Flame Sword

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Project by JoeyG posted 12-04-2012 06:52 PM 1377 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this one for my son to protect himself from his sister. I am really beginning to second guess the wisdom of this. LOL

The Flame Sword is made from a chunk of Padauk.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#1 posted 12-04-2012 06:55 PM

its a very beautiful wood and all i can say as a father who has already raised his children….LIVE AND LEARN Joey…lol…....

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 12-04-2012 06:58 PM

Wow, I like that one. He will be the master.
I have made a couple of swords for my grand kids. There mother and grandmother were not impressed…........

-- mike...............

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#3 posted 12-04-2012 07:01 PM

LOL. My wife isn’t thrilled about it. Something about a trip to the ER. LOL. I started these over a year ago and we decided they were still a bit young at that point.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#4 posted 12-04-2012 07:50 PM

I’d definitely warn the kids against playing too rough. Paduak is pretty but it’s very hard and brittle. I wouldn’t want to be around if it broke.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#5 posted 12-04-2012 08:38 PM

Nice sword, but I would either blunt that tip more are glue a tennis ball to it! :-)

VERY pretty wood.


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#6 posted 12-04-2012 09:23 PM

Nice Work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#7 posted 12-04-2012 09:47 PM

This is nice but his sister has the nicer of the two. She has a 2-color inlay and he has NONE! What’s up with that??? LOL

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#8 posted 12-04-2012 10:20 PM

Although it’s flaming with beauty, I wonder if it’s safe to play around with.

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#9 posted 12-04-2012 10:44 PM

Another nice one.

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 12-05-2012 12:25 AM

It’s very beautiful.

All I am saying is, I know what would happen if it were me and my brothers.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 12-05-2012 12:28 AM

If I didn’t know better, I would think you guys were taking bets on which one of my kids get stitches first. LOL

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#12 posted 12-05-2012 02:44 AM

Love that padauk. I made a paddle from cedar, way back in the ‘60s, for my friend’s mom. Didn’t win any points with my friend and sibs there, I can tell you.

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#13 posted 12-05-2012 06:12 AM

nice work. I like building swords like that for cosplayers

here’s one i made for myself:

obviously I didn’t leave it plain I painted it to go with my costume but this shows off all the work that went into it

-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them

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#14 posted 12-05-2012 11:54 AM

Nice, It has that Final Fantasy feel to it. Do you have a finished pic?

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#15 posted 12-05-2012 01:22 PM

You are a good weapon fabricator. Teach em young, that’s what I say. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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