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How to Sharpen Your Sword

By Chowser, July 13th, 2017

How to Sharpen Your Sword

Often when you buy a sword it will come semi-sharp or unsharpened, even when it is considered functional or battle ready. This is mostly due to the fact that many people prefer swords which are unsharpened, and also because it is less dangerous to transport an unsharpened blade. . .    read more...

Top 5 Iconic Video Game Swords

By Chowser, May 9th, 2017

Top Five Video Game Swords

Here at SwordsAxe we love the inspirational quality of Video Games weapons. They are unique and impressive, and often defy the laws of physics. Despite that fact, we have seen them come to life at impressive cosplay events. . .    read more...

Axes, the Original Sharp Tool.

By Chowser, on April 5th, 2017

Axes the Original Sharp Tool

The axe is one of history’s most pervasive tools, whether for agriculture, construction, or warfare, it has had a role in every civilization on the planet, likely in each of those capacities. . .    read more...

The Breakdown on Heat-Treating

By Chowser, on Feb 1st, 2017

Cosplay Etiquette

There are several steps to properly heat treating a sword, and many ways that the process has been achieved over the course of history. Different cultures evolved the process in different ways, sometimes through espionage and theft of technology, and sometimes independently of outside influence. . .    read more...

Cosplay Code of Conduct

By Chowser, on December 14th, 2016

Cosplay Etiquette

Cosplay has become a very popular pastime pretty much all over the world, and with its raise a general unspoken code of conduct has emerged, which separates the good cosplayers from the bad. . .    read more...

Worst Mistakes When Buying a Sword

By Chowser, on November 22nd, 2016

Sword Maintenance

There are lot of things to ask yourself when making a sword purchase; do you want a functional sword or a decorative one, do you know the difference between the two etc. Many people fail to take the time to make these considerations prior to purchasing, and the results can be disastrous. . .    read more...

Sword Maintenance

By Chowser on November 08, 2016

Sword Maintenance

For many novice sword collectors, something that is easily overlooked is the proper maintenance of a new sword. From display quality replicas to the coveted hand forged folded Japanese katanas, if you want your sword to last, it is important to know what care your blade desires. . .    read more...

Sword Anatomy

By Chowser on November 01, 2016

Sword Anatomy

Swords have been around for over five thousand years, and can be found in countless cultures and regions of the world. For many millennia sword technology had a huge impact on the rise and fall of states and empires alike. . .    read more...

The Top 5 Swords for Slaying Dragons

By Yugo505 on April 26, 2016

The Top 5 Swords for Slaying Dragons

With all this talk about zombie killing knives and zombie killing machetes, it seems like everyone's forgetting about dragons. Dragons don't slowly shamble towards you, they fly, breathe fire, and have jaws the . . .    read more...

Top 5 Zombie Apocalypse Weapons (on a Budget)

By Yugo505 on September 18, 2015

Top 5 Zombie Apocalypse Swords on a Budget

Fear grips the masses, an outbreak of a weaponized deadly virus based on rabies has exploded across several third world countries, and millions of refugees have fled their own home countries to survive . . .    read more...

Top 5 Battle Ready Swords

By Yugo505 on July 21, 2015

Top 5 Battle Ready Swords Blog

Judging each sword critically with minimum criteria of the sword capable of functioning in a Battle where you might trust your life to your weapon, or by customer testing and reviews, here is a top 5 list of the most functional swords available right now. . . .    read more...

Top 5 Movie Swords

By Yugo505 on June 3, 2015

Top 5 Movie Swords Blog

From the most creative, to the most functional, here is the top five most popular movie swords ever to be available online. You will not find a more accurate collection anywhere of your top five, voted best by customers purchasing from and affiliates. Just take a glance over this list and decide for yourself which swords are must-have replicas, and share this page to find popular demand among your friends. This is a list that includes movie swords exclusively, and we will release another list for TV shows such as Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead, which are also very popular. . . .    read more...

Top 5 Anime Swords

By Yugo505 on May 28, 2015

Top 5 Anime Swords

Attention Animation fans and lovers of swords, here is a top five list of Anime Swords that you don't want to miss. Of the many anime shows that feature swords, such as Bleach, Attack on Titan, Sword Art Online, Naruto, One Piece, etc, there are some which stand out as most popular, and others which might be most interesting. The varieties of swords from the fantasy worlds have some of the most unique and stunning pieces of artwork imaginable. Considering that Animation is a work of art, these replica swords are equally as important to us as the anime show may be to you . . .    read more...