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Weapons and Armor Projects

I have a lot of fun projects that revolve around various types of weapons and armor. These range from paper mache to cardboard and even foam. All these projects are very extensive and come with full instructions and templates you can download. Many of them even have videos showing you how to make them. This is an on going subject area and I have lots more of these projects coming so check back again!

 

 

Viking Axe

New: Make a strong Viking axe out of foamboard or cardboard

This is a fun and easy project. And you can handle it a lot because it is durable. I also show you a new technique for making the bevel on bladed weapons. How to Make a Viking Axe

 

Make the Gunblade from Final Fantasy

An easy project that comes out great looking. You only need one sheet of foamboard or a sheet of cardboard. And of course I give you the template. You can't go wrong with this project. It will come out great. Make the Gunblade from Final Fantasy

 

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

 

 

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

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

 

a Pirate Cutlass

Make a Pirate Cutlass

This 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

 

a Rapier

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

 

a Medieval Mace

Make 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 Medeival Mace

 

Gun Shield

Make 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

 

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 Viking Shield

Make 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

 

a 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

 

 

the Dark Souls Zweihander

Make the Dark Souls Zweihander (Out of wood)

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

 

 

a White Walker Spear

Make a White Walker Spear from Game of Thrones

 

This is an easy to make spear and we use a neat material called insta-morph to easily create the tip. Make a WhiteWalker spear

 

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

 

Deadpool's Katanas

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

 

the Kirkhammer

Make 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

 

the Saw Cleaver

Make the Saw Cleaver from Bloodborne

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 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

 

a Flamberge

Make 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 Star Wars Light Dagger

Make 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

 

Xena's Chakram

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

 

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

 

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

 

Predator Wrist Blades

Make the Predator Wrist Blades !

With just foamboard, rubber bands and toothpicks I show you how to make the wrist blades and they really work. Of course I give you the template. Fun project. Make the predator wrist blades

a 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.

 

Elven Shield

Make the Elven Shield from Lord of the Rings

This is an easy to make project. The shield itself is just one sheet of foamboard. And I show you a neat technique for curving it!

Make the Elven Shield from Lord of the Rings

 

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

 

Foam Armor shoulders and arms

How 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.

 

DragonAge Inquistion Helmet

Make 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

Make the Burial Blade from Bloodborne

the Burial Blade from Bloodborne

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

 

Make the Batman Mask

the 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

 

Make Katarina's Daggers from League of Legends

Katarina's Daggers

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

 

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

 

Majora's Mask

Make Majora's Mask from Legend of Zelda

Fun mask project from the video game. Unique mask, wonderfully colorful and easy to make with paper mache. Of course I give you the template! Make Majora's Mask

 

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

 

Make the Club of Hercules

the Club of Hercules

This is just like the club that Dwayne Johnson uses in the movie Hercules. Fun and easy to make with just a few basic materials like a tube, foamboard and tape. Make the Club of Hercules

 

Make Wolverine Claws that work

Wolverine Claws

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 the Edge of tomorrow Helicopter sword

the Edge of tomorrow Helicopter sword

This is a dramatic yet easy to make sword. In the movie it was fashioned from a helicopter blade and it looks it. I also have a video tutorial on this. Make the Edge of Tomorrow sword

 

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

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

 

a foamboard Karambit

Make a foamboard Karambit

Fun, fast and easy project. I give you the template. This is a very unique knife. How to make a foam board Karambit

 

a Rebar Knife

Forge 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

 

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.

 

Make The Zelda Princess Sword from Twilight Princess

The Zelda Princess Sword

This is a fun and easy project and it looks great. If you are a fan of Twilight Princess you have got to maek this foam board sword! I give you the template. Make the Zelda Princess sword

 

Make Gauntlets out of Craft Foam

Gauntlets out of Craft Foam

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

 


Ruby's Knife

Make Ruby's Knife from Supernatural

Fun quick and easy foamboard project and you will be ready to slay demons. I give you the template. Make Ruby's Knife from Supernatural

 

Make Longclaw from Game of Thrones

Longclaw

This is a fun project that can be made in no time at all. Three layers of foamboard to make it strong. You are ready to battle in the Game of Thrones with this sword. I give you the template which makes it so much easier to build. Make Longclaw

 

Make the sword called Dragontooth

Dragontooth

This is a unique sword that has dragonscales on it. I show you how to make the dragonscales and I give you the template. How to make Dragontooth

 

the Iron shield from Skyrim

Make the Iron shield from Skyrim

Fun project with just a few basic supplies like a sheet of foam and a sheet of cardboard. I give you the template which makes it very easy for you to make. Make the Iron Shield from Skyrim.

