Instructables: exploring - - armor - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:12:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 DEAD SPACE - Isaac Clarke Level 3 Suit Complete Cosplay Build http://www.instructables.com/id/DEAD-SPACE-Isaac-Clarke-Level-3-Suit-Complete-Cosp/
DEAD SPACE - Isaac Clarke Level 3 Suit Complete Cosplay Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props Because of the great response I got from my Dragon Age Inquisition Instructable helmet build thread.   I have decided to make a full Instructible on my DEAD SPACE Isaac Clarke Level 3 Cosplay costume!!!!! This build was by far the most detailed costume/prop I have ever attempted to create.  But, af...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:30:24 PDT
Leather Cyber Goth Shoulder Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Cyber-Goth-Shoulder-Armor/
Leather Cyber Goth Shoulder Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/G2WA/HSM56B7F/FQHG2WAHSM56B7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/G2WA/HSM56B7F/FQHG2WAHSM56B7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/G2WA/HSM56B7F/FQHG2WAHSM56B7F.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes Protect yourself from unfashionable time traveling ninja warriors with these relatively easy to make leather shoulder pieces. Mine were made with the help of a laser cutter, but they could also be cut out by hand with a lot of patience, sharp scissors and an exacto knife. Lacing under the arm ma...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:43:06 PDT
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-full-scale-Dragon-Age-Inquisition-Helme/
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props OK, here is my first and hopefully not last.......Instructable!!!!!  My name is Steven K Smith and I am a freelance illustrator turned prop maker living outside KC, Missouri.  This demo will detail my full build of the dragon helm from Bio Ware's highly anticipated video game Dragon Age Inquisition...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:00:54 PST
Jagged Crown - Building an ultra realistic prop helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Jagged-Crown-Building-an-ultra-realistic-prop-helm/
Jagged Crown - Building an ultra realistic prop helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/W19G/HOHY69VS/F1PW19GHOHY69VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/W19G/HOHY69VS/F1PW19GHOHY69VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/W19G/HOHY69VS/F1PW19GHOHY69VS.SMALL.jpg DirtyMooseDesign Hello Instructables! This project has been sort of a back burner for the last year or so and i've finally gotten around to finishing it up and now I would like to share it with you!  This instructable will touch lightly on sculpting, molding, casting and finishing techniques that were used to prod...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 18:11:16 PST
Chainmail http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainmail-1/
Chainmail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/XJ7N/HOHYB45N/FU3XJ7NHOHYB45N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/XJ7N/HOHYB45N/FU3XJ7NHOHYB45N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/XJ7N/HOHYB45N/FU3XJ7NHOHYB45N.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos   Chainmail (or mail or maille) refers to armor that made from metal rings that are joined together in a pattern to form a protective mesh. Historically this kind of armor was used to protect soldiers on the battlefield from slashing and stabbing injuries. This kind of protective gear is still u...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:57:25 PST
Easy “No Sew” Soft Foam Minecraft Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-No-Sew-Soft-Foam-Minecraft-Armor/
Easy “No Sew” Soft Foam Minecraft Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/ZMMI/HNWFS5H0/FSCZMMIHNWFS5H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/ZMMI/HNWFS5H0/FSCZMMIHNWFS5H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/ZMMI/HNWFS5H0/FSCZMMIHNWFS5H0.SMALL.jpg minecrasher This is a quick project that will take approximately 3 hours or less to complete depending on how detailed you want to make it. We purchased the ½” thick green upholstery foam from Jo-Ann’s Fabric & Crafts for $11 a yard. Use a Jo-Ann's printable coupon from (www.joann.com/coupon) when you purchase ...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:55:37 PST
Halo ODST Armor: Helmet - Part 1 of 5 of ODST Armor Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Halo-ODST-Armor-Helmet-Part-1-of-6-of-ODST-Armo/
Halo ODST Armor: Helmet - Part 1 of 5 of ODST Armor Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/GCN8/G56ZZKBF/FLVGCN8G56ZZKBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/GCN8/G56ZZKBF/FLVGCN8G56ZZKBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/GCN8/G56ZZKBF/FLVGCN8G56ZZKBF.SMALL.jpg MrTinkerer This is PART 1 of a 5 part series on a full ODST Armor you can wear. Hi, So you really want to do this? This is a big project. Build time will be from several months to over a year depending on level of detail and how determined you are. Along the way, we will be printing out 3D models unfo...
