Can You Melt Obsidian and Cast a Sword?

Over the past few months I’ve been working on this video as a follow-up to user comments on a previous video on if it’s possible to cast obsidian. This proved to be a major challenge that took six attempts, broke multiple crucibles and two different kilns. But I didn’t want to stop until I finally […]

The Katana

yep it’s a good time it’s a Japanese sword you’ve probably heard of them and certainly there are many friends of the katana out there I know this because of the comments I received on some of my other videos about swords and stuff on this video sharing site so there are any fans of […]

Welding the Sword Core (A Day at the Forge, Ep2)

A day at the forge is my escape from a busy week at work. It’s what I do on most Saturday mornings and feels almost like a ritual. Today, I am continuing to work on a complex pattern-welded sword I started a few months ago; the sword is slowly emerging at a cadence of roughly […]

Краш-тест шлема. Фальшион, шестопер, полекс, алебарда против бацинета!

Hello everyone! This is Igor Parfentev from BuhurtTech and Slava Perepelitsa from legendary ArmorySmith! And today we will be testing the “Heavy Griffon” bascinet. The edge of the plate is a bit cracked. Overall, if the helmet can withstand such hits, and the fighter is not injured, is a very good result. This is a […]

Top-helm “Griffon” + “Visby” gauntlets, eng sub.

Hello everyone! My name is Vyacheslav Perepelitsa. I’m the chief master in the ArtArmor workshop. In this video I will talk about our innovations in helmets, gauntlets and so on. The first one I’d like to talk about. We designed a chin strap for helmets. It prevents the visor from hitting your chin. If you’re […]

Forging and Testing a Mild Steel Armor Plate – Overpowered!

What you see here is a one and a half inch square bar of mild steel getting ready for a pounding at Friis Forge. Check out the channel if you’re interested in blacksmithing, its linked in the description below. Mild steel is readily available nowadays and it’s of better quality than what was available historically […]