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I think this was my first axe and shield set… The shield was made from a very old oak floorboard and uses car body filler as metal detailing. The axe handle is carved in oak and is based on one carved by Ian Norbury. It has inlaid copper details and has a real steel head. (I know its on the wrong way around! I thought it looked better that way. I wouldnt recomend its use for chopping anything!)
Fun decorative piece to make…

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Vince

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#1 posted 1234 days ago

Very nice

-- Vince

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steopa

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#2 posted 1234 days ago

That’s really cool. Any chance you have some close-up photos? The details seem amazing.

-- Steopa

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Andrew Boyce

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#3 posted 1234 days ago

Thanks,... I will see what I have got!

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Andrew Boyce

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#4 posted 1234 days ago

Very big pic… close up you can see on the dragons head where I have badly edited the image onto the background!
Hope this link works… http://www.flickr.com/photos/craftsman/455770870/sizes/o/in/set-72157600064892810/

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#5 posted 1234 days ago

WOW!!! Beautiful work..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#6 posted 1234 days ago

man i really like this. good job!

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#7 posted 1234 days ago

.. very coool…

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Mark Shymanski

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#8 posted 1234 days ago

Quite an interesting piece, the background really compliments it.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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Dave

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#9 posted 1234 days ago

Cool stuff. I got a knot-head son who would love to get his hands on that and tear up sum stuff. Looks very real.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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steliart

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#10 posted 1233 days ago

Fantastic piece of work

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Dennisgrosen

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#11 posted 1233 days ago

that is a real war set …. LOL
I think that axe wuold be count as a weapon here in Denmark with the look of the handle :-(

take care
Dennis

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Supafat

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#12 posted 1233 days ago

Really Cool, Thanks for sharing

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stefang

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#13 posted 1233 days ago

Really great looking work. You could have sold a lot of these in 600 AD, or maybe even in 2012!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 1233 days ago

Amazing

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#15 posted 1233 days ago

Very cool shield and axe, looks authentic.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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