Instructables: exploring - - armor - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:35:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Gauntlets/
Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XGA3/IPLF1AQQ/FZFXGA3IPLF1AQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/XGA3/IPLF1AQQ/FZFXGA3IPLF1AQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/DDM3/IP091FEH/FEGDDM3IP091FEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/DDM3/IP091FEH/FEGDDM3IP091FEH.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/8TI3/IOOXKIU0/FRR8TI3IOOXKIU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/8TI3/IOOXKIU0/FRR8TI3IOOXKIU0.SQUARE.jpg http://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 ...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/HB3H/IOH8N0W7/F4MHB3HIOH8N0W7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/HB3H/IOH8N0W7/F4MHB3HIOH8N0W7.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/CCVP/IO4JR9TU/FOGCCVPIO4JR9TU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/CCVP/IO4JR9TU/FOGCCVPIO4JR9TU.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/5PIW/INUV3XR5/FER5PIWINUV3XR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/5PIW/INUV3XR5/FER5PIWINUV3XR5.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/60YQ/INM7KKO5/FTZ60YQINM7KKO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/60YQ/INM7KKO5/FTZ60YQINM7KKO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/60YQ/INM7KKO5/FTZ60YQINM7KKO5.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. Materials This project was made to my size, 5'8'' tall. You will nee...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/YS06/IN0TIUBR/FZFYS06IN0TIUBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/YS06/IN0TIUBR/FZFYS06IN0TIUBR.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/IQW5/IN3EFHA2/FGTIQW5IN3EFHA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/IQW5/IN3EFHA2/FGTIQW5IN3EFHA2.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/Q99N/IKECNNC5/FEPQ99NIKECNNC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/Q99N/IKECNNC5/FEPQ99NIKECNNC5.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/LHDO/IJUAFBEJ/FZ0LHDOIJUAFBEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/LHDO/IJUAFBEJ/FZ0LHDOIJUAFBEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/C9AL/FS1N6NN3/FGPC9ALFS1N6NN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/C9AL/FS1N6NN3/FGPC9ALFS1N6NN3.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/80X3/IJKEJCN7/FB580X3IJKEJCN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/80X3/IJKEJCN7/FB580X3IJKEJCN7.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AX48/IJX7DS99/FPHAX48IJX7DS99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AX48/IJX7DS99/FPHAX48IJX7DS99.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J38U/IIOYXGZ8/FXVJ38UIIOYXGZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/J38U/IIOYXGZ8/FXVJ38UIIOYXGZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/7PUO/IIYYZG9F/FL27PUOIIYYZG9F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/7PUO/IIYYZG9F/FL27PUOIIYYZG9F.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/G1GX/IH9GUWJW/F09G1GXIH9GUWJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/G1GX/IH9GUWJW/F09G1GXIH9GUWJW.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/R0LT/IH7L8ZRV/FDKR0LTIH7L8ZRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/R0LT/IH7L8ZRV/FDKR0LTIH7L8ZRV.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/BPUJ/IGPEMKCI/FE4BPUJIGPEMKCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/BPUJ/IGPEMKCI/FE4BPUJIGPEMKCI.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 23:06:41 PST
Thorin Oakenshield costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Thorin-Oakenshield-costume/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 20:38:54 PST
Life-size Spartan Shield Made From a Papasan! http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-size-Spartan-Shield-Made-From-a-Papasan/
Life-size Spartan Shield Made From a Papasan! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/NVRZ/IGDIVYU4/FTXNVRZIGDIVYU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/NVRZ/IGDIVYU4/FTXNVRZIGDIVYU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/NVRZ/IGDIVYU4/FTXNVRZIGDIVYU4.SMALL.jpg fhidiort Unlike many modern day movie replicas, the shield used by Spartan Hoplites were very large- oftentimes more than 3 feet in diameter and capable of covering from the shoulder to the knee. Also called the hoplon or aspis, these shields were unique in design in that they had rounded edges, with the to...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 10:56:01 PDT
Scale mail armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Scale-mail-armor/
Scale mail armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/UCFA/IGB4AQ1B/F55UCFAIGB4AQ1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/UCFA/IGB4AQ1B/F55UCFAIGB4AQ1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/UCFA/IGB4AQ1B/F55UCFAIGB4AQ1B.SMALL.jpg Akdil Hi guys, It's been a long time since I posted my scale mail arm bracer but here is finally the full armor set!This project took me a lot of time.... Really!!!! Well OK, I took a lot of breaks too.I didn't took pictures during all the process but there are no particular method to learn here. You ...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 04:54:12 PDT
Spartacus Costume by Corsophoto http://www.instructables.com/id/Spartacus-Costume/
Spartacus Costume by Corsophoto - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/KYCX/IGB47E2F/FSOKYCXIGB47E2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/KYCX/IGB47E2F/FSOKYCXIGB47E2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/KYCX/IGB47E2F/FSOKYCXIGB47E2F.SMALL.jpg corsophoto Most of what we learned about how to create the costume, it was learned on Instructables! The Spartacus series on Starz has inspired this costume. We are huge fans. To make sure I was creating the costume accurately, I researched Roman gladiators and ended up having an interesting history lesson! I ...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:23:37 PDT
Spartan Wraith Helmet Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Spartan-Wraith-Helmet-Tutorial/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 17:59:40 PDT
Plate Sabatons http://www.instructables.com/id/Plate-Sabatons/
Plate Sabatons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BXYV/IFWTQP40/F41BXYVIFWTQP40.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BXYV/IFWTQP40/F41BXYVIFWTQP40.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BXYV/IFWTQP40/F41BXYVIFWTQP40.SMALL.jpg NestedPagan A lot of warriors out there always focus on the armour for the torso and the head but what about those warrior toes? With these simple sabatons, you can protect your feet from any wry edges. All you have to do is follow this 'ible.([DISCLAIMER] This piece of armour is (at position of the original cr...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 12:38:23 PDT
Mandalorian armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mandalorian-armor-1/
Mandalorian armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3SGE/IFSHF4CN/FDQ3SGEIFSHF4CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3SGE/IFSHF4CN/FDQ3SGEIFSHF4CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3SGE/IFSHF4CN/FDQ3SGEIFSHF4CN.SMALL.jpg EvgenR Mandalorian armor from PVCMaterials:1. PVC2. Paint3. Building hairdrayer4. Stationary knife Craft You need to make templates of armor and move them onto sheet of PVC. Then cut it and bend them using your hairdryer. Time for painting!) Harsh life Your armor is mandalorian armor. It must be shab...
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:29:55 PDT
Fantasy style leather and plate helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fantasy-style-leather-and-plate-helmet/
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:45:47 PDT
Leather Fore Arm Bracers http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Fore-Arm-Bracers/
Leather Fore Arm Bracers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/5T78/IFLE805I/FSL5T78IFLE805I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/5T78/IFLE805I/FSL5T78IFLE805I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/5T78/IFLE805I/FSL5T78IFLE805I.SMALL.jpg fxpuppet Recently I have become very interested in leather crafting. I have only done a few projects so far and do not yet have many leather related tools, but have found that with a few simple tools you can get a lot done.Needed tools:Hole punch, heavy duty scissors or razor blade, leather swivel blade, ble...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 13:15:05 PDT
Cursed Paladin Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Cursed-Paladin-Helmet/
Cursed Paladin Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UPBU/IFLC3UCE/F89UPBUIFLC3UCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UPBU/IFLC3UCE/F89UPBUIFLC3UCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UPBU/IFLC3UCE/F89UPBUIFLC3UCE.SMALL.jpg NestedPagan Ruthless holy avengers dot areas of fantasy games, novels and films. But have you ever wanted a piece of the armour that these holy knights wear? Then good for you, you've come to the right place! All you need to do is have a little faith in this instructable.([DISCLAIMER] This piece of armour is (a...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 15:11:58 PDT
Buzz Lightyear http://www.instructables.com/id/Buzz-Lightyear/
Buzz Lightyear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/CAH4/IG6W1KCC/FCRCAH4IG6W1KCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/CAH4/IG6W1KCC/FCRCAH4IG6W1KCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/CAH4/IG6W1KCC/FCRCAH4IG6W1KCC.SMALL.jpg joecooning I've seen Toy Story costumes all of the time, but rarely have seen a good Buzz Lightyear costume. This is likely due to the armored nature of his costume. It's a little more complicated than finding jeans at the thrift store. But I really wanted to try it for Halloween this year (as well as the loc...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 12:24:31 PDT
Star Wars Sith Acolyte Eradicator Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Sith-Acolyte-Eradicator-Costume/
Star Wars Sith Acolyte Eradicator Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZVAG/IFMTR5AV/FTAZVAGIFMTR5AV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZVAG/IFMTR5AV/FTAZVAGIFMTR5AV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZVAG/IFMTR5AV/FTAZVAGIFMTR5AV.SMALL.jpg kylegilbert To start things off, I know it's not normal to want to dress up as a menacing figure in spandex and foam armor. This post is for those who push through normalcy in search of a lot of crazy fun. So here you go!-------------------------------------------------Thanks for checking out this costume build...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 19:40:34 PDT
Turbo Kid Skeletron Cosplay Prop Weapon and Mask - SKS Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Turbo-Kid-Skeletron-Cosplay-Weapon-and-Mask-SKS-Pr/
Turbo Kid Skeletron Cosplay Prop Weapon and Mask - SKS Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/QWVB/IESTSJB0/F6TQWVBIESTSJB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/QWVB/IESTSJB0/F6TQWVBIESTSJB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/QWVB/IESTSJB0/F6TQWVBIESTSJB0.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props I absolutely love campy over the top horror movies. For those of you that haven't heard about the indie film Turbo Kid let me be the first to say it's a blood and guts, 80s throwback, Mad Max on BMX bikes good time!!! Anyways I saw a preview for the movie months ago and knew that I had to build on...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 09:25:17 PDT
Destiny Hunter Mask and Armor Cosplay Build - SKS Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Destiny-Hunter-Mask-and-Armor-Cosplay-Build-SKS-Pr/
Destiny Hunter Mask and Armor Cosplay Build - SKS Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SDQD/IEQXW4W5/FP0SDQDIEQXW4W5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SDQD/IEQXW4W5/FP0SDQDIEQXW4W5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SDQD/IEQXW4W5/FP0SDQDIEQXW4W5.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props Hey everyone SKS Props back again with another complete Halloween costume build!! My big project for this year was to recreate a Hunter from Bungie's hit game Destiny. A hunter is a stealthy sniper class that uses agility instead of brute force. There are lots of different helmets and armor that ...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 09:25:25 PDT
Craft Foam for Leather Bracers http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Foam-for-Leather-Bracers/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 06:45:20 PDT
Cold Metal Casting and Patina on Skyrim Dragon Priest Masks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cold-Metal-Casting-and-Patina-on-Skyrim-Dragon-Pri/
Cold Metal Casting and Patina on Skyrim Dragon Priest Masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0OH7/ICRXLQXU/FDK0OH7ICRXLQXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0OH7/ICRXLQXU/FDK0OH7ICRXLQXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0OH7/ICRXLQXU/FDK0OH7ICRXLQXU.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob I was recently comissioned to make a Morokei Dragon Priest Mask from Skyrim. I decided that since I couldn't find the perfect Morokei colour I had in mind in a regular metallic paint, I would use cold-casting techniques to create a realistic metal finish exactly how I'd envisioned. This led to many ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 05:41:59 PDT
Chainmail Armor Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainmail-Armor-Tutorial/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:54:21 PDT
Dark Hero Gauntlet Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Hero-Gauntlet-Tutorial/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 09:17:30 PDT
How to Build Leg Armor Using recycled cans or sheet metal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Leg-Armor-Using-recycled-cans-or-shee/
How to Build Leg Armor Using recycled cans or sheet metal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/T7T4/IBL61XJV/FTRT7T4IBL61XJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/T7T4/IBL61XJV/FTRT7T4IBL61XJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/T7T4/IBL61XJV/FTRT7T4IBL61XJV.SMALL.jpg jonathant6 This is the finished Product I had to put light artificially so you could see the textures(I painted it Black ) , this is a full metal leg armor made out of tin sheet metal and recycles cans , you just need a minimum of tools and pretty much anyone can make this , I will upload the template when...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:39:36 PDT
Armour Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Armour-Making/
Armour Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/L47U/IBJ735UO/FEXL47UIBJ735UO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/L47U/IBJ735UO/FEXL47UIBJ735UO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/L47U/IBJ735UO/FEXL47UIBJ735UO.SMALL.jpg Kyling Zhang Armor is an indispensable defensive device in ancient wars. I have great interest in it since I was a little kid. Now I have designed and restored an ancient armor system by adding some modern aesthetic elements. Armor plates After doing research on ancient armors in Chinese and foreign history,...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:31:08 PDT
Tooled Targe (Shield) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tooled-Targe-Shield/
Tooled Targe (Shield) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/K2X1/IAWDKG3Y/FCUK2X1IAWDKG3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/K2X1/IAWDKG3Y/FCUK2X1IAWDKG3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/K2X1/IAWDKG3Y/FCUK2X1IAWDKG3Y.SMALL.jpg Clc02f The targe is a round shield that was used from the dark-ages up to the 17th century all through Europe and is the root for the modern word target. It was especially used by the Scott's and some examples were said to even stop musket balls, though it was traditionally used for cover from arrows and i...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:41:48 PDT
Smilodon Glam Gorget - Cosplay Jewelry Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Smilodon-Gorget-Cosplay-Jewelry-Armor/