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Tue, 24 Aug 2010 13:07:06 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Constructing EVA Foam Armor For the Novice Crafter http://www.instructables.com/id/Constructing-EVA-Foam-Armor-For-the-Novice-Crafter/
Constructing EVA Foam Armor For the Novice Crafter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/KVOL/HJ5ZL578/F2VKVOLHJ5ZL578.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/KVOL/HJ5ZL578/F2VKVOLHJ5ZL578.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/KVOL/HJ5ZL578/F2VKVOLHJ5ZL578.SMALL.jpg Amorrah Costume making has been gaining popularity among D.I.Y. (do it yourself)  and novice crafters with the increase in geek and nerd-related pop culture.  As such, several members of the nerd community and other enthusiasts, have begun constructing wearable costumes based on characters, costume design...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 18:53:33 PDT
Leather Play Clothes for a Tough Kid (Bran Stark sleeves) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bran-Stark-Rough-Play-Sleeves/
Leather Play Clothes for a Tough Kid (Bran Stark sleeves) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/3ZNO/H2WEW8JY/FBR3ZNOH2WEW8JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/3ZNO/H2WEW8JY/FBR3ZNOH2WEW8JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/3ZNO/H2WEW8JY/FBR3ZNOH2WEW8JY.SMALL.jpg donedirtcheap Okay, I'll admit it. I am a big fan of A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones, the HBO series. I have been burning through those books (like many of you have) and people are giving me strange looks when I accidentally slip into medieval parlance.  But I also love leather clothes. It all started ...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 12:24:49 PDT
Basic Spangenhelm (Viking Helmet) http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Spangenhelm-Viking-Helmet/
Basic Spangenhelm (Viking Helmet) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/ZPBR/HMMFCB43/FUWZPBRHMMFCB43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/ZPBR/HMMFCB43/FUWZPBRHMMFCB43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/ZPBR/HMMFCB43/FUWZPBRHMMFCB43.SMALL.jpg sircorvus The helmet made for this tutorial won TechShop Austin's Best of Metal 2013 competition! In this tutorial we will make an authentic Viking helmet (Spangenhelm) using the Basic Helmet Frame as the base.  After finishing the steps in that tutorial, return here and we will finish the helmet in the styl...
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 21:40:30 PDT
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Erza-Scarlets-Heart-Kreuz-Armor-Sword/
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/I77Z/HLZRHBPI/FEOI77ZHLZRHBPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/I77Z/HLZRHBPI/FEOI77ZHLZRHBPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/I77Z/HLZRHBPI/FEOI77ZHLZRHBPI.SMALL.jpg nphoenix2 Hello gorgeous people! So this was my first cosplay attempt EVER, Erza Scarlet’s Heart Kreuz Armor from the anime Fairy Tail. And since I got frustrated searching the internet for tutorials and found nothing useful, I promised myself to share my knowledge with everyone if the armor turned out to be...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 12:12:34 PDT
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Erza-Scarlets-Heart-Kreuz-Armor-Gauntlets/
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/QWD5/HM33VNU2/FXRQWD5HM33VNU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/QWD5/HM33VNU2/FXRQWD5HM33VNU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/QWD5/HM33VNU2/FXRQWD5HM33VNU2.SMALL.jpg nphoenix2 Hello gorgeous people! So this was my first cosplay attempt EVER, Erza Scarlet’s Heart Kreuz Armor from the anime Fairy Tail. And since I got frustrated searching the internet for tutorials and found nothing useful, I promised myself to share my knowledge with everyone if the armor turned out to be...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:16:41 PDT
LED Shoulder Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shoulder-Pads/
