Instructables: exploring - props - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 18:44:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lightweight Steampunk Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightweight-Steampunk-Props/
Lightweight Steampunk Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/TEOV/HXTQ6HV8/FWUTEOVHXTQ6HV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/TEOV/HXTQ6HV8/FWUTEOVHXTQ6HV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/TEOV/HXTQ6HV8/FWUTEOVHXTQ6HV8.SMALL.jpg blipvert A local indoor percussion group (Team Percussion USA) needed props for their winter show. The requirements for the props were: Steampunk theme with animated 'Rube Goldberg' elements Break down for transport to events around Northern California plus cross-country to the Ohio championships Rugged a...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:22:03 PDT
Flipped Out Baldric http://www.instructables.com/id/Flipped-Out-Baldric/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:39:20 PDT
Full scale mouse droid from star wars http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-scale-mouse-droid-from-star-wars/
Full scale mouse droid from star wars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/JE37/HXZ4S41R/FG3JE37HXZ4S41R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/JE37/HXZ4S41R/FG3JE37HXZ4S41R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/JE37/HXZ4S41R/FG3JE37HXZ4S41R.SMALL.jpg backwards lamb I love star wars and have always loved building things from the film franchise. I have my own Stormtrooper armour, after visiting a star wars day at our local science center i decided i wanted to make a Droid from the film. R2D2 was my first choice but i lack the space for a full size R2 in our hous...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:52:00 PDT
ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built http://www.instructables.com/id/ACUnity-Phantom-Blade-the-paper-built/
ACUnity Phantom Blade the paper built - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/WXEN/HXTFUX4M/FU3WXENHXTFUX4M.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Welcome to this paper Phantom Blade Instructable...Phantom blade, latest and perharps the deadliest weapon from the Ubisoft franchise Assassin's Creed. Fans including me would die for one. Unfortunately many fans around the globe can't own the official replica (toy) of hidden blade, due to shipping ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:12:40 PDT
Sting - Lord of the Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Sting-Lord-of-the-Rings/
Sting - Lord of the Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/IAT7/GS3BDV4B/F37IAT7GS3BDV4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/IAT7/GS3BDV4B/F37IAT7GS3BDV4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/IAT7/GS3BDV4B/F37IAT7GS3BDV4B.SMALL.jpg drknotter I'm a big Lord of the Rings fan, and browsing around looking at all the other great sword replica 'Ibles, I was inspired to make my own based on Bilbo/Frodo's sword Sting from the movies. I borrowed the basic process from Johnny1983 's method for his  Master Sword replica . Ok! So let's take this ba...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2011 19:56:40 PDT
Flux Capacitor - Back To The Future http://www.instructables.com/id/Flux-Capacitor-Back-To-The-Future/
Flux Capacitor - Back To The Future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4B/MRXF/HXT3723R/F4BMRXFHXT3723R.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4B/MRXF/HXT3723R/F4BMRXFHXT3723R.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F4B/MRXF/HXT3723R/F4BMRXFHXT3723R.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Since the release of the film back in the 80s I have been obsessed by the film Back To The Future watching the trilogy repeatedly. I watched it at the cinema over and over, I was very lucky that my great uncle was a projectionist so I could just sit in show after show.So about 10 years back I decide...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:30:27 PDT
Zer0's Sword (Borderlands 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Zer0s-Sword-Borderlands-2/
Zer0's Sword (Borderlands 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PTNB/HXLD5WSZ/FYVPTNBHXLD5WSZ.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent One of the most iconic swords in modern gaming, but with so much undeveloped potential. Its infrequent use in gameplay (Guns render melee attacks almost useless in Borderlands 2) means that it sees very little use outside fan art.Its grey and black tones go well with most costumes, so I felt it woul...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:41:41 PDT
Mark V Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Mark-V-Sonic-Screwdriver/
Mark V Sonic Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/XNR7/HWVAVC4P/FYBXNR7HWVAVC4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/XNR7/HWVAVC4P/FYBXNR7HWVAVC4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/XNR7/HWVAVC4P/FYBXNR7HWVAVC4P.SMALL.jpg The Props Monster I was recently commissioned to create a sonic screwdriver fusing a dragon them with the 11th doctor's sonic.Some of the crazy things I did with it:It contains the same sound/lights and tvbgone circuit as my previous models(http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Sonic-Scre...The marble at the front ...
