Picture of Cosplay Axe - Astrid Httyd 2

I really really want to see the new How to train your dragon 2 , but I don't want to go alone..

Nevertheless, friend of mine is cosplaying Astrid to my Hiccup and she needs an axe!

So let me show you what you cando with low budget and only on a friday night ^^'

Step 1: Material and basic shape

Picture of Material and basic shape

This is foam!
The one I had at home was to big so I cut it in half, but use whatever size you'd like it to be

You sure can use foam to make a lot of armor,weapons and such! Just be sure to have a wooden or plastic core to stabilize everything and prevent it from breaking!


  • a sheet of foam (abou 5cm thick)
  • knives/saw/exacto knive/cutter
  • a pair of scissors
  • a round wood or plastic pipe from you local hardware store as core and handle
  • glue/ hotglue
  • rubber foam
  • spray paint + acrylic paint

...and whatever you'd like for details

first, scretched the axes shape onto the foam.
then cut it and shaped its blades more..k´bladeway XD

StoryAddict6 months ago

Looks great! I think I shall be using your 'able for my cosplay creation. Will post again when plan is executed and prop finished!

I would like to make hiccups sheild but i cant find an online that are easy do you have any ideas
Kion Designs (author)  StoryAddict6 months ago

I am looking forward to see your creation :)

fake god1 year ago

I thought It's a metal axe.....you got me..great job.take my kneelOTZ我以为是金属斧子。。。你赢了。。。OTZ

Kion Designs (author)  fake god1 year ago

oh wow. Got ya! ;) thx. I take it as a compliment

Kion Designs (author) 1 year ago

thx people! I feel so happy now <3

looks like a real metal carving, great job.

Awesome job. This turned out great.

Mielameri1 year ago
As always, so well done!

This looks great! I thought that movie was so cute and I love Astrid :)