Instructables

Step 1: Materials

The body is constructed from different sizes of PVC pipe. The pipe thickness is "Schedule 40" or thicker. Just pick the 'thick pipe' at the store.

PVC comes in 10' lengths, so you will need one 10' piece of 1", 3/4", and 1/2" pipe. And you'll have some left over.

You'll need these PVC fittings:

1" Thickness:
1 - cross tee,
1 - regular tee,
1 - 1"x 1/2" reducing coupling

3/4" Thickness:
2 - ells,
2 tees

1/2" Thickness:
1 - ell,
1 - 45

Also you will need:
-Small bag of 8" zip ties
-Small bag of 4" zip ties
-One foam 'pool play tube'
-One 18" x 36" piece of landscape cloth
-Four U-bolts, 1.5" wide x 2.5" long
-Two 6" pieces of 1/8" x 1" angle steel
-One 6" piece of 1/8" x 2" plate steel
-One 34" piece of 1/4" steel rod
-One double acting air cylinder, 1/2" bore, 2" stroke
-One four way solenoid
-Fittings and pipe for air cylinder and solenoid
-Repeating timer
-on/off switch
-sensor
-Styrofoam wig head
-latex hands
Clothing:(Buy at yard sales because you won't want to use your clothes)
-Shirt
-Pants
-Shoes
-Belt
Also:
-Pieces of plastic packing bubble sheets or foam carpet padding (to give shape to the legs)
-Tape
-PVC glue (or screws)
-PVC pipe cutter (hightly recommended)
-Misc. tools