Viking round shield
82cm /32" diameter, constructed from 10mm ply, tapered down to be 5mm at the edge. Front and back covered in bonded linen canvas, gesso filled, painted lime white.
Edges formed from rawhide sewn into position.
Boss is hand raised steel. Handle spar is ash, clenched into position with hand forged nails.
11thC Crossbow - Based on the Colletiere de Charavines crossbow. Ash stock and bow, linen string 32lbs. Bow takes down. Buy additional bolts here
12th-14thC box cleaver - Strong convex blade with cut eye at the beak. Boxwood grip. Specification Blade length 26cmGrip 11cmOverall 38cm
12th-14thC Yew cleaver - Strong convex blade with decorative punch hole at the beak. Yew grip. Specification Blade length 22cmGrip 10cmOverall 34cm