How to Make a Stop Sign Prop

Introduction: How to Make a Stop Sign Prop

This is a tutorial for how to make a stop sign prop. 

Step 1: Materials

For this project we used an exact knife, foam, a ruler, red, silver and white acrylic paint, a speed square,a marker, painter's tape, paint brushes, and sandpaper.

Step 2: Outline the Sign

The sign we made had 8 ten-inch sides with 135 degree angles. Use the ruler and speed square to measure perfect and straight angles.

Step 3: Cutting the Foam

Cut the foam first in a square with an exact knife. Use the ruler as a guide for a straight cut. Then cut off the corners using the same method.

Step 4: Paint and Retouch

Paint the sign with the red paint. Tape the edges 1 centimeter in, leaving a 1 centimeter gap between the tape. Paint with silver paint between the tape. Sketch "stop" using a marker and paint with the white acrylic paint. Touch up, then stand back and admire your work.

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    4 years ago

    I made one using cardboard and it turned out great! The problem is that I want to attach the pole, in that case I used 2 cardboard tubes/gift wrap ones/ and after a month it ripped in half, and I wanted to know what should I use that isn't expensive? Because PHXCC 2016 is next year, and I need a quick way so I can bring back my Shizuo cosplay