Instructables: exploring - - armor - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:14:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Samurai Armor for Display. (You can wear it too!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Samurai-Armor-for-Display-You-can-wear-it-t/
Make Samurai Armor for Display. (You can wear it too!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/T58Q/GI0TDMIH/FFET58QGI0TDMIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/T58Q/GI0TDMIH/FFET58QGI0TDMIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/T58Q/GI0TDMIH/FFET58QGI0TDMIH.SMALL.jpg jonesy43 Intro: I first had the idea of making Samurai armor as a Halloween costume but if I was going to put alot of effort into making one I didn't want it to be a Halloween only event. So I thought to myself, " Why not put it on display to enjoy all the time." The whole process of making the armor has b...
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 09:50:30 PST
How to build Halo Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-Halo-Armour/
How to build Halo Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/YBUJ/GEI9CXWS/F95YBUJGEI9CXWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/YBUJ/GEI9CXWS/F95YBUJGEI9CXWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/YBUJ/GEI9CXWS/F95YBUJGEI9CXWS.SMALL.jpg MotaBoi Hey guys, this is my entry for three contests!  Halloween, Office Supplies, and Gorilla Glue!  I'll be showing you how to make Halo armor!  I really need to add more to this intro..  what should I add? PS.  Vote for me!!!  :D Materials Cover/card stock Scissors Butter knife Exacto knife / box cu...
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Sun, 26 Sep 2010 17:50:32 PDT
Red Hood cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Hood-cosplay/
Red Hood cosplay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/FJM8/IBXM5VWA/FECFJM8IBXM5VWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/FJM8/IBXM5VWA/FECFJM8IBXM5VWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/FJM8/IBXM5VWA/FECFJM8IBXM5VWA.SMALL.jpg mrniceguy5 This instructable will cover the making of the whole Red Hood Cosplay. This is a mix of the 'under the red hood' version and the 'red hood and the outlaws version'. Supplies EVA foam boardRoll of Kraft foamCardstock PaperEpoxy ResinBondoHeat gunHot glue gun/glue sticksStaplerSharpiesScissorsRazor...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 12:34:39 PDT
Master chief halo armor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Halo-Armor/
Master chief halo armor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ZMOE/FVW21I74/FEBZMOEFVW21I74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ZMOE/FVW21I74/FEBZMOEFVW21I74.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/ZMOE/FVW21I74/FEBZMOEFVW21I74.SMALL.jpg weasel999 This indestructable is on making halo armor.MATERIALS:Lots of cardstockglue and stapleslots of pading black is probably the best colormotorcycle visorreference picsdobble sided tapeLEDs optionalprimer, spray paintvelcrocomputerprinterfiber glass mat 3 yards lots of straps 1 Getting started Go ...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 22:55:43 PDT
Costume Gauntlets for less than a fiver. http://www.instructables.com/id/Contume-Gauntlets-for-less-than-a-fiver/
Costume Gauntlets for less than a fiver. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/HSU7/GQBCIBO3/F6YHSU7GQBCIBO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/HSU7/GQBCIBO3/F6YHSU7GQBCIBO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/HSU7/GQBCIBO3/F6YHSU7GQBCIBO3.SMALL.jpg clintonmc At the end of July I am going music festival, they have a fancy dress day with the theme of "Medieval", so obviously I'm going OTT and putting too much effort into my costume, as part of this thought I'd have a go at make some gauntlets. Having no real experience with metal work and very little mon...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:22:55 PDT
How to make a Marvel's "Dr. Doom" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Marvels-Dr-Doom-costume/
How to make a Marvel's "Dr. Doom" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/XJX6/HKPX6BKJ/FBIXJX6HKPX6BKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/XJX6/HKPX6BKJ/FBIXJX6HKPX6BKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/XJX6/HKPX6BKJ/FBIXJX6HKPX6BKJ.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations There is gloom and doom… when things go boom…. in DEXTER’S LAAAAAAABBBB!.. just kidding.. it’s Dr. Doom. Ph.d in DOOMOLOGY! *this was my first cosplay attempt that i made in 2008. It’s still a great costume, but i’ll write a few new things that i’ve learned over the years into this tutorial. Mater...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:49:54 PDT
Byzantine Chainmail(le) Speed-weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/Byzantine-Chainmaille-Speed-weaving/
Byzantine Chainmail(le) Speed-weaving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/CIRM/F4IX6H4I/FMYCIRMF4IX6H4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/CIRM/F4IX6H4I/FMYCIRMF4IX6H4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/CIRM/F4IX6H4I/FMYCIRMF4IX6H4I.SMALL.jpg ryzellon Byzantine weave isn't actually Byzantine in origin, but it is a beautiful weave and is fairly simple. It's a good beginner's weave for chains (as opposed to sheets) of chainmail. It is a cousin of the box weave, which I personally dislike, and therefore have not presented as an instructable. If you ...
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Wed, 25 Jul 2007 06:36:14 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
How to make your own Fallout 3 helmet prop! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Fallout-3-helmet-prop/
How to make your own Fallout 3 helmet prop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/8M7G/G0KQLAFQ/FTL8M7GG0KQLAFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/8M7G/G0KQLAFQ/FTL8M7GG0KQLAFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/8M7G/G0KQLAFQ/FTL8M7GG0KQLAFQ.SMALL.jpg TryHonesty14  Today I`m gonna show you how to make your very own Fallout 3 Power Armor helmet prop! If you follow theese steps you should have a very nice looking prop! Materials Ok, theese are the materials and programs you need: - Pepakura Designer 3: www.tamasoft.co.jp/pepakura-en/ - Helmet.pdo: http://...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2009 08:23:51 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
