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Bronze shield and axe

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Project by Andrew Boyce posted 1216 days ago 2204 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This axe was my second attempt and is made from English Elm. It has a fossil shell as a handle end design.
The shield is Medium Density Fibreboard painted with acrylic paints.

-- Maker of Stuff....





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HorizontalMike

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#1 posted 1216 days ago

I really like the way your axe handle flows. Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Chris P.

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#2 posted 1216 days ago

Neat!

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EPJartisan

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#3 posted 1212 days ago

Awesome carving on the handle. I will have to try that. :) Is the axe head solid wood as well? Great painting as well.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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Andrew Boyce

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#4 posted 1212 days ago

Many thanks…., the head is a real steel one that the handle had long since rotted away from. I initially polished it up but it didnt seem to go with the look of the shield so I painted it with acrylic paints on a sponge.

-- Maker of Stuff....

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mtnwild

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#5 posted 1203 days ago

I love these handles! Great job on this and all your work…...............................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Bertha

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#6 posted 1203 days ago

This is some serious stuff. Really fantastic work.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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