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How to make a double bladed staff sword

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How to make a double bladed staff sword
 
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Step 1: Assemble items

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You will need:
1 1-1/8 inch x 48inch wooden dowel: $3
2 22inch machetes: $46
Duct-tape:$3

Step 2: Assembely

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Give a general description of the StepUsing the ducttape attatch the machete handles to the ends of the wooden dowel, attach so that the blades are facing in oposit directions.
xw2393 years ago
Where did u get the machetes????!!!! I've been needing a realistic (real) machete for a Jason Voorhees costume. That sure as hell looks like Home Depot. Plz tell me it is :)
In Minnesota there is a place called Harbor Freight. I know they have them there, and they are pretty cheap... $5 to $10.
we have them in california too if you live there
This might help too

http://www.harborfreight.com/18-inch-machete-with-nylon-sheath-94154.html
bendog38 xw2392 years ago
That IS Home Depot. Pretty sure.
skimmo3 years ago
good old bunnings
mannyisdead4 years ago
You should remove the grips, put the machete ends inside a tube, weld and build a new grip.
and then make the blades not quite as broad
valkiraun4 years ago
 Disappointing. I thought I would be able to construct a bisectioning glaive (Much similar to that of 'gabranth' from Final fantasy 12) using this instructable, yet, it only tells me the obvoius parts.
i had a thought of making something like this but never really got around to it
totjup24 years ago
yes i agree that duct tape is a bad idea. i recomend u take the handles off the machetes the cut a notch in the ends of the dowels. drill two holes in the machete blades and on both sides of the dowel. then u can use a few bolts to hold the  machete blades in place.

note: if you do not wish to ruin those more expensive mechetes, you can get one for like ten bucks at walmart.
kleinjahr4 years ago
Tape,Duck!! If you start swinging that about, likely the blades will come out, certain if you hit anything with any force. Suggestion for improvements: 1: open mortise each end with holes to match the rivet holes in the tangs 2: reinforce the ends with something like copper pipe or wire binding/whipping If you want something more like a real naginata,use a six foot dowel perhaps with a counterweight at the butt. A bit of lead or a pipefitting would likely do.
pigeon853 (author) 4 years ago
LOL u read 2 much bookz
skimmo4 years ago
would, it be easier just to use the machetes as... machetes?
yes this is dum
knifepyro4 years ago
this is dum all u did was tape knifes to a stick
abadfart4 years ago
what if you striped off the handle cut a slit in each end of a pipe and weld them in
Gage9874 years ago
why don't you just strip the machete handels down and cut appropriate holes for them and turbo super mighty jesus glue them in then wrap in electric tape for looks
volquete4 years ago
you're gonna be twirling that around and the duct tapes gonna snap and your friends gonna have a machete in his eye
pigeon853 (author)  volquete4 years ago
A better way would be to drill a hole in the mechette handle and get a round to square PVC converter that would fit the handle and put a bold through the mechete. thanks for the attention
lmuli34 years ago
yep it will snap then next thing you know you have a machete stuck in your foot
Rotten1944 years ago
Because we REALLY needed instructions to do that >_>.
josh_pogo4 years ago
using duck taps a bad idea
dont use duct tape for this remove the hand grip, split the the dowel in half along its length and figure it out from there (hint: epoxy is key and you'll need veneer to fill the gap)
josefu05 years ago
cool but boring get more information
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