Doesn’t everyone wish he could fence?.....It is violence refined into beauty, it has associations with love, honor and suicidal pride. We think of great fencers-unlike great footballers or junk-bond salesman-as superior beings: air and fire, rather than earth and water. We think of Cyrano, Zorro and the Three Musketeers.
James Traub GQ 1994
Monday, April 18, 2016
Historic Fencing Armory
Ready for dye ,polishing and sharpening.
Wrap in wet leather and then rap cord to make the indention in the grip.
Bind the grip with cord and glue to strengthen the wood.