Just a Couple Dudes Building Sauron's Mace From Lord of the Rings

With the final (supposedly) Hobbit movie on its way, a few modern day blacksmiths have decided celebrate by forging some good, old fashioned Middle Earth weaponry. This is how you build a mace worthy of the second Dark Lord himself.

The AWE Me dudes' methods are a little more high-tech than they were in Sauron's day (he probably didn't get to map out a 3D digital model beforehand). But don't worry, there's still plenty of white-hot metal smashing to go around.


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How do they play with fire, super hot metal, and sharp objects, while still sporting such an awesome beard?

Meanwhile I cant light a cigarette without burning off half my mustache.