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7/4/14

Moar Blacksmithing: Nepalese Blacksmiths & Man at Arms

Since we've gotten onto the topic of blacksmithing, a couple videos I thought you might find interesting.

First up, video from a blacksmith shop in Nepal where they mass produce Khurki knives. A practical, proven design for a big ol' chopper, made with the most basic of hand tools.



And, Man at Arms, a look inside a 'modern' weaponsmith's shop. Lots of powertools - the power hammer is especially cool.

These are movie and video game designs, but the tools and techniques would work for more practical designs. There's a couple dozen of these videos and other every week or two - some of the weapons are more practical, some are not, the process is interesting to watch for all.


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