How to Make a Double Bladed Staff Sword

How to make a double bladed staff sword

Step 1: Assemble Items

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

Step 2: Assembely

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.

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    xw239

    8 years ago on Step 2

    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 :)

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    Funky Mcgroovyxw239

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    In Minnesota there is a place called Harbor Freight. I know they have them there, and they are pretty cheap... $5 to $10.

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    mannyisdead

    8 years ago on Step 2

    You should remove the grips, put the machete ends inside a tube, weld and build a new grip.

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    valkiraun

    8 years ago on Introduction

     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.

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    pogoman12345

    8 years ago on Introduction

    i had a thought of making something like this but never really got around to it

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    totjup2

    9 years ago on Step 2

    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.

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    kleinjahr

    9 years ago on Step 2

    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.

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    abadfart

    9 years ago on Introduction

    what if you striped off the handle cut a slit in each end of a pipe and weld them in

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    Gage987

    9 years ago on Introduction

    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

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    volquete

    9 years ago on Introduction

    you're gonna be twirling that around and the duct tapes gonna snap and your friends gonna have a machete in his eye

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    pigeon853volquete

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    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