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Young Jedi's Lightsaber

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Project by mrtrenier posted 11-11-2013 04:25 PM 1069 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for a great-nephew’s 6th birthday. It was a hit. The handle is turned from hard maple, and the wand is a poplar dowel dyed green. It’s held into the handle with epoxy. I tried turning the wand, but without a steady rest, it was near disaster. A quick project to turn out.

-- Mr. Trenier





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#1 posted 11-11-2013 04:31 PM

Very cool idea,I feel the force :)

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#2 posted 11-11-2013 04:41 PM

excellent Idea. I might have to steal this to rob some cash from some of my star wars geek friends. lol

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#3 posted 11-11-2013 11:24 PM

Excellent Christmas idea.

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#4 posted 11-12-2013 06:22 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

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#5 posted 11-14-2013 04:51 PM

Very lucky kid, you made a cool light saber. Well done!

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