The Vikings had a reputation for being brutal bullies. In contrast, the Vikings were skilled fighters who constantly sought to perfect their war skills. This was most evident in the improvement of Viking swords. It was a powerful cutting weapon that struck fear into anyone on the opposing side. Viking swords could also be works of art of stunning beauty with handles and hilts covered in knots and designs that depicted their rich culture. We offer several reconstructions of Viking swords based on original designs found on historical artifacts. These handmade swords are some functional and some ideal for display cases as decoration.