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My son's sword

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Project by Derec posted 01-14-2013 04:58 AM 1772 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 01-14-2013 06:32 AM

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 01-14-2013 12:35 PM

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 01-14-2013 05:59 PM

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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#4 posted 01-14-2013 06:42 PM

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

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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NormG

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#5 posted 01-15-2013 05:10 AM

Great project and glad to see you had some assistance

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#6 posted 01-17-2013 05:37 AM

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

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#7 posted 01-17-2013 05:42 AM

Great job,a fun project.

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