Pattern-welded blades are among the most beautiful and durable creations to emerge from the bladesmith’s forge.
Now, Jim Hrisoulas, author of The Complete Bladesmith, reveals the secrets of this ancient craft, from the welding of the starting billet to final assembly of the completed blade.
Learn basic patterns and stunning, complex designs. Jim Hrisoulas is a master bladesmith specializing in medieval broadswords and daggers and Damascus pattern welding. He has almost 30 years of experience at the forge.