Instructables: exploring - play - props - props - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:49:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ghostbusters: Ecto-Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghostbusters-Ecto-Goggles/
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By: The Replica Maker

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:33:28 PDT
Propmaking with MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Propmaking-with-MDF/
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By: Goombah Squad

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:53:23 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...
By: Steven K Smith Props

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:30:24 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...
By: Steven K Smith Props

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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:00:54 PST
Ordon Sword from Zelda Twilight Princess http://www.instructables.com/id/Ordon-Sword-from-Zelda-Twilight-Princess/
Ordon Sword from Zelda Twilight Princess - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/F6JY/HOUFPUGA/F9UF6JYHOUFPUGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/F6JY/HOUFPUGA/F9UF6JYHOUFPUGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/F6JY/HOUFPUGA/F9UF6JYHOUFPUGA.SMALL.jpg EarthboundEmpire The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess is one of my favourite games, so I was quite excited to make this sword :D I wanted to make a really ancient-looking, beat up sword to give it more realism and character - I think it turned out good for my first attempt at 'breaking down' something. Now i'll sho...
By: EarthboundEmpire

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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 18:36:02 PST
Make a nice old clock from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Prop-Clock/
Make a nice old clock from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/DHJ4/HEXS4LKW/F6XDHJ4HEXS4LKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/DHJ4/HEXS4LKW/F6XDHJ4HEXS4LKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/DHJ4/HEXS4LKW/F6XDHJ4HEXS4LKW.SMALL.gif damianzuch In this Instructable I'm going to outline the steps my partner Tina and I took when we were figuring out this build. We were hired by a film company to make a prop clock (the clock had a very specific look - that's why they didn't just buy one from an antique shop). If you need any clarification on ...
By: damianzuch

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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 21:54:31 PDT
Dominator - Psycho Pass prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Dominator-Psycho-Pass-prop/
Dominator - Psycho Pass prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/MBDI/HI3TYJ05/FJFMBDIHI3TYJ05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/MBDI/HI3TYJ05/FJFMBDIHI3TYJ05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/MBDI/HI3TYJ05/FJFMBDIHI3TYJ05.SMALL.jpg hardworkguts A quick guide on how I had made my Dominators from the show Psycho-Pass. The master was made from layers of laser-cut 1/8" MDF with the top layer containing the etched detailing. Most of the difficulty was the molding and casting technique since I wanted to be able to produce these quickly and accur...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 23:26:34 PDT
DELETED http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironman-Arc-Reactor-v2-laser-cut/
DELETED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/U5HU/HH2VW4G6/FIEU5HUHH2VW4G6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/U5HU/HH2VW4G6/FIEU5HUHH2VW4G6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/U5HU/HH2VW4G6/FIEU5HUHH2VW4G6.SMALL.jpg EccentricNeko DELETED
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Mon, 27 May 2013 10:58:38 PDT
How to make Sting from The Hobbit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Sting-from-The-Hobbit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC2/HD7U0GF0/F9DOVC2HD7U0GF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC2/HD7U0GF0/F9DOVC2HD7U0GF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/OVC2/HD7U0GF0/F9DOVC2HD7U0GF0.SMALL.jpg allhailskippy Materials You'll need the following: Foam board The pattern printed on sticker paper (Available at my website: http://bit.ly/1352a00) Scissors Xcato knife Good quality masking tape A marker A hot glue gun A meter stick (or a steady hand) Silver, Brown and Black spray paint Painters tape Crazy g...
By: allhailskippy

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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 07:29:59 PST
Skyrim Dragon Priest Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Dragon-Priest-Mask/
Skyrim Dragon Priest Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/X3RP/H8CVG2I4/F1WX3RPH8CVG2I4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/X3RP/H8CVG2I4/F1WX3RPH8CVG2I4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/X3RP/H8CVG2I4/F1WX3RPH8CVG2I4.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob Ever wanted to be part of an evil, dragon worshiping cult? I know I have! If you've ever played through Skyrim, you will probably have found at least one of these masks while adventuring. While there's some disagreement, a lot of people think that they are one of the best-designed pieces of equipmen...
By: Ikkalebob

