Monthly Archives: December 2014

Starting Over my Gloss

I’ve been doing this for quite awhile and have learned much. Since when I first started this blog I’ve written hundreds of essays, created several training guides, posted dozens of videos, and have started my own club which now boasts … Continue reading

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Meyer’s Longsword – Guard Progressions

The progressions in chapter 3 are Day -> Longpoint -> Fool [Scalp Cut] Irongate* -> Hanging Point -> Unicorn -> Key [Cross-arm parry] Wrath –> Longpoint –> Changer [Wrath cut] Changer –> Longpoint –> Wrath [Slash] Side guard –> Longpoint … Continue reading

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Looking for reviewers for our Meyer Longsword I Workbook

A couple years ago my club produced a workbook for new study groups wanting to get into German longsword without a proper teacher. Since then we’ve dramatically improved in both our knowledge and teaching style and we’re ready to codify … Continue reading

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Blacksmithing – First Project

This is the first project I ever made. I did this during a one-hour class offered by the SCA a few years ago. It is just shy of 4 3/4”.

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Intro to Blacksmithing

From left to right Blacksmith Tongs (me) Steak Turner (me) BBQ Tongs (me) BBQ Tongs (April started, I finished) Blacksmith Tongs (April) Steak Turner (April) All pieces were forged by hand over coal. Finishing all three projects qualified me to … Continue reading

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