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'Zombie' Slayer Daggers

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Project by drbyte posted 481 days ago 1032 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The last ditch weapon if the ‘Zombie Apocalypse’ ever happens! Mostly just art pieces just because! The handles are left to right in first shot: Oak, Mahogany, Beech, and Mahogany. I must confess, I did not twist the steel, I came by it already twisted and the first thought was ‘dagger’. Guess my mind is a little too ‘twisted’ at times. Steel is old, forged not cast. Files nicely but pretty stout. Blades are 3/4” diameter by 6” or 8” long. They are tapered on my metal lathe and a 1/2” x 3” long tang is buried inside the handle and epoxied in. It takes lots of grinding and sanding and file work to make these blades then the handles are turned from 1.5” blocks about 8” long. Handles are finished with multiple coats of Danish oil for a matte finish.

-- Dennis, WV





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DaddyZ

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#1 posted 481 days ago

Neat !!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Kevin

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#2 posted 481 days ago

Cool. The zombies wont stand a chance.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#3 posted 480 days ago

Some one been watching The Walking Dead. LOL

-- My theroy in wood working will be. If I'm not enjoying doing it i won't do it.

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quicksilver

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#4 posted 480 days ago

Need wood for vampires????
Know how to save your kid from being a vampire?
Take their phone away after 9 pm..ha ha

-- Quicksilver

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#5 posted 480 days ago

My first thought Scratch Awls but nooooooo.
Always another weapon .

-- Kiefer 松

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#6 posted 480 days ago

Nice slayers!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Rick M.

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#7 posted 479 days ago

Crazy cool!

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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