Step 3: The Arms/Appendages

1. The toilet plunger arm thingy....wouldnt be a Dalek without it. I re-engineered a rivet (turned the end around) and epoxied it to a washer that I hammered into a cup shape (placed washer over a large-ish nut and hammered down with the rounded end of a machine screw).

2. The 'other arm' was just a short piece of grooved dowel.

3. Both arms were glued to a cardboard base, made up of more tack strip layers.
<p>These are amazing truly I tend to do fundraising using a Dalek I built and selling these would be a great fundraiser. I'm trying to decide if there is a way to do mass production? Maybe a laser cutter for the cardboard. anyway if I do do anything I will make sure to comment. Favorited for you. </p>
<p>Thanks and hope this inspires an even better model...this was a first and I know it could be much improved. Maybe for your fundraising you could sell a kit instead of mass producing? Less work and would be fun for others to put together?</p>
<p>Great idea, I will consider working on that after I've finished working on my current project. May have something done by christmas time.</p>
A trick I got from Robot Room is to sand clear LEDs to make them visible. Perhaps that can help the antenae
this is awsome
<p>these are some of the best diy dealer's I have ever seen. As an up and coming whovien, these became my immediate to do project. I plan to post a pic of mine in the comments as soon as I'm done.</p>
<p>change dealer to dalek, auto correct strike again</p>
<p>Awesome...please do!</p>
So cool!
ie, the first photo: <br> <br>&quot;These don't Il-lu-min-ate, they just Dec-or-ate.&quot; :)
Well done! <br>
Decorate!<br> <br> Now, if one could fit one with LEDs, it would...<br> <br> Illuminate!<br> <br> Sorry...&nbsp;
Simply wire two LEDs to the output of a timer to make them blink... There's plenty of room in there for a battery and a circuit.
Here's another one for you Dark...have fun!
very nice, my daughter and I are mega Dr.Who fans, got our vote
I love it!!
Super cool! I'm still geeking out about it! :)
This. Is. Amazing, well done
Yes! Look at how cute he is! :D <br /> <br />This is just adorable. Thanks for such an awesome walkthrough!

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