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Zanpakuto Tsuba Designs: Pt 26 by chioky Zanpakuto Tsuba Designs: Pt 26 by chioky
:star: The Zanpakuto Tsuba Index

The purpose of these drawings is to help swordmakers and propmakers. When it comes to making katana's or zanpakuto's most of the time the tsuba is the most unique part of the sword. The tsuba is what makes the zanpakuto a one of a kind. So I drew up these closely detailed and accurate measurements of these tsuba's. With these tsuba's they act as a reference when your going to attempt to make the sword. If you use a scene from a anime or manga to make use reference for your tsuba, it might be flawed. So I have saved you the trouble and drawn them all out clearly, with measurements so you can print and cut them out.

:bulletblue: Hisagomaru: Yes it is the zanpakuto of our favoruite comic relief character Hanataro. Now first things in the entire Bleach Anime so far there are only 2 frames that show his tsuba clearly. They were both in the shinigimi golden cup after the episodes when Kon took over Hanataro's body. While Hanataro is getting his block knocked off by the 11th division he is seen waving his sword Hisagomaru side to side. When the sword stops and swings to the other side is when you pause the video. Now in the two frames both tsuba's actually have slightly different details. You see those circles in the center? in one frame their joined in the other there not, troublesome.

:bulletblue: Tsunzakigarasu: Now try and remember who this zanpakuto belongs to? go on try and think hard... trust me most people will not get who it is. You saw the shinigimi when ichigo and friends had successfully punched through the top of soul society in that reitsu cannon ball. Still having trouble? well its when orihime was about to be attacked by a shinigimi on the roof top. Still dont remember? well its when ishida jumps in and saves her and for a few seconds is the only cannon ishida x orihime in the anime. Yes it is that big guy who gets owned by ishida who has that zanpakuto that splits into blades which is a thousand times more fail than senbonzakura.

:bulletblue: Important Notes:

. ALL these guards slide into swords with a thicnkess of 5 mm and 30 mm long, there are some exceptions.
.The parrallel lines are the rims of the guards that you cut out of balsa wood and glue onto the main guard.
.Download the full version, then copy and paste it, print it off then cut it out with scissors.
.Once it the paper tsuba is cut out, then draw around it with a pencil on the wood, then cut it out to finish.

:star: Tensa Zangetsu and Sode No Shirayuki: [link]
:star: Benihime and Shinso: [link]
:star: Senbonzakura and Kyoko Suigetsu: [link]
:star: Suzumushi and Hyorinmaru: [link]
:star: Pantera and Murciélago: [link]
:star: Gamazu and Shinji Hirako's: [link]
:star: Haineko and Wabisuke: [link]
:star: Hiyori Sarugaki's and Lisa Yadomaru's: [link]
:star: Kazeshini and Tobiume: [link]
:star: Zaraki Kenpachi's and Yachiru Kusajishi's: [link]
:star: Ichigo Kurosaki's and Isshin Kurosaki's : [link]
:star: Suzumebachi and Gegetsuburi: [link]
:star: Itegumo and Zabimaru: [link]
:star: Tiburon and Brujería: [link]
:star: Tenken and Gonryomaru: [link]
:star: Katen Kyokotsu and Sogyo no Kotowari: [link]
:star: Nejibana and Nanao Ise's Tsuba: [link]
:star: Hozukimaru and Fuji Kujaku: [link]
:star: Ashisogi Jizo and Fornicaras: [link]
:star: Ryujin Jakka and Minazuki: [link]
:star: Trepadora and Ira: [link]
:star: Fenix and Mirokumaru: [link]
:star: Ganju Shiba's and Kukaku Shiba's: [link]
:star: Tachikaze and Mashiro Kuna's: [link]
:star: Love's and Rose's: [link]
:star: Hisagomaru and Tsunzakigarasu: [link]
:star: Nijigasumi and Ashido Kano's: [link]
:star: Daiguren Hyorinmaru and Hyorinmaru: [link]
:star: Raika and Reppu: [link]
:star: Tijereta and Giralda: [link]
:star: Del Toro and Volcanica: [link]
:star: Reina de Rosas and Pinsa Guda: [link]
:star: Arbola and Ultima: [link]
:star: Aguila and Calderon [link]
:star: Mamut and Tigre Estoque [link]
:star: Los Lobos and Lilynette's [link]
:star: Jabalí and Erizo [link]
:star: Gerifalte and Muramasa [link]
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pyro-kun Featured By Owner May 7, 2009
Great! I'm trying to make a Hanatarou cosplay and couldn't find info on his zampakuto... Until now.

Thank you, you're awesome
chioky Featured By Owner May 7, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
then I hope you successfully make the tsuba and sword and have fun XD
pyro-kun Featured By Owner May 7, 2009
Thank you, I will try my best and will, of course, have fun
CosplayMaverick Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2009
Sorry to bother you, but would you happen to have the links for the Hisagomaru screen-shoots? ^_^;
chioky Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
no I do not, your going to have to trust me on this or look for yourself XD
CosplayMaverick Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2009
Wait, what I meant to say the sealed verison a normal sized zanpakuto and the shikai the size of scalpe?l
chioky Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
the shikai is the scapel
CosplayMaverick Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2009
Thank you, that's all I needed to know. ^_^
archiemouse Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2009
is it that buff guy with pigtails? 3rd seat of 8th division(i think)? has a crush on soi fon?
chioky Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
hmm that is correct, I think lol
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