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Project by Andrew Boyce posted 03-09-2011 10:04 PM 2651 views 13 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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 03-09-2011 10:19 PM

Very nice

-- Vince

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#2 posted 03-09-2011 10:35 PM

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

-- Steopa

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#3 posted 03-09-2011 10:40 PM

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

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#4 posted 03-09-2011 10:45 PM

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 03-09-2011 11:01 PM

WOW!!! Beautiful work..

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

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#6 posted 03-09-2011 11:21 PM

man i really like this. good job!

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#7 posted 03-10-2011 02:27 AM

.. very coool…

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#8 posted 03-10-2011 02:48 AM

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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#9 posted 03-10-2011 06:00 AM

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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#10 posted 03-10-2011 05:46 PM

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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#11 posted 03-10-2011 06:50 PM

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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#12 posted 03-10-2011 07:50 PM

Really Cool, Thanks for sharing

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#13 posted 03-10-2011 08:26 PM

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 03-10-2011 09:29 PM

Amazing

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#15 posted 03-10-2011 09:59 PM

Very cool shield and axe, looks authentic.

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

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