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One of the Galactic Empire's most fearsome weapons can be yours to command, and on the cheap!
Here is what you need to make a TIE fighter. -Hot glue gun & plenty of glue sticks -a 3/4" dowell, cut fairly short -some tinfoil to make ...
First, cut a 3/4 dowell fairly short (a bit shorter than in the pic, even),
Next, skewer a few squares of foil 'til it's the ball-like shape we're looking for.
Although not pictured, you should definetly use your glue gun to secure the cockpit. Once dry, wrap in masking tape for easy painting later.
Cut two pieces of cardboard in the hexagonal shape TIE fighters are known for. USE A RULER. It helps. then glue 'em to the ends of the center ...
If you followed along right, you should have something that looks like the picture. Almost there!
For extra credit, use tiny dowells or cut-up craft sticks to make the wing patterns & glue em in place.
*Sigh* now you can paint the fighter. Remember to let it dry fully before you play with it!
...And now you are done. (Cue Imperial March).
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