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Swords And Their Historical Context

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As interesting as their shop is, I really have a hard time with all the modern shit they use to make those blades. Seriously, using a fucking belt sander on a repro Ulfberht? You couldn't have broken out the emory cloth and done it by hand, even if just for the final polish?

I shouldn't be ornery about it, but it ruins something about the presentation and the product, to me.

Oh well, at least it's not "hurr durr cut it out of stock!" like the original series.

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Lloyd has a video on these interesting short Chinese swords:


This article has more, including a summary of some historical examples.  It appears that historical examples of the weapons had a much wider variety of blade shapes than the relatively standardized form used by modern Wing Chun practitioners.

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