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SFM #19: Maker. Model Sword Project Completed

Written by Robert Wu for his family and friends

As a continuation of SFM #18, this describes the conclusion of the model battle sword project. it took a total of two weeks to complete.

A piece of leather was shaved to proportionate thickness to make the model scabbard.

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The piece of leather was folded, stretched to shape, and stiffened with Elmer’s glue to keep its shape.

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A copper wire was soldered to form rings for the straps.

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The sword is strapped into its scabbard, ready for action.

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The sword bag was sewn and ties were glued to it.

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The set of 1:4 scale model sword is compared to a photo of the actual museum piece battle sword.

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