Iron Tree Forge
Traditional Blacksmithing and Historical Crafts
Scottish, Irish and Celtic Knives
Scottish, Irish, and Celtic blades have always had a special place in my studies. With the last name of Logan (a Scottish Earldom) and my own ancestry coming from Scotland, Ireland and the British isles, ancient to modern Celtic history has always been a paramount in my research and crafts.
The above Knife is a historical copy (reproduction) of a Scottish Dirk. Forged laminated blade, English Walnut burl handle carved into the quintessential knot work. The spine of the blade (not pictured) is engraved in Gaelic "The King of the Glen" in reference to the Red Deer, and the pommel (also not pictured) has a bronze overlay of a Red Deer in releaf  
This Knife is a Irish Dirk or Skeane. Originally these were highly influenced by the invading Norse culture - has blade shape and sheath design much like a Seax. The blade is Laminated iron and steel, Bronze and cow horn mounts, Rowen (mountain ash) handle
This is a Scottish Back Sword - the Great-grandfather of the famous Basket hilt. Like a Saber, a heavy cutting blade.
This Knife is a Scottish Singh Dubh or sock knife. Hamoned steel blade, silver mounts with antler gems, and handle of diver salvaged Bog Oak
Here is an Irish Fringe Scabbard (I did not make the sword) based on this period image from a manuscript of the 16th century Irish
Another Scottish Singh Dubh, this knife has a Laminated blade, antler and horn handle with leather wrap, and a had blown glass gem with the customers family tartan.
La Tene period Celtic war Sword. Work hardened iron blade, cast in place bronze hilt and pommel. Shield is Linden wood covered in raw hide and leather