy. Maces were used from way back when people first started using metal (thus replacing the early wooden club). For instance, a ‘morning star’ was a wooden club with metal... Continue Reading →

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