Blade for making great seax for historical reenactment.
This seax blade is based on the exemplars found at the Birka / Björko (Sweden) site.
The blade is made of 1095 carbon steel, tempered with hardness of 55-57 HRC.
It presents a beautiful "brut de forge" finishing and a scandi edge and although it has a sharped edge it could need an extra sharpening.
Overall length: 46 cm
Blade length: 33 cm
Blade width: 3 cm
Thickness: 0.5 cm
Tang length: 13 cm