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Michael Pearce
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PostPosted: Wed 04 Apr, 2012 3:28 pm    Post subject: Simple Hand-sax         Reply with quote

Overall Length: 10-5/8 inches
Blade Length: 6-1/4 inches
Hilt Overall Length: 4-3/8 inches
Blade width @ Base: 1 inch
Blade Thickness at base: .210 inch
Center of Gravity: base of blade

Simple hand-sax in the style of the Carolingian Era.
The flat-ground 6-1/4 inch long blade is selectively hardened 5160 spring steel with a 'cannel' edge. The handle is Emboyna Burl wood. There is an intertwined figure of 'Jellinge' Beasts carved on either side of the handle. The scabbard is 8oz. vegetable-tanned leather dyed brown and is finished with a hand-rubbed Carnuba Wax finish with two riveted brass suspension loops.

Michael 'Tinker' Pearce
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