Interview with the swordsmith
We’re back on the blog! Would you like to know about us a little more? This is certainly not an autobiography, but a full interview about our work and obviously our approach to swordsmithing!
After some time, we are ready to share our thoughts and philosophy. Swordsmithing today is a very varied profession, but today like yesterday every swordsmith has his/her own secrets and processes to achieve the ultimate goal:
make the best sword ever!
Some time ago, we were glad to be interviewed by Hema in Italia, an indipendent project aiming to spread the historical european martial arts culture of Italy.
Why Volume 1? Because we’ll share another interesting interview in the next months, but now:
Let’s start this journey! Have a nice reading.
Interview with the swordsmith – hosting Malleus Martialis
Hello, welcome! Who are you and what do you do?
The company was founded in 2014, to craft historical blunt arms and historical cutlery.
How did your career in creating medieval weapons and/or armour begin?
What are the greatest difficulties in making a sword?
In the world of historical fencing and re-enactment, what are the requests of your customers?
When it comes to the historical reconstruction of swords, what’s the difference in the making of a historical replica, and a sword made for historical fencing?
Outside of the requests of your customers, what would you like to make?
How do you see the future of historical fencing and re-enactment?
Let’s talk about funnier topics: what was, in the span of your career, the strangest request you’ve ever received?
…And what was the best request you’ve ever received?
Now, a bit of advertisement, why should we buy your products?
You did it!