Are you tired of the dull life of the average sentient being? Have you ever wanted to sit back and ignore the problems of the world surfacing all around you?
Have you ever wanted to be a couch?
Of course you have. And now, with emerging technologies (tape and hot glue) and breakthrough materials (cardboard) your lifelong dreams can finally become reality.
Ladies, Gentlemen, and small extraterrestrial beings from unidentified planets, I present....
THE SOFA SUIT!
What is the sofa suit, you may wonder?
Basically, its a transforming man-to-sofa halloween costume, and when its completed, you can do some funny things with it, especially on halloween.
Just think: setting a bowl of candy on your lap and jumping up when kids come near, then watching them run screaming down the street.
in short, you can be your own Transformer.
Except, unlike a transformer, you can actually do something useful.
How, you might ask, does the fabled Sofa-Suit work? A hat, with a built in hatch for visibility, conceals one's head. A sort of torso-box thingy, to which arms and legs are attached, covers (obviously) the torso. The limbs are each made from two connected boxes...and so on and so forth.
Geoffrito and I worked together on this, as although its my idea, he really wanted to help (edit: he also designed most of it and was the true genius in the project) :)
Since we know each other (same school) I ought to include him as another collaborator, yay.
Anyway, moving on.
Step 1: Planning
Of course, most every big-ish project needs some kind of planning, unless, I mean, you're some kind of amazing god or deity.
Measure the Length, Width, and Height of The body Parts indicated in the yellow boxes...
The Lower Arm,
And the Shins.
After getting the measurements, you'll want to add an inch or two to the length and width, for room, depending on how much space you'd like. I'm going for two inches.
The measurements are used to cut and shape cardboard, to make a frame for the rest of the sofa.
*See, Don't think that you can simply do this project without measurements, for to create a decent transformation, some parts must be uniform with the rest.*