Instructables: exploring - - armor - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:42:20 PST BLOX v1.01 Metal Armor on a Budget -or- Lowe's Lamellar http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Armor-on-a-Budget-or-Lowes-Lamellar/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 19:10:17 PST
RvB Simmons Halo Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/RvB-Simmons-Halo-Armor/
RvB Simmons Halo Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/L5QZ/IV0BCKUM/FYKL5QZIV0BCKUM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/L5QZ/IV0BCKUM/FYKL5QZIV0BCKUM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/L5QZ/IV0BCKUM/FYKL5QZIV0BCKUM.SMALL.jpg Toasted Bagel Here we have basic Mark 6 Halo armor from Halo 2 and 3. Mine was painted maroon for Simmons from Red vs Blue, but it can be painted any color, so grab your foam and knife, and lets build some armor Templates First and foremost come templates. I picked up mine from the RPF at this link: http://www...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 17:37:04 PST
Cyborg Teen Titans Go Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyborg-Teen-Titans-Go-Costume/
Cyborg Teen Titans Go Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/37G5/IV0BCGUM/F5N37G5IV0BCGUM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/37G5/IV0BCGUM/F5N37G5IV0BCGUM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/37G5/IV0BCGUM/F5N37G5IV0BCGUM.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 This year my family dressed up as the Teen Titans for Halloween. We went with the style from Teen Titans Go rather than the original since it was a little more light and simple. I was in charge of the vast majority of all the costumes. It was a lot of work and a race against time to get it all toget...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 17:24:02 PST
Excalibur, Antique Leather Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Leather-Sword/
Excalibur, Antique Leather Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/XSIS/IV0BHYBS/FX2XSISIV0BHYBS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/XSIS/IV0BHYBS/FX2XSISIV0BHYBS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/XSIS/IV0BHYBS/FX2XSISIV0BHYBS.SMALL.jpg caracoda Hello everyone!I was planning to make something different but the rules say "something you hold that adds a “wow” factor to your costume" so here it is. Antique leather sword. This is a universal prop which is good for any event whether it is Halloween or New Year or a children's B'Day party. It is...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 05:33:07 PST
Epic Sauron Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-Sauron-Costume/
Epic Sauron Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/W11A/IW6PF9OT/F1WW11AIW6PF9OT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/W11A/IW6PF9OT/F1WW11AIW6PF9OT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/W11A/IW6PF9OT/F1WW11AIW6PF9OT.SMALL.jpg jdegrosky When my son came to me earlier this year and said "I want to be Sauron this year", I wasn't exactly sure how I was going to accomplish that in my rather limited spare time. I started planning for this year's Halloween project in the summer but really didn't get started until the beginning of Septem...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 11:22:02 PDT
European 4 in 1 Chainmail Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/European-4-in-1-Chainmail-Shirt/
European 4 in 1 Chainmail Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XSVT/IUYD5006/F4RXSVTIUYD5006.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XSVT/IUYD5006/F4RXSVTIUYD5006.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XSVT/IUYD5006/F4RXSVTIUYD5006.SMALL.jpg LeoP20 Hi, my name is Leo and I've always been a huge fan of the fantasy genre. During the winter break my junior year of high school I thought I might use my free-time to finally make myself something I can wear to the next Renaissance festival with my friends.The style that I used for my project was Euro...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 20:49:26 PDT
Bottle Cap Armored Bracer for Zombie Protection http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cap-Armored-Bracer-for-Zombie-Protection/