LED Shoulder Pads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3XAH/HJKC58N0/F833XAHHJKC58N0.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura For this project, I was inspired by my best friend. She had been wanting some disco-fabulous armor-inspired wearable technology for music festivals and costume parties for some time. I took a pair of construction/gardening knee-pads and turned them into glitterific shoulder pads that shine bright ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:18:25 PDT
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Erza-Scarlets-Heart-Kreuz-Armor-Belt/
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/ITFQ/HLXUIH17/FHGITFQHLXUIH17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/ITFQ/HLXUIH17/FHGITFQHLXUIH17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/ITFQ/HLXUIH17/FHGITFQHLXUIH17.SMALL.jpg nphoenix2 Hello beautiful people! So this was my first cosplay attempt EVER, Erza Scarlet’s Heart Kreuz Armor from the anime Fairy Tail. And since I got frustrated searching the internet for tutorials and found nothing useful, I promised myself to share my knowledge with everyone if the armor turned out to b...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:16:31 PDT
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Chest-piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Erza-Scarlets-Heart-Kreuz-Armor-Chest-piece/
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Chest-piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/NXIB/HLSHHD0R/FRCNXIBHLSHHD0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/NXIB/HLSHHD0R/FRCNXIBHLSHHD0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/NXIB/HLSHHD0R/FRCNXIBHLSHHD0R.SMALL.jpg nphoenix2 Hello beautiful people! So this was my first cosplay attempt EVER, Erza Scarlet’s Heart Kreuz Armor from the anime Fairy Tail. And since I got frustrated searching the internet for tutorials and found nothing useful, I promised myself to share my knowledge with everyone if the armor turned out to b...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:19:30 PDT
Mystic Lord costume: horns, armor, silk painting + more (oh my) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mystic-Lord-costume-horns-armor-silk-painting-/
Mystic Lord costume: horns, armor, silk painting + more (oh my) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/1OQK/F82EU80Y/FWR1OQKF82EU80Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/1OQK/F82EU80Y/FWR1OQKF82EU80Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/1OQK/F82EU80Y/FWR1OQKF82EU80Y.SMALL.jpg houseofdarkly The making of a crazy costume, more or less from start to finish, with some fun techniques to surprise your friends and confound your enemies. Condensed version of four months of my life, neatly packaged for your convenience - because doesn't everyone want to be a feared and adored demon sorcerer? T...
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Sun, 4 Nov 2007 19:12:21 PST
Bending, Shaping and Strengthening Foam Armor (Cheap and Easy method) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bending-and-Strengthening-Foam-Armor-Cheap-and-Ea/
Bending, Shaping and Strengthening Foam Armor (Cheap and Easy method) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/AMHN/HHJOKEZW/FICAMHNHHJOKEZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/AMHN/HHJOKEZW/FICAMHNHHJOKEZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/AMHN/HHJOKEZW/FICAMHNHHJOKEZW.SMALL.jpg andyr23511 *** If you enjoyed this instructable, please consider voting for me in the contests it is entered in! Thanks for reading! *** Putting complex bends and curves in EVA Foam armor can be tricky, since the foam is very elastic and flexible. Parts don't always like to hold their shapes, and the prevalen...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 18:56:55 PDT
How to make a chainmail shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-chainmail-shirt/
How to make a chainmail shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/8XJA/FS1N66BF/FKB8XJAFS1N66BF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/8XJA/FS1N66BF/FKB8XJAFS1N66BF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/8XJA/FS1N66BF/FKB8XJAFS1N66BF.SMALL.jpg ineverfinishanyth so you might now how to put chainmail links together, but making a shirt is an entirely different thing. It includes hours of work and a lot of mistake-making, but the finished product can last a lifetime and looks pretty gnarly if you ask me. Materials Since i'm not going to teach you how to mak...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 21:34:06 PDT
