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ToriOVER9000
07-02-2009, 01:11 PM
Hello!

Im tori, this summer... well in two weeks basically, i will be participating in Otakon '09 in baltimore. I will be cosplaying as Saya Otinashi from the Animated series "Blood +"

A few weeks ago, i had tried to find a way to make a cosplay sword, the sword looks like this: (See attatchment)

I scoured the internet and cosplay.com as well as a few LARPING sites, to no avail. So, ive found a way with the help of my mother, to make a lightweight, durable, cheap(ish) sword for it.

So, i figured i should help the other cosplayers with not only showing them this, whether or not your cosplaying Saya or Zolo from One Piece, this is a good way to make a sword.

Will be posting step by step shortly AS i make it.

ToriOVER9000
07-02-2009, 01:19 PM
Materials Needed

an Exacto-knife (available at craft stores)

2 pieces of 1/4" x 3" x 36" Balsa wooden foam board (its the stuff that looks like styrofoam wood.)


1 piece 3/16" x 1" x 24" Bass wooden dowel (will be flat and rectangularly shaped)


2+ packages of "Plaster Cloth" also known as Plaster of Paris.


Water


Newspaper

Shiroi no Hana
07-02-2009, 01:19 PM
Can't wait to see it.

NeoQueenMoon
07-10-2009, 12:56 PM
Where would I get these things? Whats the best craft shop?