Instructables: exploring - play - cosplay - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:59:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Propmaking with MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Propmaking-with-MDF/
Propmaking with MDF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/XOPG/HT7P8FGZ/F57XOPGHT7P8FGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/XOPG/HT7P8FGZ/F57XOPGHT7P8FGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/XOPG/HT7P8FGZ/F57XOPGHT7P8FGZ.SMALL.jpg Goombah Squad This Instructable will teach you some of the basics of constructing prop weapons (or really any kind of prop out of MDF). Why MDF? MDF stands for medium density fiberboard. Essentially, it is wood dust that has been compressed and glued together. Saying it like that, though, makes it sound like a h...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:53:23 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
Bioshock Elizabth Choker http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshock-Elizabth-Choker/
Bioshock Elizabth Choker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/KWS7/HT1M25W9/FL7KWS7HT1M25W9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/KWS7/HT1M25W9/FL7KWS7HT1M25W9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/KWS7/HT1M25W9/FL7KWS7HT1M25W9.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs The bird it is.. References First things first: get some good images to help you get everything right! The ribbon You'll need:- a blue-greyish leather or other piece of fabic about 3-3.5cm high and long enough to fit around your neck.- white bias tape (2x lenght of your blue fabric)- white ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:47:42 PDT
Letz make a Paper Hidden Blade (Realistic!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Letz-make-a-Paper-Hidden-Blade-Realistic/
Letz make a Paper Hidden Blade (Realistic!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0I3E/HRI8SHKK/FCS0I3EHRI8SHKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0I3E/HRI8SHKK/FCS0I3EHRI8SHKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/0I3E/HRI8SHKK/FCS0I3EHRI8SHKK.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Welcome to this paper Hidden Blade Instructable... Hidden blade, most iconic 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 and tons of other trou...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:01:29 PST
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
Assasins Creed - Ezio's Belt Buckle - Laser Cut and Etched Costume Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Assasins-Creed-Ezios-Belt-Buckle-Laser-Cut-and-Etc/
Assasins Creed - Ezio's Belt Buckle - Laser Cut and Etched Costume Piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/BLER/HRWNCVYN/F52BLERHRWNCVYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/BLER/HRWNCVYN/F52BLERHRWNCVYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/BLER/HRWNCVYN/F52BLERHRWNCVYN.SMALL.jpg roballoba Assassins Creed... Cool Game... 'nuff said. My friend wanted to make an Ezio Costume for Halloween and needed this crucial piece made. The buckle is ornate and pretty hard to make with drawing and carving on a piece of wood so he sketched it up on Illustrator. I cut a piece of clear Acrylic to fit o...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:25:04 PST
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
How to make Vincent Valentine's gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Vincent-Valentines-gauntlet/
How to make Vincent Valentine's gauntlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TEW0/HR8VAYWN/FHJTEW0HR8VAYWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TEW0/HR8VAYWN/FHJTEW0HR8VAYWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/TEW0/HR8VAYWN/FHJTEW0HR8VAYWN.SMALL.jpg Kerirra Just a basic guide and pattern for a leather version of Vincent's gauntlet (from Final Fantasy VII). What you'll need Your base glove (hopefully something reasonably easy to sew through)
Your medium (I used leather*, but you could probably make it out of metal or something similar)
Gold metallic ...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 00:49:51 PST
Arrow of Legolas http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-of-Legolas/
Arrow of Legolas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/LDXR/HPQO8Z52/FTYLDXRHPQO8Z52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/LDXR/HPQO8Z52/FTYLDXRHPQO8Z52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/LDXR/HPQO8Z52/FTYLDXRHPQO8Z52.SMALL.jpg EarthboundEmpire Legolas is my favourite character in Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit and this is a replica arrow I made of the ones Legolas carries in The Lord of the Rings movies. Note that this isn't designed for real archery. For display purposes only. This arrow is quite large compared to my height because I ...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 06:01:43 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
