Introduction: Alice in Wonderland Costume - Armor Medieval

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=041KmaNLnno
armadura en cuero y lamina de foamy
Leather Armor sheet of foamy (EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate)

HALLOWEEN 2010


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lamina de foamy termoformada
thermoformed sheet of foamy

Calienta el foamy en un horno domestico por unos pocos minutos
coloca la forma de alambre sobre la lamina caliente
presiona con una pieza de madera
corta la forma termoformada
Pintar con pintura de aluminio

Preheat oven foamy in a household for a few minutes
the form of wire placed on the hot sheet
pressed with a piece of wood
thermoformed short form
Painted with aluminum paint

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Comments

glitterboy (author)2013-04-04

excelent work! how did you the rounded rim in the pieces? have you tried this in foam with thickness of 7, 8 mm? such simple, straighforward job and very effective, i suppose you were as happy as your daughter!
Saludos desde Mexico parcero
Greetings from Mexico, my friend

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2012-08-03

This is wonderful! I've never seen anyone do this outfit! Wonderful idea :)

chickenjack (author)2010-11-06

Combining the candy bag onto the back of the shield is brilliant!

RavingMadStudios (author)2010-11-05

Great techniques and beautiful work!

SymWolfe (author)2010-11-05

Wow that is amazing!!!

D00M99 (author)2010-11-03

Nice armor! What material did you use for the metal bits?

ricardoruizo (author)D00M992010-11-03

The armor is leather.

leaves skirt Fabic EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) (foamy) is thermoformed in a domestic oven
http://www.noecb.com/categorias/material-de-papeleria/decoracion-y-disfraces/laminas-foamy/

there is no metal

D00M99 (author)ricardoruizo2010-11-03

So you spray painted it?

ricardoruizo (author)D00M992010-11-03

everything was painted with aluminum spray

D00M99 (author)ricardoruizo2010-11-04

Nice. Leather is really nice and flexible too so it eliminates the issue that some of the more detailed costumes have of breaking, bending, or difficulty in movement.
Great work!

ricardoruizo (author)D00M992010-11-04

Thanks, mobility was one of the variables considered important

Cymru (author)2010-11-03

I'm so glad you posted this right AFTER Halloween. That gives me most of a year to get one made.

ricardoruizo (author)Cymru2010-11-03

I just spent two weeks working at night
With a year of work, you must be great

Cymru (author)ricardoruizo2010-11-04

I'm betting that I'll be making 3 or 4 of them in the year. And sized for someone who is 5'11" and 5'6" and 5' and 4'8". They already have boffers
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foam_weapon) so foam armor seems a logical progression.

ricardoruizo (author)Cymru2010-11-04

It is logical that if you already have a foam gun, now require foam armor.
Initially I thought of making the whole armor of foam, but as I had leather in my workshop, I decided to use

Cymru (author)ricardoruizo2010-11-04

Not guns. 4' long PVC swords covered in pipe foam insulation another 4" beyond the PVC.

billytwix (author)2010-11-04

well done!

ModMischief (author)2010-11-04

Beautiful work!
I wish there was more in the way of instructions for each step.

Mr.Sanchez (author)2010-11-03

Buena Paisano...Bienvenido a instructables

ricardoruizo (author)2010-11-03

The back of the shield is a candy bag

The sword is a section of PVC pipe

kipkoz (author)2010-11-03

Completely amazing. Wonderful costume and beautiful child.

fungus amungus (author)2010-11-03

Nice job! Step 3 has a nice technique.

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