Warclub WIP


Warclub by Iron John Logan first posted on Art of Weapons Facebook group Maker's Challenge March 2021



Starting piece of curly and crotch figured maple



Dipped in water so I can see the figure



Used the belt sander to rough out shape



Used a selection of rasps to refine shape



Used a draw knife as a large scraper to refine the flats



Treated with Aquafortis stain of iron Nitrate and water. need to allow this to dry



Heated and oiled



Rough draw filed spike



ears forged out



curling the ears



Ears forged



Final spike sanded then apply cold blue



soaked the cold blued piece in bleach for an hour, cleaned it off then repeat cold blue and bleach again for another hour



Using an original 18th century square shank drill for the point mortise



Final photo



Final photo






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