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Viikinkimiekka III



Viikinkiaikaisen miekan jäljennös jonka valmistin opinnäytetyökseni Pohjois-Karjalan ammattiopistossa, tuotteen suunnittelun ja valmistuksen koulutusohjelmassa. Valmistuskuvia löytyy täältä [link]

This viking age sword I made as my thesis work in North Karelia vocational college crafts and design.

It is type I sword, in typology of petersen. Many swords of this type have been discovered from finland. Those are dated between 775-1000AD.

Blade is pattern welded. There is two pattern welded rods in the middle and solid carbon steel edges. Blade is forged to the shape, fuller is also forged. Blade is also hardened and it is sharp. Cross and pommel are made from iron, covered with copper and silver wire inlays.

Grip is wooden, covered with leather wire. Scabbard is also wooden, covered with leather. Strap bridge is made from oak.

Blade lenght is 82cm, and overall lenght 98cm. Weight is about 1,4 kg.

Some making of pictures are here [link]
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