Picture of Black Gold Saw Sword

Hello, here I am with a second installation of props for my childrens Cosplay at San Japan Mach 5.  My son went as a male version of a character called Black Gold Saw from the Black Rock Shooter OVA. This character carried a large sword. I present to you my version of this weapon and its build.

Here’s what you will need:


1.      Poplar wood  8”x 3/4” x 6’

2.      Poplar wood  6” x 3/8” x 24”

3.      Small Styrofoam skull (left over from Halloween)

4.      Modge Podge,

5.      Wood glue


1.      Jigsaw

2.      Router

3.      Multifunction powertool

4.      Utility Knife

5.      Glue gun


Step 1:

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1. Draw out the shape of the sword on the 8” x ¾” x 6’ Poplar plank (I kept the total length the height of my cosplayer) and I cut this shape out with my jigsaw.                                                                          
r0b0t143 months ago

its awesome!! and so big!

croberson71 year ago
This is awesome! In the process of making it.. is each of the teeth two inches or three inches?
Dadime (author)  croberson71 year ago
Thank you. They have about a 3 inch base and 1 1/2 inch height.
rhayes82 years ago
Would Black Rock Shooter's sword follow the basic same guide as this? Or could you show how you did BRS sword because I have trouble trying to find good pics or tutorials of it.
Dadime (author)  rhayes82 years ago
I recently posted the build of my version of Black rock Shooters Sword. Enjoy and good luck.
Dadime (author)  rhayes82 years ago
Yes, I can do that. I am currently working on 4 Cosplays due in augustso I will try to get to it. Keep a look out for the instructable.
16lundgcodm2 years ago
Nice costume, very...feminine. Had to say it, great sword though. :D
Dadime (author)  16lundgcodm2 years ago
Well, considering its derived from a female character, it was hard for it not to be. Thank you.
Very nice. How heavy is it?
Dadime (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
Thank you. It is about 3 lbs.