Monthly Archives: May 2008

Fabris: Experiments with Finding the Sword

Always find the sword in Fabris’s 3rd, trying to do it in 1st or 2nd is hard. (There is note later saying that 4rd is the proper guard for finding the sword.) When in third, look through the forte rather … Continue reading

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My First Pommel

Attempt #1 Length: 2 inches Weight: 14 1/2 ozThreading: #9 drill, 6 mm tapLeft-hand Taper: 60 degreesLeft-hand diameter: 0.7 inchesCenter diameter: 1.5 inches, uncutRight-hand Taper: 60 degrees     Attempt #2 Length: 3 inches Weight: 25 ozThreading: #9 drill, 6 … Continue reading

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