Introduction: SteamPunk Dalek
I Disasembleled Dalek bubble bath container, then painted initially with Primer, then with Gold, in hindsight, I should have painted it in a more metalic Gold
I sanded of the plastic domes and replaced them with Rivet
I covered the 4 back ones with plastic as this is where the gauge is going to g
Here I removed the eye stalk, gun, plunger and lights. the plunger I replaced with a cannon barrel I picked up in a charity shop, I added the plunger (see later pics) to still give it the Dalek feel
you can also see I added copper plates around the neck to give it a more machine less plastic feel
This is the gun, its a combination of the old gun (the silver bit) a pen lid, the clear plastic, a pen mechanism (the white plastic), the top of a champaign bottle and a fuse
It was then painted with brass paint, witha little brown and green added to take the shine off
both the Plunger and the gun also gad some craft gems added to make it more like the steampunk comics (see later pics
This is actually a retractable felt tip pen I cut down as it reminded me of a telescope (i 'borrowed' it from my daughter, Shhhh dont tell her!!)
this was then also painted
to give definition, I used copper wire from a hardware store, I also used the wire from a champaign bottle to do the lights
(In my mind they now shoot out flames !!)
The internal mechanics - I cut the front out so you can see in, I then cut underneath the head and inseted a perspex plate which I had glued the cogs to (the perspex is invisible to the eye, so it gives the illusion of a machine
The funnel is a copper U-bend from a Plumbers store. I was most disappointed by this I had hoped inspiration would lead me somewhere better, still I can always replace it later
The gauge was made with a copper ring and some balsa wood for its frame, the gauge I printed off the intenet and house in a plastic window I took from a lasagne wrapper!!!
The Plaque is copper sheet, the wire is designed to look like dalek writing based on pics from Dr Who Wiki
The wheels are from the cannon mentioned earlier
The wooden base was created by glueing balsa wood to the original plasic base and paintin it to gave an oak look
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