Michael Pikula: Pattern Welding A Viking Blade ........

Michael Pikula: Pattern Welding A Viking Blade. [click image to enlarge- A Pattern welded sword] Published on Feb 18, 2013

The talented, energetic, and eccentric Michael "The Machine" Pikula demonstrates how to forge a traditional Viking "seax" blade, using multiple bars of pattern welded steel. Accomplishing this difficult and demanding task while cracking jokes for the camera, Michael makes it look easy while providing clear instruction.

Michael Pikula is a talented smith and artist that is very prolific. He produces historically inspired blades in the European tradition. Michael has worked in smithies in both the US and Europe, learning a wealth of techniques that are both modern and historic.-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kITxfEPBR9E More here:-http://www.autofixinfo.com/E9RBPHoWEfxTIk/Michael-Pikula:-Pattern-Weldin... More here:-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kTVTobtHeI#t=22

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