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A couple of wooden swords for my boys. The entire thing is southern yellow pine off a 2×12 with cherry laminated to make the handles. The cross guards are also cherry. Finish is wipe on poly.
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#1 posted 04-01-2013 08:51 AM
I don’t know about your boys, but when we were kids, somebody would get hurt with these. Of course back then it was part of the fun.
They look good, hope your boys play safe.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#2 posted 04-01-2013 02:45 PM
Very cool swords,I think they would have been dangerous with some the kids I played with.
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#3 posted 04-01-2013 04:17 PM
Don’t let them take the swords to show and tell, I’d hate to see a fellow lumberjock on NBC nightly news.
-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang
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#5 posted 04-01-2013 06:24 PM
Are you planning to stain them? Some clearcoat would really make the woodgrains stand out…Relly nice work.
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#6 posted 04-02-2013 01:11 AM
great work! I really like the look of the handle with the cherry wrap. I’d round down the tips though for safety
-- Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. -Plato
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#7 posted 04-02-2013 01:58 PM
Looks cool! I will not be building any of them. My kids would kill each other before the finish had a chance to dry!
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#8 posted 04-04-2013 01:54 PM
Great looking and well made swords! Like the shapes and the forms. Kids will have lots of fun but just be careful.
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