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My Popular Projects

How to Make a Volcano

How to Make a Volcano

This is a nice little project that has some improvements over the typical volcano. It is less mess and easy to clean. The bottle in the middle comes right out so you can clean it and do it again. It is also in a nice little box so the magma stays controlled - Less Mess How to Make a Volcano - New: The Mentos and Diet Coke Volcano - Fires a stream high into the air!

Make a Paper Castle

Make a Paper and cardboard Castle

This is a fun project - I give you all th e drawings and plans you need to make this castle thats ready for painting - Make a castle

 

Waterfall in a dioramaA Waterfall in a diorama

Actually pretty easy to make a great looking waterfall if you know the right tools and techniques. I have it right here: Make a waterfall in a diorama

 

Table top Troll Catapult

How to Make a Catapult

The Table-Top Troll Catapult Build this miniature catapult from materials found around the house. It's an easy project and the catapult really fires projectiles! Catapult Project

 

Hidden BladeMake an Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade that works!

This is a fun project that just uses cardboard or foam board with a rubber band. It really works quite nicely. Make an Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade

 

an easy egg incubatorMake an easy egg incubator out of a styrofoam cooler This is an easy project that you can have done in a couple of hours. You can hatch your own chicken eggs and get baby chicks! Wonderful learning project. How to make an easy incubator

 

Make PlasticHow to Make Plastic This is a terrific project that is very easy to do. You can make plastic with milk and vinegar. Sculpt it, mold it and do anything with it. You are limited only by your creativity. In the example I make a pair of dice for wargaming and board games. How to Make Plastic

 

Traditional KiteHow to Make a Traditonal Kite

This is an easy kite to make. Just two sticks, some plastic and tape and you are ready to fly it - Make a Regular Kite

 

 

Knifemaking

Knifemaking Tutorial

How to make a real knife using the stock removal method. This is part of my blacksmithing series of tutorials. Knifemaking

 

a Real Sword

How to Make a Real Sword - I take you through the whole process of making a sword. And this one is a good sized sword! Really beefy and feels good in the hands. How to Make a sword

 

ChainmailHow to Make Chainmail: This is a tutorial that shows you step-by-step how to make chain mail. I show you which wire to use, how to create the rings and how to weave the actual mail. How to make chainmail. I will also be doing a tutorial on how to make a piece of chainmail armor.

 

a Light BoxMake a Light Box

A light box is a wonderful little thing. You can use it for tracing, drawing, and even reading x-rays. But they are very expensive to purchase. I have a nice tutorial here that shows you how to make a great one very cheap. It uses a string of LED's as the light source. How to make a light box

 

the Assassin's Creed Tomahawk

Make the Assassin's Creed Tomahawk

This a great project based off of the new Assassin's Creed. Here I show you how to make the Tomahawk wielded by the main character Connor out of a broom handle and some foam board. Make the Assassin's Creed Tomahawk

 

 

a Mini CrossbowMake a Mini Crossbow

This is a powerful little crossbow that fires straws! Easy to make and whole lot of fun. Make a mini crossbow

 

PaperHow to Make Paper!

I been putting this project off for a long time because I thought it would be challenging. Wow I was wrong. Paper making is so easy to do! And it comes out great. I love this and you are going to love it too! The possibilities are endless for scrolls, origami, fine writing and so much more. How to Make Paper

 

Make the Glass Dagger from Skyrim:


Wonderful project where we cast epoxy resin in a two part rubber mold to make an actual glass like dagger. Make the Glass Dagger from Skyrim

 

Make the Saw Cleaver from Bloodborne

Saw Cleaver

This is an interesting and fairly easy project you can make with two sheets of foam board and a little paint. I give you the template! And it really works. You can open and close it! Make the Saw Cleaver from Bloodborne.

 

Make the Iron Sword from Skyrim

the Iron Sword from Skyrim

Fun project that looks reallly good. I also show you a great technique for getting that Iron look. Make the Iron sword from skyrim.

 

the Skyrim Iron Helmet

Make the Skyrim Iron Helmet

Nice tutorial on how to make the Iron helmet out of cereal box cardboard and paper mache. Good looking helmet and strong. How to make the Skyrim Iron Helmet

 

Make a Wax seal stamper:

Yes, make your very own wax stamper with a coat of arms, family crest or just your initials. I made a gauntlet holding a sword. Fun little medieval project. We don't write letters much but if you do send a correspondence it would be fun to officially wax seal it like this! Make a wax seal stamper.

a Wax seal stamper

 

a Medieval Scroll! How to make a Medieval Scroll!

Fun and easy little project and I have already received a bunch of pictures from people who have made these! How to make a medieval scroll

 

Make Gauntlets out of Craft Foam

Gauntlets

Yup! that is craft foam and these gauntlets look terrific. I show you how to make them and I also give you the template which makes it so easy. Print up the template, cut out the pieces and then trace onto craft foam. I have a video tutorial too. Make Gauntlets out of craft foam

 

 

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I have a newsletter that you can sign up for. In it I give you lots of tips, tricks and hobby projects in a variety of different areas. I also will keep you updated on projects that I am making. Totally free and one click subscribe and unsubscribe. In upcoming newsletters I will be covering themes like Rubber Band Projects, Rube Goldbergs, and Making things with Paper. Going to be a lot of fun.

 

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Will's Crazy picks of toys for grownup boys

Doing my holiday shopping and putting together my wishlist and finding some crazy fun stuff on amazon.com See my list here

 

My New Telescope website "The Telescope Nerd"

I have been passionate about telescopes for a very long time. If you like astronomy or want to learn more about astronomy and telescopes then check out my new website: The Telescope Nerd.

My Fantasy website

This website is all about fantasy and epic fantasy books. Lots of great stuff to help you enjoy fantasy books and lots of guides on series, authors, writing, books for children and more. The fantasy Guide

 


Things to think about and explore. "Creativity for your mind"

Telescopes and Astronomy

Ever thought about getting a telescope? This is a wonderful and rewarding hobby. Go to the Storm the Castle guide to Telescopes and astronomy.

