THIS WEEKEND – Metalpalooza, June 16th-17th

is happening this weekend, and quite frankly it sounds like a good time. Belly dancing, fire breathing, live blacksmithing, swordfighting, raffles, artisan presentations and much more will be available to everyone who attends. Demos such as sword making, gem cutting, jewelry making, bronze casting, leather working and many other fascinating talents will be shown to attendees […]

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Prop Houses Open This Good Friday (2017)

Some people are working this Good Friday, while others won’t be (and are probably going to have a Great Friday). For those of us who WILL be working, it’s good to have a list of shops open. Some people will be open for half days (leaving after lunch) so we have split up the list […]

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Where to Find Steampunk Decor & Dressing

A cowboy is racing towards a small shack on his trusty stead, being chased by God knows what. He jumps off and runs into the humble structure; the door isn’t even locked. Pulling on a seemingly random series of wooden panels on the wall a hole and staircase appear below. He presses a button in […]

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Sword & Stone

Master blacksmith Tony Swatton started Sword & Stone (aka The Sword and the Stone) over 15 years ago and has since forged (yes, I had to get that in there!) the business into a trusted source for handcrafted, historically accurate pieces. Tony’s created weapons and armor for the Pirates of the Caribbean films, Constantine, Blade: […]

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Holiday Sale @ Sword & Stone – Also Tony Got Married!

From buckles to swords, unique weapons to armor and chainmail, Sword & Stone‘s inventory is always fun to peruse. What would make it even more fun though? What if there was a holiday sale? If you can make it over to their shop on Saturday, December 13th, then you will have a chance to do […]

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Sword & Stone

Getting ready for Comic-Con this week? Even if you don’t know what Comic-Con is you need to check out Tony Swatton of Sword & Stone in his new webseries ‘Man At Arms’. Whether it’s Gimli’s axe from Lord of the Rings, Oddjob’s Hat from Goldfinger, or Jaime Lanister’s Sword from Game of Thrones Tony Swatton […]

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Sword & Stone

You’ve seen the Capital One commercials with all those Vikings running amuck. But did you know that Tony Swatton of Sword & Stone leads a band of Vikings and Valkyries called the Norse Hollywood Dining Vikings? These Norse are dining enthusiasts, so don’t be surprised if you’re sitting down to a feast and find a […]

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