Experimental rapier blades

∴ An experiment in extremities ∴

When a customer requested a matched pair of rapier blades, designed for both single-handed and double-handed use, we couldn’t resist the chance to experiment.

While the blades and tangs needed to be elongated for two-handed use, the client also required that we keep the weight as low as possible for comfortable single-handed use.

Chris hollow-ground each blade from 8mm stock and added deep, pierced fullers.

The result? Two 48″ rapier blades weighing 600g each.

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