Unveiling of the symbol by Amina Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, and Liselott Andersson, ambassador of Sweden to the UAE, at UN Day on 24 October.
Shaping the handles of the gun require knowledge of wood behavior and a great piece of experiance.
A big chunk of wood, carefully glued, with the knots outside the shape of the future knot.
The first cut of the knot was really nervous.
Shaping the knot or chainsaw massacre? A lot of thoughts behind every cut.
2d drawings from a 3d model is sometimes helpful. But can really mess up your mind.
3D scanning the surface of a small model of the gun, Is a start to make a bigger model.
Fine shaping or pure magic. Slowly the knot is revealing behind all the wood. It's in there somewhere.
Finally the rough shaping have made it posible to start imagine the lines and curvature of the knot.
Cutting the internal shape is tricky, all the wood fibers are directed into the wood.
Checkering of the handle require a lot of patience an a steady hand.
To make the trigger gard, several thin layers of wood are heated, bent and glued together in a light and strong shape.
Piece by piece the gun is ready for assembly.
Almost ready, small adjustments and final sanding before a thin layer of varnish.
Two tired and really proud carpenters finally see the result of three months of intence work.