Blade fittings

Copper fittings for the blade. It was allot of working making this fitt properly. But it will take the sword to another level. Got some surface work left to do on...

Mammoth scale technique

The outer bark of an old mammoth tusk have usually a lot of colours. The tusk soakes up minerals from the ground during thousands of years and stores it in it's thin surface. Usually the colour is very thin and there for you have to combine two pieces of mammoth if...

Acid etching

I'm etching some blades today. I'm glad I can do it inside instead of outside where the snow is piling up. However, if you are planning to ever handle acid please be reminded to be in a location without any metal in it. The acid fumes will corrode every type of metal...

Jewelry evening

Doing some work for my jewelry project Vallheim this evening. I will introduce two new pendants and is eager to get everything...

Small engraving

I have started on some engravings on a smaller knife. It will be a Viking knot both at the front and on the back bolster. I always listen to audio books when I work and I thought I might share with you some of my favourite titles in the future. Currently I have just...

Stitching and drying

Most of today went to finnish of sorting the company books. Soon it is declaration time for the Swedish IRS and I need to get all the papers to my accountant. All done now and I can get that nightmare off my mind untill next year. I also manage to get one sheath...

Sunday evening knifemaking.

Rounding off this weekend by finishing the handle I have been working on. The knife turned out simple but very well. It will be more sheath making tomorrow. Now I'm off to...

Radial fittings

Here is a quick way to make a nice clean radial fitting between materials in the handle. A milling machine is needed but when you have one, it works really good on wood and bone as on...

Sword guard progress

This is my first serious try on some deep sculpturing. This will be a kickass Viking Sword! I still got allot left to do on this project and will take a small break when this part is done. It can become very frustrating working on one single piece for too...

Knives are piling up

When most of my engraving time is focused on one large project, other smaller ones are piling up. I will soon take a break from the big one and clear out these. My plan for them? Sculptured Viking pattern on their metal...

Broken back seax

Manage to get this bad boy together. It was a pretty long project stretching over a year. Do not miss the video at the bottom of the page:) Total length: 29cm Materials: Stainless steel and desert ironwood. Inspired by the historical Viking broken back...

Broken back backlock

I manage to finish a folder this time. The shapes inspired from the Viking broken back seax model. It have a backlock locking mechanism, titanium liners and fully sculptured pattern welded steel. Enjoy!...

Summer of 2017

Greetings from a really cold summer in Sweden. I can definitely say 2017 will not be mentioned in the history books as the year I actually got a tan. Not even close... Been spending some time tin the smithy instead preparing materials for custom orders and...

Photo studio

I do not have a fixed place where I can keep my photo studio always ready. I´m currently using the guestroom/gym in the house as the studio when needed. This demands that I disassemble the equipment when I am done which, in it´s turn, demands av very simple setup that...

Bjornsvefn – New custom Viking sword

Huge project I have been working on for months. It´s a Viking inspired custom sword fully engraved with a ebony handle and a etched pattern welded steel blade. A fully worked rawhide leather sheath. It´s name is Bjornsvefn, an old Norse name translated to 'bear dream'...

White carved

I hope you all have had a great summer. Myself is still recovering from all the rest I have received and it might still be some time before I´m back to full capacity. Here is a fresh knife for your eyes only!

Eye of the gods

My latest knife is a fully engraved knife with stainless steel sides and a Viking ship knife stand. Hand made from start to...

Welding damascus billets my way – part 2

This is my technique when welding many pattern welded steel billets at the same time. It´s of course not how everybody does it. Some may even disagree with me but I have found this way to be the most efficient both regarding time and...

Welding damascus billets my way – part 1

This is my technique when welding many pattern welded steel billets at the same time. It´s of course not how everybody does it. Some may even disagree with me but I have found this way to be the most efficient both regarding time and...

Sword film

A quick presentation we did showing one of my handmade swords. This particular one was a huge engraving project with a fully engraved stainless steel handle. Please give us a break regarding the non matching cloths - the filming was done very quickly in our...

Vendel inspired sword

I do not do historical replicas but I´m more then often inspired by craftsmen of the past. Here is a sword clearly inspired by the Vendel era (pre Viking) of Scandinavia....

Balders bowie

New large American bowie style knife with a norse design theme. Total length: 35cm / 13.77 inch Blade length: 22cm / 8.66 inch Blade: Handforged camouflage damascus carbon steel blade Guard: Forged and hardened carbon steel guard. Front bolster: Hand engraved...

Revolver grip gun

Here is something pretty different. A gun-grip knife looking like a revolver with a D-guard. 5 bar multibar twist steel, etched braids. Fully engraved stainless steel handle with copper inlays. Rawhide leather sheath. Total length: 40,5 cm (15.9...

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