My New Godfred Display

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My New Godfred Display

Post by Big Lazy » Sun Feb 20, 2005 2:52 am

Well I've took Ad's advice from months ago and got myself some nice sheepskin (only £25 from Ikea) and I've nailed it to my wall and hung my Godfred on it.

Now these pics are rushed jobs and do it no justice at all, but trust me the display looks stunning (would look even better on a darker wall as it would stand out more)

What do you guys think?

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Sim has mentioned that it would look nice as a table display and I sure do agree with him, just a shame I aint got a spare table in the house :D

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Post by Amra The Lion » Sun Feb 20, 2005 10:22 am

Looks excellent, very nordic looking display.
I think it does the Godfred justice in the displaying area, and I couldn't think of a better(or more effective yet simple) way to pay tribute to such a blade.

Ten out of Ten Larnbowski.

All you need now are a couple of drinking horns and maybe some chainmail behind the sword.

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Post by Barry the Time Sprout » Sun Feb 20, 2005 12:00 pm

Im not a fan of nordic swords but that really does look good :D well done

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Post by Big Lazy » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:05 pm

Thanks guys, I'm well pleased with it. It feels really nice too so I'm thinking of getting a few more for my bed (H)

Anyone thinking of getting any of this sheepskin whilst its cheap look here http://www.ikea.com/webapp/wcs/stores/s ... 0112*10286 please note too that it is REAL sheepskin, not some cheap imitation crap.

Now I dunno if any of guys have ever shopped at Ikea before, if not you're in for a shock cos its one f*cked up place! What sort of retailer makes you walk around what seems to be a maze with no sense of direction, and when you do decide what you want they make you go and get it out of their warehouse yourself??? I'm talking about a massive warehouse too. Unless you have some experience in warehouse work then forget it cos you wont have a clue what you're supposed to be doing. It's a shame you cant order stuff online with them too cos I live bloody miles away my nearest Ikea :cry:

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Post by Amra The Lion » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:09 pm

I know what it's like in one of those dark gloomy ikea warehouses, where no one is your friend apart from your trusty 3 inch pencil and tape messure.

Thanks to your pics, I'm considering doing something similar.
And I might even get a few extra rugs to create a barbaric cape lol

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Post by Barry the Time Sprout » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:10 pm

Larnbowski wrote:It feels really nice too so I'm thinking of getting a few more for my bed
wont it stink?

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Post by Amra The Lion » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:10 pm

Not if you remove it from the sheeps back.

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Post by Barry the Time Sprout » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:12 pm

he he nice :D

seriously though, my mum had a sheepskin rug ages ago and it used to smell like a wet dog

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Post by Big Lazy » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:14 pm

Barry the Time Sprout wrote:my mum had a sheepskin rug ages ago and it used to smell like a wet dog
I would suggest that it needed a desperate cleaning then :D

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Post by Barry the Time Sprout » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:15 pm

probably

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Post by Amra The Lion » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:15 pm

Question, what did you use to mount the rug upon the wall?

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Post by Big Lazy » Sun Feb 20, 2005 2:51 pm

Amra The Lion wrote:Question, what did you use to mount the rug upon the wall?
Very small nails cos bluetac just wasn't strong enough :D

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Post by Amra The Lion » Sun Feb 20, 2005 5:31 pm

Thought as much, did you mount a sword plaque behind the rug?

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Post by Big Lazy » Sun Feb 20, 2005 5:37 pm

No dude, I just whacked a nice big nail in the middle of it and hung it on that. It's nice and secure too so no wories about it falling off

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Post by Amra The Lion » Sun Feb 20, 2005 5:48 pm

Oh right, thanks for that. Wasn't too sure as it looks solid and secure.

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