 

Terrarium Projects

How to Make a Terrarium. This section has tutorials and instruction on making several different types of terrariums- complete with lots of pictures. Terrarium building home page

How to Make a Diorama

Dioramas are a great way to express creativity. You work through manys stages of the creative process. You conceptualize then design a scene then you work with the materials to make it a reality.-great tutorial that shows you how to make a diorama from start to finish. It walks you through all the steps and techniques.

Classical Guitar
Learn How to Play
How to Play Classical GuitarIf you never played and want to learn I have a whole section that will get you going including which books to get, selecting a guitar, how to tune your guitar, how to string it and some introductory lessons.
Learn How to Play Classical guitar

Fantasy Art School
Learn how to draw fantasy creatures, knights, armor and all sorts of fantasy and medieval things. I have just begun this series of art lessons and will be adding lessons daily but you can check out what I have - Fantasy Art Lessons

How to make video games
Are you looking for a way to express your creativity? Making video games is a great way to do it! Wouldn't it be great to make your very own video game? It could be anything you want. The only limit is your imagination and you don't need to know how to program. There is plenty of software available that will do that work for you. You can make your own video games! In the video game design section you can find lots of materials on designing, creating, and playing your own video games.

You can also look through lots of books and find the one right for you.How to make video games

The Table-Top Troll Catapult Build this miniature catapult from materials found around the house. It's an easy project and the catapult really fires projectiles! Catapult Project

Build This Trebuchet called "The Little Dragon". Complete instructions with pictures. Made from materials found around the house and hurls a small object 30 feet. Build The Little Dragon Trebuchet

 

MORE PROJECTS

Make a Model Rocket
I make the Estes Alpha rocket. Cost less than ten dollars and is a fun way to start into the hobby of model rocketry. See the complete tutorial here: Make the Estes Alpha Model rocket

 

Make a Spartan Spear like the movie 300
This is a fast and easy project that just takes a little bit of cardboard and a broomstick. Make the Spartan Spear

 

How to Make a Box Kite

A Boxkite is a unique kind of kite that is easy and fun to make and really flies - Even though it doesnt look like it can fly - BoxKite Tutorial

A Terrarium for Kids
Some guidelines and tips for great terrariums that kids can make. Includes a learning sheet that explains how a miniature ecosystem works.
A Terrarium for Kids

 

How to Make a Dragon Pinata

All it takes is a balloon, some paper mache and a little creativity and you have a great themed pinata. Add a sword and your party is transformed! How to Make a Dragon Pinata

How to Make a ...

Scrounging around on the internet looking for some new and fun projects I realized that there are a lot of potential projects out there! Lots of people are looking for how to make something. So I have started a section of my site called the How to Make a... section. I take the most popular requests for how to make and I do them. There are easy projects and more challenging projects. If you are looking for a new project to do you might want to check it out here: How to Make a...

Four Cardboard Swords for Halloween
Wnat to make a safe cardboard sword or scythe for Halloween? I have a tutorial that shows you how. I make the Buster Cloud sword, a reaper scythe, a pirate cutlass and a traditional knight't sword. Easy to make and look great. Make a cardboard Sword

 

Make a cardboard Katana

How to Make a Cardboard Katana:
This tutorial shows you how to make a great looking katana out of cardboard. And it is super strong because we adapt the secret techniques of the Japanese sword masters to the art of cardboard. How to Make a Cardboard Katana

Make a Go Kart How to Make a Go Kart:
This is a tutorial on how to make a solid and fast go cart. Easy and cheap to make in a few hours. Also includes brakes. I call this Go Kart The Wyvern because it is thin, sleek, and fast. How to Make a Go Kart

a Spartan ChestplateMake a Spartan Chestplate

This is a complete tutorial that shows you how to make a cardboard and paper mache spartan chestpiece. it comes out great looking and is not too hard to do. Make a spartan chestpiece

 

 

Spartan Sword

Make a Spartan 300 Warrior Sword out of cardboard This is a tutorial with video that shows you how to make a nice looking Spartan sword out of cardboard. It is very strong and easy to make. Should take you less than 2 hours depending on the glue drying time. How to Make a Spartan Sword

World War 2 Diorama

How to make a WW2 Diorama

This is an in depth tutorial with videos on how to make a WW2 diorama. I use 1/72 Scale How to Make a WW2 Diorama

 

Make a Mangonel How to Make a Torsion powered catapult called a Mangonel:
This type of catapult uses twisted string or rope as a source of power and it is more accurate to the real catapults of Medieval times. Its an easy project and this little Mangonel reallly fires! How to make a Mangonel

 

A Spartan Helmet Make a Spartan Helmet
Make this helmet out of paper mache and cardboard. Complete instructions and video, along with a download of the template The Spartan Helmet

 

 

 

 

Waterfall in a dioramaMake a waterfall for a diorama

Not a real waterfall but sure looks real. Easy to make and comes out terrific. I also have a tutorial on how to do water effects like ripples and waves and a tutorial on how to make this complete diorama called "The Secret Grotto" Make a waterfall for a diorama

 

 

a terrarium waterfall

How to make a terrarium waterfall from scratch I show you how to make a small waterfall that you can put in your terrarium. This is a complete tutorial that even includes a how to video How to make a terrarium waterfall

 

 

a Dagger

How to make a Dagger

How to make a dagger . It is very similar to making a knife. But there are a couple of differences. A dagger is edged on both sides and made for sticking not slicing! Make a Dagger Nice little blacksmithing project.

 

 

Make a telescope

How to make a small and easy telescope
This is a complete tutorial on how to make a small telescope using lenses. I show you everything you need to know. Make a small refractor telescope

Spartan ShieldMake a Spartan Shield

This is a great looking shield that is creative and easy to make. It looks just like the shields in the movie 300. Complete tutorial with video. How to make a Spartan Shield I also have lots of other Spartan Projects including helmet, spear greaves and arm guards.

Game of Thrones CoinMake the Game of Thrones Coin I show you how to make Arya's coin, clay, plastic and even cast the m in metal. Easy and fun! Make the coin of the faceless man.

 

Make Finn's Golden Sword

Finn's Golden Sword

Shmow-zow! Do you know what time it is? It's Adventure Time here and every day at StormtheCastle.com! We had tons of fun making one of the many swords from Adventure Time this past week, and we're excited to share it with you. Finn's Golden Sword

 

Sauron's MaceMake Sauron's Mace
Great looking project using just a few basic materials. And I give you the template which makes it very easy to put together.

