Instructables: exploring - play - props - model http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:34:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Model train billboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-train-billboard/
Model train billboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/F707/HU1JU1PG/FD3F707HU1JU1PG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/F707/HU1JU1PG/FD3F707HU1JU1PG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/F707/HU1JU1PG/FD3F707HU1JU1PG.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 I have been making many laser cut model railroad scenery parts at the TechShop. Most of the buildings you can buy cost $35 to $75 dollars and they are someone else's town. But by making my own I can make what I want and the detail that I want. My cost is $10.00 tops for each building. I will be addi...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:14:55 PDT
How to Make a To-Scale Model of the Parthenon in Greece http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-To-Scale-Model-of-the-Parthenon-in-G/
How to Make a To-Scale Model of the Parthenon in Greece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/R79Y/HSXOBRGH/FHYR79YHSXOBRGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/R79Y/HSXOBRGH/FHYR79YHSXOBRGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/R79Y/HSXOBRGH/FHYR79YHSXOBRGH.SMALL.jpg Duct-Tape-Master I've always been kind of interested in ancient Greek architecture, so one day while I was bored, I decided to make a to-scale model of the Parthenon in Greece. This proved to be actually quite simple, only cutting out different sized rectangles, and gluing some painted wooden dowels in, and presto...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:00:34 PDT
Life Sized Portal Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Sized-Portal-Turret/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2012 19:26:14 PST
Portal 2 Wheatley prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portal-2-Wheatley-prop/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 23:45:47 PDT
Harry Potter Wand with a Dragon Heartstring Core http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Wand-with-a-Dragon-Heartstring-Core/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/WT9C/GQ5Q4MVV/FD8WT9CGQ5Q4MVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/WT9C/GQ5Q4MVV/FD8WT9CGQ5Q4MVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/WT9C/GQ5Q4MVV/FD8WT9CGQ5Q4MVV.SMALL.jpg Pettrocity One day while I was reading a Harry Potter book, I had the idea to make a replica wand out of wood. I searched online, but none of them that I found had any types of 'Cores' in them. So I decided to just start building and see what happened. I ended up cutting a small rectangular piece of wood in ha...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2011 11:37:29 PDT
MA37 Assault Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/MA37-Assault-Rifle/
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 12:17:53 PST
Camoflauge B-ATM-03 FATTY GROUND CUSTOM (airbrushed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Camoflauge-B-ATM-03-FATTY-GROUND-CUSTOM-airbrushe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/8C5F/GD2JJK8J/FO48C5FGD2JJK8J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/8C5F/GD2JJK8J/FO48C5FGD2JJK8J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/8C5F/GD2JJK8J/FO48C5FGD2JJK8J.SMALL.jpg chosenangelx Camoflauged B-ATM-03 FATTY GROUND CUSTOM (airbrushed) for any questions on how to do anything or want an instructable just comment =) Im sorrr If this one does not have many pictures... or is not very detailed.   Oh by the way the brown you see is rust and is not part of the camofluage... Again for ...
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Fri, 20 Aug 2010 08:32:05 PDT
Self-sealing stem bolt http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-sealing-stem-bolt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/BOZT/GC1KVAC1/F9XBOZTGC1KVAC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/BOZT/GC1KVAC1/F9XBOZTGC1KVAC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/BOZT/GC1KVAC1/F9XBOZTGC1KVAC1.SMALL.jpg majjuss http://memory-alpha.org/wiki/Self-sealing_stem_bolt As a Star Trek Fan, I was always looking for cool things in the series that I could easily make by myself. The self-sealing stem bolt was quite easy to make out of cardboard because the geometry is relatively simple.  Materials used: - cardboar...
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Sun, 25 Jul 2010 16:37:36 PDT
Sfx creature making, model making, molding, sculpting http://www.instructables.com/id/Sfx-creature-making-model-making-molding-sculpt/
Sfx creature making, model making, molding, sculpting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/LXVL/GA0O6XHK/FIOLXVLGA0O6XHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/LXVL/GA0O6XHK/FIOLXVLGA0O6XHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/LXVL/GA0O6XHK/FIOLXVLGA0O6XHK.SMALL.jpg midianldn Welcome to my step by step process, of my creature project.well... after 3 years of hard and not very easy learning process  This piece is my final major project piece, and everything you see have been made and designed by me. In this tutorial I'll show you how I design on my projects so you can fol...
