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We are proud to invite you to our 14th edition of the LARP weapon manufacturing training at April 6th and 7th, 2024!
This date is for training in ENGLISH. French training is available here.
This training takes place over two intensive days of 10 hours each. You'll be building an artifact weapon of your own design.
During the course, we'll teach you the different manufacturing techniques you can use at home or in a workshop with industrial equipment.
Here is an overview of the course outline:
Workshop tour and introduction to latex weapon making
Health and safety
Description of materials, tools and handing out of the course outline
Rules and techniques of pattern making for safe tips (The pattern is provided for the current project)
Descriptions of the different foams and their properties.
Tracing and cutting of the evazote 50
Descriptions of the types of structures and their particularities. (Structure of the current project provided)
The assembly and use of contact adhesives, the use of reinforcements and quality tests
The tracing of sandblasting guides
Carving of blades, guards and pommels; description of tools and techniques
Practice period on small test and final carving of the project in progress
Preparation of surfaces for latex application.
Latexing, techniques and tools. (3 layers will have already been applied)
Description of the different applications with brush or sprayer
Explanation of the properties of latex and additives
Techniques for making handles and explanation of materials
Fabrication of the handle of the current project
Painting techniques, explanation of tools, list of materials and their suppliers
Varnish technique and application
Final assembly of the current project
Review of manufacturing steps, materials and safety rules
Make sure you choose a concept that you feel is feasible with the skills you have.
skills you have. We reserve the right to refuse your project
if we find your project too complex or if it does not seem to be adapted to the
to the reality of the training.
You will have to choose between 3 types of weapons: sword, axe or mace. You'll also need to choose a length: Sword from 70 cm to 120 cm. Axe and mace from 70 to 90 cm.
To facilitate our work, we invite you to send us a picture or a sketch for reference as well as a description, your choice of colors and any other relevant information.
Make sure you dress appropriately for the workshop; clothing that can get dirty, sleeves
clothes that can be soiled, sleeves that are not too long, long pants
and good shoes. Bring warm clothes, the workshop can be cold in winter.
in winter. Safety equipment, tools and materials are provided.
are provided. In addition, a fabrication booklet with references, tools, materials and a list of suppliers will be provided.
Materials will be available for purchase at the end of the course. This training includes two discount options that you can use on site and avoid shipping costs. Either 10% off for one year or 35% off for a single order. Some materials are exclusive and therefore not available on our
Who can participate in this training?
This training is offered to people 16 years and older. However, it is possible for a person between 10 and 15 years old to attend. They must be accompanied by an adult. Only one registration is required. Only one project will be completed. An additional fee of $50 will apply for lodging.
The training is held at our workshop, 4091 route des Lacs, Saint-Élie-de-Caxton.
Meals are not included. The dining room at Ateliers Nemesis
has a refrigerator with freezer, microwave, toaster oven, panini oven and
panini oven and a coffee machine. If needed, there are restaurants and gas stations
restaurants and gas stations with meals in the village of Saint-Élie-de-Caxton.
The training includes accommodation for Friday and Saturday nights. Depending on the location chosen for accommodation, you may need to share a room with a fellow trainee. More details will follow.