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Zheng3 Battle Axe Hairsticks

by zheng3, published

Zheng3 Battle Axe Hairsticks by zheng3 Jul 16, 2012

Description

No lady should walk the woods unprepared for conflict.

The Thingiverse version will last you through a quick jaunt to the Renaissance Faire, but if you really want to wow the wenches or bring the jarls to the yard you'll want a bronze or gold set from Shapeways: bit.ly/NafZaL

They're more elegant and durable than their ABS-printed counterparts.

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great design, printed one for a friend of mine. though a recurring problem i had was the point between the blades consistently kept pulling up. just recommend to anyone printing to lay down some bedding.

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Instructions

Just print and coif, though it wouldn't hurt to brush the shafts with sandpaper before milady puts these in her hair.

Flagrant stagecraft alert: The lovely and talented Mrs. Zheng3 is modeling an earlier prototype, coated in gold leaf. The version you'll download is slightly thinner with a more effective taper.

You can get an inexpensive (imitation) gold leaf kit off Amazon for a few bucks: amzn.to/PMiSil

Here's a video tutorial on four ways to use hairsticks: youtube.com/watch?v=8YTFcq3N2v0&feature=related

There are two STLs in the zip. The sprue version is for people having trouble with a long, skinny print: it adds a little surface area to keep the end of the stick from curling. Just trim it off with your preferred blade and sand the burrs.

Print at high infill. See a lovely failure of this print at zheng3.com/2012/07/16/gossamer-failure/

Check for updates at zheng3.com, or twitter.com/Zheng3_Jim
great design, printed one for a friend of mine. though a recurring problem i had was the point between the blades consistently kept pulling up. just recommend to anyone printing to lay down some bedding.
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