Creating A Viking-inspired Battle Axe


If you have met me, or followed me for a long time, you will know my obsession with axes and hacking weapons. I love them. I don’t know what it is but I love them. An axe is my weapon of choice. For this year’s festival and market season, I decided I need a weapon. And of course you can guess what kind I wanted 😉

So I began surfing the web for relaxes and also LARP axes. Many nice ones, but mostly rather expensive. Crafty as I am I decided to venture to create my own – a sort of teat weapon, to see how an axe would look and carry with my outfit. Bear in mind that this weapon is a prop only; you can’t fight with it in LARP because it is made of wood and could hurt others (and will splinter because it’s thin).

I made…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on June 25, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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