EUROPEAN 6-IN-1 CHAIN MAIL BEGINNER'S GUIDE http://www.instructables.com/id/EUROPEAN-6-IN-1-CHAIN-MAIL-BEGINNERS-GUIDE/
EUROPEAN 6-IN-1 CHAIN MAIL BEGINNER'S GUIDE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/PPKO/HBUZH4SF/FHJPPKOHBUZH4SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/PPKO/HBUZH4SF/FHJPPKOHBUZH4SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/PPKO/HBUZH4SF/FHJPPKOHBUZH4SF.SMALL.jpg Shadow Ranger A Short About Me: I went to my first Renaissance Festival in Georgia, USA, last year and fell in love with them. From then on, I have been trying to improve my costumes and create something extraordinary! This was the first thing I found, and decided that I wanted to make a chain mail shirt. They s...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:55:43 PDT
How to Make a Vambrace When You Don’t Know How to Sew or Work Leather http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Vambrace-When-You-Dont-Know-How-to-/
How to Make a Vambrace When You Don’t Know How to Sew or Work Leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/D2F0/HFPTGQVG/FKPD2F0HFPTGQVG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/D2F0/HFPTGQVG/FKPD2F0HFPTGQVG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/D2F0/HFPTGQVG/FKPD2F0HFPTGQVG.SMALL.jpg Imna.T.Ellingyew Here's a few notes before we get started: 1.) For instructions on how to pick good fabric, see the beginning of my How to Make a Brigandine article. I used leftover fabric from my brigandine, so the two would match. 2.) The costume I was working on only needed one vambrace. If you want a pair, dou...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 08:59:46 PDT
Bionic Iron Man Armor (w/ Sound Effects) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bionic-Iron-Man-Armor-w-Sound-Effects/
Bionic Iron Man Armor (w/ Sound Effects) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/5ZYL/HEXSS5JC/FBM5ZYLHEXSS5JC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/5ZYL/HEXSS5JC/FBM5ZYLHEXSS5JC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/5ZYL/HEXSS5JC/FBM5ZYLHEXSS5JC.SMALL.jpg Gundanium In the spirit of the upcoming release of Iron Man 3, we've decided to teach you how to build some killer Stark Industries tech to show off while camping out at the front of the line of the midnight show. This Instructable will teach you how to build a Repulsor that uses one of our third-generation ...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 05:04:29 PDT
How to make Greaves (Leg Armor) out of Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Greaves-Leg-Armor-out-of-Cardboard/
How to make Greaves (Leg Armor) out of Cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/JWDV/HET0RPG5/F0MJWDVHET0RPG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/JWDV/HET0RPG5/F0MJWDVHET0RPG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/JWDV/HET0RPG5/F0MJWDVHET0RPG5.SMALL.jpg StandingOnStones I've enjoyed armor and making my own out of cardboard for awhile, but haven't ever gotten around to making an Instructable for anything, and I thought that entering the Make-to-Learn Youth Contest would be a good way to start. I'm planning to enter this in several contests, so be sure to vote if you...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 20:46:51 PDT
How to Make a Chainmail Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Chainmail-Glove/
How to Make a Chainmail Glove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/UGT0/HELXCKVN/FMZUGT0HELXCKVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/UGT0/HELXCKVN/FMZUGT0HELXCKVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/UGT0/HELXCKVN/FMZUGT0HELXCKVN.SMALL.jpg Ringer1633 This is a project that that i started mainly to protect my knuckles when I sword fight, but they are just all around protective. If you want more dexterity you can use smaller links.  It is another chainmail project but this one does not take half as long as the full shirt. All you will need is: ...
