Handcarved Wooden Swords

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Project by Scultoro3 posted 03-21-2013 07:02 AM 7918 views 21 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by a love of swords and with a belief that I could create swords from wood since steel was not an option, I first began by attempting to duplicate an Excalibar-type sword. It was one piece and the result was quite satisfying. Since then, I have increased the detail and authenticity of my swords such that a friend recently asked, ” How did you get the leather so evenly wrapped around the handle?” I was proud to remind him that the entire sword was fashioned from wood.

-- Howard, Maryland USA

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#1 posted 03-21-2013 08:42 AM

Stunning work! The detail you put into them is simply amazing!

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#2 posted 03-21-2013 09:56 AM

Those are just AWESOME! Great Job!
Welcome to LUMBERJOCKS!!!

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

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#3 posted 03-21-2013 12:05 PM

Truly amazing.

-- Quality is easy to see - but hard to explain

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#4 posted 03-21-2013 12:24 PM

Fantastic! You’re truly an artist. Very inspiring to many of us, I’m sure…I know there are alot of folks out there like me who love swords and wish we could make something even remotely close yours.

-- _Moose_ Hooper, UT

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#5 posted 03-21-2013 01:04 PM

Making wooden swords is on my wood project list too, these are so awesome, you did a GREAT job with these! Keep up the fantastic work!

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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#6 posted 03-21-2013 02:43 PM

Wow! After comparing those to some that I made, I really need to step up my game.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#7 posted 03-21-2013 05:07 PM

The details are incredible! These are absolutely beautiful! I haven’t graduated from whittling to carving yet, and after seeing these, I think I’ll stick to whittling my little birds. That way I won’t be forced to compare my carvings to these beauties.

Thanks for sharing!

-- John B.

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#8 posted 03-21-2013 05:24 PM

I am so appreciative of the positive comments. Encouragement and praise from fellow woodcarvers really satisfies. THANK YOU ALL !

-- Howard, Maryland USA

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#9 posted 03-21-2013 08:32 PM

Very nice work. What timber did you use?

-- BJ

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#10 posted 03-21-2013 08:59 PM

holly crap, those are amazing!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#11 posted 03-22-2013 02:08 AM

Very Cool! I had the exact idea last week while flipping through a sword book and now seeing these beauties, I have some serious inspiration! Thanks Scultoro3

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#12 posted 03-22-2013 03:04 AM

Wonderful to see.

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#13 posted 03-23-2013 01:29 AM

These are incredible.


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#14 posted 04-05-2013 04:56 AM

wow great work again … keep on making them! if you havnt found your market you will..

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#15 posted 03-26-2014 06:20 PM

These are amazing I love them

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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