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Thu, 3 Jun 2010 15:41:58 PDT
Model Bolt Action Sniper Rifle (new instructions!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Bolt-Action-Sniper-Rifle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/H1CW/G3E2CVEF/FQ1H1CWG3E2CVEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/H1CW/G3E2CVEF/FQ1H1CWG3E2CVEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/H1CW/G3E2CVEF/FQ1H1CWG3E2CVEF.SMALL.jpg MadBricoleur This is a mini paper replica of a modern bolt action rifle such as the M700, with a scope that is also made out of paper. EDIT: upon popular request, I'll try to describe the steps as best I can without pictures about how to make the gun. I don't know for sure how much paper I rolled up for each p...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2009 17:14:24 PST
evangelion unit00: airbrushed model http://www.instructables.com/id/evangelion-unit00-airbrushed-model/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/ARJ4/FZ383BZY/F9PARJ4FZ383BZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/ARJ4/FZ383BZY/F9PARJ4FZ383BZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/ARJ4/FZ383BZY/F9PARJ4FZ383BZY.SMALL.jpg chosenangelx for more info comment. scars and bullet holes are custom made. next : rb -79k ball
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Thu, 3 Sep 2009 12:22:41 PDT
Gm Quel airbrushed modified (slightly) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gm-Quel-airbrushed-modified-slightly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/QRD5/FYTCLEDC/FZ2QRD5FYTCLEDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/QRD5/FYTCLEDC/FZ2QRD5FYTCLEDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/QRD5/FYTCLEDC/FZ2QRD5FYTCLEDC.SMALL.jpg chosenangelx if u want more on how to make it or modify or want an instructable etc. comment plz Coming Next: Evangelion unit 00
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Tue, 1 Sep 2009 09:41:18 PDT
Covenant Ghost (Halo) http://www.instructables.com/id/Covenant-Ghost-Halo-1/
Covenant Ghost (Halo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/PY2Q/FYTD4J8W/F0OPY2QFYTD4J8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/PY2Q/FYTD4J8W/F0OPY2QFYTD4J8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/PY2Q/FYTD4J8W/F0OPY2QFYTD4J8W.SMALL.jpg Virtuous This is what I have completed so far of my cardboard covenant ghost from the Halo series. I have decided to enter it as is because it is the 30th, the last day to enter the Gorilla Glue contest. You might notice the side opposite from where I took the picture the wing is missing...yea I ran out of ...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2009 11:24:29 PDT
duct tape 1 up mushroom http://www.instructables.com/id/duct-tape-1-up-mushroom/
duct tape 1 up mushroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/JC18/FV15TRU0/FLFJC18FV15TRU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/JC18/FV15TRU0/FLFJC18FV15TRU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/JC18/FV15TRU0/FLFJC18FV15TRU0.SMALL.jpg sev17 In this instructable I will show you how to make a 1up mushroom out of 4 ping pong ballsalot of reynolds wrapa used wrap of duct tapeand of course ALOT duct tape.I think one could make this in 20 minutes. It took me much longer because i had a dozen different ideas and only one would work. I made a...
