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  • yep looks like D2

    Derek RecolletDerek RecolletGün önce
  • Uh, you have a bridgeport...

    James ReidJames Reid2 gün önce
  • Love the plague joke as I sit in self quarantine during the plague. Lol

    David BursonDavid Burson5 gün önce
  • the duck tape trick just saved my life thank you! i have never seen that before.

    nomad090nomad0907 gün önce
  • Carpenter & joiners everywhere cringe

    ExpireExpire7 gün önce
  • THE PLAGUE?!?! 😷😳

    James SawyerJames Sawyer8 gün önce
  • Two and a half paint brushes long lol

    Mikal DeeMikal Dee8 gün önce
  • 9:36 and on for a bit at 0.25 the speed 🤣🤣🤣

    Daniel LiborioDaniel Liborio10 gün önce
  • I need a 5 min montage of the knife breaking. Terrible feeling, it's happened to me but only after a few hours of work. not weeks

    scoobtoober29scoobtoober2920 gün önce
  • Make a metal stand for the contractor saw. Great build to come i hope

    scoobtoober29scoobtoober2920 gün önce
  • Forgive me if this is ignorant. but why didn't you mill out the notch for the handle?

    That Thaney GuyThat Thaney Guy20 gün önce
  • Poor will he has been hand sanding for the past few episodes

    TheDemonShark09 sharkTheDemonShark09 shark21 gün önce
  • Also eh, small waves for a flambard. You do realize the purpose of the flame-blade is to catch an enemy's spear handle and stop their movement yes? I should say that I still think you're doing a very good job. Not trolling, just a very fanatical medieval weapons enthusiast.

    Winter's KingWinter's King22 gün önce
  • Alec has anyone ever told you your voice sounds like professor Archibald from Veggie Tales...

    Winter's KingWinter's King22 gün önce
  • Did anyone else notice Will wearing his glasses under his face shield while grinding?

    b whiteyb whitey23 gün önce
  • I AM SOOOO HAPPY that ALEC has been so fully indoctrinated to the way we measure things in the US! No longer is it meters... its paint brushes. God Bless America!

    Richard FieldRichard Field24 gün önce
  • no, No, NO!! That’s my normal day in the workshop too 😂😂😂😂

    HippoandBear MakesHippoandBear Makes25 gün önce
  • should have used your circular saw set it to 3mm deep and made a few cuts next to each other to make the slot for the tang... way easier and faster than using the router.

    Pim Van DelftPim Van Delft25 gün önce
  • Wonderful idea with the sandpaper and duck tape. Will need to remember that

    MrJustus88MrJustus8825 gün önce
  • Will is going to have PTSD hand sanding flashbacks. Three months from now, Alec is going to ask if they should hand sand something and Will is just going to start crying as his hands cramp into weird positions. ;)

    K1SFDK1SFD25 gün önce
  • Today on deliberately misconstrued titles: Will shows Alec his crack.

    MelantoMelanto25 gün önce
  • Do you guys coordinate which side you comb your hair to? Randomly noticed your respective hairs are swooped in opposite directions . lol :)

    Stephen DeeterStephen Deeter26 gün önce
  • 10:09 - missed prank opportunity. Drop random piece of metal after the hammering.

    Nate BeckNate Beck27 gün önce
  • did you forget you own a milling machine?

    Chris NorthChris North27 gün önce
  • You guys should set up a hand-sanding rig, like the one used by TRvision blacksmith Shurap! He has what looks like some variety of magnetic chuck (though it may be something simpler, I’m not sure), that holds the blade to its surface, & moves back in forth longitudinally, allowing you to hand sand merely by pressing down on the stone. It’s the exact same process, except the blade moves under the stationary stone, rather than having to drag the stone across the surface yourself. Check out his videos to see what I mean, or, watch them just because his videos are cool & educational, and he does neat projects.

    Alden LovegroveAlden Lovegrove28 gün önce
  • Make an ags sword from runescape

    Mellow ManMellow Man28 gün önce
  • Hay they're twins. What? One of them is American!?

    ZephaniahNoahZephaniahNoah28 gün önce

    Carl SchallenmullerCarl Schallenmuller28 gün önce
  • I don't know of or would even be feasible or a good idea structurally wise but I would have love to see the spine of the blade follow the insulations of the blade. Still looks amazing tho

    Gabriel TurotGabriel Turot28 gün önce
  • you are missing a letter haEnder ! or hÄnder nice video

    MrUnwichtig109MrUnwichtig10929 gün önce
  • Hickory Down!!

    R HayesR Hayes29 gün önce
  • Why dont you put the paper on the drill machine? M3 has good options for that.

    Robin WestergrenRobin Westergren29 gün önce
  • The way you ripped that board with a circular saw terrified me. You are lucky to still have your hands attached. First off, a circular saw is not the right tool for ripping (cutting with the grain) a board in the first place. Second, clamping the board behind the cut is a recipe for binding the blade and having a really scary kickback. You would have been much better off using your benchtop band saw. I love your videos, but sometimes you get a little casual about shop and tool safety.

    Dave PDave PAylar önce
  • I'm not sure if it's the camera or the sword, but one of the ricasso protrusions looks slightly smaller than the other...

