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by puchaczos2
Mon Dec 03, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: viking age sword and pommel (question)
Replies: 20
Views: 6380

i'm agree. pommels were often light. lot of iron pommels is empty inside. not only from viking age. i have made couple of swords( m and m) with empty pommels and counter balance is enough even for long blade. my first viking sword: m has empty pommel too and balnce point is similar to excavated swor...
by puchaczos2
Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: viking age sword and pommel (question)
Replies: 20
Views: 6380

of course there are swords where pommels are riveted with the end of the tang(on the left in the picture)... but there(on the left) is also the upper guard attached to the tang but there is no pommel. pommel is lost. how was this pommel joined to the upper guard? i heard there is lot of swords where...
by puchaczos2
Mon Dec 03, 2007 9:04 am
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: viking age sword and pommel (question)
Replies: 20
Views: 6380

thanx for answer:) you told me about pommel like this one: m one piece drilled through? wasn't it to difficult? drilling so big piece wasn't too easy. much easy is make it from to pieces. not upper and lower but left and right without drilling. like sandwich with tang(or hole for it) inside. but act...
by puchaczos2
Sun Dec 02, 2007 5:43 pm
Forum: 410-1100
Topic: viking age sword and pommel (question)
Replies: 20
Views: 6380

viking age sword and pommel (question)

hi, i have lot of questions about the viking age sword. i need information about construction of the pommel. is there anybody who knows how was attached pomel to upper hilt? i know that was riveted but it's too general answer than... 1. was pommel made from one piece of iron like the iron cup? 2 how...