Make Sauron's Mace

 

Skyrim Septim Cast a Metal Coin- The Skyrim Septim

Fun project where you cast an actual metal coin with low melting metal. I show you how to make the mold and do the whole thing. Cast a metal coin (Skyrim Septim)

 

 

the Batarang

Make the Batarang from Batman!

This is a really easy project and it comes out great, has a great feel and look. Just a sheet of cardboard or foamboard is all you need. I give you the template to make it so easy. Make the Batarang

 

Daedric Sword

Make a Daedric Sword from Skyrim

Fun and easy project. All you need is a single sheet of foamboard. I have the template you just download and print out. How to make the Daedric Sword

 

Make a Daedric Axe

a Daedric Axe

This is a fun and easy skyrim project. And I give you the template which makes it very easy. Make the Daedric Axe

 

 

Arrow to the KneeMake a Skyrim
Arrow to the Knee!

I just couldn't resist this one. Lot of fun and easy to make. It is one of the most popular memes to come out of skyrim. Don't worry, I will keep working on the website even though I took an arrow to the knee.

Make an arrow to the knee

 

 

 

 

 

Make a Karambit Fighting Knife

a Karambit

This is a fun blacksmithing project to make a curved fighting knife called a karambit. I take you through all the steps and have the template for you. Even if you don't plan on making it you might be interested in the process of how a knife is made. Make a Karambit

 

a Throwing Knife

Make a Throwing Knife

Yes, a real throwing knife. This is a fun project to make and a fun project to use! I had a lot of fun with this. All you need is a piece of steel and some basic tools. And you don't need a forge. You can harden and temper this with a torch. Make a Throwing Knife

 

a Ballistic KnifeMake a Ballistic Knife that really shoots.

Easy and safe foamboard project.

 

Make a Push Knife

It is an interesting little blacksmithing project and very different than your usual knife. Sometime called a push dagger too. Make a push knife

 

Make a miniature throne from Game of Thrones Yup, all those miniature swords I made in the previous tutorial are now put to use. Even though it is miniature it is still technically made from forged swords! Make the Mini Throne

 

Forge Mini Nail Swords Fun little project where you heat up duplex nails and turn them into tiny swords.

Forge Mini Nail Swords

 

 

Great HelmForge a Medieval Great Helm - This is an interesting medieval armor project. I show you the process step by step. Make a Medieval Great Helm

 

 

 

 

 

Make Sting from the Hobbit out of foamboard or cardboard

With the new Hobbit movie just coming out this is a great time to make yourself sting. I give you the template to make it so easy. ! Make Sting out of cardboard or foamboard

Make Gimli's Axe from Lord of the Rings

This is an easy and fun project. Of course I give you the template. Make this and you will be ready for the release of the new Hobbit Movie! Make Gimli's Axe

 

Make a Fake Boulder (Terrific project if dragons keep digging up your garden)

Yup, some foam and paper mache is pretty much all you need along with a little paint and you have a light weight boulder. How to make a fake boulder

 

 

Make a Bonsai Tree out of Wire

I show you how to make a realistic looking bonsai tree out of simple materials like wire, aluminum foil, and pencil shavings. How to make a wire bonsai tree.

 

 

Make Gandalf's Sword Glamdring

This is one of my easiest sword projects and it looks great. You just need a few basic materials and I give you the template which makes it very easy to do! Make Glamdring

 

Make Sting from the Hobbit out of Steel

Ok! I have made Sting out of foamboard. Now it's time to make it out of steel. I show you step-by-step how it is done. Make Sting out of steel.

 

 

Make Orcrist from Lord of the Rings

Fun and easy project that uses just a single sheet of foam board. And as always I give you the template. Make Orcrist

 

How to start
Bonsai Seeds

Tree seeds are different than typical garden seeds. They need a process to get started. You have to soak and cool them. I show you how right here: How to scarify and stratify bonsai seeds.

 

Make the Witch King Helmet

This is an easy paper mache or plaster cloth project. And I give you the template. Now you can be the witch king. If being the bad guy is what you want! Make the Witch King Helmet

 

Make a Ballista

It's an ancient Roman and Greek siege engine and you can make one out of foamboard. I have the template for you. Cut out the pieces, trace onto foamboard and put it together. Make a Ballista

 

Will takes a trip to India

It was a fun adventure and if you want to see a little bit of India check out Will's video on his youtube channel right here: Will in India

 

 

Make a Railroad Spike Knife

This is a great little project if you are just beginning in blacksmithing. RR spikes are so easy to work with and you can whip up a nice little knife in no time. Practically can't do wrong with a project like this and it will help you to develop a feel for hammering hot metal. Make a railroad spike knife.

 

Make Wolverine Claws that work

Fun and easy foam board project. I give you the template. And the claws really shoot out of the box. You can have this done in no time at all. Make Wolverine Claws that work

 

Make an Indian Katar Assassin's Dagger

Fun foam board project and all you need is two sheets of foam board, two rubber bands and two toothpicks. I give you the template. It really works, opens and snaps closed. Make an Indian Katar Dagger

 

Make an Indian Sikh Dagger

I bought a dagger while on a trip to India. It is quite beautiful. So I thought it would be fun to make one out of foamboard. I give you the template and the ornamental work which makes it very easy for you to make. Make an Indian Sikh dagger.

 

Make a Leather Sword Sheath

Web visitors have been asking me to do this tutorial for a long time. I finally got to it. It is how to make a leather sheath for a sword. And I make one for our Steel Sting Sword. It also comes with a video. How to make a leather sword sheath

Make a Foil Tape Sword (Robb Stark)

Foil tape is a great way to make a cardboard or foam board sword look like steel. I show you how to do it. I also give you this template so you can make a replica of Robb Stark's sword from Game of Thrones. Make a Foil Tape Sword

 

Make the Elven Bow from Skyrim

Fun foamboard project. It doesn't really work as a bow but looks great and is perfect for show or cosplay. I give you the template which makes it easy to build. Make the Elven bow from Skyrim

 

Make a Hexagonal Box Kite

You wouldn't think that something like this could fly but it flies very easily. Fun and easy project with some dowels and tissue paper. How to make a hexagonal box kite.

