Cosplay Sword & Painting Tutorial

Introduction: Cosplay Sword & Painting Tutorial

About: Chief Project Manager and Fabricator. I make all sorts of props and costumes from scratch on very low budgets for fun. anything from star wars to steam punk i always like to challenge myself with builds and pr…

Good evening ladies and gents. In this fine Instructable I will be showing you how to make a cosplay sword from a trainer sword and paint it!

Shopping List

  • Cold Steal practice sword
  • Matte Clearcoat
  • Spray Primer
  • Asst. colors of spray paint
  • Asst. acrylic craft paint
  • Zip lock bags
  • Painters tape
  • Rustoleum universal spray paint
  • Silver marker
  • Masking paper


  • Hobby Knife
  • Palm Sander
  • Rotary tool
  • Scissors

Bottom line: $53.00

Everything you need is listed in the video but if you have any questions feel free to ask away!

I Hope you enjoyed this instructable and it gives you the confidence to create your own cosplay sword. Feel free to visit Towering Props on facebook and send me pictures of what you've completed using this tutorial. I love seeing what you guys and girls do and it gives me feedback on what I need to improve!

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    7 years ago

    Thank you so much! I'm making this as a gift for a friend, she will love it!