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Sword for our niece

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Project by ic3ss posted 08-17-2017 02:24 AM 1428 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My niece has her third birthday and her mom asked me to make a sword for the piñata. It’s made from mahogany. The hilt is two piece with a half lap joint, and the pommel is held or with a dowel. I rapped the handle with a leather scrap and I wrapped jute twine under it for grip and stitched it close. Finished with sanding sealer just for looks, I’m pretty sure it will get beaten up over the coming years so I’m not too concerned about it.

Have a great day.

-- "I am endeavoring, ma'am, to construct a mnemonic memory circuit using stone knives and bear skins."





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#1 posted 08-17-2017 02:34 AM

Touche!

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#2 posted 08-17-2017 03:44 AM

Nicely made.

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#3 posted 08-17-2017 12:52 PM

Zorro would be proud of this. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 08-17-2017 01:20 PM

I’m going with doubleDD’s commment! Nice work ic3ss

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 08-17-2017 03:56 PM

This sword is very nice.

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#6 posted 08-17-2017 07:47 PM

Cool, when I was a kid we just hit the piñata with a broom stick.

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#7 posted 08-19-2017 03:20 PM

She will love it

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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