Baltimore Knife and Sword's
Flamberge Fishtail Short Sword
Below are some in progress shots of the evolution of this sword
Forging the bow tie shape into the guard
Here it is rough shaped and slotted
Here it is rough forged and corners beveled
Rough sanded to shape and pommel blank
Blade profiled with one edge bevel at 50%
Both edges beveled at 50%
Edges ground to the center sitting next to a damascus custom.
It is now ready for Heat Treat.
One edge @ 120 grit after Heat Treat
Blade @ 220 grit hilt at 220grit cocobolo handle fitted @ 220 grit
Pommel ground and fitted with parts @ 400 grit
Grooves sanded in the handle matching the pommel and oiled.
Here you can see this piece has crazy lines.
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