Bottle Cap Armored Bracer for Zombie Protection - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/4VEP/IUSLKY68/F8O4VEPIUSLKY68.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/4VEP/IUSLKY68/F8O4VEPIUSLKY68.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/4VEP/IUSLKY68/F8O4VEPIUSLKY68.SMALL.jpg Max_the_King In honor of the Walking Dead and other Post Apocalyptic Wasteland type shows and movies, I decided to create some original, scavenger-type arm bracers for protection after the apocalypse. You never know what you may come in contact with! These bad boys will protect your forearms from zombie bites, ...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:53:32 PDT
Cardboard Bird Man Costume With Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Bird-Man-Costume-With-Wings/
Cardboard Bird Man Costume With Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/63SJ/IUOHZC0S/FL963SJIUOHZC0S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/63SJ/IUOHZC0S/FL963SJIUOHZC0S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/63SJ/IUOHZC0S/FL963SJIUOHZC0S.SMALL.jpg David Yakos We made a costume out of cardboard for my son. It has articulating wings and helmet. I was able to make this in about 5 hours since i have a laser cutter and CAD software at my business, www.salient-tech.com Design and Cutting the pieces. I drew this up in Solidworksmeasured my sonpicked good...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:19:00 PDT
Malthael from Diablo III cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Malthael-From-Diablo-III-Costume/
Malthael from Diablo III cosplay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/YMFM/IUG0OUV0/FSRYMFMIUG0OUV0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/YMFM/IUG0OUV0/FSRYMFMIUG0OUV0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/YMFM/IUG0OUV0/FSRYMFMIUG0OUV0.SMALL.jpg Ai Derathar Hi! Here is my Malthael from epic game Diablo III by Blizzard! :)The process of making it was kind of complicated so I don't have all steps pictured but I'll try to give you at least slightly idea of how I made it! :) And hope that it'll help someone! Cut and shape all the pieces - About 90% of ...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:06:32 PDT
Foam Samurai http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Samurai/
Foam Samurai - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/SFJ9/IUD0AP5G/FMQSFJ9IUD0AP5G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/SFJ9/IUD0AP5G/FMQSFJ9IUD0AP5G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/SFJ9/IUD0AP5G/FMQSFJ9IUD0AP5G.SMALL.jpg Zippityboomba My son said he wanted to be a samurai for Halloween, and that it had to be blue (Thanks, Age of Empires II). This was my first foam project so there was a bit to learn, but it's incredibly easy to work with and forgiving of mistakes. Come see how it's done! Supplies Materials:Spray paint: Primer,...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 13:19:32 PDT
Aragorn's Leather Vambraces from Lord of the Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Aragorns-Vambraces-From-Lord-of-the-Rings/
Aragorn's Leather Vambraces from Lord of the Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/4ZE8/IRHV60U0/FE14ZE8IRHV60U0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/4ZE8/IRHV60U0/FE14ZE8IRHV60U0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/4ZE8/IRHV60U0/FE14ZE8IRHV60U0.SMALL.jpg Elijah March Made to look like the ones seen on the big screen, these vambraces or bracers prove to be tough and durable.(Though I haven't actually tried them against a sword) These are instructions for some leather vambraces that me and my brother Luke made. This is a replica of the armor that Aragorn took...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 04:12:29 PDT
Starcraft 2 Jim Raynor Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Starcraft-2-Jim-Raynor-Armor/
Starcraft 2 Jim Raynor Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/6GKQ/IU5N7BX8/FC56GKQIU5N7BX8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/6GKQ/IU5N7BX8/FC56GKQIU5N7BX8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/6GKQ/IU5N7BX8/FC56GKQIU5N7BX8.SMALL.jpg MWiggs Forming and shaping EVA foam, custom patterns, wiring LEDs, fans and servos, rigging, strapping, sealing, painting, weathering, and bringing all that together for the final product. What started out as a simple design project turned into an ambitious first-time-ever full-on bring-a-character-from-a-...
