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My new pretty

Post by Blackbird » Fri Feb 16, 2007 8:44 pm

Okay I've still got to get the fittings cast and the grip carved but this is my new damascus dagger blade
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Damn its lovley bigwetkiss Pics of the waxes and grip when their carved in DIY of course, and the bronzes when I get them.

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Post by Big Lazy » Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:00 pm

Ooooh very nice indeedy, I see from the mark where you got it from too ;)

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Post by Blackbird » Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:10 pm

lol yea, shame I left that packet of monster munch in shot eh :oops:

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Post by Moon » Fri Feb 16, 2007 11:17 pm

Sweet looking blade Beeb...looking forward to the finished project.

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Post by wabhimself » Fri Feb 16, 2007 11:37 pm

*starts to slabber of the beautifulness* mmmmmmmmmmmmmm......
monster munch :>
although seriously....that is a mighty fine blade beeb, lookin forward to seeing what you done handle wise for it

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Post by Blackbird » Sat Feb 17, 2007 8:39 pm

Cheers all, still deciding on what wood to use. I gots me lots off diff stuff to chose from at the mo and also do I leave it simple or care the hell outta it :D

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Post by darksun_uk » Sun Feb 18, 2007 12:15 am

lovely looking blade,

kind regards

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Post by sprout » Thu Feb 22, 2007 10:26 pm

Nice blade BB, similar shape to my sykes one, cant wait to see what you do with the handle :D

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Post by Blackbird » Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:42 am

Been working on the waxes fer the bronze fittings, finished the crossguard piece and the sodding thing cracked while I was melting the hole fer the tang :GGG treated the thing with kid gloves the whole way through and it still cracked :cry:

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Post by Blackbird » Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:45 am


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Post by Barry the Time Sprout » Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:16 pm

nice work "MASTER OF WAX" :D

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Post by Blackbird » Fri Feb 23, 2007 8:25 pm

lol cheers, I'm talking to someone about getting them cast but hes not surre about their historical acuracy.

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Post by Cybermoose » Wed Apr 04, 2007 6:13 pm

very nice BB!

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Post by Blackbird » Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:12 am

Danka, hopeing to get the castings back mid to end of the month.

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Post by eagle1 » Thu Apr 05, 2007 10:34 pm

amazing keep up the good work. :D

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