Klingon fighting stick redo

Raymond Richard

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Made the original in March of 2017, a month before I had my right wrist fused. I believe I had a brain freeze when I made it originally. I ended up having to destroy the handle to salvage the blade. Turned the old blade into a more of a ulu'ish shape and used a piece of koa that an old friend had given me for the handle. Dipped the blade in some liquid gold and called it good. A buckskin wrap for a better grip.
 

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Sean Jones

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I will reiterate what Chris has said...cool.

And what is the liquid gold that you used? I did a quick google search and I see mostly hair products or furniture polish. Or is this an actual aqueous suspension of gold flakes?
 

Raymond Richard

Forum Owner & Moderator
I will reiterate what Chris has said...cool.

And what is the liquid gold that you used? I did a quick google search and I see mostly hair products or furniture polish. Or is this an actual aqueous suspension of gold flakes?
Just pulling you leg on the liquid gold. The gold'ish color is the result of a 450 degree temper cycle.
 

Stormcrow

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I like both renditions. The original looks more Klingon-ish to me. What did you not like about it?

The addition of the ring nut on the second go is a nice touch. :)
 

Raymond Richard

Forum Owner & Moderator
I like both renditions. The original looks more Klingon-ish to me. What did you not like about it?

The addition of the ring nut on the second go is a nice touch. :)
James, The thing I disliked the most about the original stick was it looked like an unskilled Klingon made it. ;) Actually it was to heavy but it did chop well. I figure with the ring it could hang on a wall with a universal hanger, the nail.

How'd you do at blade west?
 
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