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...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 18:36:02 PST
Princess Merida Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pincess-Merida-Costume/
Princess Merida Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CI72/HO7XD4LB/FATCI72HO7XD4LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CI72/HO7XD4LB/FATCI72HO7XD4LB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/CI72/HO7XD4LB/FATCI72HO7XD4LB.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs My cosplay/ costume of DIsney Pixars Princess Merida of Dunbroch! I just love her independent and tom-boy-ish character. Her story is lovely and the more often I see the landscape the more I want to go back visit scotland!! Her personalilty fits me to good to be true and so it was decided! My new c...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 08:36:08 PST
Bioshock Infinite - Booker DeWitt Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Bioshock-Infinite-Booker-DeWitt-Vest/
Bioshock Infinite - Booker DeWitt Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/5TZG/HO7XP2DY/F1J5TZGHO7XP2DY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/5TZG/HO7XP2DY/F1J5TZGHO7XP2DY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/5TZG/HO7XP2DY/F1J5TZGHO7XP2DY.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Hey fellas, I am a cosplayer and my upcoming cosplay plans are including the incredible,fun and mind-blowing game Bioshock Infinite! This time,I will be teaming up with my beloved boyfriend to accomplish this cosplay dream - him as Booker DeWitt and myself as Elizabeth. Because he is not able...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 05:03:48 PST
Chuck Greene Cosplay (With Servbot Lego Mask) http://www.instructables.com/id/Chuck-Greene-Cosplay-With-Servbot-Lego-Mask/
Chuck Greene Cosplay (With Servbot Lego Mask) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/JU6H/HNE45JU2/F15JU6HHNE45JU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/JU6H/HNE45JU2/F15JU6HHNE45JU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/JU6H/HNE45JU2/F15JU6HHNE45JU2.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent I originally planned this for Halloween, but  wasn't able to finish it in time. I completed it about a week after so that it could be used for future Comic Cons. The iconic Chuck Greene costume consists of a novelty giant Lego-like head (Servbot Mask), a yellow leather biking jacket, and some sort ...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 09:51:30 PST
Dune Giant Sandworm Shai Hulud Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Dune-Giant-Sandworm-Shai-Hulud-Costume/
Dune Giant Sandworm Shai Hulud Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1NPH/HNUEY8R1/FE41NPHHNUEY8R1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1NPH/HNUEY8R1/FE41NPHHNUEY8R1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/1NPH/HNUEY8R1/FE41NPHHNUEY8R1.SMALL.jpg canida The giant sandworms of Dune can grow to over 400 meters long, and are equipped with an incredible array of crystalline teeth. They dwell in the deep desert on the planet Arrakis, sole source of the prescience-inducing spice drug melange, and are known to native Fremen as Shai-Hulud. The worms create...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:31:44 PST
How to be a Cylon, or The Excitable Glowing Cylon Spine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-be-a-Cylon-or-The-Excitable-Glowing-Cylon-S/
How to be a Cylon, or The Excitable Glowing Cylon Spine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/73FF/HNV9ON3X/FKC73FFHNV9ON3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/73FF/HNV9ON3X/FKC73FFHNV9ON3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/73FF/HNV9ON3X/FKC73FFHNV9ON3X.SMALL.jpg iminthebathroom Note:  Video at end is being hijacked by Cylons!  New video and pics to be uploaded soon! Have you always wanted to be a Cylon, or just maybe like the shenanigans and hijinks of being mistaken as one?  Either way, with the Excitable Cylon Glowing Spine you too can join the ranks of the fabled 12 as...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 23:53:09 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
Princess Mononoke Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Princess-Mononoke-Costume/
Princess Mononoke Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F97E/HNICUUBM/FEJF97EHNICUUBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F97E/HNICUUBM/FEJF97EHNICUUBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/F97E/HNICUUBM/FEJF97EHNICUUBM.SMALL.jpg TheFirewalker Thank you everybody for the feature and all the supportive comments! It really means a lot to me, thank you all!! :-D This is my first ever experience cosplaying! I really wanted to be Princess Mononoke for Halloween. I've never cosplayed before so I wasn't sure where to start. I thought I'd just ...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 20:03:14 PST
