Instructables: exploring - - armor - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Oct 2016 13:52:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 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...
By: Plastic Apprentice

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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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/
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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/
Thorin Oakenshield costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/FDHO/ILV8B26J/FA9FDHOILV8B26J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/FDHO/ILV8B26J/FA9FDHOILV8B26J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/FDHO/ILV8B26J/FA9FDHOILV8B26J.SMALL.jpg mandyee I managed to make this costume in about a month, by putting off homework and spending every spare minute of my time on it. Spent maybe $30 total? I had a lot of the stuff beforehand: blankets, T-shirts, clay, boots, etc.Apologies for lumping all this stuff into one HUGE instructable. And apologies f...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/NVRZ/IGDIVYU4/FTXNVRZIGDIVYU4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/NVRZ/IGDIVYU4/FTXNVRZIGDIVYU4.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/UCFA/IGB4AQ1B/F55UCFAIGB4AQ1B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/UCFA/IGB4AQ1B/F55UCFAIGB4AQ1B.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/KYCX/IGB47E2F/FSOKYCXIGB47E2F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/KYCX/IGB47E2F/FSOKYCXIGB47E2F.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BXYV/IFWTQP40/F41BXYVIFWTQP40.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BXYV/IFWTQP40/F41BXYVIFWTQP40.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3SGE/IFSHF4CN/FDQ3SGEIFSHF4CN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3SGE/IFSHF4CN/FDQ3SGEIFSHF4CN.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Fantasy style leather and plate helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/BHVC/IFPMI81V/FIXBHVCIFPMI81V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/BHVC/IFPMI81V/FIXBHVCIFPMI81V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/BHVC/IFPMI81V/FIXBHVCIFPMI81V.SMALL.jpg Ringer1633 My friend and I had made leather helmets awhile ago and wanted to reenforce them with metal. We based the design on a deviantart elven armor design and used duct metal for the plating. Hope you enjoy making it as much as we did! Materials These are the materials you will need:10 sq ft Thin sheet...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/5T78/IFLE805I/FSL5T78IFLE805I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/5T78/IFLE805I/FSL5T78IFLE805I.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UPBU/IFLC3UCE/F89UPBUIFLC3UCE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F89/UPBU/IFLC3UCE/F89UPBUIFLC3UCE.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/CAH4/IG6W1KCC/FCRCAH4IG6W1KCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/CAH4/IG6W1KCC/FCRCAH4IG6W1KCC.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZVAG/IFMTR5AV/FTAZVAGIFMTR5AV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/ZVAG/IFMTR5AV/FTAZVAGIFMTR5AV.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/QWVB/IESTSJB0/F6TQWVBIESTSJB0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/QWVB/IESTSJB0/F6TQWVBIESTSJB0.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SDQD/IEQXW4W5/FP0SDQDIEQXW4W5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SDQD/IEQXW4W5/FP0SDQDIEQXW4W5.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0OH7/ICRXLQXU/FDK0OH7ICRXLQXU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0OH7/ICRXLQXU/FDK0OH7ICRXLQXU.SQUARE.jpg https://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