By: The Props Monster

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:15:42 PDT
Cosplay Axe - Astrid Httyd 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cosplay-Axe-Astrid-Httyd-2/
Cosplay Axe - Astrid Httyd 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/OZLK/HWKCDAA0/FJDOZLKHWKCDAA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/OZLK/HWKCDAA0/FJDOZLKHWKCDAA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/OZLK/HWKCDAA0/FJDOZLKHWKCDAA0.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs I really really want to see the new How to train your dragon 2 , but I don't want to go alone.. Nevertheless, friend of mine is cosplaying Astrid to my Hiccup and she needs an axe!So let me show you what you cando with low budget and only on a friday night ^^' Material and basic shape This is ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:14:22 PDT
Building a 1:1 Scale Portal Gun with Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-11-Scale-Portal-Gun-with-Lights/
Building a 1:1 Scale Portal Gun with Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/S5JH/HWH2M9WF/FXES5JHHWH2M9WF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/S5JH/HWH2M9WF/FXES5JHHWH2M9WF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/S5JH/HWH2M9WF/FXES5JHHWH2M9WF.SMALL.jpg ThrowingChicken Introduction:This Instructable will detail the process I went through while building my very own Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device [AKA the “Portal Gun”] from the Valve games Portal & Portal 2. Though the Portal Gun is the main focus of this build, the process involves a number of techniques ...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:04:39 PDT
Building a moving and tracking Portal Turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-moving-and-tracking-Portal-Turret/
Building a moving and tracking Portal Turret - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/G2WT/HWC4LR5T/F5EG2WTHWC4LR5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/G2WT/HWC4LR5T/F5EG2WTHWC4LR5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/G2WT/HWC4LR5T/F5EG2WTHWC4LR5T.SMALL.jpg dragonator It's cute, It's polite and it is really deadly. It's a turret from Portal. It moves, has light, has sound, and something that my previous Portal project did not have: Camera tracking. The turret is controlled with an Arduino and a PC. The arduino handles the movement and the light, the PC processes...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:06:09 PDT
Dr.Who full size K9 prop http://www.instructables.com/id/DrWho-full-size-K9-prop/
Dr.Who full size K9 prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/9C0T/HW0FVBXV/FQD9C0THW0FVBXV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/9C0T/HW0FVBXV/FQD9C0THW0FVBXV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/9C0T/HW0FVBXV/FQD9C0THW0FVBXV.SMALL.jpg EccentricNeko The first time i saw K9 in Dr.Who series, i knew i just had to make one. Finally, i did. It took a month to get completed. Well actually longer because i dont really have the fun to get it done a.s.a.p. and i do wish i could get it done way faster than that. Anyway, back about K9.This build is mainl...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 13:43:11 PDT
Curved Bench and Infant Sized Boat Photographers Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-Bench-and-Infant-Sized-Boat-Photographers-P/
Curved Bench and Infant Sized Boat Photographers Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/B67V/HW0FTLQ8/F1XB67VHW0FTLQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/B67V/HW0FTLQ8/F1XB67VHW0FTLQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/B67V/HW0FTLQ8/F1XB67VHW0FTLQ8.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie My SIL is a photographer and requested a couple of props she found on the net. I didn't take a lot of pictures thru the build but I do have a few to share.She showed me a couple of pictures of the curved bench. It had no dimensions listed so I had to wing them as I went. This build proved to be a bi...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:50:14 PDT
Yet Another Captain America Shield.. for pretty cheap. http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-Another-Captain-America-Shield-for-pretty-chea/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 09:33:57 PDT
Real Captain America Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Captain-America-Shield/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 16:15:59 PDT
Attack on Titan/ SnK 3d maneuver gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Attack-on-Titan-SnK-3d-maneuver-gear/
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:48:09 PST
Battlestar Galactica Sea. 1 Sidearm: Fun with Guns and Moldmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/Battlestar-Galactica-Sea-1-Sidearm-Fun-with-Guns-a/
