Cosplay Shoulder Armor

By RYOBI Nation

SKILL
easy

Use your creativity to create your own armor with this DIY Cosplay!

Tools

  • Heat Gun
  • Tape Measure
  • Glue Gun
  • Rotary Tool

Accessories

  • 24 PC. FULL SIZE GLUE STICKS
  • Black Fine Point Permanent Workshop Marker

Materials

  • Adhesive Spray
  • Faux Fur
  • Foam Sheet
  • Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Velcro

Steps

STEP 1

With a marker, trace out template onto the foam sheet. Then cut out the shapes using the Hobby Knife.

Tools

Black Marker, Hobby Knife

Materials

Foam Sheet

STEP 2

Spray adhesive glue along the sides to make a curve to fit over a shoulder. Use the heat gun to help the glue set faster.

Tools

Heat Gun

Materials

Adhesive Glue, Foam Sheet

STEP 3

Insert a sanding band into the rotary collet. Smooth out any rough areas on your foam shoulder piece with the rotary tool.

Tools

Rotary Tool, Sanding Bands

Materials

Foam Sheet

STEP 4

Apply another layer of the adhesive spray to help seal the foam material. Use the heat gun to help the glue set.

Tools

Heat Gun

Materials

Foam Sheet, Adhesive Spray

STEP 5

Apply paint to the foam shoulder piece.

Materials

Paint, Paint Brush

STEP 6

On the back side of the shoulder piece, sand the areas with a rotary tool for where you would like the velcro pieces to go. Sanding off any debris, paint or glue to ensure the velcro will adhere.

Tools

Rotary Tool, Sanding Bands

Materials

Foam Sheet, Velcro

STEP 7

Add the velcro pieces and the Faux Fur to the foam shoulder piece using the glue gun.

Tools

Glue Gun

Materials

Faux Fur, Velcro