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Seeing A Medieval Viking Ulfbreht Sword Get Made Today Is So Damn Awesome

Seeing A Medieval Viking Ulfbreht Sword Get Made Today Is So Damn Awesome

Video: Medieval Viking Ulfberht swords are some of the most famous swords in history because they were so obscenely strong that it’s almost unbelievable that bladesmiths in the 9th century were even able to make them. Made from crucible steel, the swords stood out from everything from that time period….

Why Do Wind Turbines Have Three Blades?

Why Do Wind Turbines Have Three Blades?

Video: There’s diminishing returns when it comes to adding more blades to a wind turbine, however fewer blades mean the turbine would have to spin faster, which is apparently not a very good thing when it comes to controlling a turbine. That’s basically why we settled on the three-bladed wind…

Making A Meat Cleaver From A Circular Saw Blade

Making A Meat Cleaver From A Circular Saw Blade

Video: John Heisz is an absolute master at repurposing old things into awesome and beautiful knives and tools. Here he is carving a meat cleaver from an old circular saw blade. The blade on blade cutting action is spectacular, the sanding of the knife is always fun to see and…