FINAL FANTASY X
Yuna's weapon
How to make Magic wand


[Materials]
Making pattern paper materials
-"Kousakuyousi"(one of hard paper in Japan) 5piece
-Scotch tape(Sellotape) 1piece

Main materials
"Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)"
->2mm thick(1.5mm is also OK) 100cm X 10cm
->5mm thick 100cm X 40cm
-Instant glue 7piece(It's convenient if there is also Instant gule Accelerator Spray)
-Hot melt(glue gun) 5piece(It's convenient if there is also Air duster for cooling))
-Wire 1メートル
-PVC pipe(diameter 26.0mm) 1piece
-Wood stick for jointing PVC pipe 30cm

Painting materials
2.Case of "Bond G17" painting
-"Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) 300ml
-lacquer thinner 300ml
-Paintbrush(Disposable premise ) 1piece
-Paper cup,bowl etc.(Disposable premise ) 1piece
-Bottle lacquer paint proper quantity
-Lacquer Spray proper quantity

1.Case of Gesso painting
"Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)"
->2mm thick(1.5mm is also OK) 100cm X 30cm
-"Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) 100ml
-Gesso 100ml
-lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint,Lacquer Spray) or acrylic paint proper quantity

[cost of materials]
3500Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)

[Tools used]
Indispensable tools
-Writing implement(Pencil,eraser,ballpoint,Magic Marker,ruler)
-Sizzer
-Box cutter(It's good to change "Pro blade". Moreover,It will become convenient if there is also "Blade breaker")
-Cutting mat
-Hot melt(glue gun)
-Lighter
-Saw(Pipe cutter is also OK)
-Freeway coping saw
-Paint tools, such as a paintbrush
-Drill
-Pliers

Convenient thing when it is
-Craft Knife
-Circle cutter
-Gas toach

[Work time]
10Hours

[Spec]
Weight 500g
Length 160cm

[Pattern paper data]
Pattern paper display It will become full scale, If it print by magnification 100%.
-It may not be displayed in a browser.In that case save on desktop.and open.
- Grid in edge of pattern paper is standard that confirm about printing by magnification 100%.
-Mention called "x1","x2" etc are number of cutting pieces.
If you need both shoulder ,both legs etc,cut number of double.
-Mention called "2mm","5mm" etc are thick of "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".


[How to make]
Make top part.
Make Pattern paper by "Kousakuyousi"(one of hard paper in Japan).


Cut out materials based on a Pattern paper.
Cut out 10mm thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".



It's Japanese most famous material for cosplay props.
It's a soft board, and it can be bended.(Details are here.)
And "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)" is sold only in Japan.

Then, if you live in except japan, you must use other materials.
A EVA board is usable in substitution for "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
It's called EVA foam, EVAzote, too.
Many world cosplayers are using EVA board.
(I don't know well about EVA board, sorry. Plase study by Google)
Or, basicly soft and can bended board is substitutes.
Then find the materials in your country.

I don't know material information of except japan.
Then you must call for help to your country cosplayers, if you know more information of materials.
There are many world cosplayers in Worldcosplay.
Please find your contry cosplayer by this site. And ask them.
http://ja.worldcosplay.net/

Or, ask japanese material shops that the shop can send "Lion board" to your country.
Thease are shops selling "Lion board".
http://www.rakuten.ne.jp/gold/cosprop/ This site has Japanese page only.
http://www.tokyu-hands.co.jp/foreign.html This site has English page too.
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【10mm厚】通常&特大サイズ - 基本のサイズ、複数枚セットで買うとさらにお得


【10mm厚】ハーフサイズ-少しだけ使いたい場合にオススメ

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At first, use sharp blade. For example, "Pro Blade".
This is so sharp.
In addition, use big size Box cutter.
Big size can cut well more than small size.
←10piece ←50piece

When you cut, put "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)" on Cutting mat.
Don't cut in the air, while holding by hand.
Break a b blade frequentry, if you feel sharpness of using blade became bad.
If you want to do work more speedy, use "Running fire box cutter","Blade breaker".
"Running fire box cutter" can have 6 pieces blade inside.
"Blade breaker" can break easy and speedy.


Use Craft Knife, if you cut small ornaments etc Craft Knife can't cut well.


Cutting out was completed.


Cut out inner. Cut out with Box cutter.


Cutting was completed.


Paste together with Instant glue.
If you use Instant gule Accelerator too,
pasting time will be 2 or 3 seconds.
Watch movie using it.

