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September 9, 2011 AT 8:01 am

KaTrona: EL Wire + Katana

Spotted in the Adafruit flickr pool, this awesome project by Jason Beeland. He writes:

This is a wooden katana upgraded with aqua EL wire around the blade and guard.

This sword and five others were made and taken to Dragon*Con in Atlanta. There they received great response from other attendees with many asking where I got the materials. I gladly told them how to find adafruit!

While packing to leave a clever young lady dubbed it a “KaTrona”.

Neat!


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1 Comment

  1. I was one of the six that built and carried these. Mine was red! They looked fantastic at the late-night parties:

    http://www.billystratophotos.com/Events/DragonCon-2011-ATL/18897374_TqLv5t#1466557748_VBw53c2

    We’re already discussing how to make sturdier, more interactive ones for next year!

    –riney

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