This would have been light head armor for a basic foot soldier, 'lo these many years ago. Usually militia would have used it. They’d have worn it over a knit cap and under a leather coverup for more complete protection.
An old scottish method to prevent a putt from hopping or sliding off course before rolling was to face the club with fur, giving you a ‘Hairy Putter’. * annnd... pun-nishment achieved.
Once there was a Viking Sea Captain who was prepared to go a ‘Viking.’ He ran into a major hitch, the Jarl would only let him sail if he took the Jarl’s youngest son along as his third mate. The son, called ‘Big Ears’ was a real twit, but the Captain was stuck with him.... Continue Reading →
This dagger is much smaller than my typical daggers. It's modeled from the Hudson Bay Trade Dagger that was traded to the Indians a long time ago. Probably this one is a lot better than the ones they traded back then, because those were made of iron and case hardened, with a very thin veneer... 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 →
Based on one of Bowie’s actual knives that he left behind before he went to the Alamo, as seen at the Baylor University and the Texas Ranger Museum. There have been good arguments that it is said that Bowie liked a reversed blade, whether that meant an edge up or a point back along the... Continue Reading →