Instructables: exploring - - prop - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:21:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
US-Baymax Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SMALL.jpg dragonator My sister had a baby, my UP! finally works again after being broken for 6 months and I (and them) like animation movies. Putting 1 and 1 and 1 and 1 together, lets make something as a present. A 3D printed Baymax (from Big Hero 6) USB nightlight seems like something fun.In this instructable I will s...
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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/
DIY functional Sonic Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/66GW/I6RSO2SA/FE166GWI6RSO2SA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/66GW/I6RSO2SA/FE166GWI6RSO2SA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/66GW/I6RSO2SA/FE166GWI6RSO2SA.SMALL.jpg Honus Last Halloween my oldest son Colin dressed up as the Doctor from Doctor Who and I cobbled together a Sonic Screwdriver for him from bits of junk I scrounged up in the garage. Upon seeing the Sonic Screwdriver my youngest son Sam decided he absolutely had to have one. Sam however declared that his sc...
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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/
2 part Silicone Block Mould - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/7MGR/I69D8KNY/FVR7MGRI69D8KNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/7MGR/I69D8KNY/FVR7MGRI69D8KNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/7MGR/I69D8KNY/FVR7MGRI69D8KNY.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus I needed to make a mould of a 50 cal shell casing to make replicas, I'm in the UK so they are expense to get hold of here.As I was making the mould I thought I would document the process so that others can learn how to do the process.I will be making a very basic 2 part block mould out of RTV silico...
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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...
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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/
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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...
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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...
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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/
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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/
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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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By: Partybot

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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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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 NOTE: This Instructable is entered in the "Halloween Props" competition, so, if you like it, please vote using the button in the upper right hand corner. Thanks!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 under...
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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/
To Build A Shuttlecraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/6LJP/I1SN5XX6/FL56LJPI1SN5XX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/6LJP/I1SN5XX6/FL56LJPI1SN5XX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/6LJP/I1SN5XX6/FL56LJPI1SN5XX6.SMALL.jpg ArborPress In this tutorial, we will take a look at the process I used for turning a car into a Star Trek shuttlecraft. Choose A Chassis Ideally, this chassis should be large enough to carry the required cargo and passengers, and have a duranium hull. If a suitable duranium hull cannot be found, the steel ...
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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/
Huge Spider's Web made of an Umbrella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/5I88/I1T47BDX/FOD5I88I1T47BDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/5I88/I1T47BDX/FOD5I88I1T47BDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/5I88/I1T47BDX/FOD5I88I1T47BDX.SMALL.jpg anke-art This idea struck me just in time for Halloween. You can use this Spider's Web as a deco element or even as part of your creepy costume. (tutorial first published here with pics only: http://anke-art.de/en/?p=4267) First you need an old umbrella. Or a new one that was bent by your toddler. This wa...
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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/
Wicked Witch Pumpkin Lantern Staff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/CASU/I1MQ5R1V/FQ6CASUI1MQ5R1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/CASU/I1MQ5R1V/FQ6CASUI1MQ5R1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/CASU/I1MQ5R1V/FQ6CASUI1MQ5R1V.SMALL.jpg sharyun Pumpkins make a great decoration for the outdoors and indoors of homes, as well as the gardens on Halloween. Why not take along your creatively carved pumpkin around with you on Halloween !! And here is how you can do that, by making a Hanging Pumpkin Lantern Staff.If you like this instructable or m...
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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/
Classic Witch's Broom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/BVRK/I1FQ78BH/F2WBVRKI1FQ78BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/BVRK/I1FQ78BH/F2WBVRKI1FQ78BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/BVRK/I1FQ78BH/F2WBVRKI1FQ78BH.SMALL.jpg seamster Need a simple and easy-to-make prop witch's broom for a Halloween display or costume?I needed one, but wasn't keen on spending very much time or money on it. Here's what I came up with, and it only cost me about $5 and 30 minutes of time. Materials You need a straight-ish stick that is about 5 fe...
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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/
Refill and Refresh Vintage Compact - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/QH8S/I1AVW95E/FQMQH8SI1AVW95E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/QH8S/I1AVW95E/FQMQH8SI1AVW95E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/QH8S/I1AVW95E/FQMQH8SI1AVW95E.SMALL.jpg newtnewt Lots of people love to collect old, vintage compacts, even just for decoration. But I bought one lovely, brass-plated powder compact off of ebay and decided it was to awesome not to carry around with me and actually use to powder my nose. So lets try and breath some life into this sucker! Gath...
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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
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