Instructables: exploring - - prop - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:43:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 "Vigilante Style" Grappling Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Vigilante-Style-Grappling-Hook/
"Vigilante Style" Grappling Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/RCTX/ICNNIFTD/FWIRCTXICNNIFTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/RCTX/ICNNIFTD/FWIRCTXICNNIFTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/RCTX/ICNNIFTD/FWIRCTXICNNIFTD.SMALL.jpg JkrsWyld Hey everyone...this is my first Instructable, and it's one that I've been wanting to make for a loooong while now.So, as it is, I've been on the site many times, seen other Instructables for grappling hooks, but never seen anyone make that utilized simple everyday objects (i.e. office supplies in my...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:48:04 PDT
The Fifth Element Stones Pillar Candle Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Fifth-Element-Stones-Pillar-Candle-Holders/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:41:38 PDT
Build a Replica Skyrim Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Replica-Skyrim-Shield/
Build a Replica Skyrim Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/GAZS/ICE1T9PY/F02GAZSICE1T9PY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/GAZS/ICE1T9PY/F02GAZSICE1T9PY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/GAZS/ICE1T9PY/F02GAZSICE1T9PY.SMALL.jpg WardWorks This shield is from the video game Skyrim. Each of the nine holds, or cities, has this shield with a unique symbol . I'll take you through my process of creating two shields. One I approximate as game accurate size at 24" with the Dawnstar symbol and another at 18", with the Windhelm symbol.Prepar...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:33:37 PDT
Sting - Bilbo's and Frodo's Sword w/ Shield Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Sting-Bilbos-and-Frodos-Sword-w-Shield-Wall-Mount/
Sting - Bilbo's and Frodo's Sword w/ Shield Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/3277/IBXMMVF0/F8G3277IBXMMVF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/3277/IBXMMVF0/F8G3277IBXMMVF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/3277/IBXMMVF0/F8G3277IBXMMVF0.SMALL.jpg DIY Micah In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit..... Lucky for you, you don't have to go on any grand adventure to procure such an awesome blade (unless you want to. Then by all means, have at it!) Today, I am going to walk you through my process of making Sting for my wife. She and I are large nerds; ...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 06:36:52 PDT
Monster in a Box, Haunted House Halloween Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-in-a-Box-Haunted-House-Halloween-Prop/
Monster in a Box, Haunted House Halloween Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/MAKM/IBW25Z6D/FTFMAKMIBW25Z6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/MAKM/IBW25Z6D/FTFMAKMIBW25Z6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/MAKM/IBW25Z6D/FTFMAKMIBW25Z6D.SMALL.jpg DIYhaunter When I built this project, I wasn't originally planning on making an instructable with it, so please forgive me for the lack of photos early on in the building process. However, with the exception of the mechanicals, the construction is pretty much straightforward.Being one of the volunteers and pl...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 12:31:59 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Model Magic 101: Finger Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Magic-101-Finger-Puppets/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:51:47 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Mark VI http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-Mark-VI/
Sonic Screwdriver Mark VI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/5QI2/IAZ7CCNA/FUA5QI2IAZ7CCNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/5QI2/IAZ7CCNA/FUA5QI2IAZ7CCNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/5QI2/IAZ7CCNA/FUA5QI2IAZ7CCNA.SMALL.jpg The Props Monster A while back I was commissioned to make another custom sonic screwdriver out of metal with my usual electronics additions. A fun note about this sonic is that the front end cycles colors. I am including the arduino sketch for the sound circuit with these instructions. Check out the videos, it is rat...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:08:07 PDT
Luke Skywalker Lightsaber Prop Turned On A Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Luke-Skywalker-Lightsaber-Prop-Turned-On-A-Lathe/
Luke Skywalker Lightsaber Prop Turned On A Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/Z842/IAS1XMJL/F9WZ842IAS1XMJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/Z842/IAS1XMJL/F9WZ842IAS1XMJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/Z842/IAS1XMJL/F9WZ842IAS1XMJL.SMALL.jpg antagonizer I've build a couple of lathes, (my viking pole lathe and this one) and have been turning out some fun projects. Before anyone asks, there's no instructable on this particular lathe itself since all the photos I had taken, during it's construction, were lost in a horrible memory card accident. (I los...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:02:37 PDT
