Introduction: How to Make Sokka's Boomerang (ATLA)

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So nobody on the internet has anything on how to make Sokka's boomerang. People have made it but no one knows how to. So here I will show you how to make the boomerang from the cartoon not the stupid movie version.

Step 1: Basic Shape

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I cut out the basic shape and then I marked where the 2 holes go. The wood I was using is just 3/4 inch thick common board. I traced a
picture of his boomerang from google to get the right shape. After I drilled the holes I gave the whole thing a light sanding.

Step 2: Sand the Edges.

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Next, I sanded the edges. I noticed that the boomerang in the show has an almost blade-like edge. So to get that I sanded the edges on an angle and then did the same on the other side. Only sand the edges on the outside, NOT the inside. Then I cut that little itsy bitsy notch on the tip.

Step 3: Painting Time!

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First, I painted all the OUTSIDE edges white. Then I masked off the white when it dried and painted everything else blue. Once everything is dry, spray a clearcoat over it all. DONE!!!

Comments

MateoS11 (author)2017-01-30

Hello I'm trying to make the boomerang of sokka but I'm stuck since I do not have the measures of the imprecion they did if they can please pass me the measurements, my e-mailis mateo.silvabatakis@gmail.com.
Thank you

Big Baneser (author)2013-08-17

You're right the movie is stupid.

HPandLOTR (author)Big Baneser2013-08-18

I THINK EVERYBODY AGREES THAT THE SHOW IS A MILLIARD TIMES BETTER THAN THE MOVIE.

TalhahS (author)HPandLOTR2016-01-26

Agreed

looop45 (author)2013-10-17

Boomerang always come back.

HPandLOTR (author)looop452015-07-13

WILL YOU JOIN THE POTATOES IN THE FIGHT FOR MIDDLE EARTH OR WILL YOU COWER IN THE CORNER WITH SNUFFLES THE PENGUIN?!

cristoph (author)2014-11-27

Where's the template found

HPandLOTR (author)cristoph2015-07-13

in the intractable. there is a picture of the boomerang on some concrete in step 1. size it up properly and print it out. this isn't rocket science. a potato can do this. are you a potato?

cristoph (author)2014-11-27

Does it come back

HPandLOTR (author)cristoph2015-07-13

If it does then it would hit you. LIKE A BOOOSSSSSS

SweetSecrets (author)2014-01-16

that looks swag.

MrBaggins (author)2013-12-04

awesome :)

VintageChic (author)2013-09-25

AH SNAP! That's so cool!

HPandLOTR (author)2013-09-19

Thanks guys!

SergoMiles (author)2013-09-19

ирритл

ihearmoosepeople (author)2013-09-05

I love this! It looks great!

moldypizza (author)2013-08-23

Awsome I love boomerangs does it comeback.

HPandLOTR (author)moldypizza2013-08-27

I didn't really airfoil it the right way but if you did it would probably come back

TheMrCOOLguy2 (author)2013-08-14

Cool

Mrdomodoshi (author)2013-08-12

Oh nice. I might try to make a actual metal one for throwing into targets

blacknite2727 (author)2013-08-12

Cool

PrincelyButtercups (author)2013-08-12

I might buy one, yeah!! They are so cool!!

PrincelyButtercups (author)2013-08-11

You, my friend, have my thanks!

Thank you so much! I was thinking about selling these considering the fact that no one does. Let me know if you guys would buy one. :)

Phil B (author)2013-08-09

Does it fly? Did you make the proportions by eye balling it, or did you use a guide so it will return when flown? Or, is it just for looks?

HPandLOTR (author)Phil B2013-08-09

It does fly far but it does not really come back. With a hard throw it might go about 40 feet and then turns toward the ground. It's for stuff like costumes and fans of ATLA, not particularly throwing.

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