Instructables: exploring - - prop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:29:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Holocron: Build a Star Wars Thumb Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Holocron-Build-a-Star-Wars-Thumb-Drive/
Holocron: Build a Star Wars Thumb Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/BUTI/HU5TGYW2/FDCBUTIHU5TGYW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/BUTI/HU5TGYW2/FDCBUTIHU5TGYW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/BUTI/HU5TGYW2/FDCBUTIHU5TGYW2.SMALL.jpg nomuse In the Extended Universe of Star Wars, the Holocron is a sort of AI-assisted, telepathically-operated, information storage device. And, sure, you can build a prop version (there's even a kit). Or you can do a fancy version with a real flash drive, especially if you, like I, can say; "I Made it at Te...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:10:16 PDT
Pirate Throne http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Throne/
Pirate Throne - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/XNRL/HTS5CCTN/FO9XNRLHTS5CCTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/XNRL/HTS5CCTN/FO9XNRLHTS5CCTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/XNRL/HTS5CCTN/FO9XNRLHTS5CCTN.SMALL.jpg Partybot A client requested a pirate throne with a feminine touch for a stage performance. I reclaimed a broken antique chair with claw feet and added tentacles, cannons that shot smoke, filigree, a ships wheel, her initials (JVS) and plenty of weathering. Enjoy! Planning and Materials The sketch s...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:05:15 PDT
Dragon eggs (Game of Thrones) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-eggs-Game-of-Thrones/
Dragon eggs (Game of Thrones) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/OLTS/HU1JUMJU/FRCOLTSHU1JUMJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/OLTS/HU1JUMJU/FRCOLTSHU1JUMJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/OLTS/HU1JUMJU/FRCOLTSHU1JUMJU.SMALL.jpg troberts8 Game of Thrones season 4 premiered on HBO earlier this month - and will not be taking a break for Easter! Hurry up and craft an easy collectible set of Dragon Eggs (inspired by the books) to help you celebrate the holiday as you watch a new episode on Sunday. Supplies For this project you ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:56:40 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-Wand-Doctor-Who-meets-Harry-Pott/
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Backgrund: About a year ago a friend of mine saw a very nice Sonic Screwdriver Wand made by Maranda Li aka Praeclarus Wands. Due to those being sold out she asked me if it would be possible for me to make her one, which is what I'll be attempting to do. Having talked to her about possible manufa...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:38:25 PDT
Steampunk dragon-styled NERF Jolt http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-dragon-styled-NERF-Jolt/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:09:52 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...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:30:24 PDT
Your First Lathe Project: The M40 Grenade from "Aliens" http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-First-Lathe-Project-The-M40-Grenade-from-Alie/
Your First Lathe Project: The M40 Grenade from "Aliens" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/B9J3/HSGFTJ6P/FQAB9J3HSGFTJ6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/B9J3/HSGFTJ6P/FQAB9J3HSGFTJ6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/B9J3/HSGFTJ6P/FQAB9J3HSGFTJ6P.SMALL.jpg nomuse This is an excellent starter project for the metal lathe; it requires several different operations, requires a minimal set of tooling, it can be done in lightweight 'free machining" aluminium, and aside from a couple of key places accuracy to within a thousandth of an inch is not required. Materi...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:08:03 PDT
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-full-scale-Dragon-Age-Inquisition-Helme/
Building a full scale Dragon Age Inquisition Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/AA54/HRKR28S7/FUYAA54HRKR28S7.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props OK, here is my first and hopefully not last.......Instructable!!!!!  My name is Steven K Smith and I am a freelance illustrator turned prop maker living outside KC, Missouri.  This demo will detail my full build of the dragon helm from Bio Ware's highly anticipated video game Dragon Age Inquisition...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:00:54 PST
Fallout AER9 Lazer Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-AER9-Lazer-Rifle/