Spy vs. Spy http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-vs-Spy/
Spy vs. Spy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/8LP4/HNHA2K7K/FXH8LP4HNHA2K7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/8LP4/HNHA2K7K/FXH8LP4HNHA2K7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/8LP4/HNHA2K7K/FXH8LP4HNHA2K7K.SMALL.jpg kokoleo The last 3 years my kids have wanted to do brother/sister team costumes for Halloween. In 2011 they were Finn and Jake from Adventure Time. In 2012 they were Mordecai and Rigby from Regular Show. This year, they wanted to be Spy vs. Spy. They don't read MAD magazine but they watch the animated sket...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:55:45 PDT
Terminator Flesh Chest Wound http://www.instructables.com/id/Terminator-Flesh-Chest-Wound/
Terminator Flesh Chest Wound - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/CX3P/HN81ZCRD/FDJCX3PHN81ZCRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/CX3P/HN81ZCRD/FDJCX3PHN81ZCRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/CX3P/HN81ZCRD/FDJCX3PHN81ZCRD.SMALL.jpg omex In this instructable ill show you how to create a cheap but effective robotic flesh wound to accompany a terminator costume.The tools you need are:Flesh colour latex. Red acrylic. Black acrylic. Foam brush. Red led. Acrylic rod. Foamies. Eva foam (i used a thin yoga mat). Enamel silver acrylic. A sp...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:07:33 PDT
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Assassins-Creed-Hidden-Blade-Functional-Prop/
Assassin's Creed Hidden Blade - Functional Prop!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/CXB9/HN82HL7H/FE0CXB9HN82HL7H.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver In this Instructable I will be teaching you how to build a working replica of the Hidden Blade from the Assassin's Creed video game series. Don't be intimidated by the number of steps involved, this is a fun project that should only take you a few days in your workshop and should only cost you aroun...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:31:46 PDT
Thor: The Dark World Mjolnir http://www.instructables.com/id/Thor-The-Dark-World-Mjolnir/
Thor: The Dark World Mjolnir - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GQ5O/HNC2J8RM/F1RGQ5OHNC2J8RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GQ5O/HNC2J8RM/F1RGQ5OHNC2J8RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/GQ5O/HNC2J8RM/F1RGQ5OHNC2J8RM.SMALL.jpg jetpackbraggin First off, confession. I'm really not a big Thor fan. I like the character just fine, but most of that has to do with the movies. I still remember being surprised by the cheers for the end credits scene in Iron Man 2 ("That's got to be the first time anyone shouted "*bleep* yeah Thor!!!"). And then...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:34:07 PDT
Raiden (Cyborg Ninja) w/ Motorized Face Shield from Metal Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Raiden-Cyborg-Ninja-w-Motorized-Face-Shield-from-M/
Raiden (Cyborg Ninja) w/ Motorized Face Shield from Metal Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/GQQ1/HN82P3UE/FVBGQQ1HN82P3UE.SMALL.jpg mizunohadouken I was a big fan of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance right after I first played the demo video game and thought Raiden was awesome.  How can a cyborg ninja not be cool?  This was a new challenge for me, as I have never freehanded a costume before.  After a little research on google, this is how I ended...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 14:44:45 PDT
How to make a Batman's "Scarecrow" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Batmans-Scarecrow/
How to make a Batman's "Scarecrow" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7NIU/HKM9489O/FIN7NIUHKM9489O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7NIU/HKM9489O/FIN7NIUHKM9489O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7NIU/HKM9489O/FIN7NIUHKM9489O.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations *For this particular costume, we wanted to infuse several aspects of different scarecrow costumes. We wanted the practicality of wearing street clothes, but with some key aspects of scarecrow flair. *Batman begin’s jonathan crane (dress clothes and mask). *Arkham Asylum’s scarecrow (needle hand wi...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:41:43 PDT
How to make a sims plumbob hat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-sims-plumbob-hat/
How to make a sims plumbob hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/BQHM/H82U8KAM/FAOBQHMH82U8KAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/BQHM/H82U8KAM/FAOBQHMH82U8KAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/BQHM/H82U8KAM/FAOBQHMH82U8KAM.SMALL.jpg James___UK So there I was looking along my games shelf thinking of a simple costume design to do and I got the idea to make one of these hats which makes you into a sim along with whatever clothing you're wearing! This is a semi-easy build and you may well have most of what you need lying around, but it may or...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 14:46:45 PDT
