The lay of the land- my shop

The workshop is very small, basically a corner of the prop shop.   I am only using the tools that a regional theater prop shop would have in their possession.  No machine shop here!!!   Sword construction is essentially additive and subtractive  sculpture in metal.  I purchase my blades, do research and design my hilts, then purchase…

Making a Sword

Sword Furbisher. I am technically a sword furbisher or cutler.  This is an artisan who takes a finished blade and designs and constructs a hilt for it.  (a hilt is the quillons/crossguard,  handle and the pommel /counterweight) I specialize in historically accurate weapons, built to withstand the rigors of stage combat.  My niche in this…