Fallout AER9 Lazer Rifle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/93AT/HRPBJALU/FME93ATHRPBJALU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/93AT/HRPBJALU/FME93ATHRPBJALU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/93AT/HRPBJALU/FME93ATHRPBJALU.SMALL.jpg matson23 Here we are! Another instructable, and it's not a helmet, it is another prop from fallout 3 and fallout new Vegas, it's the aer9 lazer rifle, probably one of the better lazer weapons from the game, It was a bit of a challenge for me, it was also my first go at a prop weapon, I'm overall happy with i...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:21:58 PST
Skyrim Potion Replica #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Potion-Replica-1/
Skyrim Potion Replica #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/M07C/HR3EQ5NF/FYXM07CHR3EQ5NF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/M07C/HR3EQ5NF/FYXM07CHR3EQ5NF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/M07C/HR3EQ5NF/FYXM07CHR3EQ5NF.SMALL.jpg kyle9977 Find Suitable Bottle I used an old perfume bottle, but pretty much anything will work. I found sample bottles from hotels to be especially useful for the small potions. Make/Modify Cap I was lucky enough to find a bottle which already had a large cap. I simply painted it brown and tried to ma...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 17:50:27 PST
DIY Zelda Treasure Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Zelda-Treasure-Chest/
DIY Zelda Treasure Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/9K1H/HQVQ03O0/FD69K1HHQVQ03O0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/9K1H/HQVQ03O0/FD69K1HHQVQ03O0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/9K1H/HQVQ03O0/FD69K1HHQVQ03O0.SMALL.jpg Golddogs123 This is an outstanding replica of a chest from the Zelda games. Not only does it look incredible, but it also plays the same exact sound effect the game plays whenever you open it! This chest is clearly a must-have for any Zelda or video game fan! Supplies For this Instructable you will need: Wo...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 12:20:24 PST
How To Make A Robot Beard Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Robot-Beard-Hat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/68MJ/HR170VJQ/FBH68MJHR170VJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/68MJ/HR170VJQ/FBH68MJHR170VJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/68MJ/HR170VJQ/FBH68MJHR170VJQ.SMALL.jpg Simon Panrucker Learn how to make a time travelling robot beard hat using sieves, door handles and wire!
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 05:13:44 PST
Build a prop vintage baseball shin guard http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-prop-vintage-baseball-shin-guard/
Build a prop vintage baseball shin guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/TO4O/HQV6IJYJ/F61TO4OHQV6IJYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/TO4O/HQV6IJYJ/F61TO4OHQV6IJYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/TO4O/HQV6IJYJ/F61TO4OHQV6IJYJ.SMALL.gif damianzuch Hiya allaya! We were asked to make a pair of prop 'vintage' shin guards for a documentary on the history of baseball. In the doc you won't actually see the props we made - they'll be filtered through post vfx grainy textures and stuff - and so we could have gone a little simpler, but we wanted to pl...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 19:40:18 PST
Fallout 3 T-45d Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-3-T-45d-Helmet/
Fallout 3 T-45d Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/TXH1/HQS4ZGQT/FOPTXH1HQS4ZGQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/TXH1/HQS4ZGQT/FOPTXH1HQS4ZGQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/TXH1/HQS4ZGQT/FOPTXH1HQS4ZGQT.SMALL.jpg matson23 Hello, before I start, yes it's another helmet, I can't help it! I'm addicted! But after this I'm getting help, hopefully with the intervention I might be able to make something else for a while, like I don't know, armor or I really want to do some more wood work , but it's still bloody cold here, a...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:11:29 PST
The Glowing Briefcase From Pulp Fiction http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Glowing-Briefcase-From-Pulp-Fiction/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 06:17:24 PST
Infusion Flasks from Bioshock Infinite http://www.instructables.com/id/Infusion-Flasks-from-Bioshock-Infinite/
Infusion Flasks from Bioshock Infinite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FQM/D2YW/HQ72ZTNA/FQMD2YWHQ72ZTNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FQM/D2YW/HQ72ZTNA/FQMD2YWHQ72ZTNA.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FQM/D2YW/HQ72ZTNA/FQMD2YWHQ72ZTNA.SMALL.jpg UpgradeTech In Bioshock Infinite, Infusions are passive upgrades that temporally shift between states giving you a choice to upgrade your Health, Shield, or Salts. They are manufactured by the Lutece twins. You'll first get them in the Blue Ribbon restaurant. I've been a long-time fan of the Bioshock series an...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 19:42:18 PST
John's Journal - A hunters diary http://www.instructables.com/id/Johns-Journal-A-hunters-diary/
