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Blog series by RaggedKerf updated 08-23-2013 09:46 PM 1 part 1161 reads 0 comments total

Part 1: Progress

08-23-2013 09:46 PM by RaggedKerf | 0 comments »

After seeing some amazing examples of swords produced by fellow Lumberjocks, I decided to try my hand at making one. Mostly I just wanted an excuse to play around with the hand planes and use up some scrap wood…. First I took a length of 1×3 maple and cut it to give me a 32” blade and a 10” handle/hilt. I’m looking to make this a bastard sword (hand and a half) that’s based more in history than fantasy, so no swooping dragon pommels or fancy looking bla...

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