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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 06:56:20 PDT
How to make Juliet Starling's Lollipop Chainsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Juliet-Starlings-Lollipop-Chainsaw/
How to make Juliet Starling's Lollipop Chainsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/0ALU/H4GSEFNT/F4H0ALUH4GSEFNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/0ALU/H4GSEFNT/F4H0ALUH4GSEFNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/0ALU/H4GSEFNT/F4H0ALUH4GSEFNT.SMALL.jpg backwards lamb A film maker friend of mine commissioned me to make the lollipop chainsaw from the new game. so this is how i went about creating the prop from the game. This is but one way to make this prop. im not an expert so there are probably better ways to make parts of this, this is just a guide to make it...
By: backwards lamb

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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 02:57:53 PDT
TF2 Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/TF2-Rocket-Launcher/
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By: RedWagon

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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:20:02 PDT
TF2 Minigun (Sasha) http://www.instructables.com/id/TF2-Minigun-Sasha/
TF2 Minigun (Sasha) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/02LE/H19RHSNL/FFU02LEH19RHSNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/02LE/H19RHSNL/FFU02LEH19RHSNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/02LE/H19RHSNL/FFU02LEH19RHSNL.SMALL.jpg RedWagon This is an Instructible for creating a minigun from Team Fortress 2 for cosplay or whatever.  This covers creating a basic minigun with spinning or fixed barrel. This was made at LVL1, Louisville's Hackerspace.  (see more at http://www.lvl1.org)  Be sure to check your area for a hackerspace, ...
By: RedWagon

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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:02:16 PDT
Daft Punk Thomas Bangalter Helmet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Daft-Punk-Thomas-Bangalter-Helmet/
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By: FennecCooper

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Wed, 7 Mar 2012 10:48:50 PST
How to Make a Skyrim Iron Helmet (From Paper to Prop) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Skyrim-Iron-Helmet-From-Paper-to-Pr/
How to Make a Skyrim Iron Helmet (From Paper to Prop) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/C904/GX6L77JH/F22C904GX6L77JH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/C904/GX6L77JH/F22C904GX6L77JH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/C904/GX6L77JH/F22C904GX6L77JH.SMALL.jpg greynolds1 Hail Dovakhiin! This Instructable will teach you how to take a 3D model and turn it into a real, solid, sturdy prop. Specifically, I will be creating the iron helmet from Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim. As my entrance to the Make it Real challenge, this focuses on the person with minimal too...
By: greynolds1

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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 17:35:52 PST
How to make a Daft Punk Guy Manuel Helmet and costume! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Daft-Punk-Guy-Manuel-Replica-Helmet/
How to make a Daft Punk Guy Manuel Helmet and costume! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9MP3/GUA8INO1/FCG9MP3GUA8INO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9MP3/GUA8INO1/FCG9MP3GUA8INO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/9MP3/GUA8INO1/FCG9MP3GUA8INO1.SMALL.jpg FennecCooper So, since my last build of Isaac Clarke, there has been a passion growing in me for making props, therefore I decided to tackle a project of higher magnitude and so I chose to do Guy Manuel's helmet from Daft Punk, so I will stop blabbing on now and begin with the procedure.. So let's do this! Haha....
By: FennecCooper

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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 21:16:45 PDT
Cardboard props: How to make a Pirate Treasure Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-props-How-to-make-a-Pirate-Treasure-Che/
Cardboard props: How to make a Pirate Treasure Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/RCQM/GIWZLEWM/F3CRCQMGIWZLEWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/RCQM/GIWZLEWM/F3CRCQMGIWZLEWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/RCQM/GIWZLEWM/F3CRCQMGIWZLEWM.SMALL.jpg Biggsy So, this year saw me making another Treasure Chest for the Gangshow... And this is a how to for it... I have made a few of these over the years, and if i had the space and utensils, I would make it out of wood, as the construction would be the same.... for the curved top I would probably use some f...
By: Biggsy