Make a unique quicksilver mask moulded from your face http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-unique-quicksilver-mask-moulded-from-your-f/
Make a unique quicksilver mask moulded from your face - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/HU9E/IA81RSOC/FYVHU9EIA81RSOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/HU9E/IA81RSOC/FYVHU9EIA81RSOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/HU9E/IA81RSOC/FYVHU9EIA81RSOC.SMALL.jpg jemgillam Instamorph is a low temerature thermoset plastic, which melts at only 60°C / 140°F. This makes it particularly suitable for moulding with your hands, even to the extent that you can mould a mask to your own face before the plastic sets! Melt your Instamorph Materials you will need... A packet of ...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 13:13:45 PDT
Modeling Props for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Modeling-Props-for-3D-Printing/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 12:38:52 PDT
K-9 from Doctor Who http://www.instructables.com/id/K-9-from-Doctor-Who/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 03:36:42 PDT
InstaMorph Spiral Unicorn Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/InstaMorph-Spiral-Unicorn-Horn/
InstaMorph Spiral Unicorn Horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/0R30/I96WD695/FAD0R30I96WD695.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/0R30/I96WD695/FAD0R30I96WD695.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/0R30/I96WD695/FAD0R30I96WD695.SMALL.jpg erino In this tutorial, I will show you how to handcraft a whimsical, glittery unicorn-style horn that can be used in a variety of costumes. This process features InstaMorph, a lightweight thermoplastic which acts like clay when warm, but when it cools, it's a strong plastic.For this Instructable, you nee...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 20:06:59 PDT
LED cosplay Levin Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-cosplay-Levin-Sword/
LED cosplay Levin Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/393V/I96WBMBB/FQK393VI96WBMBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/393V/I96WBMBB/FQK393VI96WBMBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/393V/I96WBMBB/FQK393VI96WBMBB.SMALL.jpg queenofpuns This instructable serves as a tutorial on how I created an LED-lit prop Levin Sword from Fire Emblem:Awakening (also featured in Super Smash Bros. 4). I made it for my Robin cosplay, which I wore to compete in a cosplay contest. The process uses fiberglass cloth and resin to create a hollow, light-w...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 13:46:31 PDT
Light up command center toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-command-center-toy/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:48:43 PDT
Borderlands Psycho Glow in the Dark Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Borderlands-Psycho-Glow-in-the-Dark-Earrings/
Borderlands Psycho Glow in the Dark Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/PN1J/I92LVLWH/F7RPN1JI92LVLWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/PN1J/I92LVLWH/F7RPN1JI92LVLWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/PN1J/I92LVLWH/F7RPN1JI92LVLWH.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props Hey everyone SKS Props here with another build!!Ok, so I am getting to be pretty well known throughout the cosplay community for making full size props / replicas of famous video game characters. Taking this into consideration I really wanted to start pushing more into other markets and I though ga...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:23:00 PDT
Pirate sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-sword-1/
Pirate sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/IHCV/I3KCBP9Z/FRJIHCVI3KCBP9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/IHCV/I3KCBP9Z/FRJIHCVI3KCBP9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/IHCV/I3KCBP9Z/FRJIHCVI3KCBP9Z.SMALL.jpg propchap Hey everybody Propchap here with my newest instuctable the Pirate Sword!Let's get started! Template. I made a template of the blade on paper. here are the measurements I used: width:1 1/4 in, length:30 1/2 in.Then I took the last 7 inches and narrowed down the middle 5 inches and drew a groove th...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:49:45 PST
He-Man Power Sword Replica http://www.instructables.com/id/He-Man-Power-Sword-Replica/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:46:33 PDT
US-Baymax Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/US-Baymax-Nightlight/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:44:00 PDT
RPG mounted Granny Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/RPG-mounted-Granny-Cart/
RPG mounted Granny Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/WWLU/I760NV54/F6QWWLUI760NV54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/WWLU/I760NV54/F6QWWLUI760NV54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/WWLU/I760NV54/F6QWWLUI760NV54.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad During an apocalypse, the last thing anyone is thinking about is Granny. Every Fn sucker for themselves. Sure, she survived the Great Depression, the Disco Era, weathered the stock market crash but she'll come out of this one kicking too. No need to worry about Granny because she is prepared. Two si...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:35:38 PDT