How to make a Transformers: Insecticon "Shrapnel" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Transformers-Insecticon-Shrapnel-Cos/
How to make a Transformers: Insecticon "Shrapnel" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2LIG/HMVJ96M8/FCM2LIGHMVJ96M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2LIG/HMVJ96M8/FCM2LIGHMVJ96M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2LIG/HMVJ96M8/FCM2LIGHMVJ96M8.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations Mechanized Bugs?! Don’t mind if I do! For C2e2, we decided to go as Transformers. So this is Shrapnel. He is a decepticon.. He’s an insecticon… and He’s a stag beetle. *A very special shout-out to instructable members: dannyeurena and Incxtc for their previous Transformers tutorials as theirs w...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:18:12 PDT
faux fur animal ears http://www.instructables.com/id/faux-fur-animal-ears/
faux fur animal ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/MVTI/H8CVGHHE/F5SMVTIH8CVGHHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/MVTI/H8CVGHHE/F5SMVTIH8CVGHHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/MVTI/H8CVGHHE/F5SMVTIH8CVGHHE.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink These faux fur ears are perfect for cosplay and costumes! They're easy to put together (even though I admit they're a little time consuming!), and pretty cheap as well. I've included a template for the ear shape I went with, but I think these faux fur ears could be easily modified to look like cat, ...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:33:34 PDT
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Erza-Scarlets-Heart-Kreuz-Armor-Sword/
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/I77Z/HLZRHBPI/FEOI77ZHLZRHBPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/I77Z/HLZRHBPI/FEOI77ZHLZRHBPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/I77Z/HLZRHBPI/FEOI77ZHLZRHBPI.SMALL.jpg nphoenix2 Hello gorgeous people! So this was my first cosplay attempt EVER, Erza Scarlet’s Heart Kreuz Armor from the anime Fairy Tail. And since I got frustrated searching the internet for tutorials and found nothing useful, I promised myself to share my knowledge with everyone if the armor turned out to be...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 12:12:34 PDT
Como fazer um capacete básico com pepakura http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-fazer-um-capacete-bsico-com-pepakura/
Como fazer um capacete básico com pepakura - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/RB1I/HFSHUJHR/F2DRB1IHFSHUJHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/RB1I/HFSHUJHR/F2DRB1IHFSHUJHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/RB1I/HFSHUJHR/F2DRB1IHFSHUJHR.SMALL.jpg FabiojapaXD Fala pessoal, tudo bem? Eu sou o Fábio, Administrador do Pepakura Cosplayers Brasil (http://www.facebook.com/groups/544986712193773/?bookmark_t=group) e estou aqui hoje fazendo um tutorial para vocês que querem começar a fazer capacetes e armaduras com pepakura mas não tem uma base concreta por não ...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 15:37:38 PDT
Simple (yet effective) Edward Scissorhands costume for kiddos http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-yet-effective-Edward-Scissorhands-costume/
Simple (yet effective) Edward Scissorhands costume for kiddos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/MDRD/H8W1VS1Q/FUHMDRDH8W1VS1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/MDRD/H8W1VS1Q/FUHMDRDH8W1VS1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/MDRD/H8W1VS1Q/FUHMDRDH8W1VS1Q.SMALL.jpg caraslifka When my son told me that he wanted to be Edward Scissorhands for Halloween, I knew that we were going to have a blast making the costume for him. Everyone in the family had something to add - my son of course offering the piece de resistance by literally *becoming* Edward that Halloween night :) Ma...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 18:18:13 PST
How to make a Batman's "Red Hood: Jason Todd" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Batmans-Red-Hood-Jason-Todd-costume/
How to make a Batman's "Red Hood: Jason Todd" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/5UKO/HKM94BGX/FF05UKOHKM94BGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/5UKO/HKM94BGX/FF05UKOHKM94BGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/5UKO/HKM94BGX/FF05UKOHKM94BGX.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations Easily one of my most favorite Batman Story lines. Jason Todd comes back to life after being killed by the Joker and is PISSED. *special note: The helmet will be form fitting to your entire head. Caution to those who are claustrophobic Materials: - military boots -card board -comic book cardboa...