 

Make a Metal Earth Himeji Castle

Fun little metal kit you can buy. It is a replica of Himeji Castle in Japan. Make a Miniature Himeji Castle

 

Make the Sword of Thranduil

This is a big sword with a beautiful silver color. Easy to make with a few basic supplies. I give you the template! Make the Sword of Thranduil

Make the Elven Mirkwood Polearm

This project is a bit different and a bit big! Six feet long and simple as a broomstick and some foam board. I give you the template as always. Make the Mirkwood Double Bladed Polearm

 

Make the Batman Mask

batman mask

This is an easy craft foam project that comes out great. You are going to like this! How to make a batman mask

 

 

 

 

 

Halloween Projects (Video on my Youtube channel)

In this video on my youtube channel I have 24 project ideas. Check it out here

 

Halloween Project Day 2 - Plague Mask

It was a real thing in the middle ages during the plague. They wore these masks! You can make one with a few simple materials. Make a Medieval Plague Mask

Halloween Project Day 3 Treat Bag Diorama

Fun and creative project. How about putting a diorama inside your trick or treat bag. You have never seen this idea! Tutorial right here.

I also have a web based tutorial for this trick or treat bag diorama right here.

Halloween Project Day 4 - Skeleton Marionette

This is a fun marionette project with something extra. The head pops off and falls to the ground. Then it bends over and picks it up to put it back! LOL. Fun. I also have a video. Make a skeleton Marionette

Halloween Project Day 5 - Axe to the Back

This is a tutorial where you can make a great looking medieval axe. And that is good for a prop weapon. And I even show you how to modify it so it is sticking out your back! Make a medieval axe to the back

Halloween Project Day 6 - Cleaver to the head

This is two tutorials in one. I show you how to make a cleaver to the head and a Chef's knife to the head. Real simple project that looks great. Make a Cleaver to the head

 

Halloween Project Day 7 - Eyeball Projects!

I have five different projects using eyeballs! Yuck! And I also show you how to make great looking eyeballs with ping pong balls. Right Here: Eyeball Projects

 

Halloween Project Grand Finale - The Tell Tale Heart!

The tell tale heart is a creepy project. You carry a box and inside the box is a heart that beats. Yikes! I show you how to do it step by step. The Tell-Tale Heart

 

Make the Glass Sword from Skyrim

the Glass Sword from Skyrim

The glass dagger turned out to be so popular that I had to go ahead and make the sword. Fun project and it comes out great. Actually quite impressive. You don't see projects like this very often! Make the Glass Sword from Skyrim

 

 

Storm The Castle Diorama Part 7Storm The Castle Diorama Part 7: Water Effects, Make the Moat

The next installment of the massive castle siege diorama is done. In this part we add the moat around the castle. Storm The Castle Diorama Part 7

 

make Ink How to make Ink

I have done tutorials on how to make paper and how to make a feather writing quill. Now I finish off that series with a tutorial on how to make ink. And it is real easy to do! You probably have everything you need right in the kitchen. How to make Ink

 

Make Soul Edge from Soul Calibur

Soul Edge from Soul Calibur

This is a pretty crazy sword in the video game. And it is even crazier in real life. And the eyeball really looks around! LOL. See how to make this project with some basic materials. Make Soul Edge

 


Make a Damascus Steel knife out of paper

a Damascus Steel knife out of paper

Damascus steel is the commonly used name for pattern welded steel. It has beautiful lines and patterns in it. In this tutorial I show you how to make a knife in this style using layers of paper.

Make a Damascus Steel paper knife

Make a Thaumatrope

a Thaumatrope

A thaumatrope is the very first example of the phenomenon of persistence of vision where images merge together. And in a way it is where film and animation started. Two images blur together as you spin it. I have a tutorial on how to make one and I give you three sets of images in a template so you can print them up and make them.
Make a Thaumatrope

 

Needle from Game of Thrones

Make Needle from Game of Thrones

Nice little project with a twist. This is the sword from the Series of Books. Easy project and I give you the template. Make Needle

 

Make a plastic model tank and a diorama for it

a plastic model tank

In this tutoria I show you how a plastic model tank is made and I also show you how to make a neat little diorama to go with it. Easy project called "Crossroads". Make a tank and diorama

 

a Railroad Spike Throwing hatchet

Forge a Railroad Spike Throwing hatchet

Fun and easy little project and I show you a technique that all blacksmiths use but very few talk about. How to forge a railroad spike hatchet/throwing axe.

 

Dragonscale Chainmail How to make Dragonscale Chainmail

This is a wonderful chainmail weave that looks really beautiful. Two different sized rings. I show you everything, step by step. How to make dragonscale chainmail

 

Make the Phantom Blade from Assassin's Creed

the Phantom Blade

Fun foam board project that really shoots. You just need a few basic supplies and I give you the template and have it all figured out for you. Print it up and put it together. Make the Phantom Blade

 

Paper MakingPaper Making Part 2 - Some techniques for nicer paper

In this part we get a little bit more in depth and I show you some things like adding cotton to the paper, dipping it and even forming the paper into shapes.

Intermediate, yet still easy, paper making

 

How to Make Gandalf's Pipe

Gandalf's Pipe

This is an easy Polymer clay project. It doesn't really work as a pipe but it is a nice prop with an elven leaf stand. How to Make a Wizard's Pipe like Gandalf's.

 






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My Newest Projects:

Paper towel and Bathroom Tissue tubes! They are everywhere and there are lots of creative projects you can make with them. I have ideas for you right here and it includes a youtube video. Fun things to make with Paper Towel Tubes

 

New Video Tutorial: How to start a goldfish aquarium. I show you all the basics and take you through all the steps including setting up the tank, adding the water and chemicals and adding youir goldfish. How to Start a goldfish aquarium

 

New: The Parts of a castle wall

Castle walls developed over the course of 500 years between the 12th and 17th centuries. It is a fascinating development. You will be surprised by what they really are about. They are not just walls! Learn about Castle Walls right here. I also made a neat little model for this tutorial.

