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Project by Derec posted 557 days ago 1253 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After I made my first project, my son asked if I could make a sword, and said sure!

I laminated two pieces of scrap wood I had left over and sketched out the shape, cut it out with my jig saw then routed the edges to shape the “blade” and handle.

My son wanted to help so I let him sand it down which he got a kick out of.

-- Derec





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Dan

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#1 posted 557 days ago

Love this post, as a huge fan of bladed weapons, as well as a father, it is great to see your son helping out and making his own wooden sword. I plan to make one for my daughter when she gets a little older, as pretty much anything long and skinny she can find 2 of become swords to her and I have to duel her. :)

-- Dan - Wooden Treasures CT - http://woodentreasuresct.etsy.com http://www.youtube.com/woodentreasuresct

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BusterB

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#2 posted 557 days ago

Nice, I really enjoy the days I can get my son involved in projects. If I had started earlier, maybe it wouldnt be such a challenge now…lol

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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twokidsnosleep

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#3 posted 556 days ago

Awesome
Now await the fun as he beats the heck out of his sister…oh hang on that’s my kids with Nerf guns

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 556 days ago

Always good to involve your kids. it will be such a plus for you.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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NormG

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#5 posted 556 days ago

Great project and glad to see you had some assistance

-- Norman

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Borgmc1

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#6 posted 554 days ago

two thumbs up. You and your son working on things together. Its Great.

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 554 days ago

Great job,a fun project.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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