Instructables: exploring - play - props - sword http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:47:39 PST BLOX v1.01 Pirate sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-sword-1/
Pirate sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/IHCV/I3KCBP9Z/FRJIHCVI3KCBP9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/IHCV/I3KCBP9Z/FRJIHCVI3KCBP9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/IHCV/I3KCBP9Z/FRJIHCVI3KCBP9Z.SMALL.jpg propchap Hey everybody Propchap here with my newest instuctable the Pirate Sword!Let's get started! Template. I made a template of the blade on paper. here are the measurements I used: width:1 1/4 in, length:30 1/2 in.Then I took the last 7 inches and narrowed down the middle 5 inches and drew a groove th...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:49:45 PST
dragon sword http://www.instructables.com/id/dragon-sword/
dragon sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KQZL/I3GX7AC8/FPZKQZLI3GX7AC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KQZL/I3GX7AC8/FPZKQZLI3GX7AC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KQZL/I3GX7AC8/FPZKQZLI3GX7AC8.SMALL.jpg propchap Hi! So this is my first instructable, and I forgot to take pictures of the sword in progress so I decided to tell you how I I did it. So here it is... Template I drew a template on paper for the blade then traced it on to wood (with the grain pointing up and down). Next I cut and sanded it for t...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 08:00:02 PST
Highlander: Kurgan Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Highlander-Kurgan-Sword/
Highlander: Kurgan Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/ILDC/I3AKCD8I/F88ILDCI3AKCD8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/ILDC/I3AKCD8I/F88ILDCI3AKCD8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/ILDC/I3AKCD8I/F88ILDCI3AKCD8I.SMALL.jpg The Replica Maker "I have something to say! It's better to burn out than to fade away!" - The Kurgan (Highlander)When the YouTube series Film Riot announced their new "Monday Challenge" (scene remake), I got excited. I wanted to do a shot for shot remake of the final fight from one of my favorite movies... Highlander...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:28:19 PST
Making the Rune Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Rune-Blade/
Making the Rune Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/9KEA/I327HV4J/FY29KEAI327HV4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/9KEA/I327HV4J/FY29KEAI327HV4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/9KEA/I327HV4J/FY29KEAI327HV4J.SMALL.jpg jonyman123 This is my entry into the current wood contest. I made this sword from scratch out of a single board and a few nails here and there. As always i wont be providing any templates or designs for this, I'm making this to promote creativity in others. And i made it up as i went along, so i guess there ar...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14:07:08 PST
Halloween 2012 Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-2012-Sword/
Halloween 2012 Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/6V01/I34E42TE/FT86V01I34E42TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/6V01/I34E42TE/FT86V01I34E42TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/6V01/I34E42TE/FT86V01I34E42TE.SMALL.jpg armored bore I originally wanted to make a thing I saw on dA just to make a thing I saw on dA. That didn't pan out, but I still had a wooden sword blank I liked and an incomplete set of Halloween armor. The solution was obvious.The final look was equal parts artistic expression and laziness. I was imagining some...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 13:09:26 PST
Weapons - Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Weapons-Axe/
Weapons - Axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/38UF/I24M36MZ/FNF38UFI24M36MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/38UF/I24M36MZ/FNF38UFI24M36MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/38UF/I24M36MZ/FNF38UFI24M36MZ.SMALL.jpg Charkhol Studios "Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal."However, here we have both technological progress AND an axe!A simple, light weight prop axe, to wield safely at parties or for any cosplay event!I'll lead you through, step-by-step in the quick and easy way to create a ...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 07:25:25 PST
Awesome flame sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-flame-sword/
Awesome flame sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/NN0U/I1GIKKTJ/FELNN0UI1GIKKTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/NN0U/I1GIKKTJ/FELNN0UI1GIKKTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/NN0U/I1GIKKTJ/FELNN0UI1GIKKTJ.SMALL.jpg cfiorante This is a generalized how to make a flame sword since not every one will have the same sword. this sword also has a optional fuel bottle to keep the flame going longer. for this I will be using a cheap foam sword but i would advise using something a little stronger if you wan it to last. What you ...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:24:52 PDT
Your Own Matches Box Sword! http://www.instructables.com/id/Matches-Box-Stick/
Your Own Matches Box Sword! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/4BTX/I1C1CYQ1/FKU4BTXI1C1CYQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/4BTX/I1C1CYQ1/FKU4BTXI1C1CYQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/4BTX/I1C1CYQ1/FKU4BTXI1C1CYQ1.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Watch the video and everything will be clear!If you have a lot of matchboxes make the sword longer and tape it! Now you can play with your own sword!
