The Lights Come On

Yesss, things are lighting up in the Adamant Studio! Here are some progress shots of Ramiel and Ouriel shaped and fitted for lights.

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I currently have to engage the light with a pencil as crafting the button comes at a later stage. But you can certainly get a feel for what they will look like when finished.

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Blades in Progress

At present in the Adamant Studio, there are two brand new designs in the works. A short sword by the name of Ouriel and a matching dagger called Remiel. Both are to be fitted with LED lighting and equipped with leather hilts.

Today I got the cutting all finished and the slots for the LEDs milled out.

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The tiny and flat size of the LED devices I was able to get means that I was able to cut down on the handles’ width by a whole centimetre. This gives the blades a much more sleek look.

They still look rather rough and chunky but that won’t be the case for long. Nibbles the bandsaw is powerful but doesn’t have the ability to make curves.

Chewie the belt sander however, is much more adept at shaping and it will soon be its time to shine.

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Fits perfectly! The next step is drilling a hole so the Shadowhunter wielding it can activate the light.

Then it will be time for Chewie and me to make it snow! Yaaaay acrylic dust!

That’s all from me for now. Have a great weekend and safe hunting!

News from the Adamant Studio!

Here’s a sneak peak at the latest designs I’m working on.

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What are you looking at? Well my friends, that is a custom short sword and matching dagger with leather-wrapped hilts and LED lighting. We’re going all-out here at the Studio and constructing a drill-press specifically designed to work with acrylic swords. Woo!

The lovely Gabriel style sword you see on the table is also for sale. It has been re-shaped and buffed to my new and more exacting standards of quality. If you’re interested, in purchasing it, send me a shout at ekincaidwrites (at) gmail (dot) com. First come, first served.

I’d also like to remind all my Shadowhunter readers that the deadline for ordering a blade for the holidays is THIS FRIDAY November 27th. So if you want to receive your Seraph Blade by the 21st – 25th of December, now is the time to make your decision!

That’s all from me for now. Back to work!

Better Quality Swords

Hi all! As I look over the re-finished show blade beside one of the untouched originals, I realize how much I’ve learned since I first began crafting Seraph Blades. I have better tools, better techniques, and a better understanding of just what the medium of acrylic is capable of.

The difference is rather shocking.

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