Instructables: exploring - - prop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:25:45 PST BLOX v1.01 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...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:56:26 PDT
Voldemort's wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Voldemorts-wand/
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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...
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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...
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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/
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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...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:32:16 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
To Build A Shuttlecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Build-A-Shuttlecraft/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:38:38 PDT
Huge Spider's Web made of an Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Spiders-Web-made-of-an-Umbrella/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 03:37:33 PDT
horse bike http://www.instructables.com/id/horse-bike/
horse bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KDF1/I1SB5G19/F15KDF1I1SB5G19.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Giddy-up, pilgrim!Whether you're wrangling cattle or just cruising along a country road, everything is better with a horse. Combine your favourite things about riding horses with the convenience of a bicycle, with the horse bike!Maybe you need a horse to go with your knight or Zorro costume, or mayb...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:57:21 PDT
Foam Prop M-358 Talon from Mass Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Prop-M-358-Talon-from-Mass-Effect/
Foam Prop M-358 Talon from Mass Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/UPB9/I1PH4WGO/FNXUPB9I1PH4WGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/UPB9/I1PH4WGO/FNXUPB9I1PH4WGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/UPB9/I1PH4WGO/FNXUPB9I1PH4WGO.SMALL.jpg eidylon I recently did my first cosplay at New York Comic Con this year. I had several requests for a tutorial on how I did my foam prop that went with my costume.After hearing about how they were being very strict with props this year, I decided I wasn't going to risk bringing my wood-built Talon. I also...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 23:05:17 PDT
Wicked Witch Pumpkin Lantern Staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Wicked-Witch-Pumpkin-Lantern-Staff/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:52:45 PDT
Pixelated (The making of a mask and a stop motion video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixelated-The-making-of-a-mask-and-a-stop-motion-v/
Pixelated (The making of a mask and a stop motion video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/02AI/I1MQ4CMU/FYA02AII1MQ4CMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/02AI/I1MQ4CMU/FYA02AII1MQ4CMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/02AI/I1MQ4CMU/FYA02AII1MQ4CMU.SMALL.jpg Lango84 Pixelated is a collaborative project between filmmaker Salman Sajun and myself. When we met earlier this year he had presented the idea of a future collaboration. Given that I specialize in making mascot styled masks and he specializes in stop motion animation, the idea became clear that we would ma...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:31:24 PDT
How to make a Mixtape: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Mixtape-Awesome-Mix-Vol-1-from-Guard/
How to make a Mixtape: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 from Guardians of the Galaxy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/9OSI/I1MQ5XT1/F8R9OSII1MQ5XT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/9OSI/I1MQ5XT1/F8R9OSII1MQ5XT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/9OSI/I1MQ5XT1/F8R9OSII1MQ5XT1.SMALL.jpg UpgradeTech Geoffrey O'Brian once said that "the mixtape was the most widely practiced American art form". Though it has fallen out of favor compared to easily created iTunes playlists and CD-Rs, the gift of a mixtape meant that someone actually spent several hours waiting for a particular song on the radio or ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:40:55 PDT
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy/
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZELV/I1FQ9LS9/FDSZELVI1FQ9LS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZELV/I1FQ9LS9/FDSZELVI1FQ9LS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZELV/I1FQ9LS9/FDSZELVI1FQ9LS9.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar DIY How To Make your own Baby GrootIn this short tutorial I take you step by step how I was able to make the baby Groot from the end of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.For more info and to see the video: http://youtube.com/darbinorvar How To Build Groot Materials 3 inch square piece of mahogan...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:50:30 PDT
Classic Witch's Broom http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Witchs-Broom/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:50:58 PDT
How To Make Thor's Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Thors-Hammer/
How To Make Thor's Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/E8JT/I12KDCPA/F6FE8JTI12KDCPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/E8JT/I12KDCPA/F6FE8JTI12KDCPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/E8JT/I12KDCPA/F6FE8JTI12KDCPA.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar These are instructions to make Thor's Hammer out of plywood. It is made for adults and is very durable. To make a hammer for a child's Halloween costume you should reduce the proportions by a third to account for smaller hands and strength.http://youtube.com/darbinorvarhttp://www.darbinorvar.com/blo...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:08:28 PDT
