View Full Version : Turning a Hula Hoop into a Weapon?

12-20-2009, 08:54 PM
So I'm going to be making a prop that needs to be based from a hula hoop for it's shape. I just want to know if there are any methods that I could use to add blades onto it?

12-20-2009, 09:00 PM
there are probably many ways, it would really help though if you provided a reference image of what you're trying to make.

12-21-2009, 11:08 AM
Thick Cardboard and hotglue? You can arch the edge of the cardboard so it fits onto the hoop, glue it, then Spraypaint it

12-21-2009, 12:36 PM
Have you considered using wonderflex?

12-22-2009, 12:11 AM
^^ how about making your own hulahoop, and adding slits to the hoop, then insert the blades, use blowdryer & glue.

here is a link how to make some

i make hula hoops =o.

12-23-2009, 08:52 AM
What exactly are you trying to make? I mean, for what character/weapon? Do you have a picture? It might help in determining the best materials to use.

I'm trying to make a giant cogwheel out of a hoolahoop, too, for Tira's Joke Weapon from Soul Calibur III. (I'll probably also keep it and use it for a steampunk accessory. xD) I'm thinking cardboard for the pegs and the center bar, and then covering them with something, but I'm not sure what yet.

12-23-2009, 10:14 AM