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:55:16 PDT
Steampunk Wrist Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Wrist-Gauntlet/
Steampunk Wrist Gauntlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/7KV6/ITW3TUJ3/FYB7KV6ITW3TUJ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/7KV6/ITW3TUJ3/FYB7KV6ITW3TUJ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/7KV6/ITW3TUJ3/FYB7KV6ITW3TUJ3.SMALL.jpg Blip2002 I was challenged to make a brass/copper metal gauntlet, here's my project...enjoy Patten and size overall size was 12 inches on the elbow side, and 6 inches on the wrist side... Pattern sized and wrapped in tape after cutting the taped to each side, I wrapped all exposed cardboard with tape ...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 15:14:47 PDT
Battle ready medieval leather armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Battle-Ready-Leather-Armor/
Battle ready medieval leather armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/NDIP/ITW2Y0C2/FT1NDIPITW2Y0C2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/NDIP/ITW2Y0C2/FT1NDIPITW2Y0C2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/NDIP/ITW2Y0C2/FT1NDIPITW2Y0C2.SMALL.jpg Letsmakeawesome In this instructable, I will be showing how to make a medieval style leather gorget.I started this instructable over 5 months ago, as part of my medieval Templar costume for Halloween. At some point, I decided to make this more historically accurate and battle ready. I hope the techniques in this pr...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 17:46:00 PDT
Varian Wrynn Cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Varian-Wrynn-Cosplay/
Varian Wrynn Cosplay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/9MWX/ITW2ISIB/FWL9MWXITW2ISIB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/9MWX/ITW2ISIB/FWL9MWXITW2ISIB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/9MWX/ITW2ISIB/FWL9MWXITW2ISIB.SMALL.jpg EyeofSauronDesigns Bit of a step by step of how i made my varian wrynn cosplay Materials I hope i get everything off the top of my head, since its a lot of materials. here goes nothing:EVA Foam 1cmEVA Foam 2mmStyrofoamMatress foamSpandexVarious FabricFaux FurFake leatherAcrylicWoodLEDsAcrylic paintsMetal ChainScrew...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 09:24:52 PDT
Craft Foam Batman Alternate Universe Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Foam-Batman-Alternate-Universe-Gauntlets/
Craft Foam Batman Alternate Universe Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/TT9R/ITVI81B9/FMLTT9RITVI81B9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/TT9R/ITVI81B9/FMLTT9RITVI81B9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/TT9R/ITVI81B9/FMLTT9RITVI81B9.SMALL.jpg icongfx These gauntlets are inspired by an alternate universe batman suit designed by 3d artist Adam Fisher. Supplies Craft foam sheets 2mm & 3mmSelf-healing Mat and x-acto knifeStandard scissorsGorilla glueSuper glueElastic strap materialPlasti-Dip Create your pattern It took some time for me to get ...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2016 09:03:23 PDT
EVA Foam Armor Fabrication (Snowtrooper) http://www.instructables.com/id/EVA-Foam-Armor-Fabrication-Snowtrooper/
EVA Foam Armor Fabrication (Snowtrooper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/WHO5/ITVOMUEP/FDJWHO5ITVOMUEP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/WHO5/ITVOMUEP/FDJWHO5ITVOMUEP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/WHO5/ITVOMUEP/FDJWHO5ITVOMUEP.SMALL.jpg jrusso2 Here's the basics for EVA foam armor fabrication, any techniques used in this tutorial can be modified and applied to any suit of "armor"Materials:EVA Foam Floor Mats3mm and 6mm Craft Foam Sheets (any color)Razor Blades (a lot of them, foam dulls blades fast)Contact Cement Hot Glue Sticks and Glue G...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2016 11:24:48 PDT
Steampunk Shoulder Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Shoulder-Armor/
Steampunk Shoulder Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/R2ON/ITQ35ASM/FB7R2ONITQ35ASM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/R2ON/ITQ35ASM/FB7R2ONITQ35ASM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/R2ON/ITQ35ASM/FB7R2ONITQ35ASM.SMALL.jpg Blip2002 ...needing a cool shoulder piece for this years costume it was my goal to recreate leather shoulder armor out of duck tape brand tape. I used the basket weave technique for this project, you could use dragon scales for a medieval look as well. created templates out of paper after looking around t...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 09:46:03 PDT
Awesome and cheap, Iron man Mark 42-43 Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cardboard-Iron-Man-Mark-42-43-Armor/