 

the Dawnguard Rune Shield

Make the Dawnguard Rune Shield from Skyrim

Two pieces of foamboard or cardboard makes this shield. I have the template for you which makes it easy to do. And this shield looks great. Make the Rune Shield

 

the Immortals Mask from 300

Make the Immortals Mask from 300

I have made lots of Spartan Gear. But this is my first "bad guy" project from the movie. It is the Immortals mask and an easy paper mache project. Make the Immortals Mask

 

Skyrim Dawnbreaker

Skyrim Dawnbreaker

This is a tutorial on how to make the Dawnbreaker sword from Skyrim. I also add a light. And I have the template you can download. Make Dawnbreaker from Skyrim

 

Kratos Sword

Make the Kratos Sword from God of War!
Awesome looking pair of swords with chains. All you need is some foam board or cardboard. Make the Blades of Chaos

 

Daedric GreatSword

Make a Daedric GreatSword

This is a massive two-handed sword from Skyrim. Just three layers of foamboard. Very easy to make and I give you the template. Make a Daedric Greatsword

 

Leather Rogue Vest

Make a Leather Rogue Vest
Fun project and it takes some leather working skill. We also mounted the dagger from the previous project right on the vest. Make a leather rogue vest

 

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

 

Make a Spiderman Web Shooter that Really Works - This is a fun rubber band powered project that is easy to make. It shoots a web.
Make the Spider man web shooter

Spiderman Web Shooter

 

 

a foamboard Butterfly Knife

Make a foamboard Butterfly Knife

This is a fun project and the butterfly or balisong knife is a neat little contraption. How to make a butterfly knife out of cardboard or foamboard.

 

Dragon Priest Mask

Make a Dragon Priest Mask from Skyrim

This is an easy paper mache project and I have a template that you can download and print out. You can use this technique to make all kinds of fun masks. Make the Dragon Priest Mask Volsung from Skyrim

 

Assassin's Creed Belt

Make the Assassin's Creed Belt

Nice project. I show you how to make the belt including how to carve the big buckle out of foam. Make the Assassin's Creed Belt

 

Yngol Helmet

Make the Yngol Helmet from Skyrim

Nice helmet with crazy horns. I show you how to make it with paper mache and cereal boxes. Make the Yngol Helmet

 

Altair Dagger

Make the Assassin's Creed Altair Dagger

This is a very easy project to make and you can do it in 2-3 hours. Great way to start making projects. Make the Altair Dagger

 

Altair Sword

Make the Assassin's Creed Altair Sword

Easy project that looks great. Just need some foam and a single piece of foamboar. I have the template you can print up and make. Make the Altair sword from Assassin's Creed

 

Assassin's Creed Chest piece

Make the Assassin's Creed Chest piece

A fun and easy tutorial that uses vinyl as the leather. But you can also use duct tape and paint it. This is part of a series of the assassins creed weapons and armor series: Make the Assassin's Creed Leather Chest Piece

 

Daedric Dagger

Make a Daedric Dagger

This is a fun Skyrim project and it will only take an hour to make. I have template you can download and make out of cardboard or foamboard. Make Daedric Dagger

 

the Sword of a Thousand Truths

Make the Sword of a Thousand Truths

This is a fun sword that comes from Warcraft and an episode of South Park. I have template you can download and make out of cardboard or foamboard. Make the Sword of a Thousand Truths

 

HOw to forge a sword

How to forge a Sword ( A real sword) It takes some effort and work but you can make a real sword with a piece of steel. This is part one of my series and it includes a video on how to forge a sword

 

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

 

 

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

 

Assassin's Creed Spaulders

Make Assassin's Creed Spaulders

These are the leather shoulders armor from the video game. Make the Assassin's Creed Spaulders

 

Hylian Shield

Make the Zelda Hylian Shield

The zelda sword was a big success so I figured I would do the shield too. Pretty easy project, just need a couple of sheets of cardboard and some paint. Make the Zelda Hylian Shield

 

a Glowing Sword

Make a Glowing Sword -Sting from Lord of the Rings

Fun little project that uses a glowstick and a couple of pieces of lexan plastic. It really glows. Make the Glowing Sting Sword

 

Uruk Hai Scimitar

Uruk Hai Scimitar

This is the sword that the Uruk Hai wielded in the Lord of the Rings Movies. Easy to make and all you need is a sheet of foam board or cardboard. Download the package and print it up. Make an Uruk Hai Scimitar

 

Make the Zelda Sword -Ocarina of Time

Zelda Sword

Fun project that you can make with just a single sheet of foam board. Or you can use cardboard. I have a complete template that you can download, print up and put together. Make the Zelda Sword

 

How to Forge a Knife

Forge a Knife

Ever want to make a real knife? I have a complete tutorial here that shows you how from raw piece of steel to completed knife. Everything is covered. How to forge a knife

 

a Magneto Helmet

Make a Magneto Helmet Fun and easy paper mache project. I have the packet you can download, print and make. How to make a Magneto Helmet

 

Hammer of Thor

Make the Hammer of THOR

This is an easy project to make with just foam and a broomstick. Comes out great. Make the Hammer of THOR

 

the Sword of Achilles

Make the Sword of Achilles like in the movie Troy

A tutorial on how to make this sword. The Sword of Achilles

 

the Shield of Achilles

The Make the Shield of Achilles like in the movie Troy

A tutorial on how to make this shield. The Shield of Achilles

 

Hidden Blade

Make 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

 

Dagger of Time

Make a Dagger of Time

This is from the Prince of Persia movie and video game. I show you how to make it out of balsa wood and even show you how to make the clear plastic handle if you want to make that too. Nice project, looks great. Make a Dagger of Time

 

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Spartan Armor and Weapons - Medieval Weapons and Armor - Video Game Weapons -
Cardboard Weapons and Armor - Simply Crazy Stuff

Spartan Armor and Weapons -

This is a series of video and web based tutorials that I have been making. I am doing the complete set.

 

a Spartan Chestplate

Make 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 300 Warrior 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

 

Spartan Shield

Make 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

 

300 Spartan Greaves

Make 300 Spartan Greaves(leg-guards)

A tutorial on how to make paper mache and cardboard greaves that fit well and look good. Just like the ones in the movie 300. Make 300 Spartan Greaves

 

Spartan Vambraces

Make 300 Spartan Vambraces (armguards)

A tutorial on how to make paper mache and cardboard vambraces that fit well and look good. Just like the ones in the movie 300. Make 300 Spartan Vambraces

 

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

 

Spartan Spear

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 300 Spear

 

Medieval Weapons and Armor

More is coming in this series of medieval weapons and armor. There are also some medieval projects that are listed under the cardboard section of this page. Things like swords and shields.

Make a medieval Flail

Make a Medieval Flail (Ornamental)
With just a few basic materials you can make a great looking medieval flail for a costume or halloween. Make a Medieval Flail

 

A Khopesh Sword

Ancient Egyptian Sword: A Khopesh This is an easy project where you can make a cardboard sword called a Khopesh. It is half axe and half sword and a 3,000 year old design. Make a Khopesh Sword

 

Video Game Weapons and Armor

The Death Scythe

Death Scythe from Dantes Inferno
Dante's Inferno is a video game coming out soon. The death scythe is the weapon that Dante takes from death and uses it in the game. This is a foam version that I made with a pipe core. It is about eight feet in length. .Dante's Inferno Death Scythe

 

 

Cardboard and Wood Weapons and Armor

 

a cardboard battle axe

Make a cardboard battle axe or polearm Fun project for halloween or to add to your weapon repertoire How to make a cardboard battle axe

 

Perseus Sword

Make a Clash of the Titans Perseus Sword This is a nice project where I show you how to make a Perseus sword out of cardboard. I have the complete template you can download and print up. It comes out great looking and strong. How to make a Clash of the Titans Perseus Sword

 

make a miniature wooden dagger

Carve a miniature wooden dagger
This is a nice little project that you can use as a letter opener or as a necklace. I carve various sizes and show you how to do it. I include a template you can print up to make your dagger like mine. How to carve a minature

 

 

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 Cardboard Shield

Make a Cardboard Shield for Halloween or just for fun
I have some nice tips and a tutorial on how to make a good looking cardboard shield. Make a cardboard Shield

 

Make a cardboard Sword

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

 

 

Simply Crazy Stuff

The DragonSlayer

The DragonSlayer Shoulder Fired Rocket Launcher! I don't have a tutorial on how to make this but I do have a couple of videos where I show you this project and how I launch it off! The DragonSlayer

 

 

DragonSlayer Bazooka

The DragonSlayer II Shoulder Fired Rocket Launcher! I don't have a tutorial on how to make this but I do have a couple of videos where I show you this project and how I launch it off! The DragonSlayer 2

 

The DragonSlayer 3

DragonSlayer 3

This is my latest project. It is the Dragonslayer 3. This one is a serious upgrade to 1 and 2 and maybe I will be able to penetrate the Dragon's Armor with this one! Watch a video of this here. The DragonSlayer 3

 

Dragonslayer 4

Dragonslayer 4 This is a sneak peek view of my latest dragonslayer project. Just a quick look and a video explaining why the new dragonslayer is a sword. Dragonslayer 4

 

 

DragonSlayer 5

Dragonslayer 5 This is an actual tank made out of foam. But it has an 8 hp motor in it and the barrel really shoots! Dragonslayer 5

 


 

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