By: SpicyPandaCreations

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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:03:09 PDT
Gigantic dwarven hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Gigantic-dwarven-hammer/
Gigantic dwarven hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/67O4/HM8DFS0F/FB867O4HM8DFS0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/67O4/HM8DFS0F/FB867O4HM8DFS0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/67O4/HM8DFS0F/FB867O4HM8DFS0F.SMALL.jpg JarOfEyeballs I made this hammer for Elf Fantasy Fair, for my dwarf costume, but it can also be used for a Halloween costume, of course. It's pretty huge, but since it's made mostly from styrofoam, it's lighter than you would expect. I carried it around all day, and it was doable. The materials you need: - Styro...
By: JarOfEyeballs

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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 06:26:15 PDT
Mjolnir Mk. V (Pepakura Halo Armour) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mjolnir-Mk-V-Pepakura-Halo-Armour/
Mjolnir Mk. V (Pepakura Halo Armour) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/M3I8/HM8DDF44/FV5M3I8HM8DDF44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/M3I8/HM8DDF44/FV5M3I8HM8DDF44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/M3I8/HM8DDF44/FV5M3I8HM8DDF44.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent This is my custom Spartan armour from Halo reach Since there are so many pepakura tutorials out there, I'll try and keep the tutorial very basic, and instead add tips and shortcuts that I've found while creating the armour. To save space I won't detail the required materials (These can mostly be se...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 06:58:55 PDT
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Gauntlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Erza-Scarlets-Heart-Kreuz-Armor-Gauntlets/
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Gauntlets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/QWD5/HM33VNU2/FXRQWD5HM33VNU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/QWD5/HM33VNU2/FXRQWD5HM33VNU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/QWD5/HM33VNU2/FXRQWD5HM33VNU2.SMALL.jpg nphoenix2 Hello gorgeous people! So this was my first cosplay attempt EVER, Erza Scarlet’s Heart Kreuz Armor from the anime Fairy Tail. And since I got frustrated searching the internet for tutorials and found nothing useful, I promised myself to share my knowledge with everyone if the armor turned out to be...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:16:41 PDT
How to make an Avatar: The Last Airbender "Blue Spirit" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Avatar-The-Last-Airbender-Blue-Spir/
How to make an Avatar: The Last Airbender "Blue Spirit" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/W8GX/HLZRAGR5/FCHW8GXHLZRAGR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/W8GX/HLZRAGR5/FCHW8GXHLZRAGR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/W8GX/HLZRAGR5/FCHW8GXHLZRAGR5.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations So for halloween, my girlfriend wanted to be the Blue Spirit from Avatar: The Last Airbender. It's a pretty good outfit for halloween, as the costume incorporates fairly normal clothes, and only a few major props.  Materials: -Baggy black pants -black long sleeve t shirt -black gloves -black so...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:24:03 PDT
Make Your Own Alien Disintegrator From Fallout 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Alien-Disitegrator-From-Fallout-3/
Make Your Own Alien Disintegrator From Fallout 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/591M/HM768J2D/FKB591MHM768J2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/591M/HM768J2D/FKB591MHM768J2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/591M/HM768J2D/FKB591MHM768J2D.SMALL.jpg Nachocheez1 Seeing as this is my first instrucible, I've decided to allow customization of user preference over the materials used to construct this build. I've acquired the materials over time and do not expect anyone to buy anything. Remember, improvisation is a great quality! Getting Started Anyway, I f...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:52:57 PDT
Constellation Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Constellation-Skirt/
Constellation Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/WMVN/HLZRQW9S/FUVWMVNHLZRQW9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/WMVN/HLZRQW9S/FUVWMVNHLZRQW9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/WMVN/HLZRQW9S/FUVWMVNHLZRQW9S.SMALL.jpg BelleLindsay This is my first Instructable!  I'm a huge fan of Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus series, an astronomy enthusiast, and a woman fascinated with e-textiles.  I thought I should combine the three, creating a constellation dress to wear to Dragon Con 2013.  I started working on ideas for the skirt...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:12:39 PDT
