Out the Side Full Metal Xiphoid - Complete

Introduction: Out the Side Full Metal Xiphoid - Complete

About: AKA Roborovski, and Cowscankill for several years. I'm a mechanical engineering undergrad.

Alas, my project is finally completed. Took about a month to do.
Firstly I thank Sinza and his awesome forum. Thank you.
Made of steel, aluminum, and a copper wire. Very cool to use. Completely my own design. I didn't even try borrowing ideas from other sources. I did realized after I build this gauntlet that it has some concepts in it used during the Middle Ages. I'm finally catching up with the times.
I won't make a tutorial, so don't ask. But if you have any questions, feel free to ask. I'll try to respond.
Rate, comment subscribe. I'll be building some personal armor built later.

More detailed pictures: https://www.instructables.com/id/Out-the-Side-Full-Metal-Xiphoid-Pictures/



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    25 Discussions

    this is really cool! I'm actually going to look into making one so I'll let you know how it turns out! here's my other hidden blade so far


    Dude your like, an Assasin from Assasins creed with the 5th generation hidden blade :D

    I personally say functionally/aesthetically you should reverse the angle on the blade tip, the point should be on the arm side of the blade when extended as not to snag and plus it would look damn nice XD

    that's soooo awesome
    you could make another uniqe design for the other hand since you are making armor or maybe blades on armor's boots

    1 reply

    I've always wanted to try boots. I might make a completely different design for the other arm though, I have some ideas.

    Thanks by the way I've subscribed to u rated this five star
    And I think this is the best thing on this site
    I really want one! Please make a slide show

    Ur orsum

    would it be safer/ better if the blade were facing out? You get more power with a down stroke and its not so close to the hands + when closed the blade in facing inside so you wont cut something when you dont want to

    2 replies

    No, actually, unless I made the blade shorter. There is a one inch gap or so between the edge and the handle, so my hand shouldn't get cut. When closed, the blade would be facing the gauntlet. That means everytime I close the blade, it would get nicked, and there would be a higher possibility of me cutting my side. I prefer the dull side of the blade near my vital organs.
    Also, if the blade was facing inward, I wouldn't be able to slice things with blade collapsed.

    These designs are for fun, not for fighting. Don't worry, I make these only because I am interested in the design concepts.