How to carve a woodensword from a pole of greenwood. Using only simple tools.
Step 1: The Tools
This is the only tools you need.
Step 2: The Pole
I cut this tree to make spoons from the thick part of the log. I have already showed how to make a spoon here Viking spoon
But the thin part of the tree don't have to go to waste. Here I show you how to carve a sword from the top of the tree.
Step 3: The Rough Carving
I use my axe for most of the shaping. You can carve all the steps where I use the saw with the axe. But it is much more easy to do it with the saw. That way your sure that the cuts are straight.
Step 4: The Fine Carving
When the sword have the rough shape I use the knife to finish the carving.