Amie D.D.
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Electric Paint Light-Up Cosplay Sword

Use some copper tape and Bare Conductive's Electric Paint to light up a few 5mm LEDs. No soldering required!

BeginnerFull instructions provided1 hour350
Electric Paint Light-Up Cosplay Sword

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Electric Paint 10ml
Bare Conductive Electric Paint 10ml
×1
Adafruit Copper Tape
×1
Coin Cell Battery CR2032
Coin Cell Battery CR2032
×1
LED (generic)
LED (generic)
×5
LilyPad Coin Cell Battery Holder - Switched - 20mm
SparkFun LilyPad Coin Cell Battery Holder - Switched - 20mm
This is optional. You can just use the coin cell battery if you want. This LilyPad Coin cell Battery holder as an on and off switch.
×1
Name Tag Magnet
Optional: Velcro or magnet. This is to the holder the battery cover cap in place.
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Laser cutter (generic)
Laser cutter (generic)
I have a Glowforge Pro, if you don't have a laser cutter no worries! You can print off the templates and cut them out of foam, cardboard or worbla!

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Hex Cap Cover

Decorative Hex Cap Cover

Laser Cut Blade

Laser cut blade or print out and cut with foam, worbla or cardboard

Battery Cover for Sword

Battery Cover for Sword

Schematics

Bread Board layout Conductive Sword

Fritzing Files for Sword

Code

No Programming or Soldering required!

Plain text
No Programming or Soldering required!
//You don't have to write any Code to get the LEDs to work
/*Though Quick note: Make sure the + Positive and the - Negative of the Battery Holder are lined up correctly*/

Credits

Amie D.D.

Amie D.D.

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