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:42:49 PDT
Giant Sissor Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Sissor-Sword/
Giant Sissor Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/8BSS/I15L5TD8/F6B8BSSI15L5TD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/8BSS/I15L5TD8/F6B8BSSI15L5TD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/8BSS/I15L5TD8/F6B8BSSI15L5TD8.SMALL.jpg evangelinaisawesome123 . First I drew an outline of the sword on 6 by 6 feet of white paper and cut it out. Then I traced it onto a piece of thin wood. After that I used a electronic saw to cut it out. Then I put fiber glass and sanded down to make it smooth and shiny. Finally I painted the scissor sword with red spray...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:00:49 PDT
Convention Safe Master Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Convention-Safe-Master-Sword/
Convention Safe Master Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/4GPD/I12KLR7R/FKG4GPDI12KLR7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/4GPD/I12KLR7R/FKG4GPDI12KLR7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/4GPD/I12KLR7R/FKG4GPDI12KLR7R.SMALL.jpg gabriel73737 Conventions can be a great place to have fun and show off your artistic skills through props and costumes. It would not be fun, however, to be pulled aside by security and have the prop you spent hours on confiscated. Many conventions have strict restrictions on what materials are suitable for props...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:33:49 PDT
Zelda Shield and Sword (Captain America) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Shield-Zelda-Sword/
Zelda Shield and Sword (Captain America) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/TK73/I0VP195Q/FHATK73I0VP195Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/TK73/I0VP195Q/FHATK73I0VP195Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/TK73/I0VP195Q/FHATK73I0VP195Q.SMALL.jpg NamedJohnny Okay, today i'm gonna show you how to make a good looking Hylian Shield (+ sword) from Zelda for less than 15$. We will start with a look on the material to use : 2 foam sheets Felt pen Paper Exacto Heavy weight (or other heavy objects) Paint Water Screw caps Hot glueSword :...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 08:17:06 PDT
Finns Golden Sword Scarlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Finns-Golden-Sword-Scarlet/
Finns Golden Sword Scarlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/I6YT/I0TV4OZT/FN6I6YTI0TV4OZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/I6YT/I0TV4OZT/FN6I6YTI0TV4OZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/I6YT/I0TV4OZT/FN6I6YTI0TV4OZT.SMALL.jpg pizzanik Hey all this is one of my completed projects finally that i can show off okay so the sword is made completely of maple and its scaled to be about 36 inches in length, i didnt take much pics of the fabrication process but i'll post what i have. Building Process Here is the sword finished and unp...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 09:43:42 PDT
Adventure time Finn's Root Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-time-Finns-Root-Sword/
Adventure time Finn's Root Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/JLPA/I0QJBA90/F8KJLPAI0QJBA90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/JLPA/I0QJBA90/F8KJLPAI0QJBA90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/JLPA/I0QJBA90/F8KJLPAI0QJBA90.SMALL.jpg pizzanik I used mix mediums to create finn's root sword 3d sculpting and hand sculpting. The sword is 1:1 . The Blade The blade was constructed from 7 different pieces that where 3d printed then combined. It was covered in wood filler then sanded and painted. The hilt The hilt was sculpted from sculpey...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:17:06 PDT
Sword Art Online II Photon Sword hilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sword-Art-Online-II-Photon-Sword-hilt/
Sword Art Online II Photon Sword hilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/UZU2/I0QJB7Q4/FX3UZU2I0QJB7Q4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/UZU2/I0QJB7Q4/FX3UZU2I0QJB7Q4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/UZU2/I0QJB7Q4/FX3UZU2I0QJB7Q4.SMALL.jpg pizzanik This is a 1:1 replica of kirito's photon sword from sao 2. It is made of pvc and 3d printed pieces. Initial design and modelling I took the some screenshots from the show and i scaled the images so the hilt was around 10" long , i then based all my measurements on that. I modelled the pieces so ...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:16:21 PDT
