2016-06-20

Making "Templar Knight" swords with Ryan and Liam

The question was; "Can I stay a weekend with the kids at Casa Agradavel and would it be possible that the two oldest boys make a "Templar Knight" Sword? Here's the result of a 4 hour "class" in the Not Just Sawdust workshop on making such a sword (including lemonade break) by Ryan and Liam. And yes, after a good night sleep, we visited the "Convento do Cristo" former headquarters of the Templar Knights from around 900 years ago. And in the end there were "burgers" but that's a logical result of a day of impressions, sword fights and learning a bit of history...