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this is a instructable in how to make you starwars R2D2 Hookah.. or just a regular R2D2 Cookie jar... etc... visit my blog at http://hookahpromadnes...
Orange juice squeezer .. or some kinda round thing to mold your top
see perfect fit
sculpey the one that hardens in the oven
Cover the bottle with a tin layer of sculpey
roll it on its side on a solid surface.. to make it smooth make sure is clean or it will stick to the sculpey... dont forget the bottom of the bottle
use top as a round template.. make sure you peel it off.. plastic and ovens dont mix!!
Drill a hole on the top.. if you want to get fancy you could add a purge.. but for the contest it needs to be all homemade.. i might add a purge after...
this is what it looks like peeled off..
top ready for the over
now make a hole on the sculpey and unite both the top and the lid.. here is where it get tricky... the sculpey is too soft to add detail and attach l...
this is what it looks like baked.. that gap goes away once you twist the top.. also dont use sculpey to make bowls... bad bad idea... One more thin...
now legs.. you can make the legs entirely of sculpey.. but then they are flimsy and will probably break if you bake it by themself n u will waste scul...
i drilled some holes in the bakes sculpey.. added like 6 holes all along where the leg would be... you need some kinda way to make the legs attach to ...
back to the oven Now here is when it gets tricky.. to add detail you can directly paint on the model as it is.. however, being that i really wan't t...
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