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PostPosted: Sun 04 Dec, 2016 2:28 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I agree with what everyone else has said about this scabbard Brian.

I think that this might have to be considered your magnum opus. I do not believe that I have seen a piece as beautiful as this one.

Now get the rest of the outfit to do justice to this thing! Big Grin

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Dec, 2016 11:58 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thanks Scott. It is definitely my magnum opus, and has been so from the beginning.

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PostPosted: Wed 28 Dec, 2016 7:50 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Progress update picture on the Edward. Locket & mid-band are finished, jump rings soldered on, and harness strap connection pieces attached as well.


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Oh---My---Goodness! It just keeps getting better and better. Come on now....Where do you keep 'em? You know....the magic Elves? Whatever you're feeding them....I want some! Stupendous!!!!............McM
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PostPosted: Wed 28 Dec, 2016 4:15 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thanks Mark, I appreciate the kind words.
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PostPosted: Wed 28 Dec, 2016 4:28 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Exquisite.
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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jan, 2017 4:33 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Beautiful (and I am sure painstaking) work Brian. Unbelievable. It's a King's sword and scabbard without question.
The church is near but the roads are icy. The tavern is far but I will walk carefully. - Russian Proverb
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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jan, 2017 7:26 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thank you JD and Bryan! Thus far it has been an extraordinary amount of work, but thoroughly enjoyed.
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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jan, 2017 1:58 pm    Post subject: Edward III Scabbard Build         Reply with quote

This scabbard contains all the symbolism that Edward III would embrace, the Fleur-De-Lis illustrating his claim to the French Throne, the Order of the Garter emblem and motto and the traditional Three Lions and Crown, symbols of the medieval English monarchy.Well Brian, you have a unique and enviable showpiece there. Some folks have commented it is a bit too busy, which for the modern taste, would be true. But one has only to visit the Sainte Chapelle in Paris, or view some of the jeweled medieval reliquaries, to appreciate that this was indeed, the High Medieval taste. Sumptuous, gilded, complex and colorful.
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No one could have said that better, Henry. This is an absolute masterpiece of medieval king-worthiness. It will be waaaay hard for anyone to top...ever. Wink .......McM
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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jan, 2017 2:31 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thank you Henry, I appreciate it. It was my goal to produce a scabbard I believed to be accurate to the times, and the person. And thank you again, Mark!
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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jan, 2017 3:02 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Beautiful work Brian!
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PostPosted: Wed 04 Jan, 2017 3:14 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thanks Rod!
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PostPosted: Mon 09 Jan, 2017 10:51 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

A picture of the scabbard and it's attachments permanently affixed to the scabbard. Onto the harness.


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PostPosted: Mon 09 Jan, 2017 4:12 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Good Gracious! That is a breathtaking piece of work...
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PostPosted: Tue 10 Jan, 2017 7:17 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Tim Lison wrote:
Good Gracious! That is a breathtaking piece of work...


Appreciated Tim!

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PostPosted: Tue 10 Jan, 2017 7:33 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Sword or not, you're gonna need a couple of armed guards with you if you go outside with that. Laughing Out Loud Do you plan on taking out an insurance policy on it ? Hell, I would ! Laughing Out Loud ............McM
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