Awesome and cheap, Iron man Mark 42-43 Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/BQBJ/IRVCD0IE/FKRBQBJIRVCD0IE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/BQBJ/IRVCD0IE/FKRBQBJIRVCD0IE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/BQBJ/IRVCD0IE/FKRBQBJIRVCD0IE.SMALL.jpg PedroH5 Be The IRON MAN and impress your friends with a few simple steps,becoming a true superhero¡¡Lets Begin!! Materials Pepakura viewer and designerThe armor patterns Printer Cardboard Cutter Hot glue Spray paint Velcro Elastic band Plastic clasp Polypropylene stra...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 21:00:14 PDT
Raiden (Cyborg Ninja) w/ Motorized Face Shield from Metal Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Raiden-Cyborg-Ninja-w-Motorized-Face-Shield-from-M/
Raiden (Cyborg Ninja) w/ Motorized Face Shield from Metal Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SMALL.jpg mizunohadouken I was a big fan of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance right after I first played the demo video game and thought Raiden was awesome.  How can a cyborg ninja not be cool?  This was a new challenge for me, as I have never freehanded a costume before.  After a little research on google, this is how I ended...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 14:44:45 PDT
How to Make Your Own Worbla http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Worbla/
How to Make Your Own Worbla - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/LK94/ITECUQ5C/FV9LK94ITECUQ5C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/LK94/ITECUQ5C/FV9LK94ITECUQ5C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/LK94/ITECUQ5C/FV9LK94ITECUQ5C.SMALL.jpg Plastic Apprentice Hey Cosplayers, in todays apprenticeship on Forging with Thermoplastics, I'll be teaching you how to make your very own Worbla! No more Paying an arm and a leg, this stuff is even better than worbla, I call it PolyArmor! Watch the Video CLICK HERE TO WATCH ON MOBILEBegin this Tutorial by watching...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:26:47 PDT
Leather Mini Dragon Scale Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Mini-Dragon-Scale-Bracelet/
Leather Mini Dragon Scale Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QGRR/IT22TPEP/FS3QGRRIT22TPEP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QGRR/IT22TPEP/FS3QGRRIT22TPEP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QGRR/IT22TPEP/FS3QGRRIT22TPEP.SMALL.jpg Max_the_King This is a fairly easy project that takes advantage of free leather samples that I acquired. They came from a company that does custom furniture and they get rid of a whole bundle of samples every year. This Bracelet is actually a scaled down version of full arm bracers I made. The "dragon scales" o...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:20:24 PDT
Cardboard Armor Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Armor-Suit/
Cardboard Armor Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/QKWG/ISXE1DOO/FPKQKWGISXE1DOO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/QKWG/ISXE1DOO/FPKQKWGISXE1DOO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/QKWG/ISXE1DOO/FPKQKWGISXE1DOO.SMALL.jpg papercrafts23 This half-made suit of armor is ready to do anything from saving a damsel in distress to pillaging a neighboring village. This suit is made of four parts: breastplate, axe, shield, and dagger. Maybe in the future I will be able to add more parts. But for now lets get into it. Materials For this p...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 20:13:35 PDT
Leather Warrior Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Warrior-Helmet/
Leather Warrior Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/XCXT/ITCXIFQW/FXMXCXTITCXIFQW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/XCXT/ITCXIFQW/FXMXCXTITCXIFQW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/XCXT/ITCXIFQW/FXMXCXTITCXIFQW.SMALL.jpg Max_the_King I have always wanted to create some sort of Spartan-type helmet. I am not a metal worker though. The material I am good at working with? Leather! So I decided to create one from scratch out of leather with no pattern. I hope my instructions can help you to make your own awesome helmet! Please ask ...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 14:42:39 PDT
Imperial Roman Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Imperial-Roman-Helmet/
Imperial Roman Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/NI8L/ISCBSTEB/F14NI8LISCBSTEB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/NI8L/ISCBSTEB/F14NI8LISCBSTEB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F14/NI8L/ISCBSTEB/F14NI8LISCBSTEB.SMALL.jpg Rogue Duck Welcome to my first Instructable! In this, I will show you the process that I used to create this helmet from raw materials, including a breakdown of all the mistakes I made (and, more importantly, how to avoid them.). This is by no means a historical replica (some of you history buffs may note the ...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 11:06:39 PDT
Genji Cosplay From Overwatch How and When to Use Cardboard for Cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Genji-Cosplay-From-Overwatch-How-and-When-to-Use-C/
