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This is the second instructable in a series about how to make weapons and other equipment for LARP. My main focus is that the weapons have to be safe,...
You will needSketch blocka pencilA hobby knife, with interchangeable blades.Extra bladesUsed dull bladea piece of cardboard or papera black markera cu...
Start by finding some pictures of "real" swords. Ex. do some google search.http://images.google.com/images?hl=da&sa=1&q=sting+swordhttp://images.googl...
Now draw the design of your choice on paper or cardboard. This will be your template so be careful and take your time to make it perfect.If you have p...
Now draw the sword 3 times on the foam. Pay attention to the placing of the pieces so you don't waste to much of the sleeping pad. The small space bet...
On piece 1 and 3 of the cross guard I put a strip of reinforcement tape. This will stabilize the cross guard to ensure that it will not break or be ri...
To make the foam look like a real sword you need to cut the edge. If the layers got unaligned when gluing, this is the right time to cut that edge als...
Add strips of duct tape to the sword. Be careful when applying the tape special around the corners. Take the hobby knife and cut the tape into strips ...
I found a old piece of cotton cloth and ripped it into strips. I covered the handle with double sided tape, and tied the cloth tight around it.
I use the black marker to draw some decoration and to highlight the edge to give the blade more depth.I cut some decorations of silver blank insulatio...
Here it is the Elven longsword in all its glory.Look forward to my next instructable in my duct tape weapons guide. Next time I will show you how to m...
Here are some pictures of kids making foam duct tape weapons. And some kids playing with swords I made.
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