This is how you make a very simple buster sword in a day if you have all the materials. This is my first instructable and I worked hard to make it. So please don't criticize me. Read entire set of directions before starting. my sword had a blade that was 82 inches tall, a hilt at 1 1/2 inches, and a handle at 11 inches. So in total my sword was 7 feet 10 1/2 inches tall but it can be shorter to fit a Halloween costume or something (actually it is recomended that it be anywhere from 3 to 6 feet). Put any suggestions in the comments and please give this a five star rating.

Step 1: materials and work space

Now you are going to need:
Nails (or screws if you would like to)
Thick dowel (I used 1 1/8 inch dowel)
Drill bit matching your dowel
Glue (I used gorilla glue but you can use wood glue)
wood (Desirably 3/4 inch high 5 1/2 inch wide and another at 3 3/8 wide by 1 1/2 inch high)
something to prop wood up on
saw (table or hand held you decide)
 Paint ( if desired)
Tape measure (if you like to be exact)
I looks great! Easy to follow, also. I'm going to try making one (but a little smaller)
yeah it is <br>that is why i recomended making it smaller<br>my handle broke because it was old wood<br>but i still have it but I would recomend a metal or thicker handle<br>or a smaller overall sword
Great for a fist instructable. Looks sort of heavy though. Good overall job.
WOW! Now that is one BIG Buster Sword. The blue handle is way cool and this blade is way BIG!!!! You definitely need to wield that bad boy outside or your Mom will not be happy discovering household lamps DOA on the floor:) Nice work!
Nice job kid! looks like you put a lot of effort into this - all your hard work finally paid off :P

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