Competitor turned Judge Ben Abbott remains undefeated in the forge, but that could all change. In part three of five episodes, three smiths who suffered broken blades at the hand of Ben Abbott hope to rewrite history in a single 5-hour round. Their blades will then be put through an intense round of testing where only one smith will earn the opportunity to face Ben Abbott and seek their revenge.
World-class bladesmiths re-create historical edged weapons in a cutthroat competition.
Hosted by Wil Willis, a former Army Ranger and Air Force para-rescue specialist, the competition series pits master weaponsmiths against each other to re-create iconic weapons that will be tested and evaluated by a panel of judges.
Competitors will re-create weapons from historical periods ranging from Japanese katanas to medieval broadswords to ancient throwing blades. Each entry will be judged on its artistry as well as its functionality and accuracy. The panel will consist of Willis, knife and sword expert J. Neilson, combat specialist Doug Marcaida and weapon history buff David Baker.