John's Journal - A hunters diary - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/29V9/HPBJ2L56/F7729V9HPBJ2L56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/29V9/HPBJ2L56/F7729V9HPBJ2L56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/29V9/HPBJ2L56/F7729V9HPBJ2L56.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Hello there Supernatural fans and John Winchester appreciators! This following tutorial shows you how I made my leather John Winchesters Journal (for my cosplay). Enjoy Enjoy! References First things first - get to know your stuff.So I collected some screenshots and photos, made some notes and g...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:47:09 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
John Winchesters Colt - Colt Paterson 1836 http://www.instructables.com/id/John-Winchesters-Colt-Colt-Paterson-1836/
John Winchesters Colt - Colt Paterson 1836 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/J5PS/HOG8VE84/FYJJ5PSHOG8VE84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/J5PS/HOG8VE84/FYJJ5PSHOG8VE84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/J5PS/HOG8VE84/FYJJ5PSHOG8VE84.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Colt Paterson 1836Cosplay prop for John Winchester cosplay.Materials used:- wood (birch) - I got mine from the hardware store- tools: saw, sanding paper, engraving tools, wood glue, knife- acrylic paint References As usual!Getting the complete idea, what this weapon looks like from all sides, it...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:41:36 PST
Fogscreen Projection Screen Replica - Freefloating images! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fogscreen-Projection-Screen-Replica-Freefloating-i/
Fogscreen Projection Screen Replica - Freefloating images! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/L4E2/HO7X6MV9/FUML4E2HO7X6MV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/L4E2/HO7X6MV9/FUML4E2HO7X6MV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/L4E2/HO7X6MV9/FUML4E2HO7X6MV9.SMALL.jpg thedudedrummer First off: I would like to thank everyone for their support, comments, and votes! This has been an amazing experience and I'm so glad all of my trials and tribulations can help new people make their own displays :D I've always have been into pushing my haunt to the next level each year (3-axis anim...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:49:20 PDT
Making Faux Feathers for Costumes and Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Faux-Feathers-for-Costumes-and-Props/
Making Faux Feathers for Costumes and Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/3HE6/HO7XEGNV/FMF3HE6HO7XEGNV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/3HE6/HO7XEGNV/FMF3HE6HO7XEGNV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/3HE6/HO7XEGNV/FMF3HE6HO7XEGNV.SMALL.jpg marshon I had two or three projects on the drawing board that required feathers. Mostly large black flight feathers. After nearly a year trying to find the size I needed in the colour I needed and at the price I wanted to pay - I was ready to give up. Then a rather ingenious art teacher friend of mine, Car...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:21:06 PST
Steampunk 6 Barrel Volley Gun Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-6-Barrelled-Volley-Gun/
Steampunk 6 Barrel Volley Gun Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/RRWU/HNUEWE7O/F31RRWUHNUEWE7O.SMALL.jpg Steamcrunk I have been making large steampunk styled props and weapons for when I cosplay at cons about 5 years now.  In the past I modded plastic toy guns with paint, added new barrels and accessories and had a blast doing it.  Last year I did my first scratch build (a 6 foot hypodermic syringe) and have been...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:30:58 PST
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Sunshine-FLUDD-Water-Gun/
Mario Sunshine Functional FLUDD Water Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/RGLH/HQBR68JT/FXXRGLHHQBR68JT.SMALL.jpg ELDOOGIE The water shooting FLUDD from Mario Sunshine is here! and Yes. It does shoot water. Luckily for you it is easy to make and should cost around $50. Review Instructions before begining. You will need: Empty shampoo or medium sized bottle with a dispenser. Small medium sized plastic fish bowl 78 ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 08:50:28 PST
Movable PVC joints for Halloween Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Movable-PVC-joints-for-Halloween-Props/
Movable PVC joints for Halloween Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/WAQ4/HLA1V2EX/F2SWAQ4HLA1V2EX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/WAQ4/HLA1V2EX/F2SWAQ4HLA1V2EX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/WAQ4/HLA1V2EX/F2SWAQ4HLA1V2EX.SMALL.jpg tobster9103 In this Instructable, you will learn to make movable, lockable joints for Halloween prop limbs. With this you can make your own skeletons, and with some extra work, a massive monster freak like this guy!   Tools and Materials Parts   1 inch shc 40 pvc pipe 1/2 inch sch 20 pvc pipe ...