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Erza-Scarlets-Heart-Kreuz-Armor-Belt/
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/ITFQ/HLXUIH17/FHGITFQHLXUIH17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/ITFQ/HLXUIH17/FHGITFQHLXUIH17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/ITFQ/HLXUIH17/FHGITFQHLXUIH17.SMALL.jpg nphoenix2 Hello beautiful people! So this was my first cosplay attempt EVER, Erza Scarlet’s Heart Kreuz Armor from the anime Fairy Tail. And since I got frustrated searching the internet for tutorials and found nothing useful, I promised myself to share my knowledge with everyone if the armor turned out to b...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 16:16:31 PDT
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Chest-piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Erza-Scarlets-Heart-Kreuz-Armor-Chest-piece/
Erza Scarlet's Heart Kreuz Armor : Chest-piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/NXIB/HLSHHD0R/FRCNXIBHLSHHD0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/NXIB/HLSHHD0R/FRCNXIBHLSHHD0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/NXIB/HLSHHD0R/FRCNXIBHLSHHD0R.SMALL.jpg nphoenix2 Hello beautiful people! So this was my first cosplay attempt EVER, Erza Scarlet’s Heart Kreuz Armor from the anime Fairy Tail. And since I got frustrated searching the internet for tutorials and found nothing useful, I promised myself to share my knowledge with everyone if the armor turned out to b...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:19:30 PDT
Blighted Beak - Plague Doctor Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Blighted-Beak-Plague-Doctor-Mask/
Blighted Beak - Plague Doctor Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/IS62/HLSH5DO3/FE9IS62HLSH5DO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/IS62/HLSH5DO3/FE9IS62HLSH5DO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/IS62/HLSH5DO3/FE9IS62HLSH5DO3.SMALL.jpg KatieLawter This mask is based on the Blighted Beak Mask from TF2, but is good for any Plague Doctor costume. Here’s what you’ll need: - Leather (Varying thicknesses. Don’t know the technical measurements, so check the pics. Used a somewhat thick stuff for most of the mask, then a little bit of thin mate...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 12:11:29 PDT
How to make a Transformers "Hot Rod/ Rodimus Prime" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Transformers-Hot-Rod-Rodimus-Prime-C/
How to make a Transformers "Hot Rod/ Rodimus Prime" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/5FIR/HLOC2ND9/FVT5FIRHLOC2ND9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/5FIR/HLOC2ND9/FVT5FIRHLOC2ND9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/5FIR/HLOC2ND9/FVT5FIRHLOC2ND9.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations "Until the day til all are one!" When Optimus Prime died, the Matrix of Leadership was eventually passed on to my main man, Hot Rod. This past year, my friends and I decided our theme for the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo was going to be Transformers. We all picked characters and I decided to...
By: SpicyPandaCreations

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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 23:08:48 PDT
Connor's Tomahawk AC3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Assassins-Creed-3-Connors-Tomahawk/
Connor's Tomahawk AC3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/AMCD/HQBFWUY1/FJYAMCDHQBFWUY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/AMCD/HQBFWUY1/FJYAMCDHQBFWUY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/AMCD/HQBFWUY1/FJYAMCDHQBFWUY1.SMALL.jpg EarthboundEmpire This is made entirely out of wood. It is my first instructable so I hope you guys like it :) I made this because I wasn't satisfied when the official replica came out - too flimsily and expensive. Perfect for putting that finishing touch to your Connor cosplay or halloween costume :D The only dange...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 07:55:33 PDT
Mystic Lord costume: horns, armor, silk painting + more (oh my) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mystic-Lord-costume-horns-armor-silk-painting-/
Mystic Lord costume: horns, armor, silk painting + more (oh my) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/1OQK/F82EU80Y/FWR1OQKF82EU80Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/1OQK/F82EU80Y/FWR1OQKF82EU80Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/1OQK/F82EU80Y/FWR1OQKF82EU80Y.SMALL.jpg houseofdarkly The making of a crazy costume, more or less from start to finish, with some fun techniques to surprise your friends and confound your enemies. Condensed version of four months of my life, neatly packaged for your convenience - because doesn't everyone want to be a feared and adored demon sorcerer? T...
