Campaigners seek to save 19th century house

Campaigners hope to raise £300,000 to save a historic building in Aberdeen. Westburn House, situated in the park of the same name, has fallen into a state of severe disrepair and needs urgent work to save it from falling into ruin. The house dates back to 1839 and was designed by Archibald Simpson, the Aberdeen-born…

Napoleonic fort in Guernsey sold for £1m

A 200-year-old fort in Guernsey that was used by occupying Nazis in World War Two has been sold for £1m, half the original asking price. Fort Richmond was originally built in the Napoleonic era to discourage invasion, but the barracks as it appears today was built in 1855. Continue reading on BBC News

British Samurai Bayonets – 1907 Pattern & Arisaka

There is a connection between WW1 era British bayonets and Japanese samurai swords and knives that most people don’t know about. Here we look at the 1907 pattern British bayonet and its inspiration the Type 30 Arisaka. Extra videos on Patreon:

Antique Leather Restoration – Sword Scabbards, Belts & Other Leather Military Items

One of the ways that I restore antique leather items, such as sword scabbards, belts, binocular cases, straps, boots, etc. Chelsea Dubbin: Extra videos: