Here is the simplistic paper model just to see what size should have each element:
To start the sword I used a translucent plastic to cover my drawing and put the clay on top:
I was going to use regular clay but I thought it might be better to use 2 part epoxy putty so I could get sharp edges for the blade.
Here is putty places on top of my drawing:
Here is a bit more shaped:
Bladed is sanded to make it smooth
The other details are added:
All done with the extension tool of the dremel 4000. Its awesome!
Next i did the circle that goes on the middle of the book. I made it out of wood since i thought i might be to much epoxy putty and regular clay was going to be too brittle
For this i used the a router bit and the extension for the dremel:
I thought of using styrofoam as a base for cutting the wood. Worked great!
All the wood dust was trapped in the styrofoam very little was flying around.
The finished circle with the sword:
To be continued…