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New Gorget Done

It only took me a decade to get off my ass and finish strapping this, but we’ve got one more gorget for the loaner kit.

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Antique Sparring Longsword

There are only a couple dozen antique sparring longswords left in the world. This is one of the three that are in North America. Source:

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Class Outline for Sunday, Jan 6

This is a tentative outline. Due to the rain, we may have to cancel tomorrow’s class. 2 PM: Directed Sparring April it out of town, so in lieu we’ll have some light sparring to get the blood pumping. Intensity will … Continue reading

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BA to UNC (US) Screw Conversion Chart

For converting British small screws (BA) into equivalent US screw sizes. BA Screw Closest US Screw Clearance Hole Size TPI OD (in) Size OD (in) Tap Drill (in) Close Fit (in) Free Fi (in) BA0 25.40 0.236 ¼-20 0.250 7 … Continue reading

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Is the Mezano a Zwerch?

As I understand it, the Riverso Mezano is commonly considered to be a cut from the left, to the opponent’s right, with the short edge that can hit anywhere from the knee to the head. My problem is, that doesn’t … Continue reading

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L`Ange Chapter 7 Video

A video on the three thrusts from chapter 7.

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ShopSmith, Power Station, and Casters

So you’ve decided to put some casters on your ShopSmith or Power Station. And because you’re cheap, you decide to buy them used instead of ordering them from eBay. This is what you need to know: ShopSmith and Power Station … Continue reading

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