DIY functional Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-functional-Sonic-Screwdriver/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:40:21 PST
Make a Breakaway Prop Statue for Film or Theatre http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Breakaway-Prop-Statue-for-Film-or-Theatre/
Make a Breakaway Prop Statue for Film or Theatre - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/E5H0/I6DHZR8J/FCIE5H0I6DHZR8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/E5H0/I6DHZR8J/FCIE5H0I6DHZR8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/E5H0/I6DHZR8J/FCIE5H0I6DHZR8J.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hallo you! Thanks for checking this build out! My partner and I make props and have been working on a number of different hidden camera prank shows for the last few years. This breakaway statue was for a show where they pranked high school students. The students thought they were presenting a statue...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:28:38 PST
2 part Silicone Block Mould http://www.instructables.com/id/2-part-Silicone-Block-Mould/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:33:35 PST
Monster-In-A-Box Halloween Prop (Part 1, The Box) or just a good pallet box http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-In-A-Box-Halloween-Prop-Part-1-The-Box-or-/
Monster-In-A-Box Halloween Prop (Part 1, The Box) or just a good pallet box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/9RQF/I5UXDSQI/FDN9RQFI5UXDSQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/9RQF/I5UXDSQI/FDN9RQFI5UXDSQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/9RQF/I5UXDSQI/FDN9RQFI5UXDSQI.SMALL.jpg jarame I have seen several Monster-In-A-Box videos on YouTube over the past few years and been intrigued by them. I haven't seen very many detailed instructions on how to put one together though. I wanted to build my first Halloween prop this year and I chose the box because I thought I could get a nice...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 08:49:21 PST
Link's Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors http://www.instructables.com/id/Links-Master-Sword-from-The-Legend-of-Zelda-Hyrule/
Link's Master Sword from The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Warriors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/FHZL/I5WCQ5YJ/FZ7FHZLI5WCQ5YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/FHZL/I5WCQ5YJ/FZ7FHZLI5WCQ5YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/FHZL/I5WCQ5YJ/FZ7FHZLI5WCQ5YJ.SMALL.jpg Namisuke After hunting for good Master Sword replica tutorials, I found that most were done in wood (requiring expensive power tools and know-how) or were cheaply made from paper and tape. With conventions increasing their security restrictions, many replicas and fake weapons aren't allowed inside. Therefore...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 10:56:27 PST
Monster-In-A-Box Halloween Prop (Part 2, The Guts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-In-A-Box-Halloween-Prop-Part-2-The-Guts/
Monster-In-A-Box Halloween Prop (Part 2, The Guts) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/IOXS/I5UXDSYQ/FE1IOXSI5UXDSYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/IOXS/I5UXDSYQ/FE1IOXSI5UXDSYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/IOXS/I5UXDSYQ/FE1IOXSI5UXDSYQ.SMALL.jpg jarame This is the 2nd part of a 2 part instructable on building this prop. See my other instructable "Monster-In-A-Box Halloween Prop (Part 1, The Box) or just a good pallet box" for instructions on building the box. In this part I'll go into detail on how I went about applying pneumatics, a prop contro...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 00:42:05 PST
Faux Fantasy Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Fantasy-Door/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:50:10 PST
Build an awesome mobile space saving work bench. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-awesome-mobile-space-saving-work-bench/
Build an awesome mobile space saving work bench. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/KO7K/I4UNSMK1/F43KO7KI4UNSMK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/KO7K/I4UNSMK1/F43KO7KI4UNSMK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/KO7K/I4UNSMK1/F43KO7KI4UNSMK1.SMALL.jpg ZombTech Hey there everyone my names Colter and i'm here to help you build an awesome space saving workbench that is also mobile. I would like to let you know that most of the instructions in here can either be adjusted to fit your area or the style you want. Like if you don't want doors on the front of it j...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:01:31 PST
Gun Wrong http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Wrong/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:56:36 PST
IF I COULD I WOOD ( A faux treasure chest ) http://www.instructables.com/id/IF-I-COULD-I-WOOD-A-faux-treasure-chest-/
IF I COULD I WOOD ( A faux treasure chest ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/FLZP/I50X4SB1/FNNFLZPI50X4SB1.SMALL.jpg The Juliart No trees were harmed in the making of this Ible. If I could I would, create lots of things from wood ,but for so many people across this country ,who may not have access to the proper tools,or have space restrictions ,noise ordinances or just simply com...
