Instructables: exploring - play - props - sword http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:05:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 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 skyfly23 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/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 02:50:10 PDT
Customizing a Wooden Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Customizing-a-Wooden-Sword/
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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/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 04:27:22 PDT
Arabian Wall Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Arabian-Wall-Sword/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 20:30:51 PST
DIY Foam Weaponry http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Foam-Weaponry/
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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
Painting Foam - DIY Foam Weaponry http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Foam-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
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
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/
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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/
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 12:26:33 PDT
Foam Sword Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Sword-Props/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 00:43:40 PDT
Custom Cardboard Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Cardboard-Sword/
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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
How to make Sting from The Hobbit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Sting-from-The-Hobbit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC2/HD7U0GF0/F9DOVC2HD7U0GF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC2/HD7U0GF0/F9DOVC2HD7U0GF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC2/HD7U0GF0/F9DOVC2HD7U0GF0.SMALL.jpg allhailskippy Materials You'll need the following: Foam board The pattern printed on sticker paper (Available at my website: http://bit.ly/1352a00) Scissors Xcato knife Good quality masking tape A marker A hot glue gun A meter stick (or a steady hand) Silver, Brown and Black spray paint Painters tape Crazy g...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 07:29:59 PST
Epic Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-Sword/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/N7CD/HD4VLMI2/FFXN7CDHD4VLMI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/N7CD/HD4VLMI2/FFXN7CDHD4VLMI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/N7CD/HD4VLMI2/FFXN7CDHD4VLMI2.SMALL.jpg heydiddlediddle This is an awesome sword I made using only plumbing supplies, electrical tape, Testor's modeling cement, and a blade from a cheesy plastic sword. I am currently making a new blade out of thin wood, which I'll paint to look realistic. Actually, I also used some chain from my pocket watch (10$ at walm...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 05:14:28 PST
Hunter - Buster Ninjato Hybrid - 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hunter-Buster-Ninjato-Hybrid-30/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/YJDW/HCJOD7E5/FLVYJDWHCJOD7E5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/YJDW/HCJOD7E5/FLVYJDWHCJOD7E5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/YJDW/HCJOD7E5/FLVYJDWHCJOD7E5.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 Sadi here. I made yet another sword. Yehahhayay. I made an I'ble that explains the methods I used to make this weapon and many others, by the way. In one of my attempts to not do "everything" to a sword (I'm talking about this one), I decided to think of a specific theme and try to replicate that i...
By: Sadi789

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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 16:00:03 PST
Frankenstein - Ninjato - 2.0 (Remade) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ninjato-20-Remade/
Frankenstein - Ninjato - 2.0 (Remade) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/M90U/HAQ38WO9/FLSM90UHAQ38WO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/M90U/HAQ38WO9/FLSM90UHAQ38WO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/M90U/HAQ38WO9/FLSM90UHAQ38WO9.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 I got around to making an actual instructable. That's a big thing, I usually just post pictures of finished projects. Part of the reason I'm making an instructable is because this sword was actually done when I started (thus the name "Frankenstein"). Then it broke, and I decided that when piecing it...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 09:31:38 PST
Halo Covenant energy Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/My-DIY-Halo-Covenant-Sword-really-glows/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/63EG/HAQ36ZZ5/F7A63EGHAQ36ZZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/63EG/HAQ36ZZ5/F7A63EGHAQ36ZZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/63EG/HAQ36ZZ5/F7A63EGHAQ36ZZ5.SMALL.jpg angelgabriel This is a college art project I just completed. Halo Covenant sword is a weapon well-known to fans of the popular Xbox franchise. Unfortunately since I'm new to instructables, I did not document step-by-step photos, but I want to share highlights of my project. I plan on improving this "prototype" a...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:34:40 PST
Gladius 3.0 Beta http://www.instructables.com/id/Gladius-30-Beta/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/AZZ2/H9G1A6CE/F7ZAZZ2H9G1A6CE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/AZZ2/H9G1A6CE/F7ZAZZ2H9G1A6CE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/AZZ2/H9G1A6CE/F7ZAZZ2H9G1A6CE.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 This is the Gladius 3.0 Beta. Why beta? Well, this was my first try at using foam. I used camp pad foam that had big cells, and it didn't quite carve right. I didn't quite know what I was doing when I made this. I now have a good 3.0 release that's not beta, you might want to look at that. But the 3...
By: Sadi789

