Instructables: exploring - - prop - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:32:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dead Fairies http://www.instructables.com/id/Dead-Fairies/
Dead Fairies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/5I2A/HZ88NBUB/F3X5I2AHZ88NBUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/5I2A/HZ88NBUB/F3X5I2AHZ88NBUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/5I2A/HZ88NBUB/F3X5I2AHZ88NBUB.SMALL.jpg wikkedspindl A good prop for a witch's kitchen Needed supplies (Basic build) I used a few paint brushes, titanium white acrylic paint, a mason jar, some small skeletons and some craft butterflies. I just used hot glue to put stuff together. Tedious stuff, then fun stuff... I took the butterfly wings off t...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:57:25 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
Sword Art Online: Elucidator Prop Sword! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sword-Art-Online-Elucidator-Prop-Sword/
Sword Art Online: Elucidator Prop Sword! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/WKVP/HZ2IWTD4/FPVWKVPHZ2IWTD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/WKVP/HZ2IWTD4/FPVWKVPHZ2IWTD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/WKVP/HZ2IWTD4/FPVWKVPHZ2IWTD4.SMALL.jpg drjagCreations I have been making props for over a year and a half now and I was recently commissioned by my friend to make the Elucidator from Sword Art Online. This was a fun commission for me to do and I want to share how I made it and how you can make one yourself!This build is relatively easy, even for beginn...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:21:52 PDT
Borderlands Concept Assault Rifle Prop Replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Borderlands-Concept-Assault-Rifle-Prop-Replica/
Borderlands Concept Assault Rifle Prop Replica - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/17CR/HYWT5UA3/F4T17CRHYWT5UA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/17CR/HYWT5UA3/F4T17CRHYWT5UA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/17CR/HYWT5UA3/F4T17CRHYWT5UA3.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob Often concept art doesn't make it into the games or films they are designed for. Borderlands, while proudly baring its loose and comic book-esque style, still has to dumb-down certain parts of their designs for them to fit into a restrictive game engine. For this reason, I decided to base my prop di...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 14:31:52 PDT
Cheap Decorative Medieval Flail http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Decorative-Medieval-Flail/
Cheap Decorative Medieval Flail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/C79X/HYTI0AKR/FQFC79XHYTI0AKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/C79X/HYTI0AKR/FQFC79XHYTI0AKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/C79X/HYTI0AKR/FQFC79XHYTI0AKR.SMALL.jpg Andrew.Lloyd.Tolkein This a decorative flail/ creative interpretation of a tendon hammer I made for a character in a musical I am a part of.It's made from wood (ball) stainless steel (rod) and Worlba thermoplastic.Total cost of the project, approximately $20 The Basics First step was to decide on a design, I spent a ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:39:54 PDT
Nerf Barricade Borderlands 2 Vladof gun prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Barricade-Borderlands-2-Vladof-gun-prop/
Nerf Barricade Borderlands 2 Vladof gun prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SMALL.jpg Darthorso NOTE: if you have already seen my Nerf Hyperion Guide, be patient! I will repeat a lot of things, but i want every 'ible to be indipendent! :)Welcome dear friends!This is Filippo from Italy.Probably some of you have already seen my Nerf Strongarm Borderland Hyperion replica, which is also my first I...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:25:36 PDT
2-part brush-on silicone mold http://www.instructables.com/id/2-part-brush-on-silicone-mold/
2-part brush-on silicone mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/1TDA/HY5Y39IQ/F8B1TDAHY5Y39IQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/1TDA/HY5Y39IQ/F8B1TDAHY5Y39IQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/1TDA/HY5Y39IQ/F8B1TDAHY5Y39IQ.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This Instructable will walk you through the process of creating a 2-part brush-on mold of an original.2-part brush-on molds are ideal for replicating complex shapes that would otherwise be impossible with a pour (block) mold or glove mold. Using a brush-on technique gives the silicone more flex when...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:03:37 PDT
Full scale mouse droid from star wars http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-scale-mouse-droid-from-star-wars/
