Make a sword with a CNC turner?

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Make a sword with a CNC turner?

Postby BlueHeron » Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:35 pm


Just inquiring as to the feasibility of using Aspire 9 and a machine like the Laguna Rotary CNC Lathe to create something like this sword from the 3D Warehouse: ... en-Destiny

Obviously it would be a slightly simplified design. Thoughts?

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Re: Make a sword with a CNC turner?

Postby IslaWW » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:42 pm

The blade will be too thin to machine accurately between centers. Think if this as a 2 sided job on the table
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Re: Make a sword with a CNC turner?

Postby rscrawford » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:37 pm

Swords are very easy as a two sided project on a flat table. I've made many for my boys and my nephews.

The picture below is a very simple sword I made several years ago using a dragon file I purchased (my young son picked out the dragon and wanted me to make a sword using it).

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