Building a Medieval Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Medieval-Gauntlet/
Building a Medieval Gauntlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/GX4C/FROAATJF/FLOGX4CFROAATJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/GX4C/FROAATJF/FLOGX4CFROAATJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/GX4C/FROAATJF/FLOGX4CFROAATJF.SMALL.jpg Deathcapt Building a Medieval Gauntlet!I've been getting a few comments along the lines of "this isn't real armor" so...******************************************WARNING THIS IS NOT COMBAT READY ARMOR. THIS IS NOT MEANT FOR PROTECTION. THIS IS A COOL LOOKING COSTUME PIECE/ PROP. WHILE YES IT IS TOUGHER THA...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2009 18:55:13 PST
Pepakura - Convert PDO to PDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Pepakura-Convert-PDO-to-PDF-/
Pepakura - Convert PDO to PDF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/185V/HAWSLZ1D/FSO185VHAWSLZ1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/185V/HAWSLZ1D/FSO185VHAWSLZ1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/185V/HAWSLZ1D/FSO185VHAWSLZ1D.SMALL.jpg krsiak This tutorial will show you how to create PDF files out of your PDO using Pepakura Viewer ! You should now What-is-Pepakura-and-how-to-start and  How-to-use-Pepakura-Viewer Lots of people were asking me about this tutorial separately. It seems to be an issue that they cannot solve so e...
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Tue, 8 Jan 2013 06:09:19 PST
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/
Chainmail Armor Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/5CVA/ICM6ZQHL/FYB5CVAICM6ZQHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/5CVA/ICM6ZQHL/FYB5CVAICM6ZQHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/5CVA/ICM6ZQHL/FYB5CVAICM6ZQHL.SMALL.jpg TimZ2 In this tutorial I will show you how to make and link rings together to make chainmail armor. Getting the Materials Tools you'll need: variable speed drill, 3/32 drill bit two needle nose pliers mini bolt cutters, here's the pair I have - Mini Bolt CuttersMaterials you'll need: ...
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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/
Dark Hero Gauntlet Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/4TL9/IC6I9HT3/FIJ4TL9IC6I9HT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/4TL9/IC6I9HT3/FIJ4TL9IC6I9HT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/4TL9/IC6I9HT3/FIJ4TL9IC6I9HT3.SMALL.jpg lordguyton Here I show you how to make a gauntlet with ordinary hand tools. Watch the video tutorial Click the video to watch the entire process in video format.Metals are 22ga stainless steel and 20ga brass. You'll need some leather gloves, some 5 Minute Epoxy, and some nails for rivets.For those of you ha...
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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/
Leather Corset Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/7B1X/I2I4237H/F027B1XI2I4237H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/7B1X/I2I4237H/F027B1XI2I4237H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/7B1X/I2I4237H/F027B1XI2I4237H.SMALL.jpg PowellMade This was my first time making a corset, or anything like it, and it turned out to be a lot more challenging than I anticipated. It was a lot of trial and error and I've culled it to make it as clear as possible. But be warned, this project will take time and patience. Gather all your tools Here ...
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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
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
Destiny - The Speaker Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Destiny-The-Speaker-Mask/
Destiny - The Speaker Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/L8NI/I1T56YVJ/FL3L8NII1T56YVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/L8NI/I1T56YVJ/FL3L8NII1T56YVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/L8NI/I1T56YVJ/FL3L8NII1T56YVJ.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design When I agreed to make my son a Speaker mask for Halloween I didn't realize what I was getting into. The big challenge was to make it look like the digital character's full white face mask and still be able to see out. There was very little reference material, since the game is so new, so worked from...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:34:55 PDT
Custom Fit Leather Armor Breast Plate Celtic Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fit-Leather-Armor-Breast-Plate-Celtic-Editi/
Custom Fit Leather Armor Breast Plate Celtic Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/DJ19/I1SIFP8Q/FEZDJ19I1SIFP8Q.SMALL.jpg from_the_toolbox This tutorial will provide you with the following skills:- How to make a cheap body form- How to make your own patterns- How to tool leather with hand tools- How to finish leather- How to stitch leather lacingMaterials(See links in Instructable for tools on Tandy website)Pencil Ball point penRuler, ...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:35:35 PDT
How to use Pepakura Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Pepakura-Viewer/
How to use Pepakura Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MAJJ/HBHGIIQ2/FXIMAJJHBHGIIQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MAJJ/HBHGIIQ2/FXIMAJJHBHGIIQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MAJJ/HBHGIIQ2/FXIMAJJHBHGIIQ2.SMALL.jpg krsiak This tutorial describes Pepakura Viewer. In case you are looking for Pepakura designer tutorial, head over here: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Pepakura-Designer/ Updated: 2013/01/11 ... 5 hours of work so far :) Video on Youtube (HD 720p) In case you prefer video to rea...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:34:24 PST
Adult storm trooper Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Adult-storm-trooper-Costume/
Adult storm trooper Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/1LOA/GQX1VM3F/FT31LOAGQX1VM3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/1LOA/GQX1VM3F/FT31LOAGQX1VM3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/1LOA/GQX1VM3F/FT31LOAGQX1VM3F.SMALL.jpg Railes In this how to I will show you to create a adult storm trooper costume using leftover cardboard boxes, Fiberglass cloth, resin and paint. Other resources which were invaluable can be found here.   http://www.studiocreations.com/howto/stormtrooper/index.html this is my first instructable be kind....
By: Railes

