Mjölnir or Thor's hammer is an artefact from Viking era. It was made by two dwarfs Brokk and Sindri as a gift for the gods. It was unbreakable, always hit its target and then it returned to its owner's hand and it could scale down so it could be worn on the neck. It was so heavy that only Thor could pick it up
People wear this pendant as a symbol of strength and it serves as a protection from all the evil things. Some sources say, that it was a viking response to the christian crosses.
But enough mytology, let's make one! :)
Step 1: What you will need?
- paper and pencil
- piece of wood
- knife (or some rotary tool, chisel etc.. I used knife because I hadn't anything else)
- leather cord
- wood stain colors (or watercolors)
Step 2: Sketching
Very first step is to make some sketch. Take your time and draw as many of them as you need to your satisfaction. If you don't know how to start just use a Google Images for inspiration ;)
But I designed my own, because it's fun!
Step 3: Basic shape
Take a piece of wood and saw a smaller piece for the pendant. The size of it depends on your consideration (the size of my hammer is about 3cm X 2,5cm).
Now take a pencil or a marker and sketch the basic shape on the wood. Then just cut out. Scroll saw would be great, but I did it with a knife and a little help from drill.