How could I achieve this style of blade on a wooden stick of my own?
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02-12-2012, 06:53 PM
Join Date: Jul 2007
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Would it be possible to carve the blade like that from a stick from Canadian Tire and curve it using a flame?
Curving wood blades can work, if you know what you're doing, and if you're only making relatively minor changes. But I don't know about "carving" it (ideally you'd want something like a jig saw and a belt sander to re-profile the bottom of the blade), wood blades are generally wrapped in fiberglass, you'd be chopping that off which would seriously affect the stiffness and durability. You could try adding another layer of fiberglass, but then it might start getting a bit heavy.
For a somewhat similar retail curve, you could try the Warrior Gionta. Like Spezza's pro curve it has a low lie, a relatively small amount of rocker, and is a toe curve that's not too open:
Certainly not identical, but might still work well for you for a retail equivalent. In real life it looks like a bigger toe hook than it does in that picture.
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