A couple of wooden swords

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Project by tallinstaller posted 379 days ago 805 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

-- Jason

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 379 days ago

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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 379 days ago

Very cool swords,I think they would have been dangerous with some the kids I played with.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 379 days ago

Don’t let them take the swords to show and tell, I’d hate to see a fellow lumberjock on NBC nightly news.

Good build!

-- "A woodworking project is either a masterpiece or a POS" Dr. Lang

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#5 posted 379 days ago

Are you planning to stain them? Some clearcoat would really make the woodgrains stand out…Relly nice work.

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#6 posted 379 days ago

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 378 days ago

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 376 days ago

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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