Forged

Forged

Man at Arms’ original host Tony Swatton makes a Roman gladius sword in this sharp time-lapse video by director Phil Holland. They made the video to test the new Red Weapon 8K system. The track is Technically, Missing from the Gone Girl OST. Watch in 4K if you’ve got the display.

Forging Gorehowl

Forging Gorehowl

Blizzard collaborated with none other than master blacksmith Tony Swatton to create a life-size replica of Gorehowl, the legendary two-handed axe from the WarCraft universe. For the Horde!

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Star Wars Lightsaber Katana

Star Wars Lightsaber Katana

Sadly, Tony Swatton and his crew have parted ways with Man at Arms. But the show is in the capable hands of Baltimore Knife and Sword Co., who mashup pop culture weapons for the show, such as this katana with a lightsaber handle.

Forging King Leonidas’ Sword

Forging King Leonidas’ Sword

(Gore) THIS! IS! MAN AT ARMS! Blacksmith Tony Swatton and his crew replicated King Leonidas’ one-handed sword from 300. Mythbusters’ Grant Imahara then dropped by to test it, and to show just how huge Tony is.

Forging Sephiroth’s Masamune

Forging Sephiroth’s Masamune

Almost a year after forging the Buster Sword, Man at Arms’ Tony Swatton crafted the weapon of choice of Cloud’s nemesis. The Masamune measures an insane 7’2″ long and had Tony using his more unorthodox tools and tricks.

Forging the Halo Energy Sword

Forging the Halo Energy Sword

It was only a matter of time before blacksmith Tony Swatton would build the iconic Covenant energy sword from the Halo series. While his version isn’t made from glowing plasma, it’s still a deadly looking melee weapon forged from steel.

Forging Chrom’s Falchion

Forging Chrom’s Falchion

Man at Arms caps the year off with a much-awaited project. Tony Swatton and his crew made a life-size replica of the Falchion, Chrom’s sword from one of the year’s best games Fire Emblem: Awakening.

Man at Arms: Blade of Chaos

Man at Arms: Blade of Chaos

For his latest build, swordsmith Tony Swatton replicated Kratos’ iconic Blade of Chaos weapon from the God of War games. He had to shrink it a bit to make it wieldable, but it’s no less deadly. We only wish he had made a pair. On fire.

Forging Thor’s Hammer

Forging Thor’s Hammer

Armorer Tony Swatton continues to build out his arsenal of melee weaponry with Thor’s mighty Mjölnir. Swatton built this impressive hammer with a hollow chromoly steel head so he could actually lift it, though it still weighs about 20 lbs.

Forging the Hidden Blade & Cutlass

Forging the Hidden Blade & Cutlass

Prop maker Tony Swatton and his crew make real-life versions of the hidden blade and the pirate cutlass from Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The Assassin’s favored weapon turned out to be a pain in the ass to make.

Forging the Zenith Blade

Forging the Zenith Blade

Swordsmith Tony Swatton continues to crank out impressive weapons, replicating the massive, multi-pointed Zenith Blade, donned by Leona in League of Legends. Though Tony refuses to dress up in her purple and gold bodice.

Forging Link’s Master Sword

Forging Link’s Master Sword

Sword and Stone’s Tony Swatton forges a replica of Link’s Master Sword. Tony calls it Zelda’s sword, but we’re not going to correct someone with an arsenal of deadly weapons and has access to molten metal.

Hit Girl’s Detachable Sword

Hit Girl’s Detachable Sword

Swordsmith Tony Swatton continues to crank out impressive weaponry – this time replicating the deadly detachable sword that Hit Girl wields in the forthcoming Kick-Ass 2. We would not want to run into Tony (or his crew) in a dark alley.

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Forging Wolverine’s Claws

Forging Wolverine’s Claws

Master prop maker Tony Swatton couldn’t get his hands on any adamantium, but he still managed to build a deadly replica of Wolverine’s claws. The 12″ blades are made from steel and have aluminum handles.

Forging the Sword of Omens

Forging the Sword of Omens

Watch weapon and prop maker Tony Swatton craft a life-size version of the Sword of Omens from Thundercats. It’s one of his most complicated builds yet, but the result is worth it. MAN AT ARMS HOOOO!!!

Blacksmithing a Klingon Bat’leth

Blacksmithing a Klingon Bat’leth

Star Trek fans can certainly buy a cheap off-the-shelf Bat’leth replica, but Swordmaker Tony Swatton’s epic, handmage version appears to be even sharper and more deadly than the version Worf used in battle.

Forging Cloud’s Buster Sword

Forging Cloud’s Buster Sword

Tony Swatton and his crew create a replica of the Buster Sword from Final Fantasy VII. The sword is made from steel, bronze and aluminum. It’s 6ft long, 12″ wide and weighs between 75-80lbs. Good luck wielding that.

Forging Gimli’s Bearded Axe

Forging Gimli’s Bearded Axe

Swordmaker Tony Swatton creates another epic movie replica, with a functional version of dwarf warrior Gimli’s Bearded Axe from The Lord of the Rings, forged from 148 layers of Damascus steel with etched bronze details.

Forging the Minecraft Sword

Forging the Minecraft Sword

Blacksmith Tony Swatton returns with another epic weapon build, the Diamond Sword from Minecraft, forged from steel, and embellished with wood and nickel. A surprisingly challenging build thanks to the pixelated edges.

Forging Batman’s Batarangs

Forging Batman’s Batarangs

Expert Weaponsmeister and Prop Poobah Tony Swatton regales us again with his fascinating fashioning of Batman’s deadly batarangs. Notice they’re even more deadlier. (Thanks Austin!)

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Forged Adventure Time Sword

Forged Adventure Time Sword

Master swordsmith and propmaster Tony Swatton of Sword and Stone made an algebraic man-sized replica of Finn’s original weapon of choice, the golden sword of battle from Adventure Time.

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