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How to make Magic wand (with templates)


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

[Main materials]
-EVA foam
→5mm thick 100cm X 50cm
-Clear platic ball(Ball etc is also OK.) 1piece
-Liquid instant glue 3piece
-Hot melt(glue gun) 20piece(When you use a Air duster for cooling, it's convenient))
-PVC pipe(diameter 26.0mm) 1piece
-Stick for jointing PVC pipe 25cm

[Painting materials]
1.When a undercoat is Gesso
-Gesso 100ml
-lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint, Lacquer Spray etc) or acrylic paint proper quantity*

2.When a undercoat is Thinned "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan)
-"Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) 100ml
-lacquer thinner 100ml
-Paintbrush 1piece
-Paper cup, bowl etc 1piece
-lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint, Lacquer Spray etc) proper quantity*
-Masking tape 1piece

*The paiting area is written in the package, refer it. Details are here.

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

Tools
-Writing implement(Pencil,eraser,ballpoint,Magic Marker,ruler)
-Scissors
-Box cutter(Use also a "Pro blade" and a "Blade breaker")
-Cutting mat
-Hot melt(glue gun)
-Gas toach
-Saw or Pipe cutter
-Paint tools, such as a paintbrush

Work time
10Hours

Spec
Weight 800g
Length 160cm

Template
Click Print after expanding proper size.

Attention in the work
-When you uses a thing including the thinner(Bond, lacquer thinner etc) or spray, make good ventilation.
And wear a gas mask.
<-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.

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

-Don't use fire near the things which are easy to burn such as paint, thinner etc.

-When you finished using tools, pull an outlet.

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

How to make
Make Templates from "Kousakuyousi"(one of hard paper in Japan).



Make a core.
Use a PVC pipe(diameter 26.0mm).
Cut a PVC pipe.
PVC pipe can be cut with a saw.
But a Pipe cutter is more better.
It can cut quickly and neatly.



This is a video of cutting method of PVC pipe, bending method, jointing method.


When you use this, joint with a stick.


Make a stick.
The best length is 25cm.
There are two methods.
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1.Iron gardening stick and EVA foam
It's take time, however jointing power is strong.

Cut Iron gardening stick. How to cut is here.
Cut out 2mm or 1.5mm thick EVA foam.
Glue with a Liquid instant glue.

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2.Wood stick
It's a easy method, but jointing power is weak than above method.

Cut a wood stick with a saw.
Shave it with Box cutter as necessary.

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Bend a PVC pipe by heat.
Use a Gas toach or a gas stove.
A Lighter can bend too, but it takes time.
If you don't want to use fire, use a Heat gun.
When you heat, equip globes.

←ガス充填式ライターとガスボンベを使うとお得


Bend to Templates little by little.


Bend a PVC pipe by heat.


Bending was completed.


Cut out 5mm thick EVA foam.

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EVA foam is a soft material.
You can process it easily.
Another name is EVA board, EVA zote, Craft foam etc.
I usually use one called "Lion board".
"Lion board" is sold only in Japan.

Watch video.

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【5mm厚ライオンボード(別名:リアラボード)】
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。


楽天なら


【5mm厚COSボード】


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Use a sharp blade. For example, "Pro Blade".
This is so sharp.
←10枚入り ←50枚入りお得パック

When you cut, put EVA foam 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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Glue with "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan).
Don't use fire until drying, because "Bond G17" burns easily. Don' use a Lighter etc until drying.
(You may glue with a Liquid instant glue. However "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) is useful for the large area.)



Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.
Paste and repiet to point made fat.


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


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


Form by shaving with a Box cutter.


Shaving was completed.


Remove the corner by toasting with a Gas toach or a Lighter.(Don't breathe in the smoke and don't put in eyes)
(A Lighter is usable, too But take time.)



←ガス充填式ライターとガスボンベを使うとお得

Paint a undercoat on EVA foam.
The effects are as follows.

-Color becomes well.
-It becomes hard to come off.
-Gloss comes out well.
-You can save quantity of the paint.

There are two methods.
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1.Gesso
This is easy.

【Merit】
-It's usable just to paint with a paint brush.
-Gesso don't contain thinner, then you can use it in the room.
-You can use also Acrylic paint.

【Demerit】
-It's easy to come off than Thinned "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan). (Moving parts in particular)
-It can't use for PVC pipe or plastic sheets.

【Recommendation】
-Weapons
-Armors without a moving part.

【Undercoat】
Gesso or Black Gesso
or

【Paint】
Lacquer Spray or Bottle lacquer paint or acrylic paint
or
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2.Thinned "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan)
This is difficult.

【Merit】
-It's sold in D.I.Y shops.
-It'st hard to peel off.
-It can use for PVC pipe or plastic sheets.

【Demerit】
-You must thin it.
-It needs thinner, then you must work outdoors.
-It burns easily.
Don't use fire until drying, because "Bond G17" burns easily. Don' use a Lighter etc until drying.
The parts will be charred in seconds.

【Recommendation】
-All props
(Props with a moving part in particular)

【Tutorial video】


【Undercoat】
"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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I use Thinned "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) in this tutorial.
But I recommend Gesso for begginers.


Stand it with a wood struck big nails.


Paint "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) thined with lacquer thinner three or four times.
Don't use fire until drying, because "Bond G17" burns easily. Don' use a Lighter etc until drying.
(It will char in seconds.)
Dry it about 2 ~ 6 hours.


Paint white color as undercoat color with Lacquer Spray.


Paint pink color with Lacquer Spray.


Actually, I used a Airbrush too.
If you want to make light and shade, use it.
About Airbrush is here.

←初心者にもオススメのセット、私も愛用してます。

Use a plastic ball as ball part.


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


Cut out 10mm thick EVA foam.
Glue with a Hot melt(glue gun).
Paste the light. Glue with a Hot melt(glue gun).


【10mm厚ライオンボード(別名:リアラボード)】
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。


楽天なら


【10mm厚COSボード】




state put a lid on.


Paint white color with Lacquer Spray.


Glue with a Hot melt(glue gun).


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