Tottally inspired by “Zelda Skyward Sword”
Playing the game again recently, I saw the banded shield and just had to create my own copy. Printing the wooden parts in wood PLA gave me the idea to create this wooden sword.
All the pieces fit on a Cr10 size printer, but may need cut down to fit something smaller.
The Sword completed measures about 28 inchs in length, and is designed for an 8mm threaded rod to be inserted down the center to add stability.
I used a .6 nozzle to print all the wooden parts at .28 layer hieght, standing the blade up with the widest part on the printers build plate. Being a rather tall print, I slowed down the print speed and the travel motions to get a cleaner piece. I would recomend useing a low infill %, 8 or 10 to complete the blade and the blade tip, and a much higher % 60 to 80 for the handle parts. This will help keep the sword balanced at the gaurd.
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