Cold cast Viking Battle Axe build from scratch

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  1. TI6815

    TI6815 Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Hello RPF !
    I love the TV Show Vikings and I always want a Battle Axe like they use.
    So I decide to build my own and make the axe blade in cold cast resin.

    First I surch for a good pitcure to make a Template ... finally I got one :D

    I stick the Template on a sheet of MDF and cut out two pices and stick it together.

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    I take about 1 hour to bring the Axe is the right shape ...but it looks good so far.

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    Than I seal the MDF with Resin ..... some more grinding with fine sandpaper and the surface is smooth.

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    For the next step I use Viking Pattern and cut a thicker aluminium foil with may cameo silhoutte Plotter.

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    As you can see the blade have some cracks ... but I want them. Later they gave the look of old and used steel.
    Than I build my molding box with Duplo bricks and cast the Axe

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    After I finish the Mold I make the first cast of the Axe. Therefore I dust the Mold with aluminium powder and fill it with cold cast resin. ( Resin and Aluminium Powder)
    Fresh from the Mold I use steel wool to buff the Axe Blade and use also automotive polish cream to shine up the cast.
    And here is the Viking Battle Axe :D

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    UPDATE
    I there are three :D

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    Have Fun
    Kai
     
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2015
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  2. Wolfdagon

    Wolfdagon Well-Known Member

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    Very cool.
     
  3. Jack Flack

    Jack Flack New Member

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    Definetly very cool. Love to see more come from this show. Keep up the great work.
     
  4. 19narvik40

    19narvik40 Well-Known Member

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    Hot *,it looks fantastic!! That is some mighty fine work sir. Well done.
     
  5. Tuckanator

    Tuckanator Active Member

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    Very awsome
     

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