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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 07:45:22 PDT
Wood texture leather bracer tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-texture-leather-bracer-tutorial/
Wood texture leather bracer tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/CH1Y/I1KJJTYG/F7RCH1YI1KJJTYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/CH1Y/I1KJJTYG/F7RCH1YI1KJJTYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/CH1Y/I1KJJTYG/F7RCH1YI1KJJTYG.SMALL.jpg bginoza Would you like to make this awesome wood bracer? Here is a tutorial on how to make the perfect piece your costume was missing or that cosplay accessory that will have people talking. Be a wood nymph or a warrior of nature with this wood textured leather bracer tutorial. :D Pattern and material gat...
By: bginoza

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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 13:03:37 PDT
Leather Dragon Scale Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Dragon-Scale-Gauntlet/
Leather Dragon Scale Gauntlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/5ZAT/I0FFCX1P/FAL5ZATI0FFCX1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/5ZAT/I0FFCX1P/FAL5ZATI0FFCX1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/5ZAT/I0FFCX1P/FAL5ZATI0FFCX1P.SMALL.jpg wmusser This is an instructable going step by step through making a leather forearm gauntlet for my costume this fall. It took many hours and was some hard work but I love how it came out and couldn't be happier.NOTE: I have very little experience with leather tooling so the professionals be aware of that ...
By: wmusser

