I built a new sword today

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theowl
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I built a new sword today

Postby theowl » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:52 am

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I was going for "Glamdring blue" on the grip. I'm quite happy with how it turned out.
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Re: I built a new sword today

Postby Gærfast » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:03 am

Looks pretty cool. What'd you use for material?
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Re: I built a new sword today

Postby theowl » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:09 am

Gærfast wrote:Looks pretty cool. What'd you use for material?

It has a hanwei tinker longsword blade, and a hilt set from LG martial arts. The grip is wood, wrapped in cord, wrapped in leather that I did myself.
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Re: I built a new sword today

Postby Peter Remling » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:29 am

Very nice. Congratulations
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Re: I built a new sword today

Postby SierraStrider » Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:29 am

That is lovely. Glamdring Blue is spot-on.
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Re: I built a new sword today

Postby Gærfast » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:54 pm

I've been contiplating that same blade, but the images in KoA are a bit grainy. Did you keep the Tinker threaded tang or peen it?
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Re: I built a new sword today

Postby theowl » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:58 pm

I used the same pommel nut system as the tinkers. I want to be able to swap out the blunt and sharp blades. I actually cut about 3" off of the end of the tang and re-threaded it to make it more of a hand & a half.
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Re: I built a new sword today

Postby theowl » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:30 am

I finished up the scabbard and belt today.
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Re: I built a new sword today

Postby Iodo » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:58 pm

Great work!
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