 

Painting the new walls

New: Storm The Castle Diorama Part 10: Rebuilding the walls

I rebuilt a lot of the walls on the big diorama project. In this tutorial I show you how to do it and I show you some nice painting techniques for achieving the stone wall look. Storm The Castle Diorama Part 10

 

Sword forgeNew: How to Make a Sword Forge

When making a sword you don't need a forge or anvil. But, you run into the problem of how to harden and temper the blade? You need to heat the whole blade at the same time. And you can do this with a sword forge. In this tutorial I show you why and I take you through the easy making of a forge like this. And I have included a video. How to Make a Sword forge

 

I am giving away two foam board swords in a creativity contest - (Elucidator and Dark Repulser)

You have a chance to win with a little bit of creativity. Learn about how to win right here. Project giveaway

 

Swordmaking: It's all about the steel

You have probably heard the term "high carbon steel". Are interested in knowing exactly what it means? And seeing as there is high carbon steel there is of course a low carbon steel. There is even one right between the two. In this tutorial I explain to you what that all means and how it affects sword making. And of course I have a video too. Swordmaking: It's all about the steel

 

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Will's Guide to Star Gazing - Knowing a few simple things can make a tremendous difference in how much you enjoy an evening of star gazing. I give you tips and techniques on what to look for and how to get the most out of the night sky without a telescope.

 

The Electric Mace

The Electric Mace

This is another fun automatic weapon project. With this one the head of the mace has spikes that go in and out. Good thing that knights from the past didn't have double A batteries :) Learn more about The Electric Mace

 

The Lazy Man's Sword!

With this sword you can eat a sandwich and battle a dragon at the same time. Yup! No more Arm fatigue when you wield this sword! Check it out here: The Lazy Man's Sword

 

Rapunzel Paper Diorama

Make a Rapunzel Paper Diorama (Tatebanko)

Here is an easy scene from the Grimm fairy tale Rapunzel that you can make. I give you everything in the template. You print it up and put it together. Make a Rapunzel Paper Diorama

 

Ship in a Bottle Make a Ship in a Bottle

We make a scene from the Odyssey. It is the Sirens and Odysseus tied to the mast of his ship. Fun project. I teach you the basics of making a ship in a bottle or how do you get that ship in there! Make a ship in a bottle

 

Pirate Cutlass Make a Pirate Cutlass

T his is a fun sword project that also has a secret treasure chest compartment where you can store your pirate treasure. I give you the template which makes it very easy for you to make. Make a Pirate Cutlass

 

Rapier sword

Make a Rapier sword

A rapier was a dueling sword from the 15th to 17th centuries and it is a great looking sword because of the intricate handle guard work. I have a template for you and you can make it with one sheet of foamboard. How to Make a Rapier

 

PVC Catapult

Make a Tabletop size PVC Catapult

Pvc is plastic pipe and it is readily available and very cheap at every home improvement store. I give you the parts list and show you how to make this easy to make catapult. Make a PVC Catapult

 

Medieval MaceMake a Medieval Mace (A MorningStar)

Fun, easy, and safe project made out of foam and sponge. But it is durable. How to make a Medieval Mace (includes my yutube video tutorial). Make a Medieval Mace

 

Gun ShieldMake a Gun Shield

It is a shield and it is a gun. I spotted this peculiar weapon in a museum and thought it would be fun to make. I show you how. And it really shoots (gumballs)

Make a Gun Shield

 

Plastic Model Battleship (USS Massachusetts)Make a Plastic Model Battleship (USS Massachusetts)

This is a skill level two model at 1:700 Scale. Interesting model with a whole lot of very small pieces. This is because of the scale. I used a head-band magnifier for this project and it is a pretty straight forward build. Attach the deck to the hull then add all the various pieces to the deck. . Make a Plastic Model Battleship.

 

Attack on Titan Sword

Make the Attack on Titan Sword

This is an easy project that turns out great. You just need one sheet of foamboard. How to make the Attack on Titan Sword

 

a miniature house

How to make a miniature house

Fun project and it all is very suited for making dollhouses too. This is foamboard at its best! And this tutorial includes a youtube video. How to Make a miniature house.

 

Conflation

My latest youtube video

This is a video on a creativity technique I call Conflation. This link takes you directly to the video on my youtube channel: Creativity, Conflation, and a Contest Giveaway

 

Tatebanko Wizard's Sanctum

Make a Tatebanko Wizard's Sanctum (paper diorama)

Tatebanko is the Japanese art of paper dioramas and it is quite wonderful. I have the packet all set for you. Download it, print it and put this paper diorama together. Make a Tatebanko Wizard's Sanctum

 

Corn

How to Make Paper from Corn

Corn husk is very fibrous and that is great for paper. I show you how to use corn husks to make paper.

 

PT Boat (PT-109) Make a Plastic Model PT Boat (PT-109)

Fun little project and easy to build. I take you through the steps of making this military torpedo boat. And the commander of this boat was John F. Kennedy. I tell you about the amazing story of this boat during WWII. Make PT-109

 

 

Damascus Steel KnifeMake a Damascus Steel Knife -

Damascus steel is challenging to make. But you don't have to make it for a knife. You can buy a blank and make a knife with it. I show you how in this tutorial: Make a Damascus Steel Knife Part 1 (I also have a video for it)

 

Viking ShieldMake a Viking Shield

You can make this with foamboard or cardboard. Either way it comes out graet and is double layered for strength.

Made just like they made the real shields.

Make a Viking Shield

 

Viking Sword and Helmet Make a Viking Sword and Helmet

This is an easy project that you can make. And you only need a few supplies. I even give you the template for the sword. How to Make a Viking Sword and Helmet

 

 

beehiveNew: Setting up the beehive - How to install a bee package

Three pounds of bees is around 10,000 bees. How do you get them, and the queen, into the hive? You pour them! Check it out here: How to install a bee package into a hive.

 

Make a Stained Glass window How to Make a Stained Glass window

Stained glass is an art that almost died out. Good thing it didn't! It is beautiful and you can make it too. I show you how, step by step and I have a video to go with it. How to make a stained glass window.

