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.
(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.
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.
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.
Armorer Tony Swatton continues to buildouthisarsenal 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.
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.
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.
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 arsenalofdeadlyweapons and has access to molten metal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.