Punch Knife Sculpture Concept in Bronze

Project: Punch Knife Sculpture Concept in Bronze

Objective: Decorative sculpture made as art

Originally sculpted, cast then poured in bronze.

Design and photo by © David A. Stoddard

A push dagger (alternately known as: push knife, gimlet knife, fist knife, push dirk, T-handled knife or punch dagger) is a short-bladed dagger with a “T” handle designed to be grasped in the hand so that the blade protrudes from the front of one’s fist, typically between the 2nd and 3rd finger.

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A mace is a simple weapon—or, alternatively, a ceremonial club or virge – that uses a heavy head on the end of a handle to deliver powerful blows. A development of the club, the military mace differs from a hammer in that the head of a mace is radially symmetric so that a blow can be delivered just as effectively with any side of the head. A mace consists of a strong, heavy, wooden or metal shaft, often reinforced with metal, featuring a head made of stone, copper, bronze, iron, or steel.

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