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:01:06 PDT
Roman-esque soldier uniform - from cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Roman-esque-soldier-uniform---from-cardboard!/
Roman-esque soldier uniform - from cardboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EWF6/F82EZFWS/FI6EWF6F82EZFWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EWF6/F82EZFWS/FI6EWF6F82EZFWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/EWF6/F82EZFWS/FI6EWF6F82EZFWS.SMALL.jpg laernmoer This instructable will show you how I made a Roman-esque Centurion/Legionnaire/soldier outfit.Some background: I previously made a version of this costume in about 5 hours with some tape, cardboard, and spray paint about 12 years ago. The costume was passable, but boring and bland. This year I decid...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2007 08:11:06 PDT
Bulletproof iPhone case http://www.instructables.com/id/Bulletproof-iPhone-case-with-pics/
Bulletproof iPhone case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/5S6H/HELWZBX1/F6D5S6HHELWZBX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/5S6H/HELWZBX1/F6D5S6HHELWZBX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/5S6H/HELWZBX1/F6D5S6HHELWZBX1.SMALL.jpg lockershop Applying for a job with the secret services or just protective of your iPhone? Either way this is an instructable for you.This holder can not only withstand  bullets and pellets from  low caliber guns and air rifles but is stab proof, protects your smart phone from falls, from hits by a  hammer an...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:59:37 PDT
Halo Reach Mark V Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Halo-Reach-Armor-From-Foam-Tiles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/HKBJ/H2WEVEYA/FBHHKBJH2WEVEYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/HKBJ/H2WEVEYA/FBHHKBJH2WEVEYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/HKBJ/H2WEVEYA/FBHHKBJH2WEVEYA.SMALL.jpg The Irish Cowboy This is a brief description on how to make a costume from EVA foam tiles. Hopefully my pictures will provide good reference on how to solve pesky parts or how to achieve a certain look. This is my suit create last year from foam. Well, here's just an extremely brief tutorial on how to make your own ...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 20:52:28 PDT
How to Make a Chainmail Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Chainmail-Shirt-1/
How to Make a Chainmail Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/3G01/HD4VQ7D7/F5C3G01HD4VQ7D7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/3G01/HD4VQ7D7/F5C3G01HD4VQ7D7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/3G01/HD4VQ7D7/F5C3G01HD4VQ7D7.SMALL.jpg Ringer1633 In this instructable I will teach you how to make a shirt of real chainmail. It will take a lot of time and patience but is a very rewarding project when you finish. To do this project you will need: 1-2 years of time A very strong will 1200-2000 feet of wire (6000-10000 links) 2 pa...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:18:06 PST
How To Make Foam Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Foam-Armor/
How To Make Foam Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/NJX5/H703ZTWQ/FTHNJX5H703ZTWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/NJX5/H703ZTWQ/FTHNJX5H703ZTWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/NJX5/H703ZTWQ/FTHNJX5H703ZTWQ.SMALL.jpg The Irish Cowboy Due to a few requests, I have decided to make a fairly detailed tutorial for my foam armor. This is my suit create last year from foam, Its my second suit of armor and I am currently working on my third. For the purpose of ease, I will be showing pictures from both suits to help show how a suit of y...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 08:27:11 PST
What is Pepakura and how to start http://www.instructables.com/id/What-is-Pepakura-and-how-to-start/
What is Pepakura and how to start - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/Y73I/HBNXWJWV/FD9Y73IHBNXWJWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/Y73I/HBNXWJWV/FD9Y73IHBNXWJWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/Y73I/HBNXWJWV/FD9Y73IHBNXWJWV.SMALL.gif krsiak In this tutorial you will learn what is Pepakura and how to use it. This is short 6 step, comprehensive introduction to world of paper models ;) How to work with paper, what type of paper (how hard / heavy). What tools you need to start.   So read more ! Updated: 2013/09/24 ......
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 15:13:44 PST
EVA Foam Armor - Helm http://www.instructables.com/id/EVA-Foam-Armor-Helm/
EVA Foam Armor - Helm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/8VVZ/GS3BBWTP/FO18VVZGS3BBWTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/8VVZ/GS3BBWTP/FO18VVZGS3BBWTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/8VVZ/GS3BBWTP/FO18VVZGS3BBWTP.SMALL.jpg SyntheticChelovjek First off, thanks for checking out my tutorial! I'm always open to suggestions and discussion about my process, so please feel free to comment below. Also feel free to comment if you have questions regarding the process, since it's likely my explanations won't make sense to everybody. I make a lot o...
