Amtgard Resources

From AmtWiki

Note: Page under Construction

This page is a collection of information about how acquire supplies for various areas of Amtgard, including weapon making, armoring, garbing, and various other disciplines.

Check out our Merchants page for links to Amtgard suppliers and artisans.

Need help? Check out our Tutorial page for links to how-to's and guidebooks.

Weapons Supplies

This is a semicomplete list of weapons materials:

Weapon Supplies List By Metro Footlong (Zach Stevens)

  • Best material



  • Carbon fiber/graphite golf shaft

- Can be bought at certain Goodwill stores by the sports equipment Price: around $2

PVC (3/4in. Diameter): Lowes, Home Depot, Ace - In the plumbing isle Price will vary

Kitespar (follow link):


Materials listed above

Fiberglass rods: Home Depot (orange rods), Lowes (orange rods): - Found by the mailbox numbers, near the mailboxes. Tractor Supplies (grey rods): - Found by the horse fencing

Bamboo: Walmart (sometimes): - In the outside gardening center Michaels: - Right in front of the enterence, near floral arrangements Old Time Pottery: -In the far front right corner of the store, in the floral arrangement area

Javlins and polesarms:

  • Bamboo(3/4-1in. Outer diameter): as listed above

Bandshoppe pole (follow link):


  • Sticky back craft foam (must have!!!!!):

Walmart (package of 50 4x6in. sheets): - found in craft section with all the other foam products.

Mega Noodle (instock seasonal): Walmart, Lowes, and Dollar General

Frostking Pipe Insulation (follow link):

Camp pad (blue): Academy and Dick's Sporting Goods (Used to be sold at Walmart)


  • Lightest duty, clear, duck brand packing tape (1.88" thickness?):

Walmart: - In the packing supplies area Pack of 4 for $6.98

  • Strapping Tape:

Walmart, Office Max, and Office Depot: - Found in the packing area

Athletic/grip tape: White tape: Academy: - in the workout/MMA area Walmart: - found in the pharmacy area, comes in a box of 4 Dick's Sporting Goods: - workout/MMA area Dollar Tree: - Found with the pharmasutical supplies

Various colors: Dick's Sporting Goods and Acadamey


Tube Socks(cotton with/without polyester): Can be bought anywhere that sells socks.

Stockings(elastic): Walmart, Dollar Tree, and Walgreens: -Cheapest option Price will vary

Men's Dress Socks: Same as above Price will vary

Leggings (cotton & polyester): Same as above Price will vary

  • Sewn Cover

Required Materials: A core A cover Sticky back craftfoam Lightest duty packing tape Grip tape (if you want it on your handle) Foam for the blade (only if you do not want pool noodle)

Shield Supplies

Garbing Supplies

Armor Supplies

Safety Gear

Misc. Gear

Craft Supplies

Design Resources

Classes / Instructional Information