Refill and Refresh Vintage Compact http://www.instructables.com/id/Refill-and-Refresh-Vintage-Compact/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:13:46 PDT
Stone Sledge Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Stone-Sledge-Hammer/
Stone Sledge Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZU66/I1QY5XAU/FDJZU66I1QY5XAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZU66/I1QY5XAU/FDJZU66I1QY5XAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZU66/I1QY5XAU/FDJZU66I1QY5XAU.SMALL.jpg wmusser This is a prop "hammer" I made for my girlfriends post-apocalyptic halloween costume. I think total this was less than $20 to make.If you like her steampunk goggles click here and learn how to make your own!The materials needed:1. 1" diameter dowel rod2. Two 1" inner diameter napkin rings (should b...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:23:24 PDT
Make a super-heroine shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-super-heroine-shield/
Make a super-heroine shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/856F/I1942A7Y/FRN856FI1942A7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/856F/I1942A7Y/FRN856FI1942A7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/856F/I1942A7Y/FRN856FI1942A7Y.SMALL.jpg briciius Hi everyone !This is my first insctructable and first big tutorial in english so please be fair with me ^^The shield you see is just an exemple , you can make every shield you want. you can customize them as you want !For this build you will need some stuff : A cutter - whipsaw - loctite brand glue ...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:54:16 PDT
Color Changing All Seeing Eye Crystal Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-All-Seeing-Eye-Crystal-Ball/
Color Changing All Seeing Eye Crystal Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/O0RF/I1696ICZ/F36O0RFI1696ICZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/O0RF/I1696ICZ/F36O0RFI1696ICZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/O0RF/I1696ICZ/F36O0RFI1696ICZ.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This is a fun and easy project that looks great. I will be using it as a prop for halloween but have also been using it as part of my Halloween decor. I have gotten many compliments on it and decided to show others how to make it. Enjoy! Materials Small plastic cup (I used a gelatin cup)Glass bal...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:24:20 PDT
Convention Safe Master Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Convention-Safe-Master-Sword/
Convention Safe Master Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/4GPD/I12KLR7R/FKG4GPDI12KLR7R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/4GPD/I12KLR7R/FKG4GPDI12KLR7R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/4GPD/I12KLR7R/FKG4GPDI12KLR7R.SMALL.jpg gabriel73737 Conventions can be a great place to have fun and show off your artistic skills through props and costumes. It would not be fun, however, to be pulled aside by security and have the prop you spent hours on confiscated. Many conventions have strict restrictions on what materials are suitable for props...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:33:49 PDT
Sculpt a prop head THE EASY WAY! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpt-a-prop-head-THE-EASY-WAY/
Sculpt a prop head THE EASY WAY! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/7Y7S/I12KCGY0/FXK7Y7SI12KCGY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/7Y7S/I12KCGY0/FXK7Y7SI12KCGY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/7Y7S/I12KCGY0/FXK7Y7SI12KCGY0.SMALL.jpg seamster I needed to make a witchy-looking prop head for a larger project I was working on, but I wasn't sure how to proceed. It needed to be lightweight, and ideally quick and easy to make. I didn't want to try to sculpt one from scratch, or attempt to go the messy papier mache route.What I came up with was...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 19:08:32 PDT
Steampunk Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Candle/
Steampunk Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/LSA1/I0TW2NBE/FMELSA1I0TW2NBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/LSA1/I0TW2NBE/FMELSA1I0TW2NBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/LSA1/I0TW2NBE/FMELSA1I0TW2NBE.SMALL.jpg CalenMaethor Finally, I'm posting another instructable! Life has a funny way of keeping us from doing things.This instructable details how to make a "Steampunk Candle" similar to the one I have made here. When sitting on your desk, nightstand, or dashboard of your airship, it will remain off. As soon as you pick...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:26:00 PDT
Thor's Mighty Odeon Hammer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Thors-Mighty-Odeon-Hammer/
Thor's Mighty Odeon Hammer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/1UM6/I0VOZ1L7/FF31UM6I0VOZ1L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/1UM6/I0VOZ1L7/FF31UM6I0VOZ1L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/1UM6/I0VOZ1L7/FF31UM6I0VOZ1L7.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Thor's Hammer! Don't you love Thor?The Hammer, known as Mjolnir...here's a tutorial on how to make your own!And just like the hero, Thor, you can summon lightning too!(If you have a child's imagination) Supply List: Here's the supply list: 18" to 20" PVC pipeFoamgray fabric (pillowcase in our ca...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:07:28 PDT
How To Make A Prop Thor Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Prop-Thor-Hammer/
