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re wraped ppk tuska

Postby Gandalf the gray » Wed Jun 21, 2006 7:13 pm

hi ppl
I got bored with my black wrap on my ppk so i ordered some red silk and a new set of higo styleFuchi-kashira and tori gate Menuki. what do u think.
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And ony with my dragonfly
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next to come is a new paint job for my saya the same red as the wrap and fade to black should look the nuts, its quite scary taking the wrap off ur £220 sword.
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Postby darksun_uk » Wed Jun 21, 2006 10:27 pm

excellent i really like that, which is odd as im not really a fan of red on swords, 8)

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Postby stYx » Wed Jun 21, 2006 10:35 pm

I gotta agree that really does look the works! Would love to see some pics of the finished product! :D
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Postby Moon » Wed Jun 21, 2006 10:39 pm

Well done...I'm impressed.

The uniformity of the 'diamonds' is better than I've seen on a lot of tsuka.

Oh!...and welcome to the 'Dragonfly Appreciation Society'. :D
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Postby Blackbird » Wed Jun 21, 2006 11:17 pm

Hell I love red on sword particularly those nice darker shades, good work :D
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Postby Angelus » Thu Jun 22, 2006 11:16 am

Excellent work :D I really like the red :D

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Postby Gandalf the gray » Thu Jun 22, 2006 5:35 pm

right then bets get the saya finished now its benn sanded down for about 4 mounths.
Thaks a lot u guys I will make sure i post the finised pice on hear whan its done 8) 8) 8)
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Postby Lexxorcist » Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:02 pm

Can't say I'm keen, but it looks like a great job you've done. Nice one.
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Postby Big Lazy » Mon Jun 26, 2006 12:45 pm

I am very impressed with that, well done indeed (H)
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Postby Oni no Tengu » Sat Jul 29, 2006 12:48 am

I was reading last night about wrapping ito around a katana tsuka, and the guys website who had the pictures and info was very interesting, this guy actually made a living outta that sorta thing, (back order of 3 years or something), he was charging $90 for wrapping ito on a katana tsuka that was 11 inches long (and you supply the ito wrap).

From what I read, I would have to say, that your skills in doing this very difficult thing, are amazing!

I had a quick go last night, on my ninja-to and it looked pants at the end, So my hats off to you for a job very well done! :???:

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Postby cybernex » Wed Aug 02, 2006 4:35 pm

Dose any one know how to do that bloody knott on the end of hilt, where the tsuka gose through the pommel (i've seen so meny variants of that knott)? Because i've got to rebind my bushido custom in brown leather sometime also change the menuki's

By the way did you change the tsuba, because after i changed the one on my PC Bushido it made the sword more balanced and it is now less blade heavy and handles much better.

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P.S. Heres a photo of my £25 PPK mod (its no way as good as yours but it serves a purpuse)
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Postby cybernex » Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:28 pm

Never mind i can roughly do that finishing knott now!! :D
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