Are you apart a LARP association? No, well maybe you just like boffer fighting just for fun then, hmm?
Well, this video tutorial is for you. See how to make some cool foam boffer swords for LARPing or whatever by following these directions. You can even use these boffer weapons for martial arts if you want.
All of the materials can be purchased at any hardware store for under ten dollars. The boffer swords are very safe and very fun and realistic to wield during live action role-playing.