Smilodon Glam Gorget - Cosplay Jewelry Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/7HKR/I8OH1CXH/F7Y7HKRI8OH1CXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/7HKR/I8OH1CXH/F7Y7HKRI8OH1CXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/7HKR/I8OH1CXH/F7Y7HKRI8OH1CXH.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong As a former volunteer fossil cleaner at the La Brea tar pits, I discovered first hand just how beautifully designed skulls can be. I had the privilege of working on some of the greats; dire wolves, mammoths, and the saber toothed cat (smilodon fatalis). These creatures make fantastic inspiration f...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 13:34:06 PDT
Building Skyrim Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Skyrim-Armor/
Building Skyrim Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/2GI9/I42MHSRN/FON2GI9I42MHSRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/2GI9/I42MHSRN/FON2GI9I42MHSRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/2GI9/I42MHSRN/FON2GI9I42MHSRN.SMALL.jpg ZombTech In this Instructable I shall teach you the way of foam smithing yourself some epic skyrim steel armor and a nifty iron helmet. I know its not as cool as daedric armor, but lets be honest that stuff is so main stream anyways haha. Well lets get to building now shall we!?What you will need: • Eva foam...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:10:29 PST
Leather Corset Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Corset-Tutorial/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:18:55 PST
Make a Costume Mask Using Pepakura (Bonus: Foam Armor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Costume-Mask-out-of-Pepakura-Bonus-Foam-Arm/
Make a Costume Mask Using Pepakura (Bonus: Foam Armor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/H44B/I2BR6TCE/FX8H44BI2BR6TCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/H44B/I2BR6TCE/FX8H44BI2BR6TCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/H44B/I2BR6TCE/FX8H44BI2BR6TCE.SMALL.jpg The Rambler So, I've been eyeing this process called Pepakura for quite a while now. It's all over the internet and instructables already but if you're new to the term basically the idea works like this: You create a 3D model, or take an existing one, and "unfold" it. Unfolding refers to the process of breaking...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:58:06 PST
Make a Wonder Woman Costume WITH Your Child http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wonder-Woman-Costume-WITH-Your-Child/
Make a Wonder Woman Costume WITH Your Child - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/KCSH/I20HJPIV/FXHKCSHI20HJPIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/KCSH/I20HJPIV/FXHKCSHI20HJPIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/KCSH/I20HJPIV/FXHKCSHI20HJPIV.SMALL.jpg MayB Wonder Woman is the perfect princess for those little girls who aren't waiting around for a prince to save them. This tutorial helps you to not only make a costume WITH your burgeoning amazon warrior, but also make tons of memories as well. Make Lots of Drawings Together When my daughter told me...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 19:21:07 PST
How to make a Judge Dredd Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Judge-Dredd-Costume/
How to make a Judge Dredd Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/9FVG/I9EP266P/FBD9FVGI9EP266P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/9FVG/I9EP266P/FBD9FVGI9EP266P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/9FVG/I9EP266P/FBD9FVGI9EP266P.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations I AM THE LAW!For halloween, I wanted to be able to wear something fairly comfortable, but still look B.A. . Plus, this worked great that my girlfriend could cosplay with me as Judge Anderson. No Need to reinvent the wheel. Just better to add to it to make it your own. I used the awesome instructable...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:32:55 PST
Star Trek Inspired LED Astronaut Costume DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-Inspired-LED-Astronaut-Costume-DIY/
Star Trek Inspired LED Astronaut Costume DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/KSNP/I1TR5TXQ/FN5KSNPI1TR5TXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/KSNP/I1TR5TXQ/FN5KSNPI1TR5TXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/KSNP/I1TR5TXQ/FN5KSNPI1TR5TXQ.SMALL.jpg MarlonHeimerlHalloweenCostumes Captain’s Log: We’ve been in transit at light speed for well over six weeks now. Like our imaginations, space is seemingly endless. A plethora of advanced spacesuit designs have surfaced from here to the Pleiades. On this strange planet called Earth, this new spacesuit seems well-equipped for a terr...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:13:43 PDT
Hammered Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammered-Iron/
Hammered Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/S5TL/I1TNK4CC/FDHS5TLI1TNK4CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/S5TL/I1TNK4CC/FDHS5TLI1TNK4CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/S5TL/I1TNK4CC/FDHS5TLI1TNK4CC.SMALL.jpg Charkhol Studios Hi there cosplayers/costume makers.I'm Mark from CHARKHOL studios and here today I've decided to share my tips and tricks on creating effective and easy metal effects.This one, is Hammered Iron. a VERY simple and easy way to create ancient and heavy looking armour pieces.Good luck :) Materials & T...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:51:45 PDT