Genji Cosplay From Overwatch How and When to Use Cardboard for Cosplay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/2B0N/ISAUPG7E/FGB2B0NISAUPG7E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/2B0N/ISAUPG7E/FGB2B0NISAUPG7E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/2B0N/ISAUPG7E/FGB2B0NISAUPG7E.SMALL.jpg jonathant6 How and when to use Cardboard for cosplay Definitions and a few stuff we need to know Corrugated cardboard is one of the most environmentally and reliable packaging materials, which is not exceeded in terms of economic and environmental performance by any other material. it is multipurpose mater...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 19:59:35 PDT
Leather Lamellar(scale) Bracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Lamellarscale-Bracer/
Leather Lamellar(scale) Bracer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/INFQ/IRW28FC2/FF5INFQIRW28FC2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/INFQ/IRW28FC2/FF5INFQIRW28FC2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/INFQ/IRW28FC2/FF5INFQIRW28FC2.SMALL.jpg Barefoot Farm I would like to take the time before I begin this Instructable to say that this is my very first Instructable so I apologize upfront If I have missed any detail or not explained any instruction properly. Now after stating that I do hope you find my Instructable fun and easy to follow along with and...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 08:32:30 PDT
Leather Skeleton Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Skeleton-Armor/
Leather Skeleton Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/9CLE/IRS4NAPZ/FOE9CLEIRS4NAPZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/9CLE/IRS4NAPZ/FOE9CLEIRS4NAPZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/9CLE/IRS4NAPZ/FOE9CLEIRS4NAPZ.SMALL.jpg GoodThing Welcome! In this Instructable I'll be walking you through the process of creating a piece of non-functional leather armor. While you'll look pretty amazing, make sure that you avoid battlefields and oncoming traffic, because this isn't meant to provide defensive cover for your torso. The piece is pa...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:18:34 PDT
How to Make Loki's Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Lokis-Helmet/
How to Make Loki's Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/9LEQ/IQ6VD942/FRN9LEQIQ6VD942.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/9LEQ/IQ6VD942/FRN9LEQIQ6VD942.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/9LEQ/IQ6VD942/FRN9LEQIQ6VD942.SMALL.jpg rainingfiction Ever since I have started making costumes, I have wanted to make Loki's Helmet. I tried making it out of craft foam, duct tape, pretty much every new technique I acquired I tried to make his helmet with....and and every one ended up in the trash. Then one night I was trying to fall asleep, when I ha...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 09:06:47 PDT
Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Gauntlets/
Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XGA3/IPLF1AQQ/FZFXGA3IPLF1AQQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XGA3/IPLF1AQQ/FZFXGA3IPLF1AQQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XGA3/IPLF1AQQ/FZFXGA3IPLF1AQQ.SMALL.jpg rainingfiction Who doesn't need a good pair of trusty gauntlets. This is just a simple guide on how to make some, so you can protect your wrists form pesky dragons and such.This build took less than an hour, and was free for me beacuase I found leather, but it probably would cost about $5. Materials LeatherLeat...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 11:07:07 PDT
Dog Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Armor/
Dog Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/DDM3/IP091FEH/FEGDDM3IP091FEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/DDM3/IP091FEH/FEGDDM3IP091FEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/DDM3/IP091FEH/FEGDDM3IP091FEH.SMALL.jpg rainingfiction Living in the rough secluded area, where an eagle could swoop down at any moment and take my 60 pound dog away is quite dangerous :P This has forced my hand (yah right Mya) to make some very strurdy, eagle proof, foam armor.Now my dog deserves the very best armor, so naturally I decided to make this...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 14:05:29 PDT
HEMA training guards http://www.instructables.com/id/HEMA-Elbow-Knee-Protection/
HEMA training guards - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/8TI3/IOOXKIU0/FRR8TI3IOOXKIU0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/8TI3/IOOXKIU0/FRR8TI3IOOXKIU0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/8TI3/IOOXKIU0/FRR8TI3IOOXKIU0.SMALL.jpg LoSkana In this tutorial I'll teach you how to forge a pair of elbow / knee protection for your HEMA practice. It's not particularly difficult, and the only cost of the project (apart from the tools) is a sheet of steel, which you can easily obtain in a hardware store! They allow you to move freely the arm ...
