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    I use to be in my brothers workshop but now he...

    I use to be in my brothers workshop but now he has sold it, so I haven’t got a place to do the heavy stuff so I mostly remount blades now a days.

    The black strip is just a reinforcement made out...
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    I can take some more when it´s finish. Its nothing special and I have not made this myself I have just reshaped the hole sword, if you look on the nakago you can see that its really quite straight,...
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    Some swordmaking pictures

    Hi
    Good to see that there are still swordmakers out there, i am still doing swords , but at a mucht lower pace
    now adays.
    I have not post much lately, but still checking in here from time to time,...
  4. drool, drool and drool

    drool, drool and drool
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    Lovely set, the patination is so nice, i also...

    Lovely set, the patination is so nice, i also love the "rime" aorund the "kodzuka ana"
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    You lucky one, very nice tsuba , always been a...

    You lucky one, very nice tsuba , always been a big fan of Bartosz work,
    (and of yours Aaron)
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    Wow you are really advanced, I have also try this...

    Wow you are really advanced, I have also try this ” claymetall” but the silver one, but not whith so good result as yours, all my menuki cracked, i think i heat them up to mutch.
    Just one thing that...
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    Lucky ones over there, the thickest one i can get...

    Lucky ones over there, the thickest one i can get in Sweden is 2 mm, over that is like finding a needle in a haystack.
    Remember all my talk about the jewelers saw Aaron. I come to think of it, when...
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    It´s amazing that just plain copper can look that good, and with brown ito it will be gourgeous.
    And i take back what i said about the kurigata, it looks much better in this pics.
    I´am looking...
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    Looks really good so far, i really like the black...

    Looks really good so far, i really like the black marble/burl lacquer, i would stick to that, the kurigata is just a little to wide (thick)? for my taste, but the way you did it´s impressive, i have...
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    Hi Jeff. Sorry for the delay have been up in the...

    Hi Jeff.
    Sorry for the delay have been up in the mountains.
    Well this guy could have been talking about angling. I have measure it again, now with a caliper, and the ana are just a little bigger on...
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    Hi Aaron, good to see that you are still going ...

    Hi Aaron, good to see that you are still going strong. Love to see the progress on this thread.
    By the way I found this, if you haven’t already seen it.

    http://picasaweb.google.com/tsubaman
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    I apologize for waken up this old thread, but...

    I apologize for waken up this old thread, but it’s really interesting, well, I don’t even know if you guys still are out there.

    I been thinking about this that everyone says megugi ana is tapered,...
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    I am in regularly, but don’t post much, still I have the Sword Forum to thanks for a lot of knowledge.
    And can’t it be that many are on face book and things like that.
  15. That one must be lightning fast!!

    That one must be lightning fast!!
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    Congrats to your nice tsuba, I was a bit doubtful...

    Congrats to your nice tsuba, I was a bit doubtful in the beginning of this tread, but the tsuba looks very nice on the sword with it´s dark colours taking up the striking tsuba.
    And the carving...
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    I am not sure how those professional guys are...

    I am not sure how those professional guys are doing it. But I am very carefully measuring the ana to make the lid a perfect fit, but then they are made separately, if that’s what you mean

    You...
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    Good to see that you are at it again, love your...

    Good to see that you are at it again, love your work.’
    I am very curios about the “bigger projects” but perhaps it’s not about swords there are some other things in life even if cant recall what it...
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    Here are some more pics, the first tsuba is by...

    Here are some more pics, the first tsuba is by Patrick Hasting and that’s the one I asked him about and he explained to me that there isn’t a plug but 2 lids.
    The other one showing some of the...
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    I have seen an another metod and some old pics of...

    I have seen an another metod and some old pics of this and knew that Patrick Hasting use the same metod,

    What I have seen isn’t actually a plug but two little “lids” with uruchi (I use...
  21. That would be a strong tsuka i use it for...

    That would be a strong tsuka i use it for koigushi, it´s super strong.
    Love to see some pics in the future
    (I don´t have to say don´t forget the mask the dust from that stuff is noting to play...
  22. Hi Stamper, anything new coming up?, I remember...

    Hi Stamper, anything new coming up?, I remember your raven set.
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    I like the shape of that tsuba, with it´s nice rounded corners, squared tsubas can sometime be to squared, if you understand what I mean but this one looks soft, almost sensual.
    Perfect choice for...
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    You just love the ”piing” when the blade brakes:hyuk:, and it frequently brakes when there is only 3 mm left to saw I a cut.

    Because brass is (compared to steel) so soft, I think it´s a bigger...
  25. What you can do with a jewellers saw.

    This is a horse tsuba originally made by Patrick Hasting, Tagane Arts, you can see how Patrick did it on his site, I am totally in love with it and felt that I must have one myself. So I made one.
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