Introduction: Segmented Thigh Armor (in Style of Cloud Strife in Kingdom Hearts)

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things you will need:
"tin snips" or metal shears
sheet metal (i used 24 gauge)
a belt
6 nuts, bolts, and washers

Step 1: Create Templates

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tape two sheets of papre together and draw the outline for all three pieces. to get good symetry fold paper in half and draw half then cut along outline

Step 2: Cutting

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trace template in sheet metal and cut out along outline using tin snips
then use dremel with sanding attachment to de-burr the edges... trust me the little shreds cut skin very well

Step 3: Almost Done

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bend pieces over thigh untill semi-circular
drill holes in all pieces where bolts go
NOTE: inside bolt holes are oval or oblong to allow articulation(movement) outside hole are round
drill holes in belt to attach your armor

Step 4: Assembly

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now its time to bolt everything together

Step 5: Be a Badass

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if there are any questions, ASK. ill be happy to answer ASAP. this ible was started halway through the process of creation. exact measurements can be requested
i made this for my costume for sandiego comic-con 2011 (wich, at this point is 6 days from now)
this is my 1st ible so comments are appreciated


blackmage (author)2011-11-19

Is amazing, to be sure, but if memory serves they should flute out a little bit at the bottom of each segment. Still an amazing piece tho XD

the.rollie (author)blackmage2011-11-26

thanks! i wanted to put more work into it, but due to workin and such i ran out of time
have to give thanks to my artist friend for sketching the stencils from a pic

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