How to Make Prop Movie or Fantasy Swords out of Flexible Foam
Production companies regularly contact Smooth-On looking for an easy way to reproduce
multiple prop weapons for stage and screen. These props are often used by extras in large
battle scenes and must be easy to carry and safe to use. Smooth-On's FlexFoam-iT!®
expanding flexible foams make an economical and safe choice.
This tutorial shows how to cast a FlexFoam-iT! 25 stunt prop sword into a Mold
Max® 30 silicone mold. FlexFoam-iT! 25 develops a tough outer skin making it ideal
for the finished piece. Smooth-On's Cast Magic® powders are a fast and easy way to
add color and depth to any casting. The completed prop is lightweight, flexible and safe.