 

a Goldfish TankNew: How to Set up a Goldfish Tank

I got myself three adorable goldfish. I am obsessed with them! Here is a tutorial on what to get and what to do if you want an easy start with an aquarium. How to Set up a goldfish aquarium

 

 

a Spear Blacksmithing: How to Forge a Spear

It is an interesting four step process to forging the tip of a spear. I use a piece of mild steel and show you how. I also have a video so you can watch how to do it. How to forge a spear

 

Make a Model Submarine

Model Submarine

This is a wonderful little plastic model kit. I chose this one because it has the open side so you can see all the various stuff inside the sub. Fun skill level 4 which means it is a challenging build and I also have a video. Make a Model Submarine

 

 

Make the Dark Souls Zweihander (Out of wood)

Dark Souls Zweihander

Big sword from the game Dark Souls. And we make it out of wood you can buy at the Home Depot (for strength). I show you how: Make the Dark Souls Zweihander

 

Make the Dark Souls Silver Knight Straight Sword

Silver Knight Straight Sword

This is a good looking sword that is easy to make with foam board or cardboard. And I give you the template. You can have this done in no time at all. Make the Silver Knight Straight Sword

 

Miniature treesHow to Make Miniature trees from Household materials

Miniature trees are expensive. But I have a nice alternative. You can make them with three materials: Brown paper, a kitchen sponge and glue. And they come out great. Make Miniature Trees

 

a Nebula in a bottleMake a Nebula in a bottle

A nebula is a beautiful object in the night sky. And you can have one on your bureau or desk. I show you how to make one with a few around the house items. Make a nebula in a bottle

 

an Eight Inch Newtonian Reflector Telescope

How to Make an Eight Inch Newtonian Reflector Telescope

Wonderful telescope with good light gathering power. I take you through each step to make the complete optical tube assembly. This is part 1 of a two part series. Make an eight inch telescope

 

the Kirkhammer from BloodborneMake the Kirkhammer from Bloodborne

This is a big hammer and it really works like the trick hammer. We also make the sword that goes in and out of the handle. Make the Kirkhammer

 

Make the Monster Hunter Ravager Blade

Monster Hunter Ravager Blade

This is a spectacular sword! And it is Nine feet in length. And guess what? It only cost 23 dollars to make. I show you how to make the Monster Hunter Ravager Blade.

 

Deadpool's Katanas and the Holster Make Deadpool's Katanas and the Holster

You can have swords, and wear them, just like Deadpool does. And for fun I also give you the template so you can make a miniature set like I made for the dragonslayer. Make Deadpool's Katana and holster

 

 

Lambent LightMake the Lambent Light from Sword Art Online (Asuna's Sword)

This is the third sword in my series of SAO swords and this one uses a new technique to make the circular guard.

Make the Lambent Light from Sword Art Online

 

 

 

 

Knight's foam armor CuissesMake a Knight's foam armor Cuisses

The cuisses are the upper leg (thighs). And we attach them to the greaves. Easy project and these complete the foam armor knight project. How to make Knights Foam armor cuisses (I give you the template)

 

 

Medieval Art and Drawing Box Make a Medieval Art and Drawing Box

A way to organize and keep your drawing and art supplies. And under the lid we make a nice drawing surface so you can take it with you and have a place to draw and do art. Make a Medieval Art and drawing box.

 

faux bookshelf books Make faux bookshelf books

fun and easy foam project on how to make bookshelf books quickly. Make Faux Books

 

 

Make a Flamberge

a Flamberge

Flamberge means "flame blade" and it is so named because of the wave of the blade. Fun and easy project that you can make in no time . Make a Flamberge

 

a Wizard's Orrery Make a Wizard's Orrery

An orrery is a mechanical device that shows the movement of celestial objects. We make one that shows the motions of the Sun the Earth and the Moon. And we do it with foam board. Make a Wizard's Orrery

 

Make A Star Wars Light Dagger

A Star Wars Light Dagger

Yup! A light "Dagger". Easy to make and the light blade actually works. Just need a couple of rubber bands. I give you the template. You can be chaneling the force in no time! Make a Star Wars Light Dagger

 

Make the Skyrim Steel Greatsword

Skyrim Steel Greatsword

This is a big sword. Four Feet in length. And I show you how to make it from regular size foamboard. Great looking sword that is very strong . Make the Steel Greatsword from Skyrim

 

Make the Skyrim Steel Sword

Skyrim Steel Sword

Great looking sword made out of foamboard. And it is three layers thick which means it is strong enough to use. I also show you a nice techique for painting it to get this great steel look. Make the Steel Sword from Skyrim

 

a Wizard's Pendulum Clock Make a Wizard's Pendulum Clock

Using foamboard you can make a simple moon clock that rotates through the phases of the moon.

It uses a single pin escapement which is an ingenious device. learn about clocks and how they work with this project.

Make a Wizard's Pendulum clock

 

a simple diorama Make a simple diorama

This is a great project for kids. You need a small box, glue stick, scissors and a magazine. That's it. I show you how to make a simple diorama.

 

DragonSlayer 9

DragonSlayer 9

The Triple barrel Rocket Pistol. Watch the video on my youtube channel here.

 

Make the Skyrim Nightingale Blade

the Skyrim Nightingale Blade

Easy to make project that comes out great. And all you need is a single sheet of foamboard. I show you a build technique that makes the blade very strong and realistic looking. It has depth, it isn't flat. Make the Nightingale Blade

Make a Star Wars Crossguard LightSaber

Star Wars Crossguard LightSaber

The new lightsaber is quite a bit different than the usual ones. I like this one a lot. It has a crossguard which makes it much like a medieval sword. I give you templates to make two different sizes. Make the CrossGuard LightSaber

 

a Wizard's Table Make a Wizard's Table

This table is fully functional and made out of XPS foam. The top surface is wood so it can be used as a proper table! Part of the Wizard's Lair Project. Make a Wizard's Table

 

Cheap Hobbies The Big List of Cheap Hobbies

Looking for a new hobby but don't have a whole lot of money to spend? I have put together a very big list of suggestions. Find a new hobby today. The Big List of Cheap Hobbies

 

the Resident Evil Zombie Killing Kukri blades

Make the Resident Evil Zombie Killing Kukri blades

This is an easy project that you can make in no time. All it takes is one sheet of foamboard and you can make both of them and even the shuriken. Of course I give you the template. Make the Resident Evil Kukri

 

Carve a Medieval bas-rea Medieval bas-relief lief

A bas relief is a flat sculpture that has some depth to it. I show you how to easily carve one in foam. I make a three panel triptych for a wizard's table. How to carve a medieval bas relief.

