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    Sticky: Sorry about the delay, have had a lot of things...

    Sorry about the delay, have had a lot of things going on lately (not sword things)
    This one is very light with a relatively thin kasane so it´s for light targets only, I have actually never tested...
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    Sticky: Thank you. Do you have any shots of the...

    Thank you.

    Do you have any shots of the finished sword on it's stand?

    Sorry i don’t have a digital camera right now (it´s broken) But when i got a new one i could try to take some
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    Sticky: Thank you, and I bow back, that sword is a great...

    Thank you, and I bow back, that sword is a great memory of my father, it’s on a rack in my living room and is (naturally) not for sale.
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    Sticky: Sam, you are on my buddy-list:D ( ok ok, you...

    Sam, you are on my buddy-list:D

    ( ok ok, you all are)
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    Sticky: Hi Seth. I have not done any cutting with this...

    Hi Seth.
    I have not done any cutting with this sword yet ( I just do them I am not a swordsman), but I am assured it will be a good cutter, it’s a good steel professionally hardened and as I said...
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    Sticky: About the double hi, I do those when the steel is...

    About the double hi, I do those when the steel is still straight, I am doing bar-steel sword remember? And I cut them with the angle-grinder, with an another steel-bar on top to guiding the grinder ...
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    Sticky: I am honoured; thank you all for the kind words. ...

    I am honoured; thank you all for the kind words.
    My father would have been proud, he liked sword to, but where more in to old guns and western swords.
    And yes every part except for the F/K,...
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    Sticky: more tsuka Well thats it. If you like it i am...

    more tsuka

    Well thats it.
    If you like it i am glad, but even more; if you don´t like it, let me know in a constructive way, that´s the best way to learn.

    Ps Mat. i see why you have a rabbit...
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    Sticky: THE TSUKA Is made out of alder, chiselled and...

    THE TSUKA

    Is made out of alder, chiselled and sawed out as usual, it’s in “rikko”, hourglass shape, nothing special,
    On this one I made it just a hair overdone, witch mean the nakago slides in...
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    Sticky: and more

    and more
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    Sticky: yeah there is more

    yeah there is more
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    Sticky: more saya

    more saya
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    Sticky: Saya I used birch-wood in this one, I try to...

    Saya

    I used birch-wood in this one, I try to used what I can find where I live, just like they did in old Japan. I don’t think birch wood is as good and easy to work with as honoki but that’s what...
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    Sticky: and more

    and more
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    Sticky: More F/K menuki

    More F/K menuki
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    Sticky: Of course you need tsuba F/K and menuki on a J...

    Of course you need tsuba F/K and menuki on a J sword so here it goes;

    The steel tsuba is from an old PK, the pattern with waves and a flower is taken from an old Edo tsuba, I love this simple...
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    Sticky: More pics of the blade

    More pics of the blade
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    Sticky: A loooong thread about homemade sword

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    Finally after more than 2 years this sword is ready.

    I made this sword in honour of my father who went ill 2 years ago and he past away in the fall last year. The theme is a little...
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