By: The Juliart

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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:38:19 PST
Thermoplastic paper & Cameo Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoplastic-paper-Cameo-Cutter/
Thermoplastic paper & Cameo Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/NAGW/I4SCQTO2/FZHNAGWI4SCQTO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/NAGW/I4SCQTO2/FZHNAGWI4SCQTO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/NAGW/I4SCQTO2/FZHNAGWI4SCQTO2.SMALL.jpg The Juliart Hi! Everyone,Today I would like to show you how you can take paper cutouts and turn them into a plasticized material. When modeling miniature scenery, water is a major part of the design, and I am a little impatient when it comes to my work so I came across E-Z water years ago, it is sold in the mo...
By: The Juliart

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:16:03 PST
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Crossguard-Lightsaber/
Star Wars Crossguard Neopixel Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/B54F/I4IWPURS/F1MB54FI4IWPURS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For all "those wierd kids that are board" and looking for something to do on a dark winter's night...Make the new crossguard triblade lightsaber from Star Wars: Episode 7, (VII in Roman numerals, if they even teach that in school anymore)This instructable will go over the physical build but it is mo...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:20:27 PST
Klingon bat'leth prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Klingon-batleth-prop/
Klingon bat'leth prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/32HU/I4IXCZ0G/FZS32HUI4IXCZ0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/32HU/I4IXCZ0G/FZS32HUI4IXCZ0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/32HU/I4IXCZ0G/FZS32HUI4IXCZ0G.SMALL.jpg arpruss My 12-year-old daughter wanted me to make her for Christmas a Star Trek Klingon bat'leth sword prop to hang up in her room. So I made one from plywood. It's really a very simple project. The basic steps were: measure, make and print a template, cut out with jigsaw, paint with metallic paint, wrap ha...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:14:06 PST
Antimatter Excavator/Alarm Clock/Movie Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Antimatter-ExcavatorAlarm-ClockMovie-Prop/
Antimatter Excavator/Alarm Clock/Movie Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/WWA9/I49RVMOG/FIOWWA9I49RVMOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/WWA9/I49RVMOG/FIOWWA9I49RVMOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/WWA9/I49RVMOG/FIOWWA9I49RVMOG.SMALL.jpg gizmologist Okay, it's not really antimatter, but most people that dare to think for themselves are probably on somebody's watch list, and I don't want to attract attention from any Three-Letter Agencies... And everybody knows there's no such thing as antimatter, right? Right?...Disclaimer: I am not responsible...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:56:46 PST
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...
By: ZombTech

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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:10:29 PST
Propane Pop Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Pop-Gun/
Propane Pop Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/AL1T/I3BH9J2U/FFZAL1TI3BH9J2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/AL1T/I3BH9J2U/FFZAL1TI3BH9J2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/AL1T/I3BH9J2U/FFZAL1TI3BH9J2U.SMALL.jpg Eric Rocher This fun toy could be customized and decorated to be a prop for a number of different costume ideas. My friends and I made a few of these to play with during a regional Burning Man event in Texas recently. We had a lot of fun with them.This project uses methylacetylene-propadiene (MAPP), a highly fl...
By: Eric Rocher

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:56:26 PDT
Voldemort's wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Voldemorts-wand/
Voldemort's wand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/8V5B/I2TFZPSI/FW78V5BI2TFZPSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/8V5B/I2TFZPSI/FW78V5BI2TFZPSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/8V5B/I2TFZPSI/FW78V5BI2TFZPSI.SMALL.jpg Sentient Meat Follow these instructions to make your very own... Dark Lord wand. Items You will need:- Polymer clay- Sculpting tools- Microwave oven- Hot glue gun- X-acto knife- Chopsticks- White paper- Assorted paints Base Start off by gluing the paper on the chopstick and rolling the chopstick to make a v...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:39:09 PST
Full-size Lego Space Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-size-Lego-Space-Helmet/
Full-size Lego Space Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/44F9/I2QU4854/FPQ44F9I2QU4854.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/44F9/I2QU4854/FPQ44F9I2QU4854.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/44F9/I2QU4854/FPQ44F9I2QU4854.SMALL.jpg sradtke When I was growing up the vintage Lego Space sets were my favorite. This past year, The Lego Movie featured some of these old-school spacemen. I've always loved their iconic cylindrical helmets. I thought it would be cool to make a full-size, wearable version of the helmet worn by the Classic Lego S...
