Introduction: Build a Alternative Han Solo Blaster

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when you combine Iamthecreater's blaster tutorial and Honus's han solo's costume what do you get? this tutorial. I first off want to give Honus due respect for his tutorial, I looked through it and was instantly influenced by it, I thought that his blaster was cool and although it looked cool could of used some work. second off I will say this is currently not a finished tutorial so don't be to harsh on the comments...... Please!?!

Step 1: The Handle

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I used piece of lumber for the handle but I'm not sure if this will work out I'm thinking of using a piece of mdf and the make to side pieces so its more of a rounded handle than a flat one. for my design I just looked up some reference pictures on the net. one of the sites that give alternative angles is But after some study of the gun I was able to draw a 2-d drawing of it to fit MY hand. then for different pieces cut them out of the picture and traced them on the wood used for that specific piece. (as shown with the handle)

Step 2: The Body

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next I cut the body out of my picture and traced it then cut it out with my scroll saw. then I took a wood clam and clamped it down in order to to some engraving into it with my dremel tool for detail.

Step 3: The Scope

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for the scope what I did was fit a piece of pvc inside the other I don't recall the sizes, all I used was scrap pieces of pvc around the workshop. also to get the scope look I grinded it to have a funnel look.

Step 4: The Barrel

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all I used for the barrel was another SCRAP piece of metal tubing. I used a drill bit to drill in the front where the barrel will slide in. after I got to this point I broke out the epoxy and epoxied all the pieces together except the handle

Step 5: Finishing Up

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I built the part at the end of the barrel out of a safety con found at the dollar tree and a piece of pvc. I later on used wood puddy to smooth it out th


SpidermanHero124 (author)2016-02-26

cool gun, good job!

SpidermanHero124 (author)2016-02-26

cool gun, good job!

Lildevil963 (author)2011-03-21

i hate when people use pics of the actualy thing and u click on it expecting ur gunna learn how to make a really realistic thing and it looks nothing like the origonal

Lildevil963 (author)Lildevil9632011-03-21

but in this case it wasnt tht bad

mmmmbacon (author)2010-10-12

About how long was the gun. And how thick was the wood?

baxxter95 (author)2009-02-18

It's looks mauser

bounty1012 (author)baxxter952009-07-23

the original prop was a mauser c-96 pistol that was modded a bit.

abadfart (author)bounty10122010-10-08

its also what they used for the red 9 in resident evil 4

bounty1012 (author)abadfart2010-10-08

No red-9 was a different type of mauser.

skaldedgrifon (author)2009-01-26

I like the way you have overcome functional-fixedness of objects (ie the tip off the direction cone). The buildup is interesting too. I think the scope development was nice also.

Vertigo666 (author)2008-06-03

Nice job, but if you didn't know, it was based off a Mauser C-98/96/whatever it is, there are airsoft versions that go for like $15.

slimguy379 (author)Vertigo6662008-06-04

yeah I was looking for water pistols (since its the start of summer) for a lugar looking water gun to make my job easier but thanks!!

baneat (author)slimguy3792008-12-08

I think it was nicknamed "the broomhandle" if it helps.

Vertigo666 (author)baneat2008-12-08

Yes it is.

duck-lemon (author)2008-05-31

cool, nice work keep it it.

slimguy379 (author)duck-lemon2008-05-31

I will keep it up,and I post my newly done work on this site, thanks

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