 

The Changing colors of steel The Changing colors of steel - This tutorial, with video shows you how the color of steel changes quite dramatically as it is heated. And why this is very important to a blacksmith. The changing color of forging steel

 

a Plastic Model

How to Make a Plastic Model

I love making models. I have been doing it since I was a kid. It's a lot of fun and pretty inexpensive. Here I show you all the tips and techniques for doing a nice job of it. How to Make a Plastic Model

Medieval ArrowsBlacksmithing: Forge Medieval Arrows - This style of arrow tip is called a bodkin and it was used in the middle ages and the Renaissance. They are easy to make and I show you how. Forge medieval arrows

 

foam armor Greaves

Make foam armor Greaves

Another piece in the series of foam armor pieces that I am doing. Almost done with the whole set. These are the lower legs and I show you how to make them out of foam yet make them look like metal. Make foam armor greaves

 

 

Make the Skyrim Orcish Dagger

Skyrim Orcish Dagger

The orcish dagger is a fun and easy project that comes out great. I use some different techniques than usual. No foam board in this one! Of course I give you the template and show you some great painting techniques to make it look real. Make the Skyrim Orcish Dagger

 

P51 MustangMake a Scale Model Airplane This is a great little plastic model kit (P51 Mustang). It is very inexpensive, easy to build and looks great. If you have never built a plastic model this one is a great first project. I have a complete tutorial and a video right here: Make a P51 Mustang

 

Shoebox Space Diorama Make a Shoebox Space Diorama

You can make a fun Space diorama where the astronaut is floating in space. I give you all the artwork. And you don't even need a shoebox. I show you how to make one out of cardboard or foamboard. Make a Shoebox Space Diorama

 

Xena's Chakrams

Make Xena's Chakrams

This is an easy foam board project that comes out great. I give you three different templates so you can make different styles. Make Xena's Chakrams

 

 

foam Knight's Armor Sabatons

Make foam Knight's Armor Sabatons (feet)

I continue in my series of tutorials on how to make armor out of foam. And now we make the Sabatons. Easy to make project and I give you the template with a choice of traditional or gothic style -
Make foam armor Sabatons

 

the Blade of MercyMake the Blade of Mercy from Bloodborne

An easy project and a trick weapon. You can use them as separate blades or snap them together and use as a single blade. Make the Blade of Mercy

 

the ebony dagger Make the ebony dagger from Skyrim

This is an easy project and I give you the template. If you are a skyrim fan this project is a great prop to make. Make the Skyrim Ebony Dagger

 

a Wizard's Globe Make a Wizard's Globe

Every wizard's lair has a globe like this. It works a lot like a gyroscope in that you can rotate the rings and the globe so it can be looked at from any angle.

Make a Wizard's Globe

 

 

 

How to Make a Fantasy Map

a Fantasy Map

In the previous tutorial we made a big sheet of paper. Now, in this tutorial we turn it into a map of a fantasy world. I show you tips and techniques on how to do it and I also have a video. How to Make a big Fantasy Map

 

Big PaperHow to Make Big Paper!

Wouldn't it be great to make a very big sheet of paper? I made one for a fantasy map I am working on. I show you how to do it right here: Make a Big Sheet of home made paper

 

a foam armor Knight's Helmet Make a foam armor Knight's Helmet

I continue in my series of tutorials on how to make armor out of foam. And now we make the helmet. And a neat thing about this helmet is that the visor goes up and down.

Make a Foam Armor Knight's Helmet

 

Make a Witcher 3 Sword with Glowing Runes

Witcher 3 Sword

I This is an interesting and unique project where we make a sword with glowing runes. We use a string a LED's that cost seven dollars. Easy and fun and of course I give you the template. If you are a Witcher fan this is the project for you. Make a Witcher sword with Glowing Runes

 

Craft Foam Armor Vambraces Make Craft Foam Armor Vambraces (Forearms)

Craft foam is some terrific stuff. You can heat it up and shape it into armor. I show you how in this tutorial and I give you the template to make vambraces. Make Craft foam vambraces

 

foam armor Chest Plate Make a foam armor Chest Plate

I continue in my series of tutorials on how to make armor out of foam. And this chest plate is easy to make yet looks great. Check it out here: Make a Foam Armor Chest Plate

 

 

a Roman Scutum Make a Roman Scutum

Here is another curved foam board project. Interesting process for easily getting a beautifully curved shield. This is an easy project that looks great. And a terrific companion to my Roman Gladius sword project. Make a Roman Scutum.

 

 

 

Gandalf's Grey staff Make Gandalf's Grey staff from The Hobbit

And I show you how to make the crystal that goes inside and how to light it up. Check out the tutorial with video here. Make Gandalf's Grey staff

 

 

Saruman's Staff Make Saruman's Staff from Lord of the Rings

This is a nice looking project that is very easy to make. I give you the template and show you several easy ways to make the glass globe in the center. Make Saruman's Staff from Lord of the Rings

 

 

a Dragon Glass Dagger Game of Thrones: Make a Dragon Glass Dagger

I show you how to mold plastic very easily to make this dagger from Game of Thrones. Easy easy project. And the plastic is quite amazing. You can make just about anything from it. Make a Dragon Glass Dagger

 

 

Foam Armor shouldersHow to Make Foam Armor shoulders and arms

Fun and easy armor making tutorial using craft foam and cereal box cardboard. I give you the template which makes it easy. Make Foam Armor Shoulders and Arms.

