To: Red Badger
The title is confusing, I associate ‘blade’ with metallurgy.
People made edged utensils long before they understood metallurgy or knew how to work metal to produce actual blades. Some primitive people still make edged utensils out of bone, wood, etc.
The most interesting thing I read about all this is ‘Book of the Sword’ by Richard Francis Burton.
posted on 10/17/2011 9:18:48 AM PDT
("Socialism means slavery." Lord Acton)
Here is an obsidian blade. Looks very deadly............
posted on 10/17/2011 10:11:13 AM PDT
by Red Badger
(Furthermore, I think Obama must be impeached....................)
The most interesting thing I read about all this is Book of the Sword by Richard Francis Burton.
Burton's book is a reference standard on the topic. Good choice. I would ping my sword ping list, but I'm on the wrong computer tonight and don't have it handy. Dang...
posted on 10/17/2011 7:02:43 PM PDT
(personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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