24th May 2012: Fake leather handle I folded a strip of fake leather and super glued the end on to the top of the handle then wrapped it round and super glued it in place.
There should be less leather and more pommel but I made a mistake and it's too late to change it :(
22nd May 2012: Hand guard in place I glued the hand guard in with Araldite. The gap is for the blade to slot into.
22nd May 2012: Handle (in progress) Wood glued the pieces together and rounded the edges of the bare MDF on a disk sander.
22nd May 2012: Attached to the rest of the handle Glued on to the handle and fillered
22nd May 2012: End detail (modified due to time restraints) MDF, covered in filler primer.
22nd May 2012: Hand guard Sprayed with filler primer, then white spray paint, then gold.
22nd May 2012: Hand guard Clear plastic tubing with copper wire rods in the middle to keep the shape. Super Sculpy on the ends (later heated, and sprayed with filler primer).
22nd May 2012: Handle detail Sprayed white, then gold.
22nd May 2012: Handle detail MDF and plastic, covered in filler
22nd May 2012: Sanded and painted I did several base coats of white, just to make it extra shiny when I put the metallic silver on :)
22nd May 2012: Sanded down edges and fillered Sorry about the blurry picture :p
22nd May 2012: Basic shape (MDF) 5mm MDF.
Kata-san - 21st May 2012
That's looking awesome! Great job. I love how crisp your sword blade looks.
Ranma1-2 - 22nd May 2012
wow that looks like metal! What paint are you using to get it that metallic?
khaleesi - 24th May 2012
thank you! ^^
i just used a normal metallic silver spray paint :)
sjbonnar - 24th May 2012
That is a beautiful sword!
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