Sword Art Online: Elucidator Prop Sword! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sword-Art-Online-Elucidator-Prop-Sword/
Sword Art Online: Elucidator Prop Sword! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/WKVP/HZ2IWTD4/FPVWKVPHZ2IWTD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/WKVP/HZ2IWTD4/FPVWKVPHZ2IWTD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/WKVP/HZ2IWTD4/FPVWKVPHZ2IWTD4.SMALL.jpg drjagCreations I have been making props for over a year and a half now and I was recently commissioned by my friend to make the Elucidator from Sword Art Online. This was a fun commission for me to do and I want to share how I made it and how you can make one yourself!This build is relatively easy, even for beginn...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:21:52 PDT
Foam Skyrim Daedric Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Skyrim-Daedric-Sword/
Foam Skyrim Daedric Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/TKKQ/HXZN80GO/F2WTKKQHXZN80GO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/TKKQ/HXZN80GO/F2WTKKQHXZN80GO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/TKKQ/HXZN80GO/F2WTKKQHXZN80GO.SMALL.jpg Bwilson Props This is a one day project to make a badass looking sword from:foampainthot glueand a craft knife. Starting off. so i started off by downloading a template from stormthecastle.com and tracing the template onto a sheet of foam.what i did was trace 2 single handles then the sword in it's entirety. w...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:07:17 PDT
Non-tubular Sword Boffer http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-tubular-Sword-Boffer/
Non-tubular Sword Boffer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/XR63/HWX491IU/F4LXR63HWX491IU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/XR63/HWX491IU/F4LXR63HWX491IU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/XR63/HWX491IU/F4LXR63HWX491IU.SMALL.jpg letsfaceit About a year ago, a couple of fresh and excited LARPers came to a conclusion that the level of boffer quality in their local LARPing community could use a boost. Tube-shaped swords are easy to make, cheap, and certainly get the job done. The problem is that they just don't really look like swords! ...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 02:50:10 PDT
Light Saber from Plumbing http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Saber-from-Plumbing/
Light Saber from Plumbing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/CDO0/HUY48IME/FOBCDO0HUY48IME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/CDO0/HUY48IME/FOBCDO0HUY48IME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/CDO0/HUY48IME/FOBCDO0HUY48IME.SMALL.jpg agent036 Recently I realized that I had not yet gotten around to building my own lightsaber. Sure I had a nice Master Replicas one that worked well and looked good, but as a Maker I really wanted one that I had built. A little research led me to the plumbing saber, not only is it not a new idea, it dates bac...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 14:25:09 PDT
Customizing a Wooden Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizing-a-Wooden-Sword/
Customizing a Wooden Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/8KNQ/HUY47IWW/FKS8KNQHUY47IWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/8KNQ/HUY47IWW/FKS8KNQHUY47IWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/8KNQ/HUY47IWW/FKS8KNQHUY47IWW.SMALL.jpg jonyman123 A couple months back i attended Megacon here in Florida. I wanted to make a costume for it but was a bit short on time. So, i used what i had around the house, and a few extra bought materials to create this prop sword for it. I wont give a list of materials you need because you don't need exactly w...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 08:55:41 PDT
Propmaking with MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Propmaking-with-MDF/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:53:23 PDT
Paper Samurai Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Samurai-Sword/