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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 15:51:01 PST
Make a Death Note using Graphite Transfer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Death-Note-using-Graphite-Transfer/
Make a Death Note using Graphite Transfer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/MB3E/GOOP5FUZ/FQDMB3EGOOP5FUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/MB3E/GOOP5FUZ/FQDMB3EGOOP5FUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/MB3E/GOOP5FUZ/FQDMB3EGOOP5FUZ.SMALL.jpg Demon_Darkchild Need a Death Note for your next cosplay? Just want a coffee table piece? Make one today with this foolproof method that even the most artistically challenged can do. I actually haven't watched alot of Death note, but my friend has a sister who absolutely loves it. For her birthday, said friend want...
By: Demon_Darkchild

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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 17:43:40 PDT
How to make a Prop 'Glass' Cinderella Slipper (From a Pretzel tub?) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Prop-Glass-Cinderella-Slipper-Fro/
How to make a Prop 'Glass' Cinderella Slipper (From a Pretzel tub?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/O95Q/GJHVGYDT/FJTO95QGJHVGYDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/O95Q/GJHVGYDT/FJTO95QGJHVGYDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/O95Q/GJHVGYDT/FJTO95QGJHVGYDT.SMALL.jpg Biggsy So for Gangshow this year... I was asked to beg borrow steal or make some very... INTERESTING items... one of which is a 'Glass Slipper'... So I knew no-one that I could beg one off... I knew no-where I could borrow or steal one from... So It looked like I would have to make one... I had looked roun...
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Wed, 2 Feb 2011 12:19:26 PST
Quick simple halloween horns http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-simple-halloween-horns/
Quick simple halloween horns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2LTB/GJHVCONP/FGS2LTBGJHVCONP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2LTB/GJHVCONP/FGS2LTBGJHVCONP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/2LTB/GJHVCONP/FGS2LTBGJHVCONP.SMALL.jpg marshon Going to a fancy dress party? Or wanting to be a little devil for Halloween? Here's a quick and simple method for making some nice little horns. Materials and preparation The main material is sponge pipe lagging. It's used to stop water pipes from freezing in winter and is available at many ha...
By: marshon

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Sat, 29 Jan 2011 05:38:47 PST
How to make an armour mask http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-armour-mask/
How to make an armour mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7TV8/GEMKR2DS/FXB7TV8GEMKR2DS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7TV8/GEMKR2DS/FXB7TV8GEMKR2DS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7TV8/GEMKR2DS/FXB7TV8GEMKR2DS.SMALL.jpg marshon I wanted to make a mask / helmet for a fancy dress ball. The method used here could construct any rough and battle damaged type of helmet, from ancient Sparta and Greece to Roman or even Medieval or LOTR. A smooth surface can be achieved but it will require a lot of elbow grease to sand back. A rou...
By: marshon

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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 06:59:46 PDT
Cheap but convincing masquerade masks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-but-convincing-masquerade-masks/
Cheap but convincing masquerade masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/GVNT/G8XPMB7F/FTCGVNTG8XPMB7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/GVNT/G8XPMB7F/FTCGVNTG8XPMB7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/GVNT/G8XPMB7F/FTCGVNTG8XPMB7F.SMALL.jpg marshon Here's a cheap way to make masquerade or Venetian masks that look as good as real ones. Most of my body art work requires some sort of props. These are often used only once or twice so they have to be cheap. Good quality masks start at around £20.00 GBP and go on up to hundreds of pounds for an ori...
By: marshon

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Sat, 8 May 2010 04:24:37 PDT
[spilled coffee prank/prop] http://www.instructables.com/id/spilled-coffee-prankprop/
[spilled coffee prank/prop] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/4E04/G7DYXZ5J/FN24E04G7DYXZ5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/4E04/G7DYXZ5J/FN24E04G7DYXZ5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/4E04/G7DYXZ5J/FN24E04G7DYXZ5J.SMALL.jpg foothillfrontier Happy April Fools Day!  This is a pretty authentic way of making it look like you (or someone else) spilled their coffee. Works well on someones desk, workstation, or even good on a hard floor. Simply follow the steps below and in less than an hour and around $6 you can have a great and authentic lo...
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Thu, 1 Apr 2010 10:34:43 PDT