 

 

 

a Miniature BattleMage How to Sculpt a Miniature

In this tutorial I show you step by step how to sculpt a neat little fantasy miniature. I make a battlemage. I show you everything including the armature and the materials to use. How to Sculpt a Miniature BattleMage

 

 

a Cardboard Catapult How to Make a Cardboard Catapult

How about making a powerful little catapult out of a piece of cardboard, a pencil and a rubber band. Make a Cardboard Catapult

 

 

 

DragonAge Inquistion HelmetMake the DragonAge Inquistion Helmet

Fun project that looks great and uses no paper mache. Yes, we use masking tape and cereal box cardboard. If you are a fan of the dragonage video games you should check this out. Make the DragonAge Inquisition Helmet

 

Kingdom The Paper Game

Kingdom The Paper Game

Fun little paper game that you can download, print up and play. The King has been assassinated. Are you smart enough to save the Kingdom? One of ten paper games that I have. Check it out here: Kingdom - The Paper Game

 

Blacksmith a sword fast!

a sword

I challenged myself to make a sword real fast and easy. It took me six hours from start to finish. You can make a sword like this too. Check out my tutorial here: Make a sword in six hours

 

Make the Burial Blade from Bloodborne

the Burial Blade

This is a foam board project that looks great. The blade comes off and it folds up just like in the game. Of course, I give you the template. Make the Burial Blade from Bloodborne

 

How to Make a PVC sword

a PVC sword

PVC is wonderful for making swords and weapons. It is cheap, strong and readily available. And you can even heat it up and shape it. Check out the tutorial here: How to Make a PVC Sword

 

How to set up a beehive

I just started another beehive and it is an interesting process. Learn about it here. How to set up a beehive

 

 

Make a Camera Obscura

Camera Obscura

The Camera Obscura is a curious device that goes all the way back to antiquity. And it is a pre-cursor to the camera. Fascinating and easy to make. I have a tutorial right here: How to Make a Camera Obscura

 

a PhenakistoscopeMake a Phenakistoscope!

A-Phena-what-a-scope? A Phenakistoscope is often referred to as a magic disk. The disk has a series of images on it and when you spin it an animation happens! Yup, I give you everything you need to make this early animation device. Just print up the template along with four different magic disks. Make a phenakistoscope.

 

a Dragonbone Dagger Make a Dragonbone Dagger

This is a fun and easy project that you can do quickly and it looks great. I show you a neat technique for painting the blade to look like bone. And of course I give you the template. Make the dragonbone dagger.

 

 

Make Dark Repulser from Sword Art Online

Dark Repulser

This is an easy foam board project from the very popular Sword Art Online. I give you the template. Make Dark Repulser

 

Make Katarina's Daggers from League of Legends

Katarina's Dagger

Nice little project that is easy to make. I give you the template. You can have this done in no time with just a few basic supplies like foamboard or cardboard. Make Katarina's Daggers

 

How to Make a Foam Board Sword

a Foam Board Sword

Foam board is terrific for making swords. It is strong and easy to work with . I show you techniques for how to do it. And along the way we make this beautiful sword! How to Make a foam board sword

 

How to Make Gandalf's Staff

Gandalf's Staff

This is the iconic white staff that Gandalf wields. I show you how to make it easily with just a few supplies and I give you the template! Make Gandalf's white staff

 

Make Elucidator from Sword Art Online

Elucidator

This is an easy foam board project from the very popular Sword Art Online. I give you the template. Make Elucidator

 

 

FrostMourne

Make FrostMourne from World of Warcraft

This is a great looking sword and you just need a few basic supplies like foamboard and cereal box cardboard. Of course I give you the template. Make Frostmourne

DragonBone Sword

Make the Skyrim DragonBone Sword

Wonderful sword and built as if a dragon's bone is Iron banded to the handle. I like it! And of course I give you the template. Make the DragonBone Sword

 

a Rebar KnifeForge a Rebar Knife

Rebar is a cheap and readily available material. It is easy to forge and in this tutorial I show you how to make a knife with it. I also show you some new techniques like how to bend the steel into curves. Make a Rebar Knife

 

peach or pineapple fruit mead Make a peach or pineapple fruit mead

If you have always wanted to make a fruit mead (melomel) you might want to check this tutorial out. I take you through the whole process from start to finish including bottling. Make a Peach or Pineapple Melomel

 

 

a Wizard's Puzzle Box Make a Wizard's Puzzle Box

It is a neat little chest to keep things in. But it also has a secret. Only you know the secret to opening it. Fun! I give you the template to make it. Just some foamboard and a hot glue gun! Make a Wizard's Puzzle Box

 

a ZoetropeMake a Zoetrope

A zoetrope is a fun little optical illusion project. You might even call it an animation project. You put a series of images inside a tube and spin the tube. Look through slots you made and the images become an animation. Fun and easy. And I give you the template with the animation ready to go. Make a Zoetrope

 

a Light Box Make a Light Box

A light box is a wonderful little thing. You can use it for tracing, drawing, and even reading x-rays. But they are very expensive to purchase. I have a nice tutorial here that shows you how to make a great one very cheap. It uses a string of LED's as the light source. How to make a light box

 

an Origami Bonsai TreeMake an Origami Bonsai Tree

I love this project because it is a combination of two things I love: Bonsai and Origami. The only way it could get any better was if it were alive and needed care! But, you might consider it a bonus that this tree needs very little care. lol!

Make an origami bonsai tree - oh and the tree itselft is a brown paper bag that has been twisted and shaped. Neat.

 

Make a Daedric Bow and Arrow

a Daedric Bow and Arrow

Fun and easy project. You just need two sheets of foamboard to make this bow. I give you the template. If you are a skyrim or elder scrolls fan you are going to love this one! Make a Daedric Bow

 

Make a Sub Hilt knife

a Sub Hilt knife

This is a real knife making tutorial and I take you through all the steps from beginning to end. It is an interesting knife with an extra guard so the knife can't be pulled from your hand. Make a subhilt knife

 

a plaster handHow to cast a plaster hand

You just need a few supplies and you can make a very realistic looking plaster cast of your hand.

How to cast a plaster hand

 

 

How to make a Sword Sheath out of foam

a Sword Sheath

Make a foam or cardboard weapon and want a good looking sheath (scabbard) to go with it? This is a great looking sheath and you just need a few supplies. How to make a sword sheath

a Feather Quill penMake a Feather Quill pen

You can easily make one of those old fashioned writing instruments out of a feather. I show you how. You just need a turkey feather. This is a great companion project to my paper making stuff. Make a feather quill pen.

 

the RingWraith Sword Make the RingWraith Sword from Lord of the Rings

 

This is a big sword yet pretty strong. I show you a special technique for making a foam board sword that is strong. It involves diamonds but not that kind! Make the Ringwraith sword from LOTR

 

 

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