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Fri, 16 Sep 2011 23:01:57 PDT
Glowing Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Gauntlet/
Glowing Gauntlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T5WP/HAQ2TT6N/FMST5WPHAQ2TT6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T5WP/HAQ2TT6N/FMST5WPHAQ2TT6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/T5WP/HAQ2TT6N/FMST5WPHAQ2TT6N.SMALL.jpg ehudwill I have always liked armor and lights. In this instructable I decided to combine the two. This one was fairly cheap to do and I am very happy with it. Tools/Materials Some of my materials came from other projects, or from items that were no longer of use. Materials $7 to $10 - Scrap Leather 10 oz...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 16:36:47 PST
How to make a cosplay helmet! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cosplay-helmet/
How to make a cosplay helmet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/YKH0/H4VQSRI0/F2YYKH0H4VQSRI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/YKH0/H4VQSRI0/F2YYKH0H4VQSRI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/YKH0/H4VQSRI0/F2YYKH0H4VQSRI0.SMALL.jpg FabiojapaXD Always wanted to make a helmet from Halo, Daft Punk, Gears of Wars, or any other iconic character that you like a lot? This instructable is for you! (And it works for armor too!)  Obs: This is my first instructable, and if there is any grammar mistake, sorry, english isn't my first language! and th...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 17:19:45 PDT
Pop/Beer Can Tab Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/PopBeer-Can-Tab-Armor/
Pop/Beer Can Tab Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/JBNL/HAQ35HOK/FT8JBNLHAQ35HOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/JBNL/HAQ35HOK/FT8JBNLHAQ35HOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/JBNL/HAQ35HOK/FT8JBNLHAQ35HOK.SMALL.jpg GavinAK This is a suit of armor made entirely of pop/beer can tabs and copper wire. It started out as a few tabs strung together after watching Edward Scissorhands, but quickly evolved as my Obsessive Compulsive Nature set in. It's surprisingly durable, and also has some flex to it. 4 of us couldn't rip t...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 13:11:29 PST
Commander Shepard Steel Reinforced Uniform - Mass Effect 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Commander-Shepard-Steel-Reinforced-Uniform-Mass-/
Commander Shepard Steel Reinforced Uniform - Mass Effect 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/DHT6/H97KN0ZF/FW2DHT6H97KN0ZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/DHT6/H97KN0ZF/FW2DHT6H97KN0ZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/DHT6/H97KN0ZF/FW2DHT6H97KN0ZF.SMALL.jpg Cmdr. Vik Hi All, This is my second year making an "epic" Halloween costume. I started work on September 21st 2012 and finished on October 30th.  I based my costume on a uniform from popular video game Mass Effect. It specifically reflects Commander Shepard's non-combat uniform used by default in the openin...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 18:22:07 PST
Creating Costume Armor with Wonderflex http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Costume-Armor-with-Wonderflex/
Creating Costume Armor with Wonderflex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/FUEI/H742ST74/F80FUEIH742ST74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/FUEI/H742ST74/F80FUEIH742ST74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/FUEI/H742ST74/F80FUEIH742ST74.SMALL.jpg volpin This Instructable will guide you through the process of creating lightweight and durable armor for costuming using a material called Wonderflex. While 90% of the armor in this tutorial will be comprised of Wonderflex, it's important to know that the best results come from using a myriad of material...