How To Make A Prop Thor Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/KM0F/HTTU8XSM/FXDKM0FHTTU8XSM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/KM0F/HTTU8XSM/FXDKM0FHTTU8XSM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/KM0F/HTTU8XSM/FXDKM0FHTTU8XSM.SMALL.jpg TripDip So welcome to my tutorial on how to make a prop Thor hammer! :) This prop I made of foam and PVC pipe. The whole project is kinda expensive it just depends how much materials you have laying around. Oh and sorry for the bad quality on some of my pics I'm using an IPod camera so you know, anyway hop...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 06:03:33 PDT
Borderlands Psycho Bandit Buzz Axe 1:1 Scale Cosplay Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Borderlands-Psycho-Bandit-Buzz-Axe-11-Scale-Cospla/
Borderlands Psycho Bandit Buzz Axe 1:1 Scale Cosplay Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/6EWZ/I0VORHIE/FOZ6EWZI0VORHIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/6EWZ/I0VORHIE/FOZ6EWZI0VORHIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/6EWZ/I0VORHIE/FOZ6EWZI0VORHIE.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props Once again because of the great response I got from my Isaac Clarke Dead Space cosplay build thread http://www.instructables.com/id/DEAD-SPACE-Isaac-C... I figured it's about time to start another walk through. I have decided to make a full Instructable on the iconic Borderlands Psycho Bandit Buz...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:30:12 PDT
Halloween "Severed Leg" Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Severed-Leg-Prop/
Halloween "Severed Leg" Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/0A2M/I0UTPFE0/FIP0A2MI0UTPFE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/0A2M/I0UTPFE0/FIP0A2MI0UTPFE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/0A2M/I0UTPFE0/FIP0A2MI0UTPFE0.SMALL.jpg TrapperEllie This is a super simple yet super creepy looking prop for Halloween decor! If you can collect enough old shoes, socks and bones it is really quick and easy to make large numbers of these to scatter around the floor of a haunted house or in the bushes along your walkway to scare Trick-or-Treaters. ...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 12:08:05 PDT
DIY Wheatley From Playground Ball! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wheatley-From-Playground-Ball/
DIY Wheatley From Playground Ball! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/LV7W/I0TV14VS/FDNLV7WI0TV14VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/LV7W/I0TV14VS/FDNLV7WI0TV14VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/LV7W/I0TV14VS/FDNLV7WI0TV14VS.SMALL.jpg johnstat000 Welcome... TO MY LAIR!!!Here at Wheatley Science industries, we pride ourselves on our personality core development. Here we will teach you how to make your own Aperture Science Personality Core from household materials! You and your friends can enjoy this mindless killing machine- I mean- "Friendl...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 12:17:34 PDT
Steampunk Nerf Hammershot http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Nerf-Hammershot/
Steampunk Nerf Hammershot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/BTEU/HWS3ORXU/FDTBTEUHWS3ORXU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/BTEU/HWS3ORXU/FDTBTEUHWS3ORXU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/BTEU/HWS3ORXU/FDTBTEUHWS3ORXU.SMALL.jpg jonyman123 Edit: First off, thank you so much to instructables for featuring this. The amount of attention it has been getting is amazing. And second, thank you to all who have, and are reading this, you are all amazing. Seeing how popular this has gotten has motivated me to continue to make more, so new instr...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:33:12 PDT
Mario Kart and Luigi Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Kart-and-Luigi-Kart/
Mario Kart and Luigi Kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/31HR/I0PKZL7S/FZP31HRI0PKZL7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/31HR/I0PKZL7S/FZP31HRI0PKZL7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/31HR/I0PKZL7S/FZP31HRI0PKZL7S.SMALL.jpg Beetlesmart Let your kids ride in style this Halloween on a working Mario (or Luigi) Kart. These easy and inexpensive props are sure to be a Halloween hit. You can use any ride-on vehicle or toy to create these Karts. It's best if you can use matching carts and go with friends as your favorite Mario characte...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:16:52 PDT
55LB Lara Croft, Tomb Raider Bow Halloween Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/55LB-Lara-Croft-Tomb-Raider-Bow-Halloween-Prop/
55LB Lara Croft, Tomb Raider Bow Halloween Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/U2WN/I0HYUYPT/FVIU2WNI0HYUYPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/U2WN/I0HYUYPT/FVIU2WNI0HYUYPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/U2WN/I0HYUYPT/FVIU2WNI0HYUYPT.SMALL.jpg antagonizer A bit of a caveat to start; This is a real working bow. Tho it was designed as a Halloween prop, it is still capable of inflicting serious injury if used improperly. Don't carry this around in public, don't let children handle it and don't fire it outside of a designated area. Safety first.Recently,...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:45:03 PDT
Laser-cut Mechanical Claw http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Mechanical-Claw/
Laser-cut Mechanical Claw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/W1F3/I0G974DS/FCQW1F3I0G974DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/W1F3/I0G974DS/FCQW1F3I0G974DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/W1F3/I0G974DS/FCQW1F3I0G974DS.SMALL.jpg musicandsky If you are worrying about what kind of trick want to show for Halloween this year, or your kids are asking for toys from you, this instructables may help you: to make a movable mechanical claws, the joint of the claws are movable, and its movement are the extension from your finger movement. you can...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:35:25 PDT
Giant C Clamp Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-C-Clamp-Headphones/