Paper Samurai Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/6N3M/HT5575U2/F1L6N3MHT5575U2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/6N3M/HT5575U2/F1L6N3MHT5575U2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/6N3M/HT5575U2/F1L6N3MHT5575U2.SMALL.jpg shane0137 This instructable will show you how to make a paper sword from only a few pop sticks, paper, and glue sticks. My inspiration for this instructable comes from Returacan. http://youtube.com/user/Returacan His swords are truly epic, but require a lot more patience and hard work, although his methods p...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 04:27:22 PDT
Arabian Wall Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Arabian-Wall-Sword/
Arabian Wall Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/RYNV/HRS60KMQ/FSJRYNVHRS60KMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/RYNV/HRS60KMQ/FSJRYNVHRS60KMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/RYNV/HRS60KMQ/FSJRYNVHRS60KMQ.SMALL.jpg shazni My cousin had moved to a new house and I wanted to make her a housewarming gift....I new she would like something for the wall...something antique looking. Well...I thought about it and decided to make her a wooden sword :-) Make the Cut Draw your desired shape on wood and cut it. Then s...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 06:25:05 PST
Royal Derringer http://www.instructables.com/id/Royal-Derringer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/VFVM/HQLO4XE4/FG6VFVMHQLO4XE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/VFVM/HQLO4XE4/FG6VFVMHQLO4XE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/VFVM/HQLO4XE4/FG6VFVMHQLO4XE4.SMALL.jpg Proveus So here I am again, showcasing my wooden swords. The most recent addition to my collection is the 'Royal Derringer' from the web comic 'Homestuck' the first two pictures are of the cross guard template stapled (if you use templates and want to reuse them don't use staples, tape works a lot better) t...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 21:56:04 PST
Caledfwlch (the Welsh Sword Or, The Legendary Piece Of Crap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Caledfwlch-the-Welsh-Sword-Or-The-Legendary-Piece-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/5TNE/HQKY9DCC/F5M5TNEHQKY9DCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/5TNE/HQKY9DCC/F5M5TNEHQKY9DCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/5TNE/HQKY9DCC/F5M5TNEHQKY9DCC.SMALL.jpg Proveus My apologies for the lack of pictures, I made this awhile ago and didn't think to take pictures of the building process. I used a technique where I search the internet for reference pictures and draw half the sword on a folded piece of paper, then much like a paper snowflake it is mirrored on the ot...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 08:43:43 PST
Caledscratch (Homestuck) http://www.instructables.com/id/Caledscratch-Homestuck/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1IZ3/HQEA3UU0/FS51IZ3HQEA3UU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1IZ3/HQEA3UU0/FS51IZ3HQEA3UU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1IZ3/HQEA3UU0/FS51IZ3HQEA3UU0.SMALL.jpg Proveus This is one of the first swords I made that was 'from' something, that something being Homestuck and the sword being the mighty Caledscratch. It took me approximately and hour or so and the process I used to make it was drawing freehand with a Reference photo at my side onto a piece of wood that I h...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:58:40 PST
Buster Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Buster-Sword/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/YP7E/HQEA3USW/FROYP7EHQEA3USW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/YP7E/HQEA3USW/FROYP7EHQEA3USW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/YP7E/HQEA3USW/FROYP7EHQEA3USW.SMALL.jpg Proveus I don't have many pictures of this project but whatever. So for my random sword collection, I decided that I needed the buster sword, this one measures at just short of 5' and it weighs approximately 10-15 pounds.
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 08:35:48 PST
Skyrim: Daedric Sword. http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Daedric-Sword-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/S357/HP9DTS0F/FNGS357HP9DTS0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/S357/HP9DTS0F/FNGS357HP9DTS0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/S357/HP9DTS0F/FNGS357HP9DTS0F.SMALL.jpg Nate Space Hello!  In this instructable i am only going to show you the different stages of the making of this sword, i use the same techniques each time so refer back to my previous projects to learn how to make one for yourself! Hope you guys and gals enjoy this one and thanks!  Nathan.
