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Hey everyone. Here you will learn how to make a giant sandwich costume. I know not everyone needs one, but I like to think people most want one. I built this for the awesome guys over at Naked Castle. As always we invite viewers to improve our design and send up video clips of your projects. All you have to do is upload, and you could be featured in our monthly user submitted podcast.

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Shopping List

1. Two big pieces of cardboard. (These will act as the large surfaces of our bread. If you can't find a big enough piece you can tape smaller pieces together.)

2. A bunch of 1-1/2 inch thick foam. (I used about 3 sheets, with each one being about 3 feet by 8 feet.)

3. A big can of Foam and Fabric Adhesive Spray. (You might even need two.)

4. Spray Paint ( Cream, Black, Brown, Green, Yellow, Red) (A certain giant evil retail store, let's call it "Tal-Mart" sells all the basic colors for .99 cents. Good feeling in your soul sold separately.)

5. Gaffers Tape

6. Black Handerchief

7. 16 Wooden Paint Stir Sticks (I grabbed these when I was buying the Spray Paint and they gave them to me for FREE!)
 
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Step 1: Building the bread

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Keep in mind that you're going to have to do everything in this section twice. First thing you need to do is lay out a piece of cardboard and draw on your giant slice of bread. Make sure it's the size and shape you want. After you start cutting there is no turning back.

Step 2: Checking the size

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Make sure you check the size of the cardboard. A sandwich too small or too big is not good.
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ALogan973 years ago
So now that we can make a giant foam sandwich, the next step is making one we can actually eat!

...Or sleep in! My god, this could be a bed if you'd fill it up with foam! Or a sleeping bag!

:D

poofrabbit1 year ago
This is great, I hope some more people see this instructable and make this! It would be perfect for the new Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2!
hrodriguez73 years ago
i can get free cardboard at a COSCO WHOLESALE
Now the question is how do you eat a giant sandwich?
 Where do you  get the foam
hippyland24 years ago
or remove all of the every thing else besides the bread and spary a little collor on and you got toast
craftygreen5 years ago
wow I am impressed! this is awesome, the fact that you would do this is super creative and spectacular!
bobhill1256 years ago
i made one with out a face and my cousin bit it
codongolev6 years ago
can the sandwich play basketball? (referring th the above picture)
yeah! really, what's with the basketball?
possibly for size comparison.
how did you cover up that tape-seam-thing?
jongscx6 years ago
how hot does it get inside the costume?
there's a hole on the bottom.
---First - I LOVE IT! Funny creative people RULE!!! Now, for some questions: 1) Does this come with fries? Or chips at least? 2) how about a floatable version for pulling behind a boat? I can NOT waterski; tried; failed; repeated. But I'm certain a sandwich would never spit ME out! The kids would love riding in it and I've seen way stranger things (my friend pulls around a shrek's-head type device with like 10 kids inside and it's clearly fun for kids and hilarity for the onlookers and parents) 3) Perfect April Fools day gag for the family - replace all the beds in the house with XL sized bed sandwich, which is what I thought it was when I clicked the link. Thanks for being bold, funny, creative, and sharing this!
SMTHN FUNNY6 years ago
THAT WAS AWESOME!!!!!!!
LaxLovaLV7 years ago
You could make a cool bed if you mad the bread a mattress and made it a bit bigger. The bedding on the bed would look a bit weird if there was any patter what so ever on it but if you had white bedding you could make a pretty nice bed! I don't know, just a thought. You would have to change it a lot though. Coolio idea though! :-) {laura}
That just gave me a REALLY good idea. A sandwich futon!
this is awesome! i like sandwiches!
tomonto7 years ago
Jun 7, 2007. 1:40 PMTheCheese9921says:
Totally friggin rad, I was guna go as a ninja this Halloween, this is sooo better

you are inside my mind...i was gonna be a ninja till i seed this!!!!EVIL SANDWICH ARMY!!!!
umm, actually it says you posted june 8..... at 5:40....
its a quote and what would it matter anyway
oooohhhhh I misread sorry. I thought for some reason you decided to put a timestamp on when you posted.
it would be fun to make but my wife would say i was being a ham...
hahaha.
Amazing... Just amazing. ;)
Man, that's one cool looking sandwich.
csquatdbeat6 years ago
Hey I was wondering how exactly your able to see out of it? You said something about a bandana but could you clarify just a little bit more? Im probably going to make this bad boy for halloween.
MisterShot7 years ago
ok!now what??its really nice but whats the point?i agree with LaxLovaLV!if it was a bed it would be better!
gmm4life7 years ago
I didn't know you guys had an instructables account too!!
xaworld7 years ago
and what if i want to do an open face sandwich??? hahaha
Honus7 years ago
Awesome! That is a killer sandwich costume.
ania7 years ago
this foam is difficult to find! is it high-density upholstery type stuff? where'd you get it?
AlexanderDW7 years ago
Peanutbutt'a jelly time! *<:oD
runbread7 years ago
i made a giant foam shark costume using similar steps two years ago. nice instructable!
lame. Its a commercial from a group of theater prop hands going solo. Bay Area (snicker)
this is the most beautiful thing i have ever seen.
CameronSS7 years ago
That is amazingly cool. I was kind of disappointed, though--I thought by the title it was edible.
hg341 CameronSS7 years ago
me too!!!11!!!!!111
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