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Wed, 27 May 2009 13:19:29 PDT
Recycled Plastic in Plane Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Plastic-in-Plane-Design/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 00:58:04 PST
Epoxy Laminating Systems http://www.instructables.com/id/Epoxy-Laminating-Systems/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/3QCI/FALOLDRG/FWZ3QCIFALOLDRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/3QCI/FALOLDRG/FWZ3QCIFALOLDRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/3QCI/FALOLDRG/FWZ3QCIFALOLDRG.SMALL.jpg freemanmfg Ideal for working on larger projects, a typical 'fiberglass layup' is a popular process for those who need a large, strong, and lightweight tool.To see other mold making videos see http://www.freemansupply.com/moldmaking.htm
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 08:34:04 PST
Surface Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Surface-Casting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/42Y1/FALOLDQW/F6J42Y1FALOLDQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/42Y1/FALOLDQW/F6J42Y1FALOLDQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/42Y1/FALOLDQW/F6J42Y1FALOLDQW.SMALL.jpg freemanmfg Ideal for working on medium-sized projects, this process of pouring a high quality material around a lower quality core creates a highly accurate, yet economical part.To see other mold making videos see http://www.freemansupply.com/moldmaking.htm
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 08:29:26 PST
Moldmaking With Clear Silicone Rubber http://www.instructables.com/id/Moldmaking-With-Clear-Silicone-Rubber/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/RSZ1/FALOLDQR/FTJRSZ1FALOLDQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/RSZ1/FALOLDQR/FTJRSZ1FALOLDQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/RSZ1/FALOLDQR/FTJRSZ1FALOLDQR.SMALL.jpg freemanmfg When a project requires a complex parting line, it is often easier to pour the entire mold in one process with clear rubber, then cut your parting line. This process also saves at least a day in creating the mold.To see other mold making videos see http://www.freemansupply.com/moldmaking.htm
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 08:26:08 PST
Mold Making - Mass Casting Complex Parts (with a parting line) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mold-Making---Mass-Casting-Complex-Parts-with-a-p/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/DJE6/FALOLDR3/FC5DJE6FALOLDR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/DJE6/FALOLDR3/FC5DJE6FALOLDR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/DJE6/FALOLDR3/FC5DJE6FALOLDR3.SMALL.jpg freemanmfg When mass casting a part without a flat side, you must create a two-part mold. We create a two-part silicone rubber mold with a clean parting line and then cast the part with Repro.To see other mold making videos see http://www.freemansupply.com/moldmaking.htm
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 08:21:47 PST
Simple Silicone Rubber Molds (no parting line) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Silicone-Rubber-Molds-no-parting-line/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/5X90/FALOLDR6/FOA5X90FALOLDR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/5X90/FALOLDR6/FOA5X90FALOLDR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/5X90/FALOLDR6/FOA5X90FALOLDR6.SMALL.jpg freemanmfg Ideal for smaller projects (less than 12" x 12"), this is the easiest process for creating parts, patterns, tools, & molds. We demonstrate creating a silicone rubber mold and then the casting of parts with Repro, epoxy casting resins and polyurethane elastomers.To see other mold making videos see ht...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 08:17:56 PST
Urethane Rubber Molds http://www.instructables.com/id/Urethane-Rubber-Molds/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/I0V7/FALOLDR9/F4LI0V7FALOLDR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/I0V7/FALOLDR9/F4LI0V7FALOLDR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/I0V7/FALOLDR9/F4LI0V7FALOLDR9.SMALL.jpg freemanmfg Urethane Rubber molds are widely used when a flexible mold material is required and a more expensive or less abrasion-resistant silicone rubber is not desired. However, their use requires careful application of release agents.To see other mold making videos see http://www.freemansupply.com/moldmakin...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 08:15:45 PST
Making Rigid Molds With Fast-Cast Urethanes http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Rigid-Molds-With-Fast-Cast-Urethanes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/TWKZ/FALOLDPQ/FJ7TWKZFALOLDPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/TWKZ/FALOLDPQ/FJ7TWKZFALOLDPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/TWKZ/FALOLDPQ/FJ7TWKZFALOLDPQ.SMALL.jpg freemanmfg Ideal for smaller models/molds with a flat side, fast-cast urethanes are widely used for their ease of use, low cost, and quick demold times. However, their use requires careful application of release agents.To see other mold making videos see http://www.freemansupply.com/moldmaking.htm
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 08:09:56 PST
Build a model building board http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-model-building-board/
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Fri, 7 Dec 2007 11:09:05 PST
Desert Diorama http://www.instructables.com/id/Desert-Diorama/
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Wed, 9 May 2007 09:34:18 PDT