By: LoSkana

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Thu, 26 May 2016 04:36:16 PDT
Foam Breastplate http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Breastplate/
Foam Breastplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/HB3H/IOH8N0W7/F4MHB3HIOH8N0W7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/HB3H/IOH8N0W7/F4MHB3HIOH8N0W7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/HB3H/IOH8N0W7/F4MHB3HIOH8N0W7.SMALL.jpg joecooning Everyone loves some good armor. It's also nice when it's not terribly expensive, and it's lightweight and easy to wear.For this project, I will be using foam. There are lots of tutorials on working with foam, so I will not focus on that, just what I did to make the armor. For resources on working wi...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 13:42:19 PDT
Bare Bones Vacuum Forming Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bare-Bones-Vacuum-Forming-Box/
Bare Bones Vacuum Forming Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/CCVP/IO4JR9TU/FOGCCVPIO4JR9TU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/CCVP/IO4JR9TU/FOGCCVPIO4JR9TU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/CCVP/IO4JR9TU/FOGCCVPIO4JR9TU.SMALL.jpg Bob Rosland First of all, this Instructable was made to supplement the original video for the project, as it is more of a "watch me make this thing" kind of video. If you're following my instructions to make your own vacuum forming box, make sure to use the video as visual reference. You've made a really cool t...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 14:46:31 PDT
How to make a Marvel: "Agent Venom" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Marvel-Agent-Venom-Costume/
How to make a Marvel: "Agent Venom" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/5PIW/INUV3XR5/FER5PIWINUV3XR5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/5PIW/INUV3XR5/FER5PIWINUV3XR5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/5PIW/INUV3XR5/FER5PIWINUV3XR5.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations We are Venom! After the symbiotic bonds to its new host, Flash Thompson, they become Age Venom. Flash apparently was apparently a corporal in the US army and lost both his legs in the Iraq War. Flash willingly accepts the symbiote for the opportunity to walk again, as it artificially creates him le...
By: SpicyPandaCreations

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Fri, 6 May 2016 10:44:08 PDT
PVC body armor http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Body-Armor/
PVC body armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/0WW4/IRT77QV6/FJX0WW4IRT77QV6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/0WW4/IRT77QV6/FJX0WW4IRT77QV6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/0WW4/IRT77QV6/FJX0WW4IRT77QV6.SMALL.jpg Isaiahjcarrier This is PVC body armor which can be used as a costume, or as functional body armor when driving a bicycle, skateboard, motorbike, etc. I am sorry for the lack of detail, but I am writing this instructable after making the armor.Update: I have made a new helmet since the original build, and and so I ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:59:03 PDT
Cardboard Armour for Feet http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Armour-for-Feet/
Cardboard Armour for Feet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/YS06/IN0TIUBR/FZFYS06IN0TIUBR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/YS06/IN0TIUBR/FZFYS06IN0TIUBR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/YS06/IN0TIUBR/FZFYS06IN0TIUBR.SMALL.jpg ChocoJon This instructable details how to make simple cardboard armour for foot coverings so that your costume looks a little less anachronistic or out of place. These are covers for normal boots - they are not footwear by themselves and they aren't water proof. Gather materials Materials used: Paper Card...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:35:53 PDT
How to make Princess Zelda Jewels and Armor (Twilight Princess) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Princess-Zelda-Jewels-and-Armor-Twilig/
How to make Princess Zelda Jewels and Armor (Twilight Princess) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/IQW5/IN3EFHA2/FGTIQW5IN3EFHA2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/IQW5/IN3EFHA2/FGTIQW5IN3EFHA2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/IQW5/IN3EFHA2/FGTIQW5IN3EFHA2.SMALL.jpg ProfGenki This tutorial will show you how to make Princess Zelda's armor and jewels using EVA foam and polymer clay! The crown Tools & materials:-Metallic gold polymer clay (x2) -Hot glue gun & hot glue-Aluminium craft wire -1 Light blue acrylic rhinestone teardrop -1 Light blue flatback rhinestone round ...
