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How to make arrow


Materials for the arrow
[Materials for making templates]
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[Main materials]
-EVA foam
→1.5mm or 2mm thick 100cm X 10cm
-"Kousakuyousi"(one of hard paper in Japan) 1sheet
-Synthetic leather 100cm X 10cm
-"Bond G17"(one of sticky glue in Japan) 100ml
-Liquid super glue 1piece1
-Hot melt(glue gun) 10pieces
-Aluminum stick 1piece

[Painting materials]
1.When a undercoat is Gesso
-Gesso 10ml
-lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint, Lacquer Spray etc) or acrylic paint proper quantity*
-Masking tape 1piece

2.When a undercoat is Thinned "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan)
-"Bond G17"(one of sticky glue in Japan) 10ml
-lacquer thinner 10ml
-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 to make the arrow
500Yen (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)
-Paint tools, such as a paintbrush
-Pliers

Convenient tools when you have
-Art knife PRO
-Super glue Accelerator

Work time to make the arrow
2hours

Spec
-Bow
Length 85cm

-Arrow
Length 70cm

Template data
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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.


-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 build
Make a stick.
Use Aluminum stick as a core.
You can use a Wood stick, a plastic stick, a Gardening stick made by glass fiber instead of it.
(If you worry about strength, insert Gardening stick made by glass fiber the inside of Aluminum stick.Details are here.)
Cut it into appropriate length with a Pliers.


Cut out Synthetic leather.


I used Synthetic leather sold in "Kyaranuno".
I used "PUストレッチレザー - ブラウン711".


Glue Synthetic leather with "Bond G17"(one of sticky glue in Japan). Details are here.
Don't use fire until drying, because "Bond G17" burns easily. Don' use a Lighter etc until drying.



I finished glueing.


Cut out 1.5mm or 2mm 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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【1.5mm厚COSボードを楽天で買う】

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COSボード Sサイズ(450mm×600mm) 1.5mm厚 白
価格:359円(税込、送料別) (2019/10/23時点)

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COSボード Mサイズ(600mm×900mm) 1.5mm厚 白
価格:672円(税込、送料別) (2019/10/23時点)

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COSボード Lサイズ(900mm×1800mm) 1.5mm厚 白
価格:1681円(税込、送料別) (2019/10/23時点)

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COSボード Mサイズ(600mm×900mm) 1.5mm厚 黒
価格:672円(税込、送料別) (2019/10/23時点)

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COSボード(シールタイプ)Mサイズ(600mm×900mm) 1.5mm厚 白
価格:1120円(税込、送料別) (2019/10/23時点)

【1.5mm厚COSボードをキャラヌノで買う】

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【1.5mm厚コスプレボードをAmazonで買う】


【1.5mm厚コスプレボードを楽天で買う】

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コスプレボード 白1.5mm×660mm×1000mm
価格:605円(税込、送料別) (2019/10/23時点)

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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 a Liquid super glue.
When you use a Super 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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Super 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 video.


Super 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 super glue
I use general liquid super glue.

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Heap with a Hot melt(glue gun).


↑ギャクヨガが愛用しているグルーガンです、口が広くてとても使いやすい!

Cut out "Kousakuyousi"(one of hard paper in Japan).



Glue with a Liquid super glue.


Cut with scissors.


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



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


How to paint
Begin painting.
At first, 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.
-There are several colors one, white black etc.

【Demerit】
-It's easy to come off than Thinned "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan).
 Then, use this for weapons and armors without moving parts.
-The gross is smaller than Thinned "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan).

【Commodities page】
Gesso or Black Gesso
or

【Paint】
Lacquer Spray or Bottle lacquer paint or acrylic paint
or
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2."Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan)
This is difficult, however it's almighty.

【Merit】
-It'st hard to peel off.
-It can use for PVC pipe or plastic sheets.

【Demerit】
-"Bond G17" is japanese commodity.
 Then you can't get it easily.
 Please use others. For example, you can substitute wood glue for it.
-You must thin it with lacquer thinner.
-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.

【Tutorial video】


【Commodities page】
"Bond G17"(one of sticky glue in Japan) thined with lacquer thinner
-for big things -for small things
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-About paint
I use following paint.


You can use acrylic paint, when you use Gesso.

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I use Gesso in this tutorial.


Paint Gesso twice or three times with a brush.
Dry it about 2 ~ 6 hours.


Paint black color as undercoat color with Lacquer Spray.


Paint silver Bottle lacquer paint with a paint brush.


Paint silver Bottle lacquer paint with a paint brush.


Paint white of Bottle lacquer paint with a paint brush.


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