Battlestar Galactica Sea. 1 Sidearm: Fun with Guns and Moldmaking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/O9RV/HU7Q1Q5B/FQFO9RVHU7Q1Q5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/O9RV/HU7Q1Q5B/FQFO9RVHU7Q1Q5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/O9RV/HU7Q1Q5B/FQFO9RVHU7Q1Q5B.SMALL.jpg Goombah Squad With my last semester for my Bachelor's underway, my wife and I were busy on the side creating steampunk Bonnie and Clyde costumes for the upcoming Salt Lake Comic Con. I had chosen to simply modify a couple of Nerf guns, considering I was trying to finalize the thesis for my degree. One night at wo...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:48:44 PDT
Giant Pot of Gold http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Pot-of-Gold/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:23:29 PDT
Working Sonic Screwdriver - Version 3.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Sonic-Screwdriver-Version-30/
Working Sonic Screwdriver - Version 3.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/RBLE/HSNFXFUO/FC5RBLEHSNFXFUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/RBLE/HSNFXFUO/FC5RBLEHSNFXFUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/RBLE/HSNFXFUO/FC5RBLEHSNFXFUO.SMALL.jpg The Props Monster This is my third rendition of a sonic screwdriver complete with working sound and a TVbgone circuit. It is dead week here on my college campus, giving me time to edit and add to this instructable and therefore the final steps should be going up over the next week and a half. Now that is ove...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:27:20 PDT
Attack on Titan inspired Scale Wall Shiganshina http://www.instructables.com/id/Attack-on-Titan-inspired-Scale-Wall-Shiganshina/
Attack on Titan inspired Scale Wall Shiganshina - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/P6YM/HUOD4BOH/FGJP6YMHUOD4BOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/P6YM/HUOD4BOH/FGJP6YMHUOD4BOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/P6YM/HUOD4BOH/FGJP6YMHUOD4BOH.SMALL.jpg Roundpegprops Hello again everyone! Ook so this is part of a larger project I am working on, but the time to make something became smaller and smaller. Much like this 1/72nd scale model of Erens district from Attack on Titan. Attack on Titan is one of my favorite animated series, the Wall is highly recognizable...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:57:22 PDT
Painting A Boba Fett Helmet ( With Spray Cans ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-A-Boba-Fett-Helmet-With-Spray-Cans-/
Painting A Boba Fett Helmet ( With Spray Cans ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/390U/HUJ98XNE/FVD390UHUJ98XNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/390U/HUJ98XNE/FVD390UHUJ98XNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/390U/HUJ98XNE/FVD390UHUJ98XNE.SMALL.jpg matson23 Hello, this instructable is to help you paint a boba fett helmet with spray cans, if you've made a cast or a pepakura helmet or just want the correct colours for another project, this is the place to be.After much researching I discovered that there is not really a tutorial for people that make like...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 06:25:16 PDT
Flash Cotton (Nitrocellulose) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Cotton-nitrocellulose/
Flash Cotton (Nitrocellulose) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/169O/HQ4113OZ/F0W169OHQ4113OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/169O/HQ4113OZ/F0W169OHQ4113OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/169O/HQ4113OZ/F0W169OHQ4113OZ.SMALL.jpg nodcah Nitrocellulose is one of the best materials to use for low budget special effects, or just to have fun! This flash cotton can be used in many ways (as seen in step 4), and all of them are amazing to watch! They also make for amazing light paintings! See the pictures in the last step for examples. T...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 19:01:07 PST
Holocron: Build a Star Wars Thumb Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Holocron-Build-a-Star-Wars-Thumb-Drive/
Holocron: Build a Star Wars Thumb Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/BUTI/HU5TGYW2/FDCBUTIHU5TGYW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/BUTI/HU5TGYW2/FDCBUTIHU5TGYW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/BUTI/HU5TGYW2/FDCBUTIHU5TGYW2.SMALL.jpg nomuse In the Extended Universe of Star Wars, the Holocron is a sort of AI-assisted, telepathically-operated, information storage device. And, sure, you can build a prop version (there's even a kit). Or you can do a fancy version with a real flash drive, especially if you, like I, can say; "I Made it at Te...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:10:16 PDT