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 20:54:20 PDT
Wings for Things! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wings-for-Things/
Wings for Things! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/UTEX/HNK9POZB/FQFUTEXHNK9POZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/UTEX/HNK9POZB/FQFUTEXHNK9POZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/UTEX/HNK9POZB/FQFUTEXHNK9POZB.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood You're in need of wings for...things! Like for wearing on your shoes, or your wrists, or maybe in your hair. This is an instructables on how I made some cheap-and-easy wings for my friend Oliver who wanted to go as his comic-book character, The Scout, for Halloween. Gather You'll Supplies You wi...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 21:05:12 PST
Grumpy Cat Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Grumpy-Cat-Mask/
Grumpy Cat Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/B656/HNICWXNR/F04B656HNICWXNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/B656/HNICWXNR/F04B656HNICWXNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/B656/HNICWXNR/F04B656HNICWXNR.SMALL.jpg Tatterhood Do you, or does someone you know, embrace the attitude of a feline who "embodies" a particular serious president? Well, why not make your own grumpy cat mask! This was a cheap-and-quick mask I made for my friend Colin - who doesn't wear costumes, can't wear costume makeup, and whose frown is remini...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 22:30:46 PDT
11th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/11th-Doctors-Sonic-Screwdriver/
11th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/EA3M/HNE3QHL4/F5REA3MHNE3QHL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/EA3M/HNE3QHL4/F5REA3MHNE3QHL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/EA3M/HNE3QHL4/F5REA3MHNE3QHL4.SMALL.jpg NathanaelScheffler Time for a Halloween ible! This year I decided that I wanted to put together an 11th Doctor costume for Halloween.  Of course, this meant that I needed to get myself a sonic screwdriver!  Without the time or funds to make a decent working version from scratch I decided to buy one of the spring-load...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:34:05 PDT
How to Wear a Wig with Long Hair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wear-a-Wig-with-Long-Hair/
How to Wear a Wig with Long Hair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/HQCF/HNE3WD0Y/FV3HQCFHNE3WD0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/HQCF/HNE3WD0Y/FV3HQCFHNE3WD0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/HQCF/HNE3WD0Y/FV3HQCFHNE3WD0Y.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Wigs are awesome, but they can be hard to wear with long hair.  This tutorial will show you how to tuck and hide all that long hair so you can wear a wig with long hair! *As shown by my picture, wigs make you happy! Braid First, here is what I used. Supplies: Wig - The wig I used was a sh...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:41:29 PDT
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Assassins-Creed-Hidden-Blade-Functional-Prop/
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver In this Instructable I will be teaching you how to build a working replica of the Hidden Blade from the Assassin's Creed video game series. Don't be intimidated by the number of steps involved, this is a fun project that should only take you a few days in your workshop and should only cost you aroun...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:31:46 PDT
Thor: The Dark World Mjolnir http://www.instructables.com/id/Thor-The-Dark-World-Mjolnir/
Thor: The Dark World Mjolnir - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GQ5O/HNC2J8RM/F1RGQ5OHNC2J8RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GQ5O/HNC2J8RM/F1RGQ5OHNC2J8RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GQ5O/HNC2J8RM/F1RGQ5OHNC2J8RM.SMALL.jpg jetpackbraggin First off, confession. I'm really not a big Thor fan. I like the character just fine, but most of that has to do with the movies. I still remember being surprised by the cheers for the end credits scene in Iron Man 2 ("That's got to be the first time anyone shouted "*bleep* yeah Thor!!!"). And then...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:34:07 PDT
Quill Pen & Ink http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Quill-Pen-Ink/
Quill Pen & Ink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/Y21O/HMKLUKW3/FMMY21OHMKLUKW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/Y21O/HMKLUKW3/FMMY21OHMKLUKW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/Y21O/HMKLUKW3/FMMY21OHMKLUKW3.SMALL.jpg Mielameri One of the most practical, prevalent and beautiful art forms in the world, calligraphy has been used for thousands of years to express thoughts, ideas and emotions. Although today, much calligraphic art is done on a computer, there is nothing more satisfying than creating written works of art by han...