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:11:52 PST
Cutting Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Foam/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:32:53 PST
Carving a Pommel - DIY Foam Weaponry http://www.instructables.com/id/Carving-a-Pommel-DIY-Foam-Weaponry/
Carving a Pommel - DIY Foam Weaponry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/Y5HC/HOSOP7AB/FPQY5HCHOSOP7AB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/Y5HC/HOSOP7AB/FPQY5HCHOSOP7AB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/Y5HC/HOSOP7AB/FPQY5HCHOSOP7AB.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 This Instructable is part of a collection of I'bles on how to make foam weapons. Check it out here! Craft Foam Materials1/4" craft foamGluePommel template Hard Things If you're not concerned about hitting people with the pommel, you can use anything - marbles, plastic jewels, rocks. I don't ha...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:32:09 PST
Forging a Blade - DIY Foam Weapons http://www.instructables.com/id/Forging-a-Blade-DIY-Foam-Weapons/
Forging a Blade - DIY Foam Weapons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/Y5HC/HOSOP7AB/FPQY5HCHOSOP7AB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/Y5HC/HOSOP7AB/FPQY5HCHOSOP7AB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/Y5HC/HOSOP7AB/FPQY5HCHOSOP7AB.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 This Instructable is part of a collection of I'bles on how to make foam weapons. Check it out here! Carving Method Materials1/16" thick craft foamCraft foam that is the thickness of your core rodMasking tapeSuperglueCore rod (a fiberglass or carbon fiber rod that will run up the middle of your bl...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:30:51 PST
DIY Foam Weaponry http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Foam-Weaponry/
DIY Foam Weaponry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/DKKV/HOUFRVTR/FGEDKKVHOUFRVTR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/DKKV/HOUFRVTR/FGEDKKVHOUFRVTR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/DKKV/HOUFRVTR/FGEDKKVHOUFRVTR.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 You've ran across this guide, and there's probably a reason. You could be an actor, looking for a cheap, safe source of prop swords. You could be a LARPer who doesn't happen to have an extra five hundred dollars to spend on foam weapons that cost twice as much as real weaponry. You could be someon...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:27:12 PST
BluebAres http://www.instructables.com/id/BluebAres/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/JS9J/HOUFQ0EC/F13JS9JHOUFQ0EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/JS9J/HOUFQ0EC/F13JS9JHOUFQ0EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/JS9J/HOUFQ0EC/F13JS9JHOUFQ0EC.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 This sword, BluebAres, is part of a pair of swords that were used in Youthquake Theater's production of Romeo and Juliet, which I directed the fights and acted in. BluebAres was used by Romeo (Abigail Dickson, also the director) and Mercutio (Lauren Curtis), though it originally belonged to Benvolio...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:12:45 PST
Max the Ninjato http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Nameless-Ninjato/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/VMU0/HOR818R6/FC0VMU0HOR818R6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/VMU0/HOR818R6/FC0VMU0HOR818R6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/VMU0/HOR818R6/FC0VMU0HOR818R6.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 Out of all the swords I've made, this is my personal favorite. I make a lot of foam weapons for various purposes, which you can find instructions for here. This sword is made with a 1/4" fiberglass core, a craft foam blade painted with acrylics and mod podge, and a craft foam handle and guard. UP...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:12:43 PST
Crafting a Guard - DIY Foam Weaponry http://www.instructables.com/id/Crafting-a-Guard-DIY-Foam-Weaponry/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 15:23:46 PST
Molding a Handle - DIY Foam Weaponry http://www.instructables.com/id/Molding-a-Handle-DIY-Foam-Weaponry/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 15:23:46 PST
Painting Foam - DIY Foam Weaponry http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Foam-DIY-Foam-Weaponry/
Painting Foam - DIY Foam Weaponry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/Y5HC/HOSOP7AB/FPQY5HCHOSOP7AB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/Y5HC/HOSOP7AB/FPQY5HCHOSOP7AB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/Y5HC/HOSOP7AB/FPQY5HCHOSOP7AB.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 This Instructable is part of a collection of I'bles on how to make foam weapons. Check it out here! Acrylic Paint If you're wondering how I make my weapons look like metal, check out this great i'ble by Eacon.Materials Acrylic paint Mod Podge Tools Paint brush Sparkles Thi...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 15:23:46 PST
