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Yamuraiha's weapon
How to make Magic wand (with pattern)


Materials
[Materials for making pattern paper]
-"Kousakuyousi"(one of hard paper in Japan) 5piece
-Scotch tape(Sellotape) 1piece
-Packaging tape(parcel tape) 1piece

[Main materials]
-"Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)"
→5mm thick 100cm X 50cm
-Clear platic ball(Ball etc is also OK.) 1piece
-Liquid instant glue 3piece
-Hot melt(glue gun) 20piece(It's convenient if there is also Air duster for cooling))
-PVC pipe(diameter 26.0mm) 1piece
-Stick for jointing PVC pipe 25cm

[Painting materials]
1.Case of Gesso painting
-Gesso 100ml
-lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint, Lacquer Spray etc) or acrylic paint proper quantity*

2.Case of "Bond G17" painting
-"Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) 100ml
-lacquer thinner 100ml
-Paintbrush(Disposable premise ) 1piece
-Paper cup,bowl etc.(Disposable premise ) 1piece
-lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint, Lacquer Spray etc) proper quantity*
-Masking tape 1piece

*Paiting are is written in the package, refer it. Detail is here.

Materials cost
4000Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)

Tools
-Writing implement(Pencil,eraser,ballpoint,Magic Marker,ruler)
-Sizzer
-Box cutter(It's good to change "Pro blade". Moreover,It will become convenient if there is also "Blade breaker")
-Cutting mat
-Hot melt(glue gun)
-Gas toach
-Saw(Pipe cutter is also OK)
-Paint tools, such as a paintbrush

Work time
10Hours

Spec
Weight 800g
Length 160cm

Pattern paper data
Pattern paper display Print after expanding proper size.

Attention at the time of work
Let's consider the following things for accident prevention and health.

-When it uses a thing including the thinner(Bond, lacquer thinner etc) and the spray, make good ventilation.
And wear a gas mask and .
<-I'm using this mask.

-When you toast mterials etc, make good ventilation.
And don't breathe smoke, don't put smoke in your eyes, wear a gas mask.

-When you dig mterials etc with Soldering iron, make good ventilation.
And don't breathe smoke, don't put smoke in your eyes, wear a gas mask.

-Do not use the lighter and tools with heart near the things which are easy to burn such as paint or thinner Bond.

-Turn off an outlet and the switch of the tool as soon as you have finished using it.

-Read labels of materials and tools carefully, and understand how to use.

How to make
Make Pattern paper by "Kousakuyousi"(one of hard paper in Japan).



Make a core.
Use PVC pipe(diameter 26.0mm).
Cut PVC pipe. PVC pipe can be cut by saw. But Pipe cutter is more bettr.Pipe cutter can cat quickly and beautifull.



Use stick for joint. 25cm is best of lenght.

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[1]Iron gardening stick sticked "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)"(Taking time, however so good method)

Use Iron gardening stick thinner than PVC pipe as a core.
Cut Iron gardening stick. How to cut is here.
Cut out 2mm(1.5mm is also OK) thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
Paste with Liquid instant glue.
It takes time, but joint power is high and it don't becomes loose.

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[2]Wood stick(Easy method, but it becomes loose)

Insert wood stick to PVC pipe in shop,and search good thickness wood stick.
If you can't search it,buy big size.And shave it with Box cutter.
This method is easy. But it is shaved when it is used, and it becomes loose.

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Bend PVC pipe by heat.
Using Gas toach is convenience. If you don't have it, use gas stove as substitute.(Electric stove can not.Heat is insufficient)
It can bend also wiht Lighter, but it takes time.
If you don't want to use fire,heat gun is good.
Equip globes for burn prevention.

←ガス充填式ライターとガスボンベを使うとお得


Bend to Pattern paper little by little.


Bending.


Bending was completed.


Cut out 5mm thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".

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It's Japanese most famous material for cosplay props.
It's a soft board, and it can be bended.(Details are here.)
And "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)" is sold only in Japan.

Then, if you live in except japan, you must use other materials.
A EVA board is usable in substitution for "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
It's called EVA foam, EVAzote, too.
Many world cosplayers are using EVA board.
(I don't know well about EVA board, sorry. Plase study by Google)
Or, basicly soft and can bended board is substitutes.
Then find the materials in your country.

