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Old 28th September 2007, 01:35 AM   #2
Jason Anstey
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 102
Default wow, faak it's done! promised here are the progress shots and finished item.

"It was a delicate and long process to fabricate this scabbard, due to the thin and narrow walls of the two scabbard halves, especially around the 1/3 of the scabbard's tip/end."

"the smith examining the sword estimated the sword to be 100+ years old"

THanks again to Serge for organising a difficult resoration project, as most of who dabble in restorations know, it is almost always easlier and quicker to make a new blade and scabbard rather than attempt to use an existing blade with fittings and remake.


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