By: sradtke

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:17:07 PST
Rocketeer Cirrus X3 Rocketpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocketeer-Cirrus-X3-Rocketpack/
Rocketeer Cirrus X3 Rocketpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/NF2H/I2KSEERM/F4KNF2HI2KSEERM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/NF2H/I2KSEERM/F4KNF2HI2KSEERM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/NF2H/I2KSEERM/F4KNF2HI2KSEERM.SMALL.jpg sradtke I've wanted a replica of the Cirrus X3 rocketpack from The Rocketeer forever. I finally decided to build one, from scratch. Everything made by me, by hand. This was also a cool project because I finally taught myself to mold and cast. This is the culmination of about 5 months work. The Rocket pack s...
By: sradtke

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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:02:43 PST
Merida's Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Meridas-Bow/
Merida's Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/1HV1/I2I47BRU/FKO1HV1I2I47BRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/1HV1/I2I47BRU/FKO1HV1I2I47BRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/1HV1/I2I47BRU/FKO1HV1I2I47BRU.SMALL.jpg Wastelander Props This was my project made for the November 2014 Cardiff Film and Comic Con. I used the traditional bow making techniques, with the only difference being a longer bow string to make it "Con-Safe" Forming the bow shape To form the bow I used two pieces of 4X2 and glued them together, once dried I sk...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:48:26 PST
Haunted Crystal Ball (Madame Leota) http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunted-Crystal-Ball-Madame-Leota/
Haunted Crystal Ball (Madame Leota) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/YOEQ/I2CV0DBE/FR5YOEQI2CV0DBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/YOEQ/I2CV0DBE/FR5YOEQI2CV0DBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/YOEQ/I2CV0DBE/FR5YOEQI2CV0DBE.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci Haunted Crystal Ball (Madame Leota or your own video)Ever wonder what happened to the heads of all those headless ghouls? Well they’re wandering the world looking for places to take up residence. It just so happens that one apparition’s head has appropriated your crystal ball as its place to haun...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:58:23 PST
Building Christine (with lights and sound!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Christine-with-lights-and-sound/
Building Christine (with lights and sound!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/7KXS/I2BR4T87/FF77KXSI2BR4T87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/7KXS/I2BR4T87/FF77KXSI2BR4T87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/7KXS/I2BR4T87/FF77KXSI2BR4T87.SMALL.jpg flaming_pele! This Halloween we themed our party around Stephen King's stories and we decided that a full size Plymouth Fury from "Christine" would make a great focal point. The easy road might involve contacting a classic car club and renting a vehicle (to have parked) for a few hours, but that's certainly not i...
By: flaming_pele!

