ash bokken from gintama

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Project by emart posted 12-21-2013 04:33 AM 1480 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A while back a customer asked me to make him a sword replica for Sakura con (giant anime convention in Seattle.) Now that I am on break from UW I had the time to finish it. The sword is a copy of one from a show called gintama and I copied it as best I could right down to the Japanese characters carved into the handle. The sword is made of 2 pieces of ash and was drawn out by hand on my shaving horse. the sword is finished with water based dye and about 7-8 layers of wipe on poly.

-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them

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#1 posted 12-21-2013 04:36 AM

He will have fun at the convention with that.

-- David Australia

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#2 posted 12-21-2013 10:52 AM

Nicely done have fun at the convention…thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 12-22-2013 08:10 PM

looks great – well done

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