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Cores used for weapons, and division method

-Aluminum stick
It's Aluminum stick of 1m in length.
-Store:D.I.Y shop
-Price:100Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)

The commodity of this photo is Japanese commodity.
But, I think there must be similar things in outside of Japan.

There are some diameters in shops I'm buying.
-5mm diameter
-6mm diameter
-7mm diameter
-9mm diameter

And there are commodity of Innerside is hollow and commodity of Innerside is not hollow.

Use Pliers and Freeway coping saw for cutting


It's used as a core of blades mainly.





*How to make this example is here(sword,sheath).


If you worry about intensity, insert ,Gardening stick made by glass fiber to inside of Aluminum stick.



Gardening stick
This sticks are used for supporting plants in gardens and fields.
-Store:D.I.Y shop
-Price:200Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)~

The commodity of this photo is Japanese commodity.
But, I think there must be similar things in outside of Japan.

I use commodities of about 10mm diameter mainly.
It's used heavy swords Aluminum stick can not support.

Thin commodities are made by glass fiber. The others are made by iron.


Iron one has iron pipe inside.
When you bend it, bend by hand or hammer softly.
It's broken, if you bend strongly.
Cutting with a Freeway coping saw is most easy and most beautifull.
Pliers and nippers can cut. However it's takes little time.



Example. I used about 10mm diameter for a heavy sword.






*How to make this example is here.


Thin one has glass fibers inside.
Glass fibers is so strong. And it can bend. It's a thing like a fishing rod.
Cutting with a Freeway coping saw is most easy and most beautifull.
Pliers and nippers can cut. However it's takes little time.


PVC pipe
It's used for waterworks.
-Store:D.I.Y shop
-Price:200Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)~
It's sold all over the world.

There are various thickness.
It's use as stick parts of spears and cores of big swords.


Use saws or Pipe cutter for cutting.
This is a Pipe cutter.
-Store:D.I.Y shop
-Price:1000Yen~ (about 100Yen = 1dollar)



It's sold all over the world.
Usage is putting PVC pipe between this and turning.
you can cut off neatly with that alone.
It's more convinience than saws.
Watch moive.


Make PVC pipe division construction
You can make PVC pipe division construction.
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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Below weapons have division construction.
Jointed state.
*How to make this example is here.


Dismantle state.


Jointed state.
*How to make this example is here.


Dismantle state.


Jointed state.
*How to make this example is here.


Dismantle state.


Painting PVC pipe
PVC pipe can't be painted well because the surface is slippy.
When you use Gesso as a undercoat, glue EVA foam on the surfaces.
(When you use Thinned "Bond G17" as a undercoat, it's no problem.)


Paste "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) on EVA foam and PVC pipe.


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私もこの商品を使っています。


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Paste together.
You can paint in this.


Bend PVC pipe
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.



Example.
Bend with Gas toach


Bending was completed.


This is also the same.
*How to make this example is here.


Heat gun is a drier for industrial use.
The heat is strong more than general driers.
-Store:D.I.Y shop
-Price:2500Yen~ (about 100Yen = 1dollar)



Cutting core materials
Using Freeway coping saw is very good for cutting iron sticks like Aluminum stick and Iron gardening stick.
-Store:D.I.Y shop
-Price:about 1000Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)



Freeway coping saw can cut to directions you want to cut freely.




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.

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