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 09:04:06 PDT
Upgraded Knee/Shin Pads Under $8 (Total Cost of Knee Pads + Upgrade Is $43.00 CDN) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgraded-KneeShin-Pads-Under-8-Total-Cost-of-Knee-/
Upgraded Knee/Shin Pads Under $8 (Total Cost of Knee Pads + Upgrade Is $43.00 CDN) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/Q99N/IKECNNC5/FEPQ99NIKECNNC5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/Q99N/IKECNNC5/FEPQ99NIKECNNC5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/Q99N/IKECNNC5/FEPQ99NIKECNNC5.SMALL.jpg Ragnarocker ABSTRACTGreetings! This is an instructable for turning cheap motorcycling knee pads into a set knee pads that can be used for a variety of sports and activities. These knee pads were ordered from Banggood.com with the intention to be utilized in the paintball arena since every time I go I seem to ge...
By: Ragnarocker

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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:54:40 PST
Travel Protector for Books http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Protector-for-Books/
Travel Protector for Books - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/LHDO/IJUAFBEJ/FZ0LHDOIJUAFBEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/LHDO/IJUAFBEJ/FZ0LHDOIJUAFBEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/LHDO/IJUAFBEJ/FZ0LHDOIJUAFBEJ.SMALL.jpg enelson8 Hello! This will be my last instructable for 2 years, due to me serving a mission for my church. So this instructable is how to protect your book(s) from travel damage using 3d printed parts. When you travel your books are susceptible to being dropped, which causes the corners to fray, and the cover...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:20:43 PST
How to Make Japanese 4-1 Maille (Speedweaving) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Japanese-4-1-Maille-Speedweaving/
How to Make Japanese 4-1 Maille (Speedweaving) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/C9AL/FS1N6NN3/FGPC9ALFS1N6NN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/C9AL/FS1N6NN3/FGPC9ALFS1N6NN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/C9AL/FS1N6NN3/FGPC9ALFS1N6NN3.SMALL.jpg ineverfinishanyth If you're familiar with maille, you might know about European 4-1, possibly even European 6-1, but Japanese weaves can also be very useful both in jewelry and armor. By far the easiest of armor weaves, Japanese 4-1 can be picked up in a matter of minutes. This is the best weave for first-time "chain...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2009 19:40:56 PDT
Blueman-MyMachine http://www.instructables.com/id/Blueman-MyMachine/
Blueman-MyMachine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/80X3/IJKEJCN7/FB580X3IJKEJCN7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/80X3/IJKEJCN7/FB580X3IJKEJCN7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/80X3/IJKEJCN7/FB580X3IJKEJCN7.SMALL.jpg maartenDJ Mission:Build a DreamMachine!The school of Zottegem has designed their own dream machine. This is a huge robot that helps to fight their fights within the group. We are here to realize their dream , called Blueman.The last picture is a photo of the students who made up the robot. The others are an e...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 12:19:54 PST
How to make a Big Hero 6: "Baymax" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Big-Hero-6-Baymax-Costume/
How to make a Big Hero 6: "Baymax" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AX48/IJX7DS99/FPHAX48IJX7DS99.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AX48/IJX7DS99/FPHAX48IJX7DS99.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AX48/IJX7DS99/FPHAX48IJX7DS99.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations "Hello... I am Baymax... Ba-la-la-la-la-la." Probably one of my top three favorite movies of all time.. Big Hero 6 is awesome! Well, my friends and I wanted to create the Big Hero 6 team for the 2015 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. Well, since we had the rest of the cast, it was time to make t...