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:27:02 PDT
Easy Helmet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Helmet-Stand/
Easy Helmet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/PDNG/HZZRN0IE/F72PDNGHZZRN0IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/PDNG/HZZRN0IE/F72PDNGHZZRN0IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/PDNG/HZZRN0IE/F72PDNGHZZRN0IE.SMALL.jpg sircorvus Stores rarely stock helmet stands these days (I know, shocking). Even online, the only helmet stands available are plain and overpriced. This tutorial shows you how to make a beautiful antique-looking helmet stand in a ridiculously small amount of time for an even more ridiculously cheap price. Th...
By: sircorvus

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:58:30 PDT
LOTR Elven Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/LOTR-Elven-Armor/
LOTR Elven Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/DRH8/HZ6T7ZMV/FK7DRH8HZ6T7ZMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/DRH8/HZ6T7ZMV/FK7DRH8HZ6T7ZMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/DRH8/HZ6T7ZMV/FK7DRH8HZ6T7ZMV.SMALL.jpg Ringer1633 This is a very fun and cool project. I finally completed it after trying 4 prototypes most of which failed miserably. My friend and I swore to not let anyone else go through that again, so now i'm writing this instructable.It is armor based loosely on the second age elven armor from the Lord of the ...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:46:17 PDT
Creating Costume Armor With Pepakura http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Costume-Armor-With-Pepakura/
Creating Costume Armor With Pepakura - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/X4KL/HXW351VT/F5MX4KLHXW351VT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/X4KL/HXW351VT/F5MX4KLHXW351VT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/X4KL/HXW351VT/F5MX4KLHXW351VT.SMALL.jpg nwalt31 Hello there, back again with another Skyrim instructable. First off I just want to say this is not 100% game accurate, it's pretty close and just what I wanted. This project took me quite a while to complete and overall cost about $100. Shopping list:CardstockGlueFiberglass resinSome cheap brushesBo...
By: nwalt31

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:17:19 PDT
Gambeson / Aketon / Under armour http://www.instructables.com/id/Gambeson-Aketon-Under-armour/
Gambeson / Aketon / Under armour - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/YSVH/HXHRF49X/FGDYSVHHXHRF49X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/YSVH/HXHRF49X/FGDYSVHHXHRF49X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/YSVH/HXHRF49X/FGDYSVHHXHRF49X.SMALL.jpg knutknackebröd Fourth ible, yes another armour themed one, here we go!The decision to make a gambeson came as soon as my girlfriend convinced me to wear my chainmail shirt to the fantasy fair. It got really uncomfortable because all the padding I had was a t-shirt, so in need of some more comfort and more realisti...
By: knutknackebröd

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:32:13 PDT
leg armour - Cuisses http://www.instructables.com/id/leg-armour-Cuisses/
leg armour - Cuisses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/G9K7/HWUJYF81/FWFG9K7HWUJYF81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/G9K7/HWUJYF81/FWFG9K7HWUJYF81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/G9K7/HWUJYF81/FWFG9K7HWUJYF81.SMALL.jpg knutknackebröd Hey, back with another armour themed ible! this one is cutting infront of another one because there is a metal working contest going on and this was on my wishlist;) alright here we go!Thigh / upper leg armour(cuisses) are meant to protect the upper legs by deflecting blows more than actually stoppi...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:03:23 PDT
How to make a Leather Pauldron (or Spaulder) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Leather-Pauldron-or-Spaulder/
How to make a Leather Pauldron (or Spaulder) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/7NDU/HW3824P8/FAM7NDUHW3824P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/7NDU/HW3824P8/FAM7NDUHW3824P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/7NDU/HW3824P8/FAM7NDUHW3824P8.SMALL.jpg The Rambler Every time I go to a Ren Faire I seem to come away with something that I need to make. After one trip I decided that I needed a leather pauldron. I would have loved to buy one of the gorgeous pieces there, but I just couldn't afford to and fortunately it ended up being a whole lot cheaper to make on...
By: The Rambler