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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:41:43 PDT
How to make a Thor Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Thor-Costume/
How to make a Thor Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/SAEZ/H7S5B3HQ/FOKSAEZH7S5B3HQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/SAEZ/H7S5B3HQ/FOKSAEZH7S5B3HQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/SAEZ/H7S5B3HQ/FOKSAEZH7S5B3HQ.SMALL.jpg The Rambler This Instructable is being entered into the 3rd Annual Make it Stick contest and the Halloween Easy Costumes Contest. Don't forget to vote... even if it's not for me. :( My wife and I decided to dress up for the release of the Avengers movie earlier this year. Considering the fact that I had been g...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 05:41:17 PDT
The Dark Knight Batsuit and Bane Mask and Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dark-Knight-Batsuit-and-Bane-Mask-and-Costume/
The Dark Knight Batsuit and Bane Mask and Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/JSLH/H3QETO8A/FQIJSLHH3QETO8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/JSLH/H3QETO8A/FQIJSLHH3QETO8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/JSLH/H3QETO8A/FQIJSLHH3QETO8A.SMALL.jpg alexthemoviegeek With the upcoming release of The Dark Knight Rises, and the coincidental timing of my friend, Kevin, being bald from chemotherapy, we decided we should make a video. He wanted to be Bane, and I could pull off a half-decent Batman. Of course I had to make some costumes. I started out by making the c...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 01:03:14 PDT
Assemble Your Avengers & Destroy them with Loki Armor (Ible will work for any custom costume armor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Assemble-Your-Avengers-Destroy-them-with-Loki-Ar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/2JWQ/H27LRLX0/FBP2JWQH27LRLX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/2JWQ/H27LRLX0/FBP2JWQH27LRLX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/2JWQ/H27LRLX0/FBP2JWQH27LRLX0.SMALL.jpg MalmeyStudios Ok so a year or so ago we did a tutorial with a dremel on how to make a foam master. We have since decided to try it on a CNC machine! I think it turned out pretty good! You can also refer to my old ible to see how to dremel one. Some of the things you will need to complete this ible are as follows...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 08:53:22 PDT
3D Printing an Ironman Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-an-Ironman-Helmet/
3D Printing an Ironman Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/MHXI/GZUAFWMA/FZOMHXIGZUAFWMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/MHXI/GZUAFWMA/FZOMHXIGZUAFWMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/MHXI/GZUAFWMA/FZOMHXIGZUAFWMA.SMALL.jpg samohtep Early last year, before The Avengers came out, I approached the rapid prototyping department at my company and asked if they would be able to help me produce a replica Ironman helmet. I had tried building the helmet with pepakura files produced by a member of the thereplicapropforum.com, but I found...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 09:45:41 PDT
Rubberized Armor for Joan of Arc http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubberized-Armor-for-Joan-of-Arc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/7S1X/GUQ4JMLF/FHM7S1XGUQ4JMLF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/7S1X/GUQ4JMLF/FHM7S1XGUQ4JMLF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/7S1X/GUQ4JMLF/FHM7S1XGUQ4JMLF.SMALL.jpg graceduval This is a suit of armor made entirely out of cardboard and bicycle tubes, styled after the style of armor that Joan of Arc would have worn. Materials: cardboard used bicycle tubes (free at any bike shop) hot glue/gun screws of varying lengths acorn cap fittings scissors The entire base is constru...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 22:46:28 PST
How to make foam Halo armor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-foam-Halo-armor/
How to make foam Halo armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/LAW6/GQTN8L9D/FGBLAW6GQTN8L9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/LAW6/GQTN8L9D/FGBLAW6GQTN8L9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/LAW6/GQTN8L9D/FGBLAW6GQTN8L9D.SMALL.jpg Master-Chief Have you ever wanted to own your very own Master Chief Halo Spartan armor, or any other armor for that matter? Well look no further as you can make it yourself! For this project we will use 10mm foam floor mats and 2mm crafting foam. You will need a hot glue gun to stick your shapes together. If ...
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Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:36:30 PST
Dead Space Isaac Clarke Level 3 RIG http://www.instructables.com/id/Dead-Space-Isaac-Clarke-Level-3-RIG/
Dead Space Isaac Clarke Level 3 RIG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6DMY/GQZJN8F0/FEO6DMYGQZJN8F0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6DMY/GQZJN8F0/FEO6DMYGQZJN8F0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/6DMY/GQZJN8F0/FEO6DMYGQZJN8F0.SMALL.jpg FennecCooper So, Dead Space 1 and 2 have been great games which take place in the distant space with necromorphs, etc, and this might be a little late, but, the level 3 RIG suit from Dead Space 1 is the most known suit to gamers, sooo, my lover and I decided to dedicate our very own first intructable guide to th...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2011 16:33:37 PDT
How to make an armour mask http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-armour-mask/
How to make an armour mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7TV8/GEMKR2DS/FXB7TV8GEMKR2DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7TV8/GEMKR2DS/FXB7TV8GEMKR2DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7TV8/GEMKR2DS/FXB7TV8GEMKR2DS.SMALL.jpg marshon I wanted to make a mask / helmet for a fancy dress ball. The method used here could construct any rough and battle damaged type of helmet, from ancient Sparta and Greece to Roman or even Medieval or LOTR. A smooth surface can be achieved but it will require a lot of elbow grease to sand back. A rou...
