Hello!!

As mentioned earlier here is the update...

First: Studio news.

I have finished installing the insulation and have started on the work benches..

As you can see there is a lot of aluminium  foil backed insulation on the walls..It does make things brighter inside as well as keeping the temp bearable and the noise down a good bit.  After the benches are done..it will be tool racks and shelves..

We also took delivery of our first outbuilding.This will be for wood, antler, horn and leather storage.. We need two more. 

So that is the status of the studio...

Now onto the other news.. I am stalled as far as funding goes..  Again here is my go fund me page..please spread it around..

https://www.gofundme.com/help-finish-my-workshop

I am so close to being finished and back to work...the more folks that know..the better the chances are of me meeting the goal I need to meet. Which brings us to this...

NEW PRICES on my sale and I extended the date until Midnight of June 12th. I know I have but a handful of pieces left but now is the time.. So take a look..and please..make an offer if you wish...

So..that is all that's new for now..

As always..if you have any questions, by all means please feel free to ask...

THANK YOU for your time..

~~~JPH~~~

Hello!!

First an update...we are just about complete on the new studio facilities.. The building is up..water and power are in and they both work..We just poured the front apron/walkway and the isolation pads for my heavy machines..

What is left is erecting the two out buildings for material storage as well as insulate the studio walls,  put in the shelves/tool racks and build the work benches.. which leads me to this...

Here are some "work in progress" photos...

Here is the "Trench From HELL"....what should of taken 45 minutes or so to dig took close to 3 hours thanks to all these roots.. 

The start of the electric work..lights.. 110/120 and 220/240 circuits started

The isolation pad..I still need to dig down about 3 feet and throw in some rebar and then pour the separate pad...This prevents the whole building from shaking from the power hammer impacts...

Here is the outside of our new studio. I still had to pour the apron and walkway..which I did this weekend.... However...

I am about 2500 $$ US short due to cost over runs..It was much worse than that but I started a go fund me page last month and it showed me how many folks I have touched with my writing and work.. The comments were very humbling and I simply had no idea that I had such an impact.. I will be forever grateful to those generous folks...THANK YOU!! 

Here is the page...please if you can spread the page around to folks you know...I would appreciate it greatly!!

https://www.gofundme.com/help-finish-my-workshop

We are so close to being able to finish but I am running out of funds...which brings me to the SALE!!

OK..

I know I only have a handfull of pieces left for sale..but they are some very NICE pieces..So in honour of Memorial Day as well as my running out of funding..I am holding a sale.. Sale prices are in effect from Midnight, Saturday, May 26 2018 until Midnight on  Friday, June 1 2018. Now these prices are a bit flexible and just to make things interesting...I will also entertain best offers... So please take a look at what is left and if you are interested..let me know..  I am in a bit of a bind here. If I can get over this bump I can be back up and running in about 4 weeks...once I get my equipment from Nevada.  So..please take a look...

As always..if you have any questions or would like to additional photos of any of the pieces, please, feel free to ask.

Thank you for your interest in us here at Salamander Armoury..it is GREATLy appreciated..

~~~JPH~~~

Hello!

We have landed in Florida and we are pulling permits this week for the new studio. We are more or less unpacked with some smaller stuff still needing to be done but everyone made the trip down and we all are doing fine.

UPDATE: I am trying to get to my stock as I have a half dozen high carbon steel swords to post along with a BEAUTIFUL Ladder patterned Bastardsword along with a couple of my book IV  Japanese blade Protoypes that need to be posted as well...Hopefully once we get the cameras all charged up and a few small things dealt with the next couple of days I will be be able to get the photos taken and the items listed.. As it is ALL items already posted are in stock and ready to go.

Our new address is:

Salamander Armoury 

4142 Mariner Blvd # 148

Spring Hill, FL 34609

1-727-857-7784

So please take a look and see if anything speaks to you...I am still a bit short on the studio funds..need another $12,000.00 to $15,000.00 finish the build. The building itself is paid in full..now it is slab and electric time...So I will be posting he new items ASAP..once I get the photos taken.

Thank you all for you interest in us here at Salamander Armoury.

~~~JPH~~~

Hello!

First I would like to wish a Merry Christmas to those that celebrate that Holiday as well as a  joyous Yalda to my fellow Zoroastrians..

Well all we ARE MOVING this weekend (the weekend of the 23rd) and we should be ion our new location a few days after that. I will be out of the loop as far as telephone communication goes however I will, if able, be checking my e-mail during the trip if we can find a wi-fi spot.

I wish to thank everyone who took advantage of my sale...I do have  a few more items that will be listed on this site around the first of the year that will include: 5 high carbon swords, one KILLER pattern welded Bastard sword, as well as the LAST of the Japanese prototypes that I did for book IV.

Speaking of books...My first three are back in print as of Jan 01 2018...I will be posting contact information on those after the first of the year.

So..we are off for an adventure...I still have to build a studio and that will take a bit of time and well..I will be  posting as things progress. THANK YOO ALL ONCE AGAIN!!

 

~~~JPH~~~

Hello!!

This is a MAJOR UPDATE..... Things are changing here at Salamander Armoury..So without further adieu let's get into it.

FIRST!!  We are MOVING..Yes after some 25 years in Nevada we are MOVING down south. We should complete the move by the end of this year and be back up and running sometime around the later part of January/earl February 2018. WE ARE NOT GOING OUT OF BUSINESS. In fact I will be still here in Nevada while Sue is down securing the property as well as helping me arrange for a new studio to be built. The plan is for me to continue to work here for the next 2 1/2 months or so and then move everything studio wise down there.. so not to worry..I am still hammering away and will for as long as I can up here prior to the final move...In fact I intend to work as many extra hours as I can in order to get stuff up and posted here for direct sale, so please stop by and take a look

SECOND: This one is a heart breaker.. This last June, my publisher Peder Lund passed on while in Finland... I just gotten word that as of 31 Dec, 2017 Paladin Press..the publishing house that has been so very good to me and has kept my books in print for the last 30 some odd years is closing their doors. This means that as of Jan 1, 2018 my books will no longer be available for original sale.  HOWEVER....all copyrights and properties entailed in my books and my videos revert back to me on 1 Jan, 2018 and I am already in the process of speaking with a new publishing house to get these books back in print and once more available. I WILL keep you all posted on this as things progress.

Third!! NEW STUFF!!!  We have a lot of new stuff up and ready for immediate sale...Axes!! a whole mess of them...Spears!! a passel full of those as well..and some more pattern welded blades, including a really unique (I call it weird..but what Hell..) , fantasy inspired cross between a shamshir and yatagan.  A most wicked blade indeed with a drop dead patterning  and just plain gorgeous.. It is a monster that is for certain.. 

Fourth: I have decided due to all the calls and e-mail I have been getting to list several of my prototype pieces I made for the Japanese section of my 4th book...These are signed as prototypes as well as the materials used and blade construction. I will be listing these this weekend. With all of the interest in these, I can honestly say these pieces will probably move quickly so if you have an interest in one of them..ACT swiftly cause once these are gone..that is it.

So..that's the scoop on what is going on around here...so please take a look and see what we have that is new and exciting  offered for sale.  As always,  if you would like any additional photos or have any questions about anything listed on our site, please,  by all means feel free to ask.

In closing...THANK YOU for your time and interest in us here at Salamander Armoury, it is greatly appreciated.

~~~JPH~~~