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Project by Wiktor Siwanowicz posted 03-04-2013 04:05 PM 2447 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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broznze, ebony, brass, bog oak, buffalo horn
I made it on belt grinder

-- www.padjas-siwanowicz.com





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sras

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#1 posted 03-04-2013 04:21 PM

Very nice! And – I learned something too! Thanks for the link.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 03-04-2013 04:23 PM

Beautiful work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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MarkTheFiddler

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#3 posted 03-04-2013 05:42 PM

I don’t know how you did that on a belt sander. Beautiful job. I could see how that could be a weapon until I saw the note on using it with a hammer fist strike. I’m in pain just thinking about it

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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JoeinDE

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#4 posted 03-04-2013 11:48 PM

That thing is both beautiful and wicked looking. Quite the contrast. Thanks for the link.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#5 posted 03-05-2013 01:58 AM

Very nice piece. I learned something new today.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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JR_Dog

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#6 posted 03-05-2013 04:38 AM

Do you make them for actual use or display? I was reading the link and see they suggest using it as a key chain self defense device. Just wanted to ask how heavy it is? I remember reading one time that heavy key chains can actually damage an ignition over time. Oh well who cares right… if the car won’t start you can use it to beat the car too.

All kidd’n aside the wood and metal together is really amazing!

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Manitario

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#7 posted 03-05-2013 07:45 AM

Wow, very cool. Beautiful and sinister at the same time. I’d carry one of these on my key chain, but I fly frequently and it’d just be a matter of time before I forgot it and got in confiscated by security…

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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thelt

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#8 posted 03-05-2013 11:58 AM

First off, a very beautiful piece of work.

Second, in a training class i took a medium strength blow from a Kubotan in the breastbone. That brought me to my knees. I would hate to feel what a full force blow would feel like.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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Craig Havran

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#9 posted 03-06-2013 04:35 PM

that is simply amazing!

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 03-07-2013 03:11 PM

Cool and a handy self-defense tool! Like the beautiful shape and great wood and metal combo. Great job!

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Philip

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#11 posted 04-02-2013 07:26 PM

Wow. Stunning piece! literally.

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