Season 6, Episode 8 April 24, 2019 Season 6, Episode 8 April 24, 2019 Four bladesmiths take a stab at history when they are tasked with recreating an iconic fighting knife from the 20th century: the Fairbairn Sykes. Air Date : 1st-May-2018 Four bladesmiths test their mettle in a rock quarry, where they're tasked with making blades using only harvested steel and coal forges. In an ultimate test of their blade-making skills, these smiths persevere through missteps that chisel away at their resolve. The sixth season premiered on February 6, 2019. Season 6, Episode 2 February 13, 2019 Season 6, Episode 2 February 13, 2019 The bladesmiths are tasked with crafting a Jambiya, a deadly Yemeni dagger. After surviving two tough rounds of testing, the final two competitors return home to recreate a sword wielded by some of history's fiercest soldiers: the Two-Handed Landsknecht Sword. Over the course of two intense rounds, the smiths show their true grit constructing a blade while fighting the elements.
Ultimately, only two smiths advance and head back to their home forges to recreate the Celtic Anthropomorphic Sword, an iconic ancient iron weapon. Wonky welds and broken billets cause major setbacks that must be corrected before the time runs out. Four bladesmiths are floored when they must craft a signature blade from a massive piece of elevator cable. For this episode, the forging time in the first round was extended to three and a half hours. The remaining two armorers head back to their home forges to craft an exotic hybrid of pain and protection: the Hooded Katar. Which budding bladesmith will turn their admiration into domination and forge their name in history as a Forged In Fire Champion? Season 6, Episode 7 April 17, 2019 Season 6, Episode 7 April 17, 2019 The wheels start turning when four bladesmiths must forge friction folders from a rusty pickup truck.
Four bladesmiths return to the Middle Ages when they are tasked with forging a Crusader's Dagger from a thick rod of W1 steel. They must quickly adapt when they realize there may not be enough hardenable steel to go around. Raymond Smith was eliminated based on the results of a preliminary test performed on blades that they forged ahead of time. In the final round, they have five days to forge a fearsome pole weapon—the Zande Spear. Season 6, Episode 11 May 8, 2019 Season 6, Episode 11 May 8, 2019 It's Round Two of the Battle of the Branches Tournament: Four airmen from the U.
Season 6, Episode 10 May 8, 2019 Season 6, Episode 10 May 8, 2019 Top bladesmiths from each branch of the U. Four bladesmiths go back to basics when they're tasked with creating a signature Damascus blade out of three different steels of different thicknesses. When time runs out, only two competitors enter the final challenge to recreate the fearsome Rhomphaia sword. The first season aired on June 22, 2015. Back at their home forges, they must recreate one of the most dangerous folding weapons in history — the Spanish Navaja. Four bladesmiths spring into action when they are tasked with forging friction folders from a huge steel coil.
For the second round, the three remaining smiths are given an additional length of time to turn their blades into fully operational weapons. In each episode, four of the best bladesmiths in the country will come together to put both their skills and reputations on the line. Four bladesmiths pay homage to the blade craft of Hollywood, and their first mission — forge a survival knife that would make John Rambo proud. Refusing to retreat, two teams square off in one final battle to recreate a blade that's stood the test of time—the Chinese Dao Sword. Air Date : 15th-May-2018 In a special military themed episode, four bladesmiths, all veterans of the U. A final round of testing proves that victory lies at the junction between form and function.
Nielson's favorite blade, a Damascus European dagger. David Baker, a Hollywood prop maker who has appeared on the series , is an authority on weapons history and an expert on replicating period-accurate weapons for both museums and films. They return to their home forges to do the work and must comply with any specifications set by Willis. Getting this wool welded is wicked work, and the smiths struggle to forge this porous steel. Time management is essential for hammering out three functional knives that can withstand a brutal round of testing.
Four smiths must think outside the box when tasked with using the dreaded canister method to forge a signature blade. After a meticulous round of tests, only two smiths remain and return to their home forges to recreate one of the largest Japanese swords, the Nodachi. After two grueling rounds of competition filled with frustration and a medical emergency, the final two smiths advance and head back to their home forges to recreate another military favorite, the M1917 Naval Cutlass. Ultimately, two smiths manage to turn their setbacks into comebacks to secure a spot in the final round where they must recreate the deadly Horseman's Axe. In the final round, the remaining competitors must recreate a lethal gladiator sword, the Sica, and its unique construction poses the final challenge in their attempt to crush the competition.
Four bladesmiths go nuts when they are tasked with forging a signature blade from W2 and a giant industrial-sized nut. He judges the weapons' historical accuracy and aesthetic beauty. Nielson's favorite blade, a Damascus European dagger. Blades that can cut, pry, and hammer are then put through a brutal round of testing. Each team must work together, tagging in and out every half hour, with only one smith allowed to touch the knife at a time.
The non-working member was allowed to offer advice. After an intense round of testing, the final two smiths head home to forge an instrument of Chinese warfare: the Qinglong Ji. After a fiery round of tests, the two finalists head home to recreate an epic sword, the O-Katana. Season 6, Episode 9 May 1, 2019 Season 6, Episode 9 May 1, 2019 Four bladesmiths must forge signature blades from different sizes of spring steel. I love how they are given strength tests and weather or not they 'make the cut' :lol: :lol: At the end when the last sword is made from ancient history it is awesome to see where they came from and the history behind it. He has over 20 years' experience in making knives and edged weapons. The salvaged steel proves temperamental, causing a few of the blades and smiths to crack under the pressure.