First off, I need to give credit to my little brother for coming up with the idea to make a riot shield.. although I'm not actually quite sure why he wants one.. but anywho. This riot shield is good for airsoft battles, occupying, hiding behind, halloween, food fights, mud fights, snowball fights.. well I guess you get the idea! 

Step 1: Supplies

Supplies will vary but here is about what you'll need.

-Large cardboard box. You decide what size works best for you. It should pretty much cover the upper 3/5 of your body. 
-Duct Tape 
-Strong Scissors (Seriously! I broke 2 pairs of scissors doing this project!) 
-Soda Bottle or some other type of plastic to cover the eye hole
-Thin strips of lumber ( I used door and window trim, about 3 in by 1/2 in) 

Certain larp groups use a stiff foam board for shields, I've seen it stop an air soft at 20 feet. It gets some penetration but won't pass clean through.
Pretty neat shield! 4.5*<br>
Thanks! :)
No problem =-D
you shouldn't make it out of cardboard, my pistol will go through that.<br><br>
If you wanted you could reinforce it with duct tape.

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