After the success of last year's Gene Simmons project
, I was excited to see what RavingChild would come up with for Halloween this year. I had a feeling that whatever he decided, it would be interesting, fun to make, and challenge my prop-making skills. I was not disapppointed when he chose to be Gimli from Lord of the Rings.
The main challenge with this costume would be making a reasonably accurate-looking Gimli using the extremely limited resources at my disposal. This costume would have to use only pieces I found at Goodwill, some cheap materials from Hobby Lobby, and a few things I had laying around from other projects. Given the project's constraints, I am extremely pleased with the results, and so is the boy (which is really all that matters).