Giant C Clamp Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/RQHS/I0C90QTP/FG6RQHSI0C90QTP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/RQHS/I0C90QTP/FG6RQHSI0C90QTP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/RQHS/I0C90QTP/FG6RQHSI0C90QTP.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Wait, wasn't this contest to make something into a handtool?Did you ever feel the need to crank up the volume to earsplitting levels and needed something to keep your head from exploding. Well, now there are these Giant C Clamp Headphones that get it together and do a fairly decent job of skull crus...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:24:10 PDT
Making a Riddler Cane http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Riddler-Cane/
Making a Riddler Cane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/VRJZ/I0ATK2L6/F2SVRJZI0ATK2L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/VRJZ/I0ATK2L6/F2SVRJZI0ATK2L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/VRJZ/I0ATK2L6/F2SVRJZI0ATK2L6.SMALL.jpg joshwelch9 Here are the steps I took in creating my riddler cane for this Halloween. The Question Mark I went to my computer and searched until I found the appropriate question mark I wanted as my cane topper. My costume this year is geared more toward the riddler played by Jim Carrey. The cane he used had...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:54:09 PDT
Motorized Quidditch Golden Snitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Quidditch-Golden-Snitch/
Motorized Quidditch Golden Snitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/DK4W/I00TKYNM/FNADK4WI00TKYNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/DK4W/I00TKYNM/FNADK4WI00TKYNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/DK4W/I00TKYNM/FNADK4WI00TKYNM.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For all of you Harry Potter and Quidditch fans out there, haven't you really wanted to have a working golden snitch in your hand? Well, make this "prop" that seems to come alive with a few simple components. This is a great project for kids to learn about basic electronic circuits. Depending how you...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:16:06 PDT
DIY Adventure Time Enchiridion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Adventure-Time-Enchiridion/
DIY Adventure Time Enchiridion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/UKAB/HZU0KT1T/FXVUKABHZU0KT1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/UKAB/HZU0KT1T/FXVUKABHZU0KT1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/UKAB/HZU0KT1T/FXVUKABHZU0KT1T.SMALL.jpg Nerd Builds I've really wanted an Enchiridion from Adventure Time but all the ones I found were all kind of expensive. That plus i didn't find any that i though good enough for the money. So i decided to try and make my own.Also this is my first attempt at a fully documented instructable so please feel free to ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 16:47:53 PDT
Left For Dead 2 Boomer Bile Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Left-For-Dead-2-Boomer-Bile-Prop/
Left For Dead 2 Boomer Bile Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J7B7/HZIH9CMM/FHAJ7B7HZIH9CMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J7B7/HZIH9CMM/FHAJ7B7HZIH9CMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/J7B7/HZIH9CMM/FHAJ7B7HZIH9CMM.SMALL.jpg Nerd Builds I built this boomer bile prop for a friend that was cosplaying Ellis from Left for Dead 2. It took me an afternoon to make and cost me about 8 bucks.Stuff I Used: Voss water bottle Bottle of Hair Gel Red Spray Paint White Spray Paint Foam BoardThis is the picture I used for the Label...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:23:40 PDT
Minecraft Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Sword-2/
Minecraft Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/L3EF/HZ88OPZ4/F47L3EFHZ88OPZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/L3EF/HZ88OPZ4/F47L3EFHZ88OPZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/L3EF/HZ88OPZ4/F47L3EFHZ88OPZ4.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty This is a quick and easy project to make a Minecraft wall hanging art, perfect for any nerd cave. Materials For this project I used Acrylic paints the colors where a dark gray, white and orange Foam board A ruler A T-Square, (this makes lining things up so easy).A paint brush A hobby knife A pe...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:00:40 PDT
Sterling Silver Barbaric-Style Thumb Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Sterling-Silver-Barbaric-Style-Thumb-Drive/
Sterling Silver Barbaric-Style Thumb Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/UT32/HZ5DRHPX/FU5UT32HZ5DRHPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/UT32/HZ5DRHPX/FU5UT32HZ5DRHPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/UT32/HZ5DRHPX/FU5UT32HZ5DRHPX.SMALL.jpg void_main Here is a diary of my project which combines contemporary technology, classic materials and ancient aesthetics: Sterling Silver Thumb Drive in Barbaric Style. It took probably around 24 hours to complete it, mostly in silversmithing workshop in duCret School of Art under supervision of teacher and ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:46:34 PDT
Harry Potter Flying Broomstick http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Broomstick/
Harry Potter Flying Broomstick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/Z9I4/HZ2J131N/FN5Z9I4HZ2J131N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/Z9I4/HZ2J131N/FN5Z9I4HZ2J131N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/Z9I4/HZ2J131N/FN5Z9I4HZ2J131N.SMALL.jpg wramey If you like this project, please click the "Vote!" link (above right) to help me win the the 2014 Halloween Props Contest! -------------------------------------Last year my son asked for a Hogwarts-themed birthday party, complete with Quidditch practice. So we made this Nimbus 2000 broomstick for th...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:44:21 PDT