Ghostbusters: Ecto-Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Ghostbusters-Ecto-Goggles/
Ghostbusters: Ecto-Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/7AWI/HTVMR71A/FLZ7AWIHTVMR71A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/7AWI/HTVMR71A/FLZ7AWIHTVMR71A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/7AWI/HTVMR71A/FLZ7AWIHTVMR71A.SMALL.jpg The Replica Maker "What are you supposed to be, some kind of a cosmonaut?" -Man (Ghostbusters)] Ghostbusters is one of the greatest movies of all time, and since I have neither the time of patience to build a proton pack, I decided to build the Ecto Goggles. Here is how I made these Bad Boys! Get Yourself a Pair...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 08:33:28 PDT
How to make the Sorcerer's Stone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-the-Sorcerers-Stone/
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Tue, 8 Jun 2010 13:46:51 PDT
Clone Trooper Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Clone-Trooper-Mod/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 07:09:02 PDT
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
Classic Captain America Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Captain-America-Shield-Prop/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:31:09 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
Make a Playable Laser-Cut Gramophone Record from Bioshock Infinite http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Playable-Laser-Cut-Gramophone-Record-from-B/
Make a Playable Laser-Cut Gramophone Record from Bioshock Infinite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/4EPJ/HSPP6QCK/F5J4EPJHSPP6QCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/4EPJ/HSPP6QCK/F5J4EPJHSPP6QCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/4EPJ/HSPP6QCK/F5J4EPJHSPP6QCK.SMALL.jpg UpgradeTech Presenting a genuine Albert Fink's Magical Melodies recording playable on any gramophone of your household! Sounds of Columbia by our very own genius composer! His many songs subjugate the charts! Hear the Music of Tomorrow Today! WARNING: This instructable may contain mild spoilers abo...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:15:14 PDT
DEAD SPACE - Isaac Clarke Level 3 Suit Complete Cosplay Build http://www.instructables.com/id/DEAD-SPACE-Isaac-Clarke-Level-3-Suit-Complete-Cosp/
DEAD SPACE - Isaac Clarke Level 3 Suit Complete Cosplay Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/P27I/HSVTAYY6/FHBP27IHSVTAYY6.SMALL.jpg Steven K Smith Props Because of the great response I got from my Dragon Age Inquisition Instructable helmet build thread.   I have decided to make a full Instructible on my DEAD SPACE Isaac Clarke Level 3 Cosplay costume!!!!! This build was by far the most detailed costume/prop I have ever attempted to create.  But, af...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:30:24 PDT
Kingdom Hearts - Kingdom Key Keyblade http://www.instructables.com/id/Kingdom-Hearts-Kingdom-Key-Keyblade/
Kingdom Hearts - Kingdom Key Keyblade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/KC7T/HSVT8P08/FL5KC7THSVT8P08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/KC7T/HSVT8P08/FL5KC7THSVT8P08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/KC7T/HSVT8P08/FL5KC7THSVT8P08.SMALL.jpg Chimex14 Making props for cosplay or just because can be loads of fun. In this Instructable, I will show you how to make a the Kingdom Key from the popular Playstation Game Kingdom Hearts. I personally love to make things and also love video games. These two things have culminated in the me creating ...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 21:05:05 PDT
Your First Lathe Project: The M40 Grenade from "Aliens" http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-First-Lathe-Project-The-M40-Grenade-from-Alie/
Your First Lathe Project: The M40 Grenade from "Aliens" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/B9J3/HSGFTJ6P/FQAB9J3HSGFTJ6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/B9J3/HSGFTJ6P/FQAB9J3HSGFTJ6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/B9J3/HSGFTJ6P/FQAB9J3HSGFTJ6P.SMALL.jpg nomuse This is an excellent starter project for the metal lathe; it requires several different operations, requires a minimal set of tooling, it can be done in lightweight 'free machining" aluminium, and aside from a couple of key places accuracy to within a thousandth of an inch is not required. Materi...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:08:03 PDT
Lynch's Dune Fremen Crysknife and Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Lynchs-Dune-Fremen-Crysknife-and-Sheath/
Lynch's Dune Fremen Crysknife and Sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/QER8/HRPT07BA/FGBQER8HRPT07BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/QER8/HRPT07BA/FGBQER8HRPT07BