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Exactly what you think. Most sites tell you to use a pool noodle, but you can easily make your own sword shape. Shown below are two custom shaped ...
You will need some cardboard (large as your desired sword)some PVC pipe, 1/2"an end cap for your pipeduct tapeDurapore or other grip tapeZip ties, small as you can ...
You will need a hacksaw (cut the PVC) and scissors. you may want to use a knife for the cardboard, so have that handy as well.
If you are reading this, then you know hat you want a custom boffer. But what do you want it to look like? when your done, draw your ...
now, align the pattern to the foam and cut the foam along that pattern. Make sure to hold it steady, since the foam will be sliding in your ...
When you have your foam cut, start assembling the pieces. start by putting zip ties through one profile, then bringing it through the second along the "sharp" edge. ...
fit the PVC pipe into your "sock" that you just made. Hopefully, you had enough common sense to leave PVC for the hilt. If not, you will need ...
All that's left to do is wrap your hilt with grip tape. My sword's hilt is wrapped in durapore, while the wrench is wrapped fully in electrical tape. ...
Just do what you usually do with foam swords. Beat on people!Remember, the zip ties can be pointy.
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