After seeing Iron Man in the theater I knew I had to recreate Tony Starks Arc Reactor. Specifically I wanted the RT1 that Pepper Potts had displayed in the glass case for Tony. The "Proof That Tony Stark Has A Heart" Arc Reactor. Below is a comparison of the Arc seen in the movie and the one I built.

Step 1: Blueprinting

The first step was to draw up blueprints of the proposed Arc. The blueprints would need to show every piece that would be used to create the Arc. I spent weeks going over screen caps from the movie, using various angles to determine the dimensions of each part. I also used several images of the actual Arc that had been displayed at Comic-Con. All my blueprints were created in Illustrator.
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Could u attach blue print link
<p>Do you have Blueprints that you would be willing to share?</p>
could you put the blueprint's up on to the instructable please. thanks
<p>great job!</p>
Hi that's really cool, I've been a fan of Iron man and would love to build my own arc reactor, would it be possible for you to send the files to me via email? My email is andytangtsk@gmail.com, thanks!
<p>Very nicely done! At first I wasn't sure which was which. :)</p>
Hello <br>Really awesome work <br>Is it possible you can send me blueprint drawings with all measurements please. <br>I plan on drawing them up and laser cutting these parts and make one of my own. <br>Hopefully :) <br> <br>please send and really great work <br>This one especially gave me motivation to make one. <br> <br>Please send to risico96@gmail.com <br>Thanks <br>
Where did u get part? Can u email me thort10@hotmail.com
How did u get the materials? U brought them or made them? If u brought them,where to buy?
This is awesome! Can you leave a list of materials that you need to make it.
The best arc reactor replica ever!!
please give a list of materials
Can I order the materialsfor the cage? I lack materials and support here. please reply :(
*materials for
Do you have a list of materials???
can i buy the parts from you as a kit and i assemble it myself?
So cool!!!<br> Please post a file with all the pieces....Please :-D
Awesome job! How thick is it?<br>
Excellent job, one the best instructables I have ever seen. I would ask the same question, that has been asked above have you considered selling these as a completed item or a build it yourself your kit? And not just the finished display model, but a removable one that could be used for costume usage?<br>
Fantastic replica!
You should sell pre-painted kits or fully assembled ones. I think it would be easier to recreate these because the prototype is always the hardest to make. I would make it myself but no way to make the pieces.
Awesome! Just like in the movie! I love the outcome!

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