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 22:02:27 PDT
Shotgun Speakers- Turn your Device into a Shotgun! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Speakers-Turn-your-Device-into-a-Shotgun/
Shotgun Speakers- Turn your Device into a Shotgun! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/C2BR/HMEXT792/F43C2BRHMEXT792.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/C2BR/HMEXT792/F43C2BRHMEXT792.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/C2BR/HMEXT792/F43C2BRHMEXT792.SMALL.jpg innovator007 I have always had a fascination for speakers, but a fear of guns! If i was offered to fire a real gun, I would instantly deny (I'm always afraid that I'll mess it up and accidentally shoot myself, or something of the sort) However, I liked the idea of firing a gun without any risk of getting hurt, s...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 16:08:36 PDT
Test Tube Bubbler http://www.instructables.com/id/Test-Tube-Bubbler/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:52:51 PDT
Halloween Props That Turn to Look at You as you Walk By http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Props-That-Turn-to-Look-at-You-as-you-Wa/
Halloween Props That Turn to Look at You as you Walk By - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/SZWZ/HLR2BSY0/FR3SZWZHLR2BSY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/SZWZ/HLR2BSY0/FR3SZWZHLR2BSY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/SZWZ/HLR2BSY0/FR3SZWZHLR2BSY0.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Interactive Halloween props are always fun and they are surprisingly easy to make. This year I designed a simple system that rotates a skull to face you and follows you movements as you walk by. To accomplish this I used light sensors to detect a person's shadow. An Arduino microcontroller then...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:27:15 PDT
Old West Detonator Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-West-Detonator-Prop/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:52:07 PDT
Build The Matrix "Auto-Shotgun", A Cool Nerf Version. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Matrix-Auto-Shotgun-A-Cool-Nerf-Versi/
Build The Matrix "Auto-Shotgun", A Cool Nerf Version. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/GEDO/HDOW6JMM/FL0GEDOHDOW6JMM.SMALL.jpg Attmos   Second Note-  I know I look pretty shaggy in the video. I had just finish building, hadn't shaved in a few days and was too exited to show off my gun to go make myself look better.  Also, I apologize for fliping the bird.  I lost my index finger in a ta...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:30:38 PST
Spaceballs Dark Helmet Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Spaceballs-Dark-Helmet-Helmet/
Spaceballs Dark Helmet Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EN8F/H7997149/FCREN8FH7997149.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EN8F/H7997149/FCREN8FH7997149.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EN8F/H7997149/FCREN8FH7997149.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Because I am surrounded by......iblers.  Something ludicrous speed would be fitting.  Make an easy Dark Helmet helmet from the classic movie Spaceballs.  Yeah, I didn't have time to to work on the tilt-up face shield but the awesomeness of wearing this thing is the same. Note: Not ANSI or Snell app...
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Thu, 20 Sep 2012 21:08:20 PDT
How to make a Transformers "Matrix of Leadership" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Transformers-Matrix-of-Leadership/
How to make a Transformers "Matrix of Leadership" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/SS7H/HLOBUESK/FCTSS7HHLOBUESK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/SS7H/HLOBUESK/FCTSS7HHLOBUESK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/SS7H/HLOBUESK/FCTSS7HHLOBUESK.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations The Matrix of Leadership was a prop made to be used  with my Transformers Hot Rod Costume (link below) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Transformers-Hot-Rod-Rodimus-Prime-C/ Materials: - blue acetate -Bondo -Card board -Comic Cardboard - LED light ( i dismantled a starwars M&M ca...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 22:55:21 PDT
Make a nice old clock from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Prop-Clock/
Make a nice old clock from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/DHJ4/HEXS4LKW/F6XDHJ4HEXS4LKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/DHJ4/HEXS4LKW/F6XDHJ4HEXS4LKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/DHJ4/HEXS4LKW/F6XDHJ4HEXS4LKW.SMALL.gif damianzuch In this Instructable I'm going to outline the steps my partner Tina and I took when we were figuring out this build. We were hired by a film company to make a prop clock (the clock had a very specific look - that's why they didn't just buy one from an antique shop). If you need any clarification on ...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:54:31 PDT
How to make a lifesize, wearable Iron Man helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-lifesize-wearable-Iron-Man-helmet/
How to make a lifesize, wearable Iron Man helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/GPIS/HKVKP3P9/F5WGPISHKVKP3P9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/GPIS/HKVKP3P9/F5WGPISHKVKP3P9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/GPIS/HKVKP3P9/F5WGPISHKVKP3P9.SMALL.jpg geq1 I think this is the biggest project I’ve done yet. My favourite movie is the Iron Man and I wanted to get an Iron Man helmet, but I’m a student and I couldn’t afford it. Then I decided to make one. Now I’ve done and I really like this helmet. I’m happy that I didn’t buy one. Safety You are going ...