By: houseofdarkly

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Sun, 4 Nov 2007 19:12:21 PST
Carnage Cosplay http://www.instructables.com/id/Carnage-Cosplay/
Carnage Cosplay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/H299/HJ5ZL2FQ/FTWH299HJ5ZL2FQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/H299/HJ5ZL2FQ/FTWH299HJ5ZL2FQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/H299/HJ5ZL2FQ/FTWH299HJ5ZL2FQ.SMALL.jpg Planet Rob This is a build for Dragon*Con 2013. Hi, this build is for D*C 2013 in Atlanta. Last year I created the Mr Freeze Build and it turned out pretty well/ So lets try something different. :) Materials This time I'm making Carnage. As with all builds, you will need a little bit of patience. The to...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:38:26 PDT
How to make a Lego "Superman" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Lego-Superman-costume/
How to make a Lego "Superman" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/8Y8C/HKM90WDC/FZE8Y8CHKM90WDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/8Y8C/HKM90WDC/FZE8Y8CHKM90WDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/8Y8C/HKM90WDC/FZE8Y8CHKM90WDC.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations For Wizard world 2012, I thought i wasn’t going to have enough time to build an intricate costume.. so why not just build a lego one~ sounded easy enough.. it took me about 5 days total. I was thinking about which lego person to be, and then i thought, “Why not use this to surprise some kids at a ho...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:24:30 PDT
How to make a Fantastic Four "Thing" costume http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Thing-costume/
How to make a Fantastic Four "Thing" costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/YDEE/HKM8SOYD/F9BYDEEHKM8SOYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/YDEE/HKM8SOYD/F9BYDEEHKM8SOYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/YDEE/HKM8SOYD/F9BYDEEHKM8SOYD.SMALL.jpg SpicyPandaCreations So my friend Big dave asked me to build him a “Thing” suit from marvel comics for the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. -Special note that some of the pictures do not correlate exactly with the directions. This is because I work on the costume as a whole instead of specific segments. -You may ...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:50:04 PDT
Building a replica Predator costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-killer-Predator-costume/
Building a replica Predator costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/HAVO/HIYWKVQJ/FQGHAVOHIYWKVQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/HAVO/HIYWKVQJ/FQGHAVOHIYWKVQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/HAVO/HIYWKVQJ/FQGHAVOHIYWKVQJ.SMALL.jpg Honus In 1987 Stan Winston Studios created one of the most iconic creatures to grace the silver screen- the Predator. An actor named Kevin Peter Hall played the Predator -and now twenty six years later his nephew Jamie Hall would pay tribute to Uncle Kevin and once again bring this beloved creature to lif...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:43:51 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
Laser Cut MDF Cosplay Pistols http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-MDF-Cosplay-Pistols/
Laser Cut MDF Cosplay Pistols - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/813X/HHS9I7Z8/F4Y813XHHS9I7Z8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/813X/HHS9I7Z8/F4Y813XHHS9I7Z8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/813X/HHS9I7Z8/F4Y813XHHS9I7Z8.SMALL.jpg BlindSquirrelProps Several years ago, I was commissioned by a cosplayer to build replicas of Dante's twin pistols, Ebony and Ivory, from the Devil May Cry video game series. I was still new to prop-building so I cut the body of each gun out of 3/4" MDF and glued on bits of plastic to make them look like their game cou...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 12:50:59 PDT
Iron Man War Machine Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/BECOMING-STARK-An-in-depth-tutorial-on-making-Iro/
Iron Man War Machine Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/EUKW/GI0TCXT9/FDYEUKWGI0TCXT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/EUKW/GI0TCXT9/FDYEUKWGI0TCXT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/EUKW/GI0TCXT9/FDYEUKWGI0TCXT9.SMALL.jpg Jeprachaun For a long time I've been curious to jump into the world of costume building, and this Christmas break it made the perfect project. I dived head first into the fun and quirky world of Pepakura. Pepakura is a program that takes 3D models and unfolds them into a series of 2D pieces that can be printe...
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Tue, 28 Dec 2010 16:56:30 PST