9th February 2012: Waiting time Ok, so I managed to sand it down to more of a point while I was watching Kenan & Kel, which I was quite happy with! I did end up asking some people for a bit of honest advice, where they pointed out the length of the dowel needed to be a lot thinner. I agree with them, but unfortunately as I'm running out of time, I need to make sure that this glue I have actually works, so for now I've glued it all together. I now have to wait 24 hours to check if it works, and after that, comes the spray painting stage. That's to be done tomorrow afternoon.
I think if I rewear this cosplay (probably at Kitacon), I'll sand down the dowel a lot more or just remake the entire thing completely. Be aware that I'm completely winging this thing as I go so I'm hoping it'll turn out ok XD Once the spray painting is done I just need to glue the bottle on and it's done :) (apart from filling the bottle with ADAM, obv.