This is a fantastic piece of work with stunning details. In an attempt to fully re-create the Buster Sword in it's original form, Johnny had to use concept art and other drawings to plan out the shape, volume, and dimensions of the sword while also considering materials and durability. He pulled this off marvelously. The weight when held feels really balanced and the grip feels solid. The detailing on the handle is a really super nice touch, and the grey paint and sheet metal edges are very very shiny.
Suggestions for being more awesome:
try experimenting with different glues
use some weighted boards for more even foam distribution
fold sheet metal seams and tuck under for gluing
largely nitpicks, but hey, gotta have those in a critique
A few things needed to be repaired due to the rather rough handling from shipping, but everything still looks good and makes this a great piece of wield-able art to own. It is a dynamite replica sword and I am very satisfied. Thanks a bunch Johnny!