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Niels Provos
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The Serpent in the Sword is a paper by Lee A Jones studying early medieval pattern-welded swords.   This video shows how to create a pattern-welded sword that actually has a serpent at its core.   The sword making process while using modern tools is similar to the ones employed by anglo-saxon or viking-age smiths.

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The hard way of making numbers.

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I am experimenting with different revenue models for Youtube videos. People suggested I create a Patreon page. So, here you go. I would appreciate feedback on the page.

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Forging A Viking Broad Seax is my next adventure. Follow along!

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"But the Observer has seen a confidential document that provides clear evidence of a link between the two campaigns. More precisely, evidence of a close working relationship between the two data analytics firms employed by the campaigns – AggregateIQ, which Vote Leave hired, and Cambridge Analytica, retained by Leave.EU."

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Adding a wooden shaft completes the spear! I conduct some light tests of the finished Wolf Tooth Spear!

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Forging, heat treating and polishing the spear reveals it's beautiful pattern. Watch to see for yourself.

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"The measure proceeded without the benefit of an analysis from the Congressional Budget Office of its cost and impact on insurance coverage, and it did so after many Republicans openly acknowledged that they hadn’t read the bill. President Trump also promised “insurance for everybody,” which the measure will not achieve."

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The Wolf Tooth Spear is completely assembled. Watch for a sneak peak of the intricate pattern.
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