The Creation of a Pattern Welded Blade  Resources and Bibliography

By Robert P. Shyan-Norwalt

www.texasknife.com Stateside blade maker’s site.

www.dfoggknives.com Great pattern welder and overall blade-smith.

www.jensenknives.com Stateside blade maker’s site.

www.powning.com Jake Powning, maker of hand forged swords and knives.

www.powning.com Jake Powning’s swords

www.powning.com Artist Peter Powning, writer photographer Beth Powning and swordsmith Jake Powning

www.myarmoury.com Great site from beginner to advanced.  Bladesmiths of all kind can learn from these guys.

www.myarmoury.com Antique sword / smallsword photo

www.myarmoury.com Can’t go wrong with Pat Kelly.

www.myarmoury.com Oakeshott Type X Swords

www.myarmoury.com Nice little summary for beginners.

www.vikingsword.com One of the best period  sites around.  Wonderful documentation.

www.deltin.net Swords and Daggers until the Eighteenth Century

forums.swordforum.com One of my threads.  Seax pics.

forums.swordforum.com My new Byzantine pauldron and armoured sleeve

forums.swordforum.com Links for Reenactors and other Viking/Saxon enthusiasts.

forums.swordforum.com Mokume Gane Patterns

forums.swordforum.com Attention Glen C. and Patrick Hastings

forums.swordforum.com Godfred Destructive Testing

forums.swordforum.com Pattern welded lang seax

forums.armourarchive.org Medieval Combat and Weapons : Another blade close up

www.atrimasa.com Western and Japanese Swords

www.geocities.com Damascus Steel Rings

damascus.free.fr Sites about Damascus Steel, forge and knives.

damascus.free.fr Wootz Steel: An advanced material of the ancient world.

www.oakeshott.org Pioneer on level with Jan Peterson.

www.vikingsword.com Mechanical Damascus: Pattern Welding

www.vikingsword.com Mediæval Sword Virtual Museum

www.ssdamascus.com The only factory authorized dealer of Damasteel in the United States.

www.medievalwares.com Dark Ages Metalwork

www.silversmithing.com Society of American Silversmiths : Wood Grained Metal: Mokume-Gane

www.devinthomas.com Devin Thomas Damascus: All Stainless Damascus

www.hayesknives.com Performance Bladeware by Master Bladesmith Wally Hayes

www.kaincustomknives.com Great folder-fantasy maker, with a few period pieces.  Highly recommended.

www.ancientarms.biz Ancient Arms Store

www.dfoggknives.com Mosaic pattern Damascus

www.dfoggknives.com Hy Alloy Steels

en.wikipedia.org Types of swords.

en.wikipedia.org Fair definition of Pattern welding.

www.thomasnet.com Quebec Metal Powders (QMP) : Iron & Steel Powders

www.hardnesstesters.com ME-2 Digital or Analog Rockwell Hardness Tester

www.customflix.com Film: The Birth of a Sword

www.ezop.wz.cz Stories of hand -made artifacts: Stories of the disappearing world of traditional hand crafts.

www.cashenblades.com Matherton Forge

www.raven-armoury.co.uk Raven Armoury

www.amazon.com Book: Swords of the Viking Age

www.amazon.com Book: The Archaeology of Weapons: Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry

www.historicgames.com Early Wood Lathes

www.thearma.org Interview with Ewart Oakeshott: “Dean of Swords”

www.armart.antiquanova.com ArmArt: pattern-welded swords specialist : forged replicas of fully functional swords and edged weapons

www.wuffings.co.uk The Royal Sword Blade

www.tf.uni-kiel.de Damascene Technique in Metal Working

www.clemusart.com Cleveland Museum of Art – Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)

www.damascususa.com Damascus USA: The world leader in forged to shape Damascus

www.knife-making-supplies.net Welcome to Knife Making Supplies

www.wholesalesword.com Wholesalesword: Great Quality Daggers,Knives,Swords, etc.

jakeknife.com Frank Jacobs: Millwright / Welder

entertainment.howstuffworks.com How Sword Making Works

www.armae.com How to make an helmet wearable?

fenrisforge.com Fenris Forge: Blades & Blacksmithing

www.vicus.org.uk Modifying the TimeTarts British Sword

www.ironagearmoury.com Iron Age Armoury

www.frojel.com Working With Bone

www.manningimperial.com Manning Imperial is a premier manufacturer of historical reproductions.

www.knifeart.com Interview with Bill Moran by Larry Connelley

bjorn.foxtail.nu Peter Johnsson – smith and sword-maker

octavia.net Nice lady.  Set me straight on a few issues.  You’ll like her.

www.brad.ac.uk University of Bradford – Making Knowledge Work

technicalvideorental.com Knifemaking instruction videos on DVD : Learn Knifemaking

www.angelsword.com Dan Watson, Steel: The Spirit of the Blade

www.weaponmasters.com Swords and weapons of all types

www.weaponmasters.com Viking Swords

www.tms.org The Key Role of Impurities in Ancient Damascus Steel Blades

www.armourclass.co.uk Viking sword 10th-11th Century with five lobed pommel

www.bladeforums.com The Leading Edge of Knife Discussion

www.briley.com Nice article on “damascus” shotgun barrels.

www.scblades.com Southern California Knife Collector’s Club

ivoryworksltd.net Fossile Ivory for Artisans and Craftsmen

www.lloydstudios.com The Chiseler’s Art

www.condortk.com Condor Tools & Knives: Knives

www.revaforge.com Welcome to Reva Forge – Home of Red St. Cyr, ABS Mastersmith

www.atlantacutlery.com This is Hank Reinhart’s outfit.

www.museumreplicas.com Swords and Knives – Swords from Museum Replicas

www.stingrayproducts.com Comes in handy for japanese and scottish grips.

www.exoticleather.biz For those going the extra mile in sheaths, and scabbards.

www.albion-swords.com Albion is a leader in high carbon period swords and Armour.

www.admiralsteel.com Admiral Steel – Product Catalogs

www.swords.org SWORDS.ORG: The web of the SWORDS

www.bigbluhammer.com Power hammers.

Text copyright Robert P. Shyan-Norwalt 2006

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