Our replica prop swords, bows, maces, axes, and more weapon builds are gathered in the collection below. Learn how to make weapon props for your cosplay, starting with simple foam knives to complicated plastic and wood weapons. If you’re looking for prop guns, we have a collection just for guns here.
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For Dragon Con 2017 Bill put together an Old Man Logan costume. Along with a pair of normal claws, he also made a couple sets of gag claws.
To finish his Wolverine prop claws, Bill needs some blades! In this tutorial, he goes over building Logan’s weapons using PVC plastic.
To prepare for his Old Man Logan costume, Bill is putting together a fresh set of prop Wolverine claws using more robust materials like aluminum and brass.
Flexible props can make amazing stunt and convention ready weapons! Follow Bill as he 3D models and prints Genji’s shrunken on the Lulzbot Taz Mini with the Flexystruder.
Bill and Grace team up to make an epic foam Orc sword prop! The sword was created in a video on her channel and in this video the duo does all of the painting.
Bill and Britt each made their own Harry Potter style magical wand props. They each used completely different tools and techniques to create their own unique, personalized wizard implement. Bill dusted off the lathe to make his wand from hardwoods and Britt made hers from Worbla!
While we were in New Zealand, Chris showed us some of the swords he’s crafted. Chris explains how he made a wooden sword, his detailed metal sword, and plans for his current work in progress.
One store, $20 in materials, build a lightsaber hilt! That’s the challenge the PropTart community created and we decided to participate and build our own…
Bill finishes up his 3D printed lightsaber kit. After installing the LEDs and batteries, he attached the switch, glued everything together, and then gave it a nice pass of weathering paint.
Joel the 3D Printing Nerd joined Bill in the shop to put together and paint some really amazing 3D printed lightsaber kits designed by Sean Charlesworth.
Bill finishes up the “Jazzaxe” build with some painting, leather work, and goes over the lighting solution.
We teamed up with artist Jazza to build a prop axe of his design. This super fun collaboration shows what kind of epic build you can cook up when you collaborate with an amazing designer.