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:24:03 PDT
Fallout 3 Alien Blaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-3-Alien-Blaster/
Fallout 3 Alien Blaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/2YIM/HKM8MQAZ/FM32YIMHKM8MQAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/2YIM/HKM8MQAZ/FM32YIMHKM8MQAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/2YIM/HKM8MQAZ/FM32YIMHKM8MQAZ.SMALL.jpg davelynham This is the Alien Blaster from Fallout 3 Here's a list of the tools and materials I used to make this! Tools                                     Materials Dremil                                   Milliput Band saw                             MDF Vac form machine              Greyfoam Hand saw      ...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:24:41 PDT
A 3D printable AEP7 laser pistol (Fallout) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-3D-printable-AEP7-laser-pistol-Fallout-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/CID5/HJZ85YIY/FGWCID5HJZ85YIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/CID5/HJZ85YIY/FGWCID5HJZ85YIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/CID5/HJZ85YIY/FGWCID5HJZ85YIY.SMALL.jpg dragonator A fully 3D printable version of the AEP7 Laser Pistol from fallout 3 and New Vegas. It can be printed in around 30 hours and requires 1kg of material. It requires a lot of support and is challenging to print, but the pay-off is most certainly worth it. All the files to build it can be found at...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 11:29:01 PDT
Encase Your Friends in Carbonite http://www.instructables.com/id/Encase-Your-Friends-in-Carbonite/
Encase Your Friends in Carbonite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/9DPF/HJUWS0P7/FHY9DPFHJUWS0P7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/9DPF/HJUWS0P7/FHY9DPFHJUWS0P7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/9DPF/HJUWS0P7/FHY9DPFHJUWS0P7.SMALL.jpg thorssoli A while back a friend of mine asked me if I could help him build a replica of Han Solo encased in carbonite to hang on the wall in his basement bar (which he'd themed to look like the throne room of Jabba the Hutt).  So I told him I'd look into it and see what's involved.  While I was sitting in the...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 07:51:13 PDT
Neo-Steampunk-Dephaser-Pistol-Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Neo-Steampunk-Dephaser-Pistol-Gun/
Neo-Steampunk-Dephaser-Pistol-Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/QPZT/HJKC2NG3/FSGQPZTHJKC2NG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/QPZT/HJKC2NG3/FSGQPZTHJKC2NG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/QPZT/HJKC2NG3/FSGQPZTHJKC2NG3.SMALL.jpg nemo13 or how to make a prop gun... The Idea combining two instructables to create this onehttp://m.instructables.com/id/The-Sunstar-Pistol-Remodeling-a-Masterpiece/ http://m.instructables.com/id/Dominator-Psycho-Pass-prop/?ALLSTEPS The Process the steps and the resultI used hard cardbo...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 14:49:25 PDT
Barnstorm RPG from Bioshock Infinite http://www.instructables.com/id/Barnstorm-RPG-from-Bioshock-Infinite/
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 20:00:16 PDT
Laser Cut MDF Cosplay Pistols http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-MDF-Cosplay-Pistols/
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 12:50:59 PDT
Portal Companion Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-Companion-Cube/
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 12:26:29 PDT
Zombie in a Pot- A Fun Prop/Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Your-Own-Zombie-A-Fun-PropDecoration/
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:57:21 PDT
DELETED http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironman-Arc-Reactor-v2-laser-cut/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 10:58:38 PDT
How to build a 3D-printed robot reindeer toy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-3D-printed-robot-reindeer-toy/
How to build a 3D-printed robot reindeer toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/TH1N/HGU2LJNY/F1HTH1NHGU2LJNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/TH1N/HGU2LJNY/F1HTH1NHGU2LJNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/TH1N/HGU2LJNY/F1HTH1NHGU2LJNY.SMALL.jpg damianzuch 3D Printing! Mold-making! Digital Rendering! Apoxie Sculpt!!! Woodshoppery! For this project Tina and I decided to try to learn about 3D printing and I'll show you what we learned and how we ended up making the toy. We were asked to make two robot reindeer toys as props for a Christmas film; one is ...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 08:41:30 PDT