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Unread 10-12-2012, 05:43 AM   #1
invalidsnowman
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Exclamation Attaching stabbing sword effect?

(i didnt see my first post go through, so im reposting)

Hello ^.^
So basically today I am coming to you with a problem I have been thinking about for awhile...

I have a sword handle of a katana (Ichigo Kurosakis sword) and i wish to have it showing it puncturing into me as follows (will go through layers of clothing as a hold im thinking so far).:
http://i.imgur.com/IB94P.jpg

If so, can anybody direct me in a method of attaching it to myself? I've thought of resin but I am rather short on time and money, so cheapest things too if possible ^^

The handle itself is 32cm long and width is: bottom (4cm), hilt (7.5cm) and spiky top (5.2cm long, 1.5cm wide). Or as seen in reference pics below:

Top view.
http://i.imgur.com/oix1P.jpg

Front view with spike:
http://i.imgur.com/Ujxe9.jpg

Closeup of spike (the problem):
http://i.imgur.com/UlOsL.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/UlOsL.jpg
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Unread 10-14-2012, 10:41 PM   #2
Dictamnus Albus
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might be able to find something on a "stage prop" site for theater, just cause
that kinda stuff is thier forte

but i would imagine it having a custom molded piece (to mount hilt to), with straps that go under the shoulder and around the chest...like an under arm gun holster

Last edited by Dictamnus Albus : 10-14-2012 at 10:45 PM.
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