Tuesday, 10 July 2012

How to make a larp boffer mace

You know, by now you should have picked the basics of making proper larp weapons instead of dickswords and such...Besides, a mace is the simplest possible one to make, I mean everyone can make a mace right? Its one of mankind's first weapons among with the sharpened stick and the thrown rock. But okay here's the way to get one.


Budget - as usual - 10-15$ if you are starting fresh, the more weapons you make, the cheaper they will get.

Materials: Polypropylene pipe, foam, wood texture wallpaper, glue. Tapes.

Tools: Usual - scissors, paper knife,

First things first, get a roughly baton length piece of pipe.

Next we glue a layer of wood textured wallpaper and the shaft of the mace is ready to go.
After that its time to make the head. Since we are talking about a mace - you gotta make sure it has 360 degrees coverage - there is no edge to it. Also, don't make the head too short, you don't want to hit people with a naked pipe on the head. Same thing we did with the war hammer - give it a good safety length - better safe than sorry.
After the first layer of foam, lets add some extra as well as bonus bumps. Don't make it too complex - the more spikes and such you make, the easier it will be to get it damaged. If  you make something like Sauron's mace from the intro of Lord of the Rings: The fellowship of the Ring, chances are it won't last even a single fight.

Whatever shape of the head you've picked, its time to tape it up.

Finally an old cap from a bottle of pills to cover the other end so that it won't slip out of your hand accidentally. There, we are done, you can go clobber someone on the head.

2 коментара:

Benjamin said...

Where did you get that wallpaper?

Buskador said...

A local home depot.

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