This spear is made of a thin shaft of soft wood, such a pine or heavier hardwoods. The shaft is approximately 6 feet long. The spear head on top is very narrow. A slight bulge at the base tapers gently to a fine point. These spears are light weight, excellently balance and capable of being thrown a long distance. Due to their light weight they are also excellent melee weapons as well. They can be used equally well from horseback and afoot. The blade is approximately 1 foot long making the spears length 7 feet. It weighs about 3lbs.