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Category Archives: Weapon Construction

Phica’s Pie Piece Throwies ~Phica

It is two pieces of puzzle mat dapped together. I used a 9.5″ bowl to mark the outside edge, and a plate for the inside (for uniformity). The cross section … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · 6 Comments

How To – Blue Foam Omniblade Kits

This is a tutorial on how to make an omniblade which you can tape onto a golf shaft or other such core. Pommels are a personal choice. There are many … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to make a Fiberglass Reinforced Cross-Guard and Removable Wooden Sword Handle ~Mesreth

Materials Needed: Hardwood Wood Glue 1/4” Fiberglass Rod Fiberglass Sheetrock Tape Router Round Nose Router Bit same diameter as intended sword core Clamps Epoxy Glue and DAP Contact Cement Drill … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

HOW TO BUILD A STICK, TATO STYLE ~Potato

  Pony up and buy from WLS.  Barring that, here is how to build a simple, munitions grade legal sword.  This guide intends to produce a simple, somewhat durable stick … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

How to Make a Multi-Colored Reversible Spellball ~Alona

Materials and Tools needed: -Sewing Machine -Thread -Scissors -A foam ball, at least 2.5 inches wide, or bunch of leftover nearly useless fabric scraps wrapped loosely with duct tape, also … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Making a Down-spear Style Madu (with Plastidip covering) ~Fitz

First, determine what size/shape you want your Madu, both the Shield portion of your Madu and the overall length of the weapon portion. This step is entirely up to personal … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ultralight Flatblade Tutorial ~Fitz

Foreword: Flat blade weapons have become a rarity in Amtgard these days due to the ease of construction a noodle sword entails and the omni-directional blades light-saber-ish versitality. However anyone … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · Leave a comment