How do i put a handle on a fiberglass rod?
i have a large fiberglass rod about 3/4 of an thick one way, and an inch and a half the other, ye-shaped, with stainless steel wires down the points of the eye shape. it's about three feet long, and has a 3/8" hole bored about 5 inches into one end. what would be the best way to attach a handle to the bored end? i am looking to make a sortof sword out of it. my dad reccomends using a threaded rod, and threading the inside of the hole, with a wooden handle, but i'm concerned that a threaded rod would be prone to breaking, like a budK sword, and i would really like to be able to use it for combat, since i have two of them. does anyone have any ideas about how to make the handle as sturdy as possible?