    FaustvonholleFaustvonholleAylar önce
  • Have you thought about going into the fantasy realm of blades? Drizzt Do'urden (Forgotten Realms) scimitar "Icing Death" & "Twinkle"

    Trogdor 4803Trogdor 4803Aylar önce
  • Alex Steele - "Using tools the way they never should be used...."

    Hitman1978Hitman1978Aylar önce
  • Hi guys, awesome videos there, love the zweihander! Quick suggestion: it's very hard to have an idea of the time you put into these magnificent swords, so it would be great if you could add some ways to track the time it takes you to make things, like telling which day it is if you work in the morning, that kind of things... That would help us appreciate the amount of work you put in your craft (although 12 videos so far helps already a bit :) ) Thanks, keep forging! V.

    Snow2330Snow2330Aylar önce
  • I know you are trying to sound witty and clever but you are neither so cut with the act. You do good work but the goofy acting you do isn't helping.

    richard Turkrichard TurkAylar önce
  • oh no, the coronavirus

    A AA AAylar önce
  • Is the blade supposed to be that bendy? I've noticed that it is extremely flexible and wonder if that will cause any issues.

    E. PurcellE. PurcellAylar önce
  • I've been ill with the plague. i think he meant the corona virus

    aspire to creativityaspire to creativityAylar önce
  • "No good wood in the workshop" This had me howling lol

    Jonny PoleaJonny PoleaAylar önce
  • Why not just mill out that notch?

    David CortezDavid CortezAylar önce
  • Alec really likes working treats.

    AtomicShadow64AtomicShadow64Aylar önce

    Артём БАртём БAylar önce
  • Why make long series? Why not post it until you're done making it? It's kinda boring. Just my opinion though. Not subscribing

    Bruce BannerBruce BannerAylar önce
  • Great video! Will, have safety glasses on under you safety shield.....I guess, extra safe?! :P Looking good guys!!

    mark Ropermark RoperAylar önce
  • Nice work! Get yourself a small lunchbox style planer and you will be able to dimension that lumber much easier. Keep up the good work guys!

    Cpedro1685Cpedro1685Aylar önce
  • 8:12 will lookin like he about to eat the sword

    Paul DunnPaul DunnAylar önce
  • Please tell Will we expect him to be in full Hurt Locker attire next time...

    D SanD SanAylar önce
  • you have a mill ..OMGY would you slop fit with a router?

    Jeff SmithJeff SmithAylar önce
  • Anyone else get the feeling that these two don't actually like each other?

    d mod moAylar önce
  • Its limp

    BrotherNo JLBrotherNo JLAylar önce
  • Man, why don’t you and Wranglestar get together and an axe or something together? you can forge it and he could hang it?

    Boston WilliamsBoston WilliamsAylar önce
  • Your woodworking skills where described perfectly 🤣🤣🙈

    Wesley BlackwellWesley BlackwellAylar önce
  • Dear lord 😂 get yourself some proper woodworking tools ☝🏼😉 you‘re gonna hurt yourself with that saw or router someday!! Me being just a little worried of losing my daily alec-steele-video-session 😌☝🏼

    TinyBasement WorkshopTinyBasement WorkshopAylar önce
  • A trick to help strengthen the wooden portion of the handle, coat the exterior of the handle with copious layer of super glue to saturate the outer layer of wood, lightly sand smooth when dry and see the wood even stronger with almost no weight gain! I do this on knife handles and scales and have seen less breakage and wear even from pocket wear over the years on my folders.

    TrikeRoadPoetTrikeRoadPoetAylar önce
  • Hey Will, I use adhesive sandpaper on the outside and inside of different diameter PVC for getting into corners (and radiusing both edges at once!) Works a treat.

    Jess HinesJess HinesAylar önce
  • I love the jump cuts to breaking the sword breaker

    Kevin EngelKevin EngelAylar önce
  • It’s not a quality episode if I don’t see the sword breaker snap.......

    elementjoeelementjoeAylar önce
  • Need more skill and less saw when crosscutting next time

    John GrayJohn GrayAylar önce
  • For the love of woodworking buy a thickness plane and table saw! Haha

    Ethan RousseauEthan RousseauAylar önce
  • Hickory doing the trick-ory...?

    Richard VaughanRichard VaughanAylar önce
  • duct tape backing the sandpaper is the best tip and I feel so dense for not thinking of it sooner!

    Matthew HouseMatthew HouseAylar önce
  • Alec, use a guide with the router The welding table should be perfect for that!

    Zack ChahoudZack ChahoudAylar önce
  • Sometimes I'm wondering if will sometimes wakes up screaming "HANDSANDING!!!11!ONE" and then falls asleep immediately after.

    Tim JungeTim JungeAylar önce
  • Why didn’t you use the mill ?

    Jeff PriceJeff PriceAylar önce
  • Make Shadeversity's version of the He-Man sword.

    bruticusmagnusbruticusmagnusAylar önce
  • when you're so American you measure things with paint brushes

    Blits RiderfieldBlits RiderfieldAylar önce
  • It’s kinda nice not having as much music

    Bradley NaffzigerBradley NaffzigerAylar önce