CranbAres http://www.instructables.com/id/CranbAres/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRT/TP53/HNRL5W5V/FRTTP53HNRL5W5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRT/TP53/HNRL5W5V/FRTTP53HNRL5W5V.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRT/TP53/HNRL5W5V/FRTTP53HNRL5W5V.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 For Youthquake Theater's production of Romeo and Juliet, I provided the swords (along with being the fight director and acting in it). This is Tybalt's sword, and Veronica Yeracaris, who played Tybalt, named it the name CranbAres. Yep. And there's another sword that Mercutio and Romeo both use and i...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 08:44:46 PST
Forge a Paper Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Forge-a-Paper-Sword/
Forge a Paper Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VF4Z/HN82HVK9/FZJVF4ZHN82HVK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VF4Z/HN82HVK9/FZJVF4ZHN82HVK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/VF4Z/HN82HVK9/FZJVF4ZHN82HVK9.SMALL.jpg robbtoberfest I recently rediscovered the versatility of paper mache for costume making at Halloween. With some paper, cardboard, white glue (also hot glue) and paint almost anything can be made; add some auto body filler and sandpaper and it goes to the next level. I made a Witch King of Angmar costume for my d...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:38:56 PDT
5 mins Make a Light Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-PVC-flashlight-sword-in-5-Minutes/
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:52:31 PDT
Fast & Easy Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Easy-Sword/
Fast & Easy Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/060I/HLZREV4O/FBA060IHLZREV4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/060I/HLZREV4O/FBA060IHLZREV4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/060I/HLZREV4O/FBA060IHLZREV4O.SMALL.jpg Lotsa Bad Luck Do you need a sword for a costume or to give to a child? Do you need it NOW? Perhaps just for that "Hey! That's Cool!" situation? Luckily, you found this page. It's not the best looking close-up but it's cheaper than buying AND easier that making the real thing. (Not to mention safer for the accide...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 12:26:33 PDT
Foam Sword Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Sword-Props/
Foam Sword Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/FH8N/HLSHEJLA/FI6FH8NHLSHEJLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/FH8N/HLSHEJLA/FI6FH8NHLSHEJLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/FH8N/HLSHEJLA/FI6FH8NHLSHEJLA.SMALL.jpg The Rambler I love swords. They just have so much style and character. To appropriate a quote from Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi, They're an "elegant weapon for a more civilized age". Or at least that's how I like to think of them anyway. The problem with swords is that they can get expensive and they're not exac...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 07:39:36 PDT
Creature - Ninjato http://www.instructables.com/id/Atom-Ninjato-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/U8SD/HKZAVVU4/FZLU8SDHKZAVVU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/U8SD/HKZAVVU4/FZLU8SDHKZAVVU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/U8SD/HKZAVVU4/FZLU8SDHKZAVVU4.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 I made this a little while ago as an alternative to my main sword when I was sort of missing the classic ninjato feel (if you're a subscriber you already know that I really, really love ninjatos.) I guess you could say I based it off of Dirk Strider's Unbreakable Katana (customized). It was a fairly...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 15:08:49 PDT
The Experiment - A Slightly Steampunk Ninjato http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Experiment-A-Slightly-Steampunk-Ninjato/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/MBH9/HJUWRRAB/F57MBH9HJUWRRAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/MBH9/HJUWRRAB/F57MBH9HJUWRRAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/MBH9/HJUWRRAB/F57MBH9HJUWRRAB.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 This is The Experiment, named because it's the first of my swords to use a non wooden core, something that should increase its strength by a lot. Occasionally I try not to "do everything" to a sword. That is not this sword. About the core rod: I found an online supplier and ordered both 4mm fibergl...