I don't know material information of except japan.
Then you must call for help to your country cosplayers, if you know more information of materials.
There are many world cosplayers in Worldcosplay.
Please find your contry cosplayer by this site. And ask them.
http://ja.worldcosplay.net/

Or, ask japanese material shops that the shop can send "Lion board" to your country.
Thease are shops selling "Lion board".
http://www.rakuten.ne.jp/gold/cosprop/ This site has Japanese page only.
http://www.tokyu-hands.co.jp/foreign.html This site has English page too.
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【5mm厚ライオンボード(別名:リアラボード、ソフトボード)をAmazonで買う】
リアラボードという商品名ですがこれが俗に言うライオンボードです。
私がライオンボードを使う場合はリアラボードという商品名の物を使用しています。
こちらは通常&特大サイズ。お買い得な複数枚セット商品も有り。


ハーフサイズ。お買い得な複数枚セット商品も有り。


裏面がシールになってて接着剤を使わず貼り付け可能、装飾等にオススメ。


【5mm厚ライオンボード(別名:リアラボード、ソフトボード)を楽天で買うなら】


【5mm厚COSボードをネット通販で買う】


【5mm厚COSボードを楽天市場で買う】


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At first, use sharp blade. For example, "Pro Blade".
This is so sharp.
In addition, use big size Box cutter.
Big size can cut well more than small size.
←10枚入り ←50枚入りお得パック

When you cut, put "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)" on Cutting mat.
Don't cut in the air, while holding by hand.
Break a b blade frequentry, if you feel sharpness of using blade became bad.
If you want to do work more speedy, use "Running fire box cutter","Blade breaker".
"Running fire box cutter" can have 6 pieces blade inside.
"Blade breaker" can break easy and speedy.


Use Art knife PRO for small ornaments etc.

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Paste with "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan). Detailed process is here.
Don't use fire after painting until drying, because "Bond G17"burns easily. Don' use Lighter etc until drying.
(Liquid instant glue is also OK. But consumption is many since area is large.So use "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan).



Pasting.


Pasting.
Paste and repiet to point made fat.


Pasting.


Pasting.


Pasting was completed. Make sticked state by reeling cord and desiccate.


Shave form with Box cutter.


Shaving was completed.


Toast with Gas toach orLighter and remove corner.(Don't breathe smoke,don't let smoke meets eyes)
(Lighter is also OK.But it's hard to use for big area.)



←ガス充填式ライターとガスボンベを使うとお得

Paint.
When you paint "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)", You can improve quality as follows
by painting the undercoat beforehand.

-Color becomes well.
-Painting becomes hard to come off.
-Gloss comes out well.(If you don't need gloss, you use no gloss paint.
-You can save quantity of the paint.

If you don't use undercoat, you can paint.
If you hope more quality, you sholud use it.

There are two undercoats mainly.
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1.Gesso painting (this is easy method) [Easy, for everybody]

Gesso don't contain thinner.Accordingly there is not smell worry.
It's only paintig by bruch, very easy.it can use Acrylic paint as paint.
This method is recommend for weapons, small articles, two or three pieces armors.
But it's easy to peel off than Gesso painting (this is easy method).
Then it's is slightly unsuitable for moving armor and armorset etc.

Details are here.

Undercort>>>Gesso or Black Gesso
or

Paint>>>Lacquer Spray or Bottle lacquer paint or acrylic paint
or
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2."Bond G17" painting (this is hard method) [All-purpose,but hard. For a man used to making props]

It's fill thinner smell in room.Accordingly use outside of a room.
This is onerous method, but it's not hard to peel off. It's almighty method.
Then it's suitable for moving armor and armorset etc.
Don't use fire after painting until drying, because "Bond G17"burns easily. Don' use Lighter etc until drying.
The parts will be charred in seconds.
Details are here.

Undercort>>>"Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) thined with lacquer thinner
-for big things -for small things

Paint>>>Lacquer Spray or Bottle lacquer paint

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In subsequent explanation is use "Bond G17" painting.
But Gesso painting is easy to use.


Stand to wood struck big nail.


Paint "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) thined with lacquer thinner at 3 or 4 times.
Don't use fire after painting until drying, because "Bond G17"burns easily. Don' use Lighter etc until drying.
The parts will be charred in seconds.
Desiccate for 4 or 5 hours.(It may become dry for 1 or 2 hours, but Desiccating for 4 or 5 hours is better.)


Paint white color as undercoat color with Lacquer Spray.


Paint pink color with Lacquer Spray.


Use a plastic ball as ball part.


Make thing can be lighted up by putting in a light.


Cut out 10mm thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
Paste together with Hot melt(glue gun).
Paste the light. Paste with Hot melt(glue gun).


【10mm厚ライオンボード(別名:リアラボード、ソフトボード)をAmazonで買う】
リアラボードという商品名ですがこれが俗に言うライオンボードです。
私がライオンボードを使う場合はリアラボードという商品名の物を使用しています。
こちらは通常&特大サイズ。お買い得な複数枚セット商品も有り。


ハーフサイズ。お買い得な複数枚セット商品も有り。


裏面がシールになってて接着剤を使わず貼り付け可能、装飾等にオススメ。


【10mm厚ライオンボード(別名:リアラボード、ソフトボード)を楽天で買うなら】


【10mm厚COSボードをネット通販で買う】


【10mm厚COSボードを楽天市場で買う】




state put a lid on.


Paint white color with Lacquer Spray.


Paste with Hot melt(glue gun).


Youtube video and completed photos
I uploaded video version of this tutorial.
Please watch this too.
















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