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【瞬間接着剤硬化スプレー】
100mlあれば全身甲冑1セット分、武器なら2,3本程度分使える。
ガンガン造形する人なら大容量で買い得な420mlがオススメ。

青いパッケージの商品(WAVE社製)は玩具屋で購入可能。
茶色いパッケージの商品(アルテコ社製)はホームセンターで購入可能。
←100ml←180ml ←420ml


【瞬間接着剤】一般的な液体瞬間接着剤なら何でもOK。私は100均の商品を使ってます。

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Pasting was completed.


Put on the wire as a core.


Paste with Hot melt(glue gun).



Paste together one more 5mm thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)" with Instant glue.


Paste together with Instant glue.


Paste with Instant glue.


Pasting was completed.


Shave corner with Box cutter.


Make a stick.
Make 2 block construction for carrying.
Cut PVC pipe(diameter 26.0mm) to length with a sufficient degree.
PVC pipe can be cut by saw.But Pipe cutter is more bettr.Pipe cutter can cat quickly and beautifull.



Use wood stick for joint. 25cm is best of lenght.
Insert wood stick to PVC pipe you use in shop,and search good thickness wood stick.
If you can't search it,buy big size.And shave it with Box cutter.
Details are here.


Make break to edge in order to joint parts.
Use Freeway coping saw (Normal saw is alos OK, but it's take time.)
If you thing such process is difiicul, there is other method. Details are here.


Cut out 2mm(1.5mm is also OK) thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
Paste with Instant glue.


Put to break and paste with Hot melt(glue gun).


Pasting was completed.


Cut out 5mm thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
Paste together with Instant glue.


Pasting was completed.


Make a grip.
Cut out 2mm(1.5mm is also OK) thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
Paste with "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan).
(Instant glue is also OK. But consumption is many since area is large.So use "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan).



Pasting was completed.


Paste together parts cut out from 2mm(1.5mm is also OK) thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)" with a Instant glue.


Pasting was completed.


Cut out 5mm thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
Paste together with Instant glue.


Pasting was completed.


Bend a wire.


Insert to end of PVC pipe.


Paste with Hot melt(glue gun).


Pasting was completed.


Make a bell.
Prepare a round thing.


Bend a wire.


Paste with Hot melt(glue gun).


Cut out 2mm(1.5mm is also OK) thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
Paste with Hot melt(glue gun).


Cover on the whole.


Cut out 5mm thick "Lion Board(Koyo Soft Board)".
Paste together with Instant glue.


Toast with Lighter and remove corner.


Paint.
When paint direct Lacquer Spray and acrylic paint,color is not beautifull.(example)
So you should paint undercoat.
There are two kinds of methods for painting undercoat.

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1.Gesso painting (this is easy method)
Gesso don't contain thinner.Accordingly there is not smell worry.
It's only paintig by bruch, very easy.it can use Acrylic paint as paint.
This method is recommend for weapons, small articles, two or three pieces armors.
But it's easy to peel off than Gesso painting (this is easy method).
Then it's is slightly unsuitable for moving armor and armorset etc.

Details are here.

Undercort->Gesso or Black Gesso
or

Paint->Lacquer Spray or Bottle lacquer paint or acrylic paint
or
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2."Bond G17" painting (this is hard method)
It's fill thinner smell in room.Accordingly use outside of a room.
This is onerous method, but it's not hard to peel off. It's almighty method.
Then it's suitable for moving armor and armorset etc.
Details are here.

Undercort->"Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) thined with lacquer thinner
-for big things -for small things

Paint->Lacquer Spray or Bottle lacquer paint

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*Case of Gesso painting,PVC pipe can't paited direct.Beforehand do this process.
 Or paste Synthetic leather with "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan).

In subsequent explanation is use "Bond G17" painting.
But Gesso painting is easy to use.

Paint "Bond G17"(one of liqud glue in Japan) thined with lacquer thinner at 3 or 4 times.
Don't use fire after painting. Don' use Lighter. The parts will be charred in seconds.


Desiccate for 4 or 5 hours.(It may become dry for 1 or 2 hours, but Desiccating for 4 or 5 hours is better.)


Paint gray color as undercoat color with Lacquer Spray.


Paint blue color with Lacquer Spray.


Stick Masking tape so that paint may not adhere to unrelated place.



Paint gold color with Lacquer Spray.
Peel Masking tape softly.


Stick Masking tape so that paint may not adhere to unrelated place.
Paint silver color with Lacquer Spray.


Stick Masking tape so that paint may not adhere to unrelated place.
Paint red color with Lacquer Spray.


Peel Masking tape softly.
Tie up the bell with a cord.



Below are completed things.














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