Reblogged from art-of-swords
Handmade Swords - Thorn
- Maker: Brendan Olszowy of Fable Blades
- Specification: overall length: 93.8cm (37”). Blade length: 72.6cm (28.6”). Weight: 1940g (4.2lb). Grip length: 11.6cm (4.5”). Guard breadth: 19.5cm (7.7”). Blade width: 4.8cm @ base > 2.2cm @ 10cm from tip. Blade thickness: 5.1mm @ base > 2.95mm @ 10cm from tip. Point of balance - 0cm (level with tips of leaves/ base of blade). Centre of Percussion: ~42cm from base of blade. Hilt Node of Percussion: 4.5cm (1.8”) behind guard / end of grip.
- Medium: corundum ruby, blade: 9260 high carbon steel; grip: poplar core with chrome tanned kid leather wrap; hilt: solid bronze sculpture crafted by Jeffrey J. Robinson
- Techinique: quenched in oil then Tempered twice to hardness ~ 50Rc
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