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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

[Main materials]
-EVA foam
→2mm or 1.5mm thick 100cm X 10cm
→5mm thick 100cm X 40cm
→10mm thick 100cm X 20cm
-Liquid instant glue 7piece
-Hot melt(glue gun) 5piece(When you use a Air duster for cooling, it's convenient))
-Wire 1m
-PVC pipe(diameter 26.0mm) 1piece
-Stick for jointing PVC pipe 25cm
-cord 50cm

[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) 200ml
-lacquer thinner 200ml
-Paintbrush 1piece
-Paper cup, bowl etc 1piece
-lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint, Lacquer Spray etc) proper quantity*

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

Materials cost
2000Yen (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)
-Lighter
-Saw or Pipe cutter
-Freeway coping saw
-Paint tools, such as a paintbrush
-Pliers

Convenient tools when you have
-Art knife PRO
-Circle cutter
-Instant glue Accelerator
This spary can harden Instant glue instantly. Details are here.
←100ml ←180ml ←420ml

Work time
10Hours

Spec
Weight 500g
Length 160cm

Template
PDF format(A4 size) or JPG format

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-If you print on browser, it may not be full scale. You should save the file on your PC, then print the file.
-In case of PDF format, use Adobe Reader(free ware).
-In case of JPG format, When you print it by magnification 100%, it will be full scale.
-After printing, it becomes easy to use by sticking it on Drawing paper with spray glue.
-Mentions of "x1","x2" etc are the numbers of sheets.
(If you need both arms or both legs etc, cut the number of double.)
-Mentions of "2mm" , "5mm" etc are thickness of EVA foam.

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 top part.
Copy the edges of Templates on a material with a pen.
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、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。
私もこの商品を使っています。


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】


【5mm厚COSボードを楽天で買う】


【5mm厚COSボードをネット通販で買う】


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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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Cutting was completed.


Cut out inner. Cut out with a Box cutter.


Cutting was completed.


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.
When you use a Instant glue Accelerator, Hardening speed becomes fast.
(Smoke may be generated. Don't breathe in the smoke and don't put in eyes.)

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Instant glue can glue a large surfaces easily.
But it can't glue a small surface such as this photo well


Then you should use a following spray.
I always use this.
Watch movie.

Instant glue Accelerator
This can glue surfaces in several seconds.
When you use 100ml, you can make a armorset or about three weapons.
←100ml ←180ml ←420ml

About instant glue
I use general liquid Instant glue.


Case of sticking except instant glue.
"Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) can glue too. It's can glue narrow surfaces too.
But it's take time.
Moreover, when you use Thinned "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) as a undercoat,
glued surfaces may melt.
(If you use Gesso, there is no problem.)

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Glueing was completed.


Use a wire.
Cut it with Pliers.
Bend with hands and Pliers.


Use it as a core.
Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Fill it up with a Hot melt(glue gun).



Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Glueing was completed.


Cut out 2mm or 1.5mm thick EVA foam.


【1.5mm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。
私もこの商品を使っています。


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。


【1.5mm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】


【1.5mm厚COSボードを楽天で買う】


【1.5mm厚COSボードをネット通販で買う】


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Cut out 10mm thick EVA foam.
You must use a tool for cutting out a fair circle. Details are here.


【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。
私もこの商品を使っています。


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】


【10mm厚COSボードを楽天で買う】


【10mm厚COSボードをネット通販で買う】




Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Cut out 10mm thick EVA foam.


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Make a stick part.
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.



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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Polish it with sand paper(240 grid).
It becomes easy to glue.



Cut the tip with a Freeway coping saw.
If you feel this process is difiicult, there is a other method. Details are here.



Cut out 2mm or 1.5mm thick EVA foam.
Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Glueing was completed.


Insert.
Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Glueing was completed.


Heap a Hot melt(glue gun) for reinforcement.


Cut out 5mm thick EVA foam.
Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Remove the corner by toasting with a Lighter.(Don't breathe in the smoke and don't put in eyes)

←ガス充填式ライターとガスボンベを使うとお得

Cut out 2mm or 1.5mm thick EVA foam.


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Cut out 2mm or 1.5mm thick EVA foam.
Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Glueing was completed.


Cut out 5mm thick EVA foam.


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Use a wire.
Cut it with Pliers.
Bend with hands and Pliers.


Cut out 10mm thick EVA foam.
Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Glue with a Hot melt(glue gun).


Make a bell.
Make a ping pong ball.


Make a hole with a Box cutter.


Make hole with a Pinvice or Prick punch etc.



Use a wire.
Cut it with Pliers.
Bend with hands and Pliers.


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Cut 2mm or 1.5mm thick EVA foam thin.


Glue with a Liquid instant glue.


Stick Masking tape on the point you don't want to paint.



Stick Masking tape on the point you don't want to paint.


Stand it with a wood struck big nails.


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.
*When you use Gesso, don't paint it on the PVC pipe. Beforehand do this process.
Or glue Synthetic leather with "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan).


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.


Dry it about 2 ~ 6 hours.


Dry it about 2 ~ 6 hours.


Paint black color as undercoat color with Lacquer Spray.


Paint gold with Lacquer Spray.


Stick Masking tape on the point you don't want to paint.
Use newspaper too.


Paint blue with Lacquer Spray.


Paint blue with Lacquer Spray.


Stick Masking tape on the point you don't want to paint.
Use newspaper too.
Paint silver with Lacquer Spray.


Paint black color as undercoat color with Lacquer Spray.


Paint with Lacquer Spray.


Paint with Lacquer Spray.


Paint black color as undercoat color with Lacquer Spray.


Paint silver with Lacquer Spray.


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

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