I started on it last summer. @[email protected] I had most of the body made out of wood, with a real blade and a real chain. Then I realized ACen would throw my ass out, and that it would weigh about 20 pounds. So I started over.
The body is made of flower-arranging foam, with a layer of cardboard on each side, and the whole thing is covered with mylar. The raised part on the other side is the side of a milk jug. The handle is carved out of plywood. The blade is made of two layers of hard plastic and a layer of craft foam in between. The chain is made of craft foam. The knobs are wooden dowel knobs I drilled extra holes in. Other than that, if it looks like it's made of metal, it is. The whole thing weighs maybe three pounds, tops. The paint on the handle is spray-enamel, while all the rest of the paint is acrylics.