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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 08:17:54 PDT
Dwarven helmet mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Dwarven-helmet/
Dwarven helmet mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XRR0/HVNV5PF9/FT0XRR0HVNV5PF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XRR0/HVNV5PF9/FT0XRR0HVNV5PF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/XRR0/HVNV5PF9/FT0XRR0HVNV5PF9.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Hello friends!I'm going to show you how to change your common helmet into a dwarven helmet! The main reason why have I done this to my helm is, that I needed something for a dwarven costume and my helmet doesn't much fit the dwarven setting. The second reason is that it looks cooler :D Tools and ...
By: Eldalote

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Mon, 26 May 2014 09:06:55 PDT
Scale mail arm bracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Scale-mail-arm-bracer/
Scale mail arm bracer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/SUS6/HV2AJG42/FZQSUS6HV2AJG42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/SUS6/HV2AJG42/FZQSUS6HV2AJG42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/SUS6/HV2AJG42/FZQSUS6HV2AJG42.SMALL.jpg Akdil This project started when I was looking for a gift for a friend's birthday. I didn't have any idea what to offer when I discovered this scale mail full arm bracer.I immediately though it was a perfect gift! She would love it, but I was not ready to pay 75$ for it. And loosing the enjoyment of making...
By: Akdil

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Mon, 12 May 2014 02:41:03 PDT
Dwarven bracers http://www.instructables.com/id/Dwarven-bracers/
Dwarven bracers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/7P9E/HUYLT7Y7/FWT7P9EHUYLT7Y7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/7P9E/HUYLT7Y7/FWT7P9EHUYLT7Y7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/7P9E/HUYLT7Y7/FWT7P9EHUYLT7Y7.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Hello!I want to present you my dwarven leather breacers. I made them as a part of an armour of my dwarven costume which I made for this larp battle inspired by Hobbit. Tools and materials So..to make this beautiful part of armor you will need:leather (mine was thick about 4mm)knifethread and need...
By: Eldalote

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Fri, 9 May 2014 07:46:06 PDT
Female Blademaster Barioth Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Female-Blademaster-Barioth-Armor/
Female Blademaster Barioth Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/U8Z7/HUU1GMA3/FV4U8Z7HUU1GMA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/U8Z7/HUU1GMA3/FV4U8Z7HUU1GMA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/U8Z7/HUU1GMA3/FV4U8Z7HUU1GMA3.SMALL.jpg MandaBear Hey there, I'm Bear and I'm going to show you how to make the Barioth female blademaster armor from CAPCOM's video game series, Monster Hunter. Technically, I'm going to tell you how I learned about existing techniques and tweaked them to suit my purpose. This materials list will be motley hot mess ...
By: MandaBear

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Mon, 5 May 2014 22:00:07 PDT
Gorget / neck armour / neck armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorget-neck-armour-neck-armor/
Gorget / neck armour / neck armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/P02Z/HU5PVV7E/FXPP02ZHU5PVV7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/P02Z/HU5PVV7E/FXPP02ZHU5PVV7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/P02Z/HU5PVV7E/FXPP02ZHU5PVV7E.SMALL.jpg knutknackebröd Second ible, here we go. still a work in progress(finished for now because of my deadline(fantasy fair) but the back piece isn't finished yet) Im building a neckarmour piece(gorget) and wanted to share on instructables, to my surprise there is not a single one for neck armour so here's the first. F...
By: knutknackebröd

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:19:54 PDT
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...
By: Steven K Smith Props

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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...
By: MikaelaHolmes

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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...
By: Steven K Smith Props

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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...
By: MrTinkerer

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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...
By: mizunohadouken

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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 14:44:45 PDT