By: SpicyPandaCreations

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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 09:09:56 PST
Handmade Steampunk Leather Corset with Brass Inlays and Custom Tooling http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Steampunk-Leather-Corset-With-Brass-Inlay/
Handmade Steampunk Leather Corset with Brass Inlays and Custom Tooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J38U/IIOYXGZ8/FXVJ38UIIOYXGZ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J38U/IIOYXGZ8/FXVJ38UIIOYXGZ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J38U/IIOYXGZ8/FXVJ38UIIOYXGZ8.SMALL.jpg starboardsky Check out www.starboardsky.com for more of my work!Follow me at www.facebook.com/starboardskyleatherworksinstagram: @starboardskyleatherShop my items: www.etsy.com/shop/starboardskyLW Prepwork So, as this was my first corset, I decided to order a pattern from my friend Tayliss Forge who was o...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 20:59:36 PST
Fantasy Nordic Pauldron http://www.instructables.com/id/Fantasy-Nordic-Pauldron/
Fantasy Nordic Pauldron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/7PUO/IIYYZG9F/FL27PUOIIYYZG9F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/7PUO/IIYYZG9F/FL27PUOIIYYZG9F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/7PUO/IIYYZG9F/FL27PUOIIYYZG9F.SMALL.jpg NestedPagan Those bitter winds of the North can be tough and perilous, you need some protection before you can venture through the snow and hail. What better than a pauldron?! Actually... a lot of things but at least your shoulder will be warm! With this 'ible you can learn how to craft a Nordic pauldron to bra...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 17:40:58 PST
Fantasy Plated Vambrace/Pauldron http://www.instructables.com/id/Fantasy-Plated-VambracePauldron/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 14:08:23 PST
Iron Plate Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Plate-Gauntlets/
Iron Plate Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/G1GX/IH9GUWJW/F09G1GXIH9GUWJW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/G1GX/IH9GUWJW/F09G1GXIH9GUWJW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/G1GX/IH9GUWJW/F09G1GXIH9GUWJW.SMALL.jpg NestedPagan Want some basic battle gear that's cheap and look's ready to protect? Then you might want to make a set of these. Stylish gauntlets that hearken back to medieval battles with all the inexpensiveness of a set of gloves.([DISCLAIMER] This piece of armour is (at position of the original creator) intend...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 13:37:09 PST
How to make a Big Hero 6: "Honey Lemon" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Big-Hero-6-Honey-Lemon-Costume/
How to make a Big Hero 6: "Honey Lemon" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/R0LT/IH7L8ZRV/FDKR0LTIH7L8ZRV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/R0LT/IH7L8ZRV/FDKR0LTIH7L8ZRV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/R0LT/IH7L8ZRV/FDKR0LTIH7L8ZRV.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations A dash of perchloric acid, a smidgen of cobalt, a hint of hydrogen peroxide, SUPER HEATED TO FIVE HUNDRED KELVIN, and... you have Honey Lemon of Big Hero 6!For the 2015 Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, my friends and I wanted to go as the Big Hero 6 cast. We nominated our friend to be Honey Lem...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:13:30 PST
Hiro Hamada Big Hero 6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiro-Hamada-Big-Hero-6/
Hiro Hamada Big Hero 6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/BPUJ/IGPEMKCI/FE4BPUJIGPEMKCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/BPUJ/IGPEMKCI/FE4BPUJIGPEMKCI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/BPUJ/IGPEMKCI/FE4BPUJIGPEMKCI.SMALL.jpg LarryH26 This is the Halloween costume I built for my son this year. It was a lot of work but it was a lot of fun. I would like to share my story with you. Step 1: How I started this crazy journey It started in the last week of Sept. we asked my son who he wanted to be for Halloween. It came down to Ant-...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 06:47:20 PST
Hiccup Costume (HTTYD 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiccup-Costume-HTTYD-2/
Hiccup Costume (HTTYD 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/PAQQ/IGPIX7E2/FFUPAQQIGPIX7E2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/PAQQ/IGPIX7E2/FFUPAQQIGPIX7E2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/PAQQ/IGPIX7E2/FFUPAQQIGPIX7E2.SMALL.jpg NathanSellers Because of my costumes the last couple years, my office and neighbors have high expectations for me in my Halloween costume each year. This year, I literally had people asking me in April if I knew what I was going to be for Halloween yet. And my response... (stated somewhat timidly) "Yes."You see, ...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 23:06:41 PST