Full scale mouse droid from star wars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/JE37/HXZ4S41R/FG3JE37HXZ4S41R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/JE37/HXZ4S41R/FG3JE37HXZ4S41R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/JE37/HXZ4S41R/FG3JE37HXZ4S41R.SMALL.jpg backwards lamb I love star wars and have always loved building things from the film franchise. I have my own Stormtrooper armour, after visiting a star wars day at our local science center i decided i wanted to make a Droid from the film. R2D2 was my first choice but i lack the space for a full size R2 in our hous...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:52:00 PDT
ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built http://www.instructables.com/id/ACUnity-Phantom-Blade-the-paper-built/
ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Welcome to this paper Phantom Blade Instructable...Phantom blade, latest and perharps the deadliest weapon from the Ubisoft franchise Assassin's Creed. Fans including me would die for one. Unfortunately many fans around the globe can't own the official replica (toy) of hidden blade, due to shipping ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:12:40 PDT
Flux Capacitor - Back To The Future http://www.instructables.com/id/Flux-Capacitor-Back-To-The-Future/
Flux Capacitor - Back To The Future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4B/MRXF/HXT3723R/F4BMRXFHXT3723R.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4B/MRXF/HXT3723R/F4BMRXFHXT3723R.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4B/MRXF/HXT3723R/F4BMRXFHXT3723R.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Since the release of the film back in the 80s I have been obsessed by the film Back To The Future watching the trilogy repeatedly. I watched it at the cinema over and over, I was very lucky that my great uncle was a projectionist so I could just sit in show after show.So about 10 years back I decide...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:30:27 PDT
Zer0's Sword (Borderlands 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Zer0s-Sword-Borderlands-2/
Zer0's Sword (Borderlands 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent One of the most iconic swords in modern gaming, but with so much undeveloped potential. Its infrequent use in gameplay (Guns render melee attacks almost useless in Borderlands 2) means that it sees very little use outside fan art.Its grey and black tones go well with most costumes, so I felt it woul...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:41:41 PDT
Mark V Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Mark-V-Sonic-Screwdriver/
Mark V Sonic Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/XNR7/HWVAVC4P/FYBXNR7HWVAVC4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/XNR7/HWVAVC4P/FYBXNR7HWVAVC4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/XNR7/HWVAVC4P/FYBXNR7HWVAVC4P.SMALL.jpg The Props Monster I was recently commissioned to create a sonic screwdriver fusing a dragon them with the 11th doctor's sonic.Some of the crazy things I did with it:It contains the same sound/lights and tvbgone circuit as my previous models(http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Sonic-Scre...The marble at the front ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:15:42 PDT
Burning Embers Halloween prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Embers-Halloween-prop/
Burning Embers Halloween prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/OT14/HWRZ882F/F78OT14HWRZ882F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/OT14/HWRZ882F/F78OT14HWRZ882F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/OT14/HWRZ882F/F78OT14HWRZ882F.SMALL.jpg jzuwala motts In this instructable I will show you how to build a smoldering pile of embers prop. Use it under a cauldron, burnt corpse etc. Materials Used Materials used:1 or more cans of spray foam insulation1 or more orange string lightsplastic bottles plastic floor liner1 roll clear packing tape1 can of Gr...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 01:00:30 PDT
Building a moving and tracking Portal Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-moving-and-tracking-Portal-Turret/
Building a moving and tracking Portal Turret - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/G2WT/HWC4LR5T/F5EG2WTHWC4LR5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/G2WT/HWC4LR5T/F5EG2WTHWC4LR5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/G2WT/HWC4LR5T/F5EG2WTHWC4LR5T.SMALL.jpg dragonator It's cute, It's polite and it is really deadly. It's a turret from Portal. It moves, has light, has sound, and something that my previous Portal project did not have: Camera tracking. The turret is controlled with an Arduino and a PC. The arduino handles the movement and the light, the PC processes...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:06:09 PDT
Nerf Strongarm Borderlands 2 Hyperion gun replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Strongarm-Borderlands-2-Hyperion-gun-replica/
Nerf Strongarm Borderlands 2 Hyperion gun replica - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/J2H3/HW4OGW3Y/F50J2H3HW4OGW3Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/J2H3/HW4OGW3Y/F50J2H3HW4OGW3Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/J2H3/HW4OGW3Y/F50J2H3HW4OGW3Y.SMALL.jpg Darthorso Hi to everybody, dear friends! :)I'm Filippo, I'm italian (from Bologna), so I apologize for my bad english XD It's a long time since follow Instructables, but I've never made one of my own. This is my first one!I love Borderlands and Nerf Guns, so... the result is simple! I made a replica out of a ...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 13:58:35 PDT
Curved Bench and Infant Sized Boat Photographers Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-Bench-and-Infant-Sized-Boat-Photographers-P/
Curved Bench and Infant Sized Boat Photographers Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/B67V/HW0FTLQ8/F1XB67VHW0FTLQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/B67V/HW0FTLQ8/F1XB67VHW0FTLQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/B67V/HW0FTLQ8/F1XB67VHW0FTLQ8.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie My SIL is a photographer and requested a couple of props she found on the net. I didn't take a lot of pictures thru the build but I do have a few to share.She showed me a couple of pictures of the curved bench. It had no dimensions listed so I had to wing them as I went. This build proved to be a bi...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:50:14 PDT
Smallest DIY mini motor yet? http://www.instructables.com/id/Smallest-DIY-mini-motor-yet/
Smallest DIY mini motor yet? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/78DI/HVJDW15H/F1K78DIHVJDW15H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/78DI/HVJDW15H/F1K78DIHVJDW15H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/78DI/HVJDW15H/F1K78DIHVJDW15H.SMALL.jpg nlinventor Not totally sure how to properly classify this Instructable as it could fit in the "props" section or in the "offbeat" section or maybe in the "pranks" section - but because the motor is fully functional it might even fit in the "energy" section. My earlier Instructable 3 mini motors gives details o...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 04:45:57 PDT
Yet Another Captain America Shield.. for pretty cheap. http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Captain-America-Shield-for-pretty-chea/
Yet Another Captain America Shield.. for pretty cheap. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/6K43/HVRYQ61T/FYN6K43HVRYQ61T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/6K43/HVRYQ61T/FYN6K43HVRYQ61T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/6K43/HVRYQ61T/FYN6K43HVRYQ61T.SMALL.jpg monkeywork It's hard to believe that one of my first Instructables was in 2011 and it was the WWII Captain America shield created from the back of a damaged theater seat.And, like many others, after watching the Winter Soldier, I wanted to complete my shield collection with a proper round shield.How to do tha...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 09:33:57 PDT
Back to the Future: Doc Brown's Mind Reading Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-the-Future-Doc-Browns-Mind-Reading-Helmet/
Back to the Future: Doc Brown's Mind Reading Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/SKYC/HVMP7S5V/FB6SKYCHVMP7S5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/SKYC/HVMP7S5V/FB6SKYCHVMP7S5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/SKYC/HVMP7S5V/FB6SKYCHVMP7S5V.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid *** Please throw a vote my way in the lamps and lighting contest! ***I love the Back to the Future series. It was definitely a staple growing up, and for Halloween I wanted a costume based on it. Now, I'm no Marty McFly, I'm definitely more the Doc Brown type. I don't look anything like him, but ...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 22:21:39 PDT
BalanceCam by Rich Shumaker http://www.instructables.com/id/BalanceCam-by-Rich-Shumaker/
BalanceCam by Rich Shumaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/766O/HVKOH9SK/F06766OHVKOH9SK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/766O/HVKOH9SK/F06766OHVKOH9SK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/766O/HVKOH9SK/F06766OHVKOH9SK.SMALL.jpg RichShumaker INTRODUCTIONThe BalanceCam came out of a need I had to film myself even when I didn't have someone to help film or a tripod. I wanted something small and easy to set up and carry with me. I had been experimenting for years with different methods and one day I stumbled upon a helmet mount for filmi...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 10:19:32 PDT
Real Captain America Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Captain-America-Shield/
Real Captain America Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/C18S/HVGXYVUJ/FE6C18SHVGXYVUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/C18S/HVGXYVUJ/FE6C18SHVGXYVUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/C18S/HVGXYVUJ/FE6C18SHVGXYVUJ.SMALL.jpg trans4mation When I first saw Captain America: Winter Soldier shortly after it premiered in theaters, I was in awe. It was easily the best Marvel movie I had ever seen. He had always been my favorite superhero, with his adventurous story, his good character, his quick thinking, and of course, his amazing shield....
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Fri, 23 May 2014 16:15:59 PDT
Shiatsu Zombie Grave Escape http://www.instructables.com/id/Shiatsu-Zombie-Grave-Escape/
Shiatsu Zombie Grave Escape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/026T/HV64AX42/FR7026THV64AX42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/026T/HV64AX42/FR7026THV64AX42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/026T/HV64AX42/FR7026THV64AX42.SMALL.jpg ironick This is a Halloween prop I originally made several years back, however, the original site with the instruction seems to have disappeared. The base for this prop is a shiatsu kneading massager which has two nubs/arms allowing motion for both an arm and head. The project itself is pretty simple, but m...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 23:40:09 PDT
Battlestar Galactica Sea. 1 Sidearm: Fun with Guns and Moldmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/Battlestar-Galactica-Sea-1-Sidearm-Fun-with-Guns-a/
Battlestar Galactica Sea. 1 Sidearm: Fun with Guns and Moldmaking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/O9RV/HU7Q1Q5B/FQFO9RVHU7Q1Q5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/O9RV/HU7Q1Q5B/FQFO9RVHU7Q1Q5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/O9RV/HU7Q1Q5B/FQFO9RVHU7Q1Q5B.SMALL.jpg Goombah Squad With my last semester for my Bachelor's underway, my wife and I were busy on the side creating steampunk Bonnie and Clyde costumes for the upcoming Salt Lake Comic Con. I had chosen to simply modify a couple of Nerf guns, considering I was trying to finalize the thesis for my degree. One night at wo...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:48:44 PDT
Light Saber from Plumbing http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Saber-from-Plumbing/
Light Saber from Plumbing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/CDO0/HUY48IME/FOBCDO0HUY48IME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/CDO0/HUY48IME/FOBCDO0HUY48IME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/CDO0/HUY48IME/FOBCDO0HUY48IME.SMALL.jpg agent036 Recently I realized that I had not yet gotten around to building my own lightsaber. Sure I had a nice Master Replicas one that worked well and looked good, but as a Maker I really wanted one that I had built. A little research led me to the plumbing saber, not only is it not a new idea, it dates bac...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 14:25:09 PDT
Giant Pot of Gold http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Pot-of-Gold/
Giant Pot of Gold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/BGKL/HTQN6YK6/FA4BGKLHTQN6YK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/BGKL/HTQN6YK6/FA4BGKLHTQN6YK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/BGKL/HTQN6YK6/FA4BGKLHTQN6YK6.SMALL.jpg Partybot A foam pot of gold used to cover a radio controlled confetti cannon robot driven by a clown surrounded by leprechauns at a St. Patrick's Day rave. A majority of the work for this prop was in design and planning. The pot had to be built to fit snugly around a robot that was only partially complet...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:23:29 PDT
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/
Steampunk dragon-styled NERF Jolt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/BDQD/HT8R4QWB/FMFBDQDHT8R4QWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/BDQD/HT8R4QWB/FMFBDQDHT8R4QWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/BDQD/HT8R4QWB/FMFBDQDHT8R4QWB.SMALL.jpg Skep-tiker A somehow graphic novel styled Nerf that looks like an Asian dragon meeting steampunk? Sounds like a bad idea - but it was great fun to do this. But you may judge it yourself - here's how to do it Needed materials Material List: - "Smiffys Dart Gun with Foam Bullets" - Nerf Jolt (I used the orang...
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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