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Old 12-11-2003, 08:43 PM
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first 2 swords!

Here is a pic of my first 2 completed swords. First is a Katana and the second is a ninja.





Hahahahaha
I made these over 15 years ago. I think I was about 14 or 15 years old. I told my wife that this blade fettish was nothing new. Now she believes me. At least my work has improved .

The katana is about 4 feet long and is made of galvanized steel used in joining lengths of chainlink fence. Cold forged (beat into submission) and sharpened. The handle core is a pipe welded to the blade. The guard was welded on as well. The handle was wraped in black vinyl and coper wire along with a cotton string wrap on the end that was treated with boat resin to stiffin it up.

The second one is an alumnium blade and guard with a wood core handle wraped in leather string. It is about 3 feet long.

My dad had these in his garage so I brought them home to give you guys a laugh.

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Old 12-12-2003, 01:40 AM
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goooooooood morning Vietnam

and You are calling yourselve a new knifemaker !!!!!!

Man that ninja-to looks very dangerous

sol## work

congratulations
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Old 12-14-2003, 09:22 AM
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My first persian sword was made from a legth of copper tubing hammered cold into shape when I was 8 (33 years ago)
I don't laugh with such relics. Maybe a smile because it reminded me of my own stuff.

Mine disappeared at one time or another.

Jan
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Old 12-14-2003, 12:39 PM
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Here's an earlier sword of mine, done a few years ago.

Blade is 5160. Fittings are 303 stainless. I note that swords are even harder to photograph than knives.



Here's a closeup of the grip, which is herringbone pattern twisted stainless wire.





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