Scotia Metalwork
The work of J. Michael McRae
Baskethilt Broadswords
Scotia Metalwork
Historically Accurate
Ancient Scottish Weapons
Scotia Metalwork
Historically Accurate
Ancient Scottish Weapons
Here are a couple of my broadswords. The ones on the left and center have bright steel baskets with Damascus blades. The ones at the top have plain steel blades and the baskets have been browned in the fashion of the Brown Bess musket.

Blades are around 32" long.

Prices for baskethilt swords start at
$900.00
Damascus swords start at $1850.00






Scottish Baskethilt Broadsword...
construction sequence
Flat bar of 5160 steel
Rough-forged blade
Some of the guards: beginning assembly
Hilt parts
Left side of basket
Inside shot
Business end
Some of the guards