Rod Hughes Master Swordmith
Rod Hughes the master sword creator built his own Viking forge in Surrey and forges some mighty fine pieces of steel that many a pirate would die for and he has become quite infamous with his skills in crafting swords in the old traditional way. He has even caught the eye of television producers and had series produced about him and his work… Forged in History and The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts
.Rod’s works tend to combine blades with an element of sculpture. To demonstrate this for television he forged a pirate cutlass. Cutlass’ were used by sailors and pirates as boarding weapons, short in size and well protected at the handle they were perfect for close combat.
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