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John Lundemo

  1. Making swords the Odin way

    Well my way anyway.

    Here are just a few methods I use and by no means the only ones to make swords.

    I start with a bar of say 1/4" thick 5160H steel and from it I cut the length, with a little spare, with a bandsaw using Bi-metal band saw blades cut and welded from a roll. If I'm going to add a fuller, I mark the beginning and end and mill the fuller about 75 thousands deep. After fuller is milled both sides, I draw the profile on the bar including tang shape. ...
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