actually use your Mjolnirs?? Posts #35,37

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Eaglewood

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Here is a piece I have just completed-- This is solid granite with all the text deeply engraved into the piece. The Knotworks stands proud too and is raised as well. I have colored behind it and into the test so it stands out otherwise you really cant see it that well.

I am not certain about what type of handle that i want on this one-- I could do my stacked leather and metal one http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxIBliRSRn0-- but I think that this commands something else.
I am here for ideas from everyone!! One friend suggested engraved bronze--

anyway, here are the pics of the head. This is 8.5 x 5.5 x 5 also in size.

Ok--let hear it!!!







 
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ReproMan

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Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- need suggestions for Handle

no suggestions about a handle, just wanted to say this looks fantastic, how much does this beast weigh in at? great work
 

greatwazoo42

Sr Member
Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- need suggestions for Handle

The weight of it is the primary factor. Also, did they just give you a hole to put the handle through or is there some sort of securing or attach inside it?
 

Eaglewood

Sr Member
Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- need suggestions for Handle

Attaching the handle is not a problem at all-- have that dialed in already. Just want to create a handle that accents this piece of stone.
 

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Eaglewood

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Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- need suggestions for Handle

Here are some new pics of this piece with a possible handle selection-- Not the one I am going to use but will enhance it-







 

jjps

New Member
Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- need suggestions for Handle

WOW! That is really nice. Great job.
 

Dann

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Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- need suggestions for Handle

Holy carps! That's uncanny!
 

ed-209

Sr Member
Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- need suggestions for Handle

Guess I have to be the one to say it....
ONLY Thor himself could lift this solid piece of Granite!!!
EXCELLENT JOB!!!
Ed
 

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Shendorion

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Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- need suggestions for Handle

It's hard to judge the color by the pictures, but if the stone has the same hint of green the first few pictures seem to give it, I think it'd look really good with a haft of polished osage orange wood with rings burned in to match the black on the hammerhead. It would be a lot more work, but you could emulate the movie design in stacked orangewood with brass spacers, perhaps with a knot design etched around the spacers that calls back to the designs on the head.
 

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PoopaPapaPalps

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Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- New one added!!!! BLACK GRANITE

That black granite one is GOR-GE-OUS!
I imagine you'd have to be a Nordic god to be able lift these solid blocks....wait, someone already made that joke...:behave
 

Eaglewood

Sr Member
Re: Solid Granite Mjolnir-- New one added!!!! BLACK GRANITE

This one is probably going to have a solid bronze decorative handle wrapped somewhat with black leather or maybe black stingray skin. We shall see. Im,going to be workjng on the handle,in the next week or so.
Thanks for looking all and Happy and Safe New Years.
 

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