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Hapki's Saber Saga

The path to becoming a saber smith...

  1. First cuts

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    First cuts to internal layer of staff tube. It's good to be back on a build again!
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  2. Saber Staff Build Log, I

    At some point, I may train with a sword, but at the moment, my martial arts training is limited to the staff. Recognizing that the staff can be cumbersome and impractical, I've decided to make one. Darth Maul's saber staff has very long blades, which for theatrical purposes, is very cool. For the way I'm trained to use a staff, however, it is not so cool. I think the maximum length of a saber staff is five to six feet. I'm six feet tall.

    The martial arts tradition in which I've trained ...
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  3. Accent LEDs

    The accent LEDs are visible through holes in the exterior layer. I took some film from a laptop computer screen to diffuse the light.
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ID:	11008 There are only two accent LEDs--one on each side.
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  4. Final Product

    Here is the final, final saber. I shall call it Perseverance V. I went through at least five MAJOR re-do's of this saber.
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    I'm using a tri-Cree R, G, B, so I have tons of color options.
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  5. Better shroud work. Done with exterior.

    I'm done with the exterior. Now it's time to wire it up.
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