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:56:52 PST
Kyoshi Metal Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Kyoshi-Metal-Fans/
Kyoshi Metal Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/J6TK/I0LCRATF/F6UJ6TKI0LCRATF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/J6TK/I0LCRATF/F6UJ6TKI0LCRATF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/J6TK/I0LCRATF/F6UJ6TKI0LCRATF.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood If you're familiar with the Avatar: The Last Airbender series, you know who Avatar Kyoshi is: The oldest living avatar, with the largest feet, who got things *done*. Alright, so maybe some of her deeds didn't work out in the long-run...but still, who wouldn't want to dress up as the fiercest Avata...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:40:33 PDT
Weapons - Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Weapons-Axe/
Weapons - Axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/38UF/I24M36MZ/FNF38UFI24M36MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/38UF/I24M36MZ/FNF38UFI24M36MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/38UF/I24M36MZ/FNF38UFI24M36MZ.SMALL.jpg Charkhol Studios "Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal."However, here we have both technological progress AND an axe!A simple, light weight prop axe, to wield safely at parties or for any cosplay event!I'll lead you through, step-by-step in the quick and easy way to create a ...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 07:25:25 PST
Giant Squid Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Squid-Costume/
Giant Squid Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/RKC1/I21R29NZ/F25RKC1I21R29NZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/RKC1/I21R29NZ/F25RKC1I21R29NZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/RKC1/I21R29NZ/F25RKC1I21R29NZ.SMALL.jpg Partybot This year I wanted a costume that incorporated tentacles and lighting so I went with this squid/cuttlefish hybrid. Photo credit: Kelly O. Body I fabricated the entire body from cross-linked polyethylenefoam rubber that was glued using contact cement. The suckers are formed by heating foam discs a...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 18:11:11 PST
Animatronic Hocus Pocus Spellbook Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Hocus-Pocus-Spellbook-Prop/
Animatronic Hocus Pocus Spellbook Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/F33J/I1YU7JA5/FLZF33JI1YU7JA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/F33J/I1YU7JA5/FLZF33JI1YU7JA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/F33J/I1YU7JA5/FLZF33JI1YU7JA5.SMALL.gif ImagineersApprentice This is my first Instructables, and a bit of an after thought. I'll do my best to document the process I took to create the book from Hocus Pocus and add more pictures. The biggest thing to remember while reading through this is that everything will need to be adjusted to fit depending on your set u...
By: ImagineersApprentice

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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 14:23:31 PST
Jafar's Staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Jafars-Staff/
Jafar's Staff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/0JH5/I20VTILL/FMO0JH5I20VTILL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/0JH5/I20VTILL/FMO0JH5I20VTILL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/0JH5/I20VTILL/FMO0JH5I20VTILL.SMALL.jpg DucttapeNinja Jafar has always been one of my favorite Disney villains. He's a tall, sinister sorcerer with an intimidating presence and an appreciation for puns. Not to mention a discerning taste in accessories. His staff is an iconic part of his image and character, and since it had been a while since I had bui...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 16:08:30 PST
Low-cost / High-scare Slender Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-High-scare-Slender-Man/
Low-cost / High-scare Slender Man - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/CB9Y/I1TQMVQC/FC4CB9YI1TQMVQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/CB9Y/I1TQMVQC/FC4CB9YI1TQMVQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/CB9Y/I1TQMVQC/FC4CB9YI1TQMVQC.SMALL.jpg Ikelab You're peacefully walking in the woods, enjoying the night breeze. You left your friends at the party, so nothing could disrupt your quiet lonely walk. The night is dark, but the moonlight can still allow you to find your way among the trees.Suddenly, something lights up. And... HE'S HERE! THE SLEND...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:48:49 PDT
Grim Reaper Scythe / Sickle http://www.instructables.com/id/Grim-Reaper-Scythe-Sickle/
Grim Reaper Scythe / Sickle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/VYIC/I1TQUXFG/FP2VYICI1TQUXFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/VYIC/I1TQUXFG/FP2VYICI1TQUXFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/VYIC/I1TQUXFG/FP2VYICI1TQUXFG.SMALL.jpg DIYhaunter For our haunted forest this year, one of our actors decided he wanted to be an 8 foot tall grim reaper. He would use drywall stilts underneath his cloak to get to the height. The only problem is, what is a grim reaper without his scythe? After all, the angel of death needs this scary tool to harv...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:02:48 PDT
Easy Steam Punk Laser Pistol That Lights Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Steam-Punk-Laser-Pistol-That-Lights-Up/
Easy Steam Punk Laser Pistol That Lights Up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/VEAY/I1TNKR4A/FO8VEAYI1TNKR4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/VEAY/I1TNKR4A/FO8VEAYI1TNKR4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/VEAY/I1TNKR4A/FO8VEAYI1TNKR4A.SMALL.jpg SolderingSunday This Steam Punk Laser Pistol is easily made from cardboard, felt, paper fasteners, a LED, and a plastic straw. We made these for the Steam Punk World Faire. They look fantastic and are easy to build. You can build this in a short evening and have it ready for any costume. It makes a perfect companio...
By: SolderingSunday

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:32:16 PDT