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 11:12:37 PDT
Bottom's Guide to Sword Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottoms-Guide-to-Sword-Making/
Bottom's Guide to Sword Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/4AYO/HJKBWSR9/FED4AYOHJKBWSR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/4AYO/HJKBWSR9/FED4AYOHJKBWSR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/4AYO/HJKBWSR9/FED4AYOHJKBWSR9.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 On Tuesday last I chanced upon a strange machine, hte purpose of which befuddled me completely. The peculiar contraption weigghed not so much more than a ound's worth of feathers and was shaped and sized quite like a notebook, adorned most beautifully with a picture of an apple. A clasp[ sat squarel...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 18:44:22 PDT
Foam Sword Tag Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Sword-Tag-Game/
Foam Sword Tag Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/YMDX/HGU2L1TA/FLIYMDXHGU2L1TA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/YMDX/HGU2L1TA/FLIYMDXHGU2L1TA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/YMDX/HGU2L1TA/FLIYMDXHGU2L1TA.SMALL.jpg ramgarden Make your own foam sword tag game with simple parts and conductive paint from Bare Paint by bareconductive.com! NOTE!  Don't hit anyone with this and only aim for the foam target! Gather Materials and Tools Materials: 1. Foam Insulation - grab a sheet of 1/2" thick foam insulation at least 12" x...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 00:43:40 PDT
Custom Cardboard Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Cardboard-Sword/
Custom Cardboard Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/PU7G/HFD10XX7/F37PU7GHFD10XX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/PU7G/HFD10XX7/F37PU7GHFD10XX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/PU7G/HFD10XX7/F37PU7GHFD10XX7.SMALL.jpg P.Porlier Everyone has cardboard, it just goes to waste.  So why not have some fun with it? This is a step- by - step instructable that shows how to make a sword out of cardboard. If you, the viewer like to give me any helping advice, (Since this is my first XD), I will gladly accept it. So here's what you ne...
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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:45:47 PDT
Tutorial - How to make Chariot's Sword from the anime "Black Rock Shooter" http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-How-to-make-Chariots-Sword-from-the-an/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/YJAK/HFD11ECJ/FPCYJAKHFD11ECJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/YJAK/HFD11ECJ/FPCYJAKHFD11ECJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/YJAK/HFD11ECJ/FPCYJAKHFD11ECJ.SMALL.jpg Sabsta Hey guys XD Another tutorial in the Chariot cosplay! A simple and cheap way to make Chariot's sword using only leftover materials. (Literally only thing bought for this was the 9mm wooden stick) __________________________________________ Materials: Duct tape + Industrial tape Foam pieces (Or any ot...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 21:37:45 PDT
The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings Inspired Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hobbit-Lord-of-the-Rings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/G2W1/HF23RFF6/F5MG2W1HF23RFF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/G2W1/HF23RFF6/F5MG2W1HF23RFF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/G2W1/HF23RFF6/F5MG2W1HF23RFF6.SMALL.jpg GorillazMiko Satisfy that Hobbit hunger with some of these awesome Instructables made by users just like you! Protect yourself from danger with homemade chain mail and weapons, get some extra Hobbit hair on those feet, or keep your chin nice and cozy with a great big dwarf beard. You could even get rid of Gollu...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 11:51:18 PDT
The Sword - 4.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sword-40/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/GBG8/HDHW4KML/FJNGBG8HDHW4KML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/GBG8/HDHW4KML/FJNGBG8HDHW4KML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/GBG8/HDHW4KML/FJNGBG8HDHW4KML.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 This is the LAST TIME I'm making a sword with a wooden core, because they break, and this one did break. But because it's one of the coolest swords I've ever made and it even has a sheath, I'm posting it anyway. It was supposed to be Macbeth's sword in my theater group's production of Macbeth. I was...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:44:10 PDT
How to Make a Mini Sword (using paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Sword-using-paper/
How to Make a Mini Sword (using paper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/U1XU/HDLGV3YX/FG0U1XUHDLGV3YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/U1XU/HDLGV3YX/FG0U1XUHDLGV3YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/U1XU/HDLGV3YX/FG0U1XUHDLGV3YX.SMALL.jpg lukish I started making these after I saw a friend selling paper Katanas. My first try (before seeing TheMightyMelv's video series) was pretty bad because i had no idea how to make the blade strong. After I saw the videos I modified everything except how the blade and sheath is made. TheMightyMelv's video:...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 10:30:44 PST