The question of how to make or where to buy an acro staff has been popping up more and more regularly both on the contact staff Facebook group and when I meet people in person.
As Facebook groups are pretty rubbish at archiving threads it makes sense to record all this information, most of which has been on the FB group more than once, in a more permanent place. This article includes information from Kevin Arleri and MCP among others.
Boring disclaimer: you build an acrostaff and try acrostaff tricks at your own risk – it’s not my fault if you hurt yourself or the staff you make using these instructions breaks! Acrostaff is inherently more risky than other forms of staff manipulation and I have no official strength tests for any of the materials below, only my own experience.
For the full article, see here.