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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 07:21:11 PST
Old Faithful - Ninjato 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ninjato-10/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/K4HE/H9G1A6CC/FX0K4HEH9G1A6CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/K4HE/H9G1A6CC/FX0K4HEH9G1A6CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/K4HE/H9G1A6CC/FX0K4HEH9G1A6CC.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 Presenting Old Faithful, the ninjato 1.0. Where did the name come from? Well, this sword is my oldest "good" (okay to hit people with) sword, and it's had as many lives as those imaginary reincarnated cats. It started out as cardboard and nothing else, which looked great (for my standards when I mad...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 06:35:46 PST
Brisingr - Long sword - 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-sword-10/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/GUB8/H9G1A6F0/FTOGUB8H9G1A6F0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/GUB8/H9G1A6F0/FTOGUB8H9G1A6F0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/GUB8/H9G1A6F0/FTOGUB8H9G1A6F0.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 This is Brisingr, the long sword 1.0, one of the few of my weapons that actually has a name. I did NOT make up that name, but when we used it (along with the other 1.0 sword, back when 1.0 was the latest) in the duel for our production of Hamlet, Laertes decided to call it Brisingr. Now there's so m...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:12:33 PST
Long Sword 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Sword-20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/NYCG/H9G1A6C9/FI7NYCGH9G1A6C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/NYCG/H9G1A6C9/FI7NYCGH9G1A6C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/NYCG/H9G1A6C9/FI7NYCGH9G1A6C9.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 The 2.0 has an improved wooden core, and a much thinner blade, along with other improvements like better social networking ability and increased pixel density. Materials 1) Cardboard 2) A flat wooden rod. The thinner the rod, the weaker, the thicker, the thicker the blade. I used one that was proba...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:31:05 PST
Ninjato 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ninjato-20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/JLI7/H9G1A68N/F9FJLI7H9G1A68N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/JLI7/H9G1A68N/F9FJLI7H9G1A68N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/JLI7/H9G1A68N/F9FJLI7H9G1A68N.SMALL.jpg Sadi789 An old sword. This broke way back in the dark days of the Wooden Cores. Materials 1) Cardboard 2) A flat wooden rod. The thinner the rod, the weaker, the thicker, the thicker the blade. I used one that was probably about five millimeters thick and a half an inch wide. 3) Foam of various sorts 4) Fo...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:40:30 PST
Sword of Altair (Assassin's Creed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sword-of-Altair-Assassins-Creed/
Sword of Altair (Assassin's Creed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/0FRK/H94ZC0NQ/F4T0FRKH94ZC0NQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/0FRK/H94ZC0NQ/F4T0FRKH94ZC0NQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/0FRK/H94ZC0NQ/F4T0FRKH94ZC0NQ.SMALL.jpg The Rambler This Instructable is a how-to for a wooden prop version of the sword that is carried by Altair in the game Assassin's Creed. I decided to make the sword in three parts. Handle, Cross Guard, and Blade. Then I used a threaded metal rod to to make sure the connection between the three pieces was secur...
By: The Rambler

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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:58:45 PST
Kingdom Keyblade Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyblade-Creation/
Kingdom Keyblade Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/IIHC/H672T011/F3LIIHCH672T011.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/IIHC/H672T011/F3LIIHCH672T011.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/IIHC/H672T011/F3LIIHCH672T011.SMALL.jpg emartinez10 We are Loose Cannons Props and Cosplay and we're here to make you think deeply about prop-making and stuff~! The Kingdom Keyblade is the iconic prop that many cosplay prop makers take on, for some reason.  It's also a great prop to give you a thorough knowledge of wood working, painting, sanding, f...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 12:47:51 PDT
How to make a custom L.A.R.P sword http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-custom-LARP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/GM6V/H2WEXD4F/FX1GM6VH2WEXD4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/GM6V/H2WEXD4F/FX1GM6VH2WEXD4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/GM6V/H2WEXD4F/FX1GM6VH2WEXD4F.SMALL.jpg erfinder This instructable will show you how to create a custom designed L.A.R.P weapon. With these instructions you can build just about anything. From battle axes to maces. The only limit is how well you can work with PVC for the core. Prices: PVC pipe: For me it was $1.75 for 5ft. Foam Camping Mat: $7...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:04:33 PDT
how to make a sword handle http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-sword-handle/
how to make a sword handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/Q6EN/H0OJ2PKU/FT5Q6ENH0OJ2PKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/Q6EN/H0OJ2PKU/FT5Q6ENH0OJ2PKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/Q6EN/H0OJ2PKU/FT5Q6ENH0OJ2PKU.SMALL.jpg rtyler Ok here you go as promised. I made this for the Khopesh But the design can be used for lots of other blades if you think it looks ok.  The tools of the trade........... Right, lets get started, All that I used is taged in the photos...... Down to buisness............... Sooooo, we started...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 13:02:22 PDT
Science-Fiction/Fantasy Red Sword of Doom http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-FictionFantasy-Red-Sword-of-Doom/
Science-Fiction/Fantasy Red Sword of Doom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/5S5W/GYR35XWY/F525S5WGYR35XWY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/5S5W/GYR35XWY/F525S5WGYR35XWY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/5S5W/GYR35XWY/F525S5WGYR35XWY.SMALL.jpg jackdill Have you ever wanted to make an awesome Sword-like thing? HERES HOW! Heres what you need: Plexiglass  (Either two sheets, or one think one) Aluminum shaped like this "|_|" about the width of the thick plexiglass or the two sheets.  Red Paint Black Paint Tape (Cloth or electrical) Glue (both hot an...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 08:42:25 PST
Master Sword Boffer http://www.instructables.com/id/Master-Sword-Boffer/
Master Sword Boffer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/UDEF/GYN8NTCV/FRQUDEFGYN8NTCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/UDEF/GYN8NTCV/FRQUDEFGYN8NTCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/UDEF/GYN8NTCV/FRQUDEFGYN8NTCV.SMALL.jpg uberplatypus The Master Sword. It's one of the best swords in the universe (of zelda at least). So i made a boffer version of it. Yes, I'm a huge nerd. This was relatively cheap, running at about $5. I apologize in advance for the photo quality. I had to use my phone, and it flipped some of them. So sorry. Also,...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2012 18:41:45 PST