Watch the Process Behind Forging a Sword Fit for Any Viking or Game of Thrones Character

 

If you’re keen to live out your own “Game of Thrones” battle fantasy (ahem, good luck), see Richard Furrer. The Wisconsin-based blacksmith forges Ulfberht style swords, the name given to a group of uncommonly strong ninth century Viking blades. No one knows who made the original swords, but Furrer’s blades are deadly works of art.

 

(via Great Big Story; photo via screenshot)

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