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What Exactly Are Clay Tempered Swords?

Posted by Sword N Armory on Dec 30th 2019

What Exactly Are Clay Tempered Swords?
There are quite a few different names for clay tempering, such as selective tempering, zone treating, or differential hardening, but most commonly it's known as differential tempering. Regardless of the name used, it refers to the way the blade is heat treated to have a strong cutting edge and a soft, springy spine. There are several ways of achieving this effect on swords, each meant for different situations.How does the process work?The process is called heat treating in general, when a piece
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3 Things A Gentleman's Knife Must Have

Posted by Sword N Armory on Dec 25th 2019

3 Things A Gentleman's Knife Must Have
In a world driven by things that go beep and lights that blink, there’s a steadfast tool that every capable gentleman should possess. This tool neither beeps nor lights up, and it’s something that’s often overlooked until we find ourselves desperately in need of it. That tool is the knife, and not just any knife but a knife fit for a gentleman – a gentleman’s knife. A gentleman is prepared for any situation and preparation requires that he carry the proper tool for the job.Below are three factor
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3 Things Newbies Should NEVER DO with a Katana

Posted by Sword N Armory on Dec 20th 2019

3 Things Newbies Should NEVER DO with a Katana
When you spend your hard-earned money on a product, you want to take care of it and use it as intended. You respect the value of your purchase and consider it to be an investment, especially as a higher-priced item. The same rules apply for a Katana, which deserve the same respect as any other product. When you first receive your Katana, you’ll want to use it for every task and mimic what you see the movies. Depending on what you do, it can cause serious damage to the blade and handle.With that
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The Keys to Sizing Ancient and Medieval Armor Properly

Posted by Sword N Armory on Dec 15th 2019

The Keys to Sizing Ancient and Medieval Armor Properly
Throughout history armor has been used on and off of the battlefield. Armor also came in a variety of medium; plate, mail, leather, and even cloth. On the battlefield, armor was used to protect soldiers, generals, and even kings from injuries sustained from weapons. Off of the battlefield, armor was worn in ceremonies and public addresses. It’s important to understand that there was very seldom a “one size fits all” method. Sizing of armor all depended on who was going to wear it. Many generals,
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How To Train with a Kung Fu Dao Polypropylene Training Broad Sword

Posted by Sword N Armory on Dec 10th 2019

How To Train with a Kung Fu Dao Polypropylene Training Broad Sword
A Kung Fu Dao Polypropylene Training Broad Sword is a training sword made from propylene, and it is very adamant, almost impossible to break. It has a sword-like blade, a groove and textured surface for added aesthetic. It is a great tool for training purposes.The world’s best sword fighters have a secret or rather a simple truth that everyone aspiring to become a world champion should know. If you aspire to be a good fighter, you should strive to learn footwork, sword fighting techniques, and t
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