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The Katana and the Watermelon



In a previous project I showed you how to make a japanese samurai sword Katana. The question is whether or not it is very strong. It takes three days to make that cardboard Katana because we borrow a little bit from the japanese steel masters in a way. They use two different types of steel, one that is very rigid and one that is flexible. This combination of two steels gives the Katana its amazing resiliency in that it is strong yet flexible.

We do the same thing with the cardboard katana and if you want to make one yourself I have a video and tutorial on how to do it here. How to Make a cardboard Katana



The Katana and the Watermelon

About the Katana and the Watermelon

Once you have watched the video, and gotten a good laugh I hope! You realize that the watermelon is not real! I made this watermelon out of Paper Mache and I have a tutorial on how to do this! I also have other paper mache projects that you might like including how to make a watermelon pinata and how to make a dragon pinata.

An update to this project! Well, seeing as I didn't have any luck with a Katana I tried a very big two handed sword called a flamberge:

Other Paper Mache Projects I have:

Paper Mache Dragon

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



Paper Mache Watermelon

How to Make a solid, heavy, and realistic looking paper mache Watermelon

This is basically rolled up newspaper that is covered with paper mache and with paint. Add a coat of clear spray and it looks real! Here is the tutorial on how to do it. Make a Paper Mache Watermelon



Watermelon Pinata

How to Make a Watermelon Pinata

All it takes is two balloons, some tape, and some paper mache and you can get a great looking pinata that is different and unique. How to make a watermelon Pinata