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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 06:59:46 PDT
Cardboard Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Armor/
Cardboard Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/M4GL/F8DOU3GF/FJIM4GLF8DOU3GF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/M4GL/F8DOU3GF/FJIM4GLF8DOU3GF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/M4GL/F8DOU3GF/FJIM4GLF8DOU3GF.SMALL.jpg rachel I made this for protection during cardboard tube tournaments ( http://www.tubeduel.com/ ). It protected me well; I took second place and I believe I would have won had the final match been allowed to progress to its natural end. Damn refs, grumble grumble. I used the following as a general referenc...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2007 00:12:50 PDT
Armored messenger bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Armored-messenger-bag/
Armored messenger bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/SCK5/GE7LFBVW/FWGSCK5GE7LFBVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/SCK5/GE7LFBVW/FWGSCK5GE7LFBVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/SCK5/GE7LFBVW/FWGSCK5GE7LFBVW.SMALL.jpg Culturespy First caveat, this is not a cheap project. The bag is about $140 plus tax and the armor plates will run close $200 for new ones. You'll need access to a sewing machine and a few other minor things as well. All told it's close to a $400 project.  If you are a journalist, work late nights in retail o...
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 16:05:18 PDT
Build Halo Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Halo-Armor/
Build Halo Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/BUMY/FN4A5HTI/FF0BUMYFN4A5HTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/BUMY/FN4A5HTI/FF0BUMYFN4A5HTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/BUMY/FN4A5HTI/FF0BUMYFN4A5HTI.SMALL.jpg indymogul This week on [http://www,indymogul.com/bfx Backyard FX] we show you how to make a futuristic set of space armor just like Master Chief wears in Halo 3. Shopping List - Ream of Heavyweight Card Stock- 2 Aqua Resin Starter Kits- 2 yds. Fiberglass Mat- Nylon Straps and Buckles- 4 ft. of Velcro- A f...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2008 09:12:34 PST
How to Build a Spangen Helm. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Spangen-Helm/
How to Build a Spangen Helm. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/D5BS/G6MPGTVL/FKGD5BSG6MPGTVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/D5BS/G6MPGTVL/FKGD5BSG6MPGTVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/D5BS/G6MPGTVL/FKGD5BSG6MPGTVL.SMALL.jpg armourkris In the past People have asked me to put up an Instructable on how to build a helmet. So, for all you people, Here goes. As the title says, this Instructable will deal with building a Spangen Helm. Since I wanted something a little more unique I went with a 5 panel instead of the standard 4, and use...
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Thu, 8 Apr 2010 22:12:07 PDT
Riveted Maille from Scratch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Riveted-Maille-from-Scratch/
Riveted Maille from Scratch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/U3TY/G5W7CR2T/FH7U3TYG5W7CR2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/U3TY/G5W7CR2T/FH7U3TYG5W7CR2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/U3TY/G5W7CR2T/FH7U3TYG5W7CR2T.SMALL.jpg armourkris There are already a number of Instructables on making maille, and making various projects from maille. The one thing that I found was missing was how to make riveted maille. Now, in the past I've dabbled in riveted maille a bit, my maille and plates cuise (that's thigh armour) and all the repairs o...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 18:50:32 PST
Genuine chainmaille from pop tabs http://www.instructables.com/id/Genuine-chainmaille-from-pop-tabs/
Genuine chainmaille from pop tabs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/2QWM/FYTCPBKU/FKN2QWMFYTCPBKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/2QWM/FYTCPBKU/FKN2QWMFYTCPBKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/2QWM/FYTCPBKU/FKN2QWMFYTCPBKU.SMALL.jpg quixotiCfluX Constructing a genuine European 4 in 1 chainmaille weave using only pop tabs. Turns out this is very easy and makes a really great looking piece of maille, and as an added bonus you don't have to worry about having a quarter mile of wire on hand to attach them together. Assemble your supplies OK...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2009 11:21:51 PDT