Instructables: exploring - - prop - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 May 2016 13:18:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Star Wars Thermal Detonator 3d Printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Thermal-Detonator-3d-Printed/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:24:28 PDT
Ring Wraith Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Wraith-Gauntlets/
Ring Wraith Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/2JOZ/INI7YOI5/F3N2JOZINI7YOI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/2JOZ/INI7YOI5/F3N2JOZINI7YOI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/2JOZ/INI7YOI5/F3N2JOZINI7YOI5.SMALL.jpg ChocoJon I wanted to make some authentic looking gloves for a ring wraith costume.I did have a few requirements though:I didn't want to make gloves and was happy to put bits onto bought gloves.I wanted to keep it generally soft so that it wouldn't hurt anyone.I wanted it to look like armour (more specificall...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:03:40 PDT
The One Ring Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-One-Ring-Prop/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:08:12 PDT
Unlocking Jedi Holocron Replica from Star Wars: The Clone Wars Animated http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlocking-Jedi-Holocron-Replica-From-Star-Wars-the/
Unlocking Jedi Holocron Replica from Star Wars: The Clone Wars Animated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/U9UM/IN6977Z6/FDMU9UMIN6977Z6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/U9UM/IN6977Z6/FDMU9UMIN6977Z6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/U9UM/IN6977Z6/FDMU9UMIN6977Z6.SMALL.jpg sk8r540 This is a tutorial to make a light up and unlocking replica of the Jedi Holocron as seen in Star Wars: The Clone Wars Animated.This can go from a "locked" configuration to an "unlocking" configuration, and then to a "unlocked" configuration, and back again.What you will need:-STL files for panels, c...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:31:58 PDT
Indiana Jones Holy Grail Replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Indiana-Jones-Holy-Grail-Replica/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:04:09 PDT
Coraline's Dragonfly Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Coralines-Dragonfly-Clip/
Coraline's Dragonfly Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/U7VM/IMW9A2MX/F1WU7VMIMW9A2MX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/U7VM/IMW9A2MX/F1WU7VMIMW9A2MX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/U7VM/IMW9A2MX/F1WU7VMIMW9A2MX.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Follow this instructable to make your very own dragon fly hair clip as seen on Coraline! This clip is a great accessory for a Coraline cosplay and would hold up to light use. The materials could be altered to create a studier clip but the one here would cost about $8.00. Supplies To make this cli...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:32:29 PDT
Toy Story 2 the cleaner's tool chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Story-2-the-Cleaners-Tool-Chest/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:37:31 PDT
Pinocchios Nose (theatrical prop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinocchios-Nose-theatrical-Prop/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 13:17:25 PDT
Toto, the remote controlled dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Toto-the-Remote-Controlled-Dog/
Toto, the remote controlled dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/ROV0/IMTE88LI/FAAROV0IMTE88LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/ROV0/IMTE88LI/FAAROV0IMTE88LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/ROV0/IMTE88LI/FAAROV0IMTE88LI.SMALL.jpg uersel Hi there, may I introduce you to Toto, the remote controlled dog. He was one of the stage actors in the 2014 play "The Wizard of Oz" in our city theatre. If his name instead of Toto was Pinocchio you maybe could call me Gepetto, because I built Toto and he came alive (at least sort of)...I work as a...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 12:18:59 PDT
Giant Hairspray Can Prop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Hairspray-Can-Prop/
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 09:47:20 PDT
Functional Mjölnir Prop - carpentry section http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Mjölnir-Prop-Carpentry-Section/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 14:48:55 PDT
Large Expanding Foam Prop - Monster Hunter Greatsword http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Expanding-Foam-Prop-Monster-Hunter-Greatswor/
Large Expanding Foam Prop - Monster Hunter Greatsword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/3SLP/IMDODY9K/FJC3SLPIMDODY9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/3SLP/IMDODY9K/FJC3SLPIMDODY9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJC/3SLP/IMDODY9K/FJC3SLPIMDODY9K.SMALL.jpg redragoon This is my first attempt at a large prop. I ended up using materials that I was comfortable with and learned several placed where I could improve the design for next time. The goal was to create a 1:1 scale version of a Montser Hunter greatsword. Overall I am happy with the design. Now if I coul...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:54:49 PDT
Switchblade [Prop] http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-Knife-Prop/
Switchblade [Prop] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/IXNH/IM6JASGY/FDCIXNHIM6JASGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/IXNH/IM6JASGY/FDCIXNHIM6JASGY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/IXNH/IM6JASGY/FDCIXNHIM6JASGY.SMALL.jpg LucifurMacomb A prop knife created for a college performance. IMPORTANT MENTION: If you're going to replicate this method to use for [whatever], then please keep in mind that from a distance it resembles a real knife. People may think it's a real knife. It is harmless- but... just don't be an idiot. If you're goi...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 22:51:18 PDT
Flickering Torch Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-Torch-Prop/
Flickering Torch Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/5KVS/ILTOCT7J/F9V5KVSILTOCT7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/5KVS/ILTOCT7J/F9V5KVSILTOCT7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/5KVS/ILTOCT7J/F9V5KVSILTOCT7J.SMALL.jpg ChocoJon I wanted to make a prop torch for part of a costume that would be fairly robust, re-usable (i.e. not a one shot prop) but also be fairly safe. Since I wanted to make it look like fire, I made it flicker with an Arduino sketch and a LED array. Gather materials Here is the list of materials I used ...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 08:29:40 PDT
Make a Prop Fire Axe Out of Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Prop-Fire-Axe-Out-of-Plywood/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 19:01:20 PST
Majora's Mask (from the 'The Legend of Zelda- Majora's Mask' for N64) http://www.instructables.com/id/Majoras-Mask-from-the-The-Legend-of-Zelda-Majoras-/
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 13:14:29 PST
3D Environment Laser Scanner from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Environment-Laser-Scanner-From-Scratch/
3D Environment Laser Scanner from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/6XGN/IL1W7EJH/FKT6XGNIL1W7EJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/6XGN/IL1W7EJH/FKT6XGNIL1W7EJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/6XGN/IL1W7EJH/FKT6XGNIL1W7EJH.SMALL.jpg Callan Mackay Hello and welcome to my first instructable! Here we will go together through the affordable journey of how to make your very own 3D Laser Scanner.If you like this project, then I'd be super grateful for your vote in the Full Spectrum Laser contest!!There are a few (very good) 3D scanner tutorials on...
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 10:02:42 PST
Spider Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-Geocache/
Spider Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/YDRZ/IKVI2KU6/FD7YDRZIKVI2KU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/YDRZ/IKVI2KU6/FD7YDRZIKVI2KU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/YDRZ/IKVI2KU6/FD7YDRZIKVI2KU6.SMALL.jpg Dwarf Exploder This is an older geocache that I made. Originally I didn't make an instructable for it, but since I had to bring it in from the wild for repairs I thought I would take the opportunity to retroactively show how it was made.Materials:Scrap woodSample jarProtein powder containerScrews, washers etc.PVC ...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 01:16:19 PST
DIY inexpensive bendable waterproof vines http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Inexpensive-Bendable-Waterproof-Vines/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:49:16 PST
Steampunk Clock Theater Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Clock-Theater-Prop/
Steampunk Clock Theater Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/NLM8/IKFRXZ0G/FTUNLM8IKFRXZ0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/NLM8/IKFRXZ0G/FTUNLM8IKFRXZ0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/NLM8/IKFRXZ0G/FTUNLM8IKFRXZ0G.SMALL.jpg Kretschmer Kreativ This steampunk style clock was built for a theatrical version of Around The World In 80 Days, produced by All For One Productions during April and May of 2015. The clock measures 5 feet in diameter and features electronic controls to set the time on stage between acts. The gears move via a pulley sy...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:23:07 PST
Zombie Geocache 2 (the First One) http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Geocache-2-the-First-One/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 03:10:44 PST
Zombie Geocache http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Geocache/
Zombie Geocache - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/3G5M/IKCXAIKR/FJB3G5MIKCXAIKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/3G5M/IKCXAIKR/FJB3G5MIKCXAIKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/3G5M/IKCXAIKR/FJB3G5MIKCXAIKR.SMALL.jpg Dwarf Exploder This project originated from a previous Zombie Geocache I made. For that project I ordered a resin skull online which cost me about $20. I had it out of the box for about 15mins when one of my kids threw it on the floor and smashed it. I ended up completing that project with a $2 plastic skull and i...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 03:50:38 PST
Marshall Lee working guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Marshall-Lee-Working-Guitar/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 18:44:14 PST
Luke Skywalker Lightsaber - How to DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Luke-Skywalker-Lightsaber-How-to-DIY/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:18:29 PST
ThunderCats Sword of Omens - Dagger Form http://www.instructables.com/id/ThunderCats-Sword-of-Omens-Dagger-Form/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:35:20 PST
TOS Klingon Communicator (Props Made From Cardboard and Paper) http://www.instructables.com/id/TOS-Klingon-Communicator-Props-Made-From-Cardboard/
TOS Klingon Communicator (Props Made From Cardboard and Paper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/Q526/IJQO68TE/FTKQ526IJQO68TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/Q526/IJQO68TE/FTKQ526IJQO68TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/Q526/IJQO68TE/FTKQ526IJQO68TE.SMALL.jpg opalmox Greetings everyone: In the realm of Cosplay, some of the oldest are members of the Star Trek Community. And we've been doing it long before Cosplay was even a phrase or term. I'm a member of one of the oldest Star Trek Groups which represents the Klingon Community, known as the Klingon Assault Gr...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:16:05 PST
How to make a Lightsaber - Kylo Ren http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lightsaber-Kylo-Ren/
How to make a Lightsaber - Kylo Ren - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/9L8C/IJBPLN8B/F8N9L8CIJBPLN8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/9L8C/IJBPLN8B/F8N9L8CIJBPLN8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/9L8C/IJBPLN8B/F8N9L8CIJBPLN8B.SMALL.jpg Plastic Apprentice Hey Cosplayers, in todays apprenticeship I'll be teaching you how to make Kylo Ren's Lightsaber from Star WarsEpisode 7 "The Force Awakens" unsing PVC pipe and an off the shelf thermoplastic. Make sure to stay tuned to the end for a chance to win this lightsaber! Watch the Video CLICK HERE TO WAT...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:08:17 PST
Fix Your QuadCopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Drone/
Fix Your QuadCopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/EEOQ/IJ6CD76T/FPNEEOQIJ6CD76T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/EEOQ/IJ6CD76T/FPNEEOQIJ6CD76T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/EEOQ/IJ6CD76T/FPNEEOQIJ6CD76T.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media One of the hot toys this Christmas was quadcopter drones. They are an awful lot of fun for a great price, and are a lot more fun to learn to fly than larger (more expensive to crash) models. Due to their inexpensive construction and very inexperienced pilots, there are bound to be some breakdowns. I...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 10:35:32 PST
1:1 Scale Replica BB-8 Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/11-Scale-Replica-BB-8-Prop/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 09:34:30 PST
Crysis Typhoon Minigun Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Crysis-3-Typhoon-Prop/
Crysis Typhoon Minigun Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/71SN/IJ4MLL2D/FK971SNIJ4MLL2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/71SN/IJ4MLL2D/FK971SNIJ4MLL2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/71SN/IJ4MLL2D/FK971SNIJ4MLL2D.SMALL.jpg skeplin I built this model of a Typhoon minigun from Crysis 3 to showcase what you can do with an X-Carve CNC from Inventables. In this Instructable, I'll go over the techniques I used to build it and provide a link to the project and build files. If you don't have a CNC, no worries, you can still complete ...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 17:30:38 PST
How to make a Lightsaber - Anakin Skywalker, Luke, Finn http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Lightsaber-Anakin-Skywalker-Luke-Fin/
How to make a Lightsaber - Anakin Skywalker, Luke, Finn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/GOCH/ILJQ9VHX/F50GOCHILJQ9VHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/GOCH/ILJQ9VHX/F50GOCHILJQ9VHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/GOCH/ILJQ9VHX/F50GOCHILJQ9VHX.SMALL.jpg Plastic Apprentice In today's Apprenticeship I'll be teaching you how to make Anakin Skywalker/Luke Skywalker/what appears to be Finn's lightsaber. I'll teach you how to make this lightsaber that has spanned the entirety of the Star Wars Saga cheap and easy Using PVC and an off the shelf thermoplastic Watch The ...
By: Plastic Apprentice

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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 09:54:59 PST
Skyrim Dragon Priest Mask (Pepakura Papercraft) http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Dragon-Priest-Mask-Pepakura-Papercraft/
Skyrim Dragon Priest Mask (Pepakura Papercraft) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/Y4YX/II21R3DO/FIPY4YXII21R3DO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/Y4YX/II21R3DO/FIPY4YXII21R3DO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/Y4YX/II21R3DO/FIPY4YXII21R3DO.SMALL.jpg IsSu2911 I recently started to play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim again and while I was fighting a bunch of dragons and wandering around for hours to find all the Dragon Priest's masks, I wondered how to make my own mask - in real life. I think I'm not the only one thinking that these masks just look damn grea...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 19:53:47 PST
Murky Glowing Nuka Cola Quantum http://www.instructables.com/id/Murky-Glowing-Nuka-Cola-Quantum/
Murky Glowing Nuka Cola Quantum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/SQAS/IHXP6KXF/F9OSQASIHXP6KXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/SQAS/IHXP6KXF/F9OSQASIHXP6KXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/SQAS/IHXP6KXF/F9OSQASIHXP6KXF.SMALL.jpg KonradF As a fan of the Fallout Series I looked for some memoribilia I can call my own but nothing I found on the internet was really sadisfying. You could see the wires or these nasty lightcones LED make, nothing looked like a really glowing beverage. Long story short, you are going to need:-1 Glass bottle...
By: KonradF

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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 10:44:00 PST
Retro Video Camera Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Video-Camera-Prop/
Retro Video Camera Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/S680/IHNP6VRQ/FSVS680IHNP6VRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/S680/IHNP6VRQ/FSVS680IHNP6VRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/S680/IHNP6VRQ/FSVS680IHNP6VRQ.SMALL.jpg wirelesstoaster I was working on a production of Bye Bye Birdie and they needed a 60's video camera prop for scenes involving the Ed Sullivan Show. This is one of the most functional and sturdy props I've built and I thought I'd walk through it! This Instructable isn't really a step by step guide, but goes through ...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 21:21:10 PST
PVC Revolver Marshmallow Gun Blowgun DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Revolver-Marshmallow-Gun-Blowgun-DIY/
PVC Revolver Marshmallow Gun Blowgun DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/L0MT/IH6JU479/F04L0MTIH6JU479.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/L0MT/IH6JU479/F04L0MTIH6JU479.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/L0MT/IH6JU479/F04L0MTIH6JU479.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove PVC Revolver Marshmallow Gun Blowgun DIYIn previous project, I made a PVC Blowgun Revolver. It is fun to play with and to shoot homemade darts into apples. The only downside was the difficulty of assembly. So I developed another version of this same concept that is easier to assemble. Today I intro...
By: SpecificLove

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Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:44:47 PST
Pulp Fiction Briefcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulp-Fiction-Briefcase/
Pulp Fiction Briefcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/9ZR4/IGZIYRS5/FLX9ZR4IGZIYRS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/9ZR4/IGZIYRS5/FLX9ZR4IGZIYRS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/9ZR4/IGZIYRS5/FLX9ZR4IGZIYRS5.SMALL.jpg jckelley What exactly was in that magical briefcase in Pulp Fiction? Well now is your chance to find out, since you'll create your own! This project may be a little more technical than some usual prop instructables, but trust me when I say the payoff is worth it! Supplies LinkIT ONE Board by MediaTek3 Mos...
By: jckelley

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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 17:14:28 PST
Horse Drawn Hearse Collapsible http://www.instructables.com/id/Horse-Drawn-Hearse-Collapsible/
Horse Drawn Hearse Collapsible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/WD25/IGSBREI1/FHPWD25IGSBREI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/WD25/IGSBREI1/FHPWD25IGSBREI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/WD25/IGSBREI1/FHPWD25IGSBREI1.SMALL.jpg talecriv Horse Drawn HearseTroy CrivelloneThis Horse drawn hearse was built to be transported and stored not assembled. My work made the square tube frames and the bases they fit into. This was made to sit on a modified conference table. I won’t be giving 100% step by step instructions on how to make it a...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 22:55:41 PST
Link's Bracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Links-Bracer/
Link's Bracer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/3UIN/IGQW64KP/FZL3UINIGQW64KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/3UIN/IGQW64KP/FZL3UINIGQW64KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/3UIN/IGQW64KP/FZL3UINIGQW64KP.SMALL.jpg Wolfbladet This Instructable will walk through the steps I took to create Link's Bracer. It is based off of the Twilight Princess version. This allows the wearer to wear it on the Left or Right arm, since the GC and Wii versions differed and in the Wii version Link switched to Right Handed. The image above sh...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 05:37:09 PST
Interactive Thor's Hammer (Mjolnir) http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Thors-Hammer-Mjolnir/
Interactive Thor's Hammer (Mjolnir) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/4H3B/IH3R4HFF/F014H3BIH3R4HFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/4H3B/IH3R4HFF/F014H3BIH3R4HFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/4H3B/IH3R4HFF/F014H3BIH3R4HFF.SMALL.jpg ImagineersApprentice While its not the electromagnetic kind of hammer, this one still has plenty of personality. There are three ways to activate it - when you hit things (flashes white), when you trigger it with a remote button (bifrost), and when you get too far away from Mjolnir (angry red). Since I plan on taking t...
By: ImagineersApprentice

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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 05:26:05 PST
Starwars stormtrooper helmet using eva foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Starwars-stormtrooper-helmet-using-eva-foam/
Starwars stormtrooper helmet using eva foam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/MATG/IGZEO6B9/FCJMATGIGZEO6B9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/MATG/IGZEO6B9/FCJMATGIGZEO6B9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/MATG/IGZEO6B9/FCJMATGIGZEO6B9.SMALL.jpg riocruz I was first introduced to starwars when I was in my 6th grade class. there was this drawing contest where everybody needed to draw something. then there was Edison, he didnt just drew something he made a starwars poster! Naturally, I was fascinated by the guy in the black helmet who looked like a ro...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 21:32:31 PST
Light up Riddler Cane: 3D printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Riddler-Cane-3D-printed/
Light up Riddler Cane: 3D printed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/O8LA/IGNZ5MNH/FAWO8LAIGNZ5MNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/O8LA/IGNZ5MNH/FAWO8LAIGNZ5MNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/O8LA/IGNZ5MNH/FAWO8LAIGNZ5MNH.SMALL.jpg JonathanW40 This instructable will inform you on the process it takes to create a light up riddler cane prop for a Halloween costume. The design for this cane is provided in a link below and is a remix of a previous model allowing for the LEDs to be threaded through the inside without having to create any add...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 04:57:35 PST
Foam Mausoleum http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Mausoleum/
Foam Mausoleum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/OKCK/IGMJR0MD/FOVOKCKIGMJR0MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/OKCK/IGMJR0MD/FOVOKCKIGMJR0MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/OKCK/IGMJR0MD/FOVOKCKIGMJR0MD.SMALL.jpg davisgraveyard This static Halloween decoration was made from 10 sheets of 4'x8'x10" white foam for the walls, 1 4'x8'x6" white foam piece that was cut to make the steps and 2 10"x6' columns. Cutting the Foam Walls We used 10 sheets of 4'x8'x10" that was obtained from a local architectural foam supplier and cus...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 17:54:27 PST
Obi-Wan Kenobi Lightsaber Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Obi-Wan-Kenobi-Lightsaber-Prop/
Obi-Wan Kenobi Lightsaber Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/R378/IGL4BVDG/F68R378IGL4BVDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/R378/IGL4BVDG/F68R378IGL4BVDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/R378/IGL4BVDG/F68R378IGL4BVDG.SMALL.jpg macananadado Since the StarWars movie is coming out I thought why not make a light saber for the occasion. This instructable is all you need to know to make one yourself. The processes is fairly easy depending on your skills. What you will need:110lb paperliquid glue (metal edged:optional) rulerx-acto knifecutti...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 18:52:53 PST
Kiss of Death Monument http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiss-of-Death-Monument/
Kiss of Death Monument - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/2WPR/IGL49LQS/FOW2WPRIGL49LQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/2WPR/IGL49LQS/FOW2WPRIGL49LQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/2WPR/IGL49LQS/FOW2WPRIGL49LQS.SMALL.jpg davisgraveyard This is a static prop of the kiss of death based on a real marble sculpture from 1930 found in a cemetery in Barcelona Spain. We decided to make the human form be a woman instead of a man and we used our grey stone paint scheme that we often use with our Halloween props. The prop consists of 2 ...
By: davisgraveyard

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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 12:59:22 PST
ET: The Extra Terrestrial http://www.instructables.com/id/ET-The-Extra-Terrestrial-1/
ET: The Extra Terrestrial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RFGJ/IGJOWFKF/FGMRFGJIGJOWFKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RFGJ/IGJOWFKF/FGMRFGJIGJOWFKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RFGJ/IGJOWFKF/FGMRFGJIGJOWFKF.SMALL.jpg laurakenora Throwback your costume to the 80s with E.T. The Extra Terrestrial! This costume was actually a fairly easy build and turned out solid!Supplies:-White Basket-Chicken Wire-1 lb. Super Sculpey Living Doll in Brown (had to buy it on Ebay, seems to be discontinued in Brown!)-2 oz. Sculpey III in White-A...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 21:50:44 PST
Pillar Gargoyles http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillar-Gargoyles/
Pillar Gargoyles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/LY61/IGJOUEPT/F95LY61IGJOUEPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/LY61/IGJOUEPT/F95LY61IGJOUEPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/LY61/IGJOUEPT/F95LY61IGJOUEPT.SMALL.jpg davisgraveyard This is a pair of static props placed on the tops of gate columns leading into the gated main drive of the property. The desire of the crew was to have two gargoyles placed at the entrance to the gate leading up to the large abbey. This would give a menacing and interesting look to the front of the ...
By: davisgraveyard

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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 17:22:54 PST
The Widow http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Widow/
The Widow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/GD8F/IGJOUDTW/FYTGD8FIGJOUDTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/GD8F/IGJOUDTW/FYTGD8FIGJOUDTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/GD8F/IGJOUDTW/FYTGD8FIGJOUDTW.SMALL.jpg davisgraveyard The Widow is based on a statue that appears in several cemeteries around the world. After retiring several props this year we needed to create a few more to replace them. The Widow was a collaborative project of several crew members resulting in what we think is a stunning prop! Building the Body ...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 17:18:13 PST
Flying Zero from Nightmare before Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Zero-from-Nightmare-before-Christmas/
Flying Zero from Nightmare before Christmas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/I30M/IGJT4R0R/FY3I30MIGJT4R0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/I30M/IGJT4R0R/FY3I30MIGJT4R0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/I30M/IGJT4R0R/FY3I30MIGJT4R0R.SMALL.jpg thehydoctor In the theme of Halloween, I created a costume of Zero from Nightmare before Christmas for my quadcopter. List of materials Card-stock paper 2x 3v 3W blue LEDs 1x standard red LED Metal clothes hanger 1m x .5m cotton cloth Step-down voltage converter (can be substituted with a 3v battery) Quadcopte...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 23:46:40 PST
Crusader Flail http://www.instructables.com/id/Crusader-Flail/
Crusader Flail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/PNUW/IGJARTE7/F66PNUWIGJARTE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/PNUW/IGJARTE7/F66PNUWIGJARTE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/PNUW/IGJARTE7/F66PNUWIGJARTE7.SMALL.jpg JackieC29 Step by Step write up on how I created this Flail and hopefully give you the knowledge to craft one yourself you crafty little crafters :P Materials! Tools I used!1. Worbla2. Extruded polystyrene foamboard from home improvement store3. Titebond 3 wood glue - just a personal favorite for sealing a...
By: JackieC29

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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 09:26:54 PST
Mark I Arc Reactor Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Mark-I-Arc-Reactor-Prop/
Mark I Arc Reactor Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/OV35/IGIDPX00/FHPOV35IGIDPX00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/OV35/IGIDPX00/FHPOV35IGIDPX00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/OV35/IGIDPX00/FHPOV35IGIDPX00.SMALL.jpg sirjames989 Hi all!Thanks for checking out my attempt at recreating the Mark I Arc Reactor from Iron Man. I had a lot of fun building this (so much so, that I made two), and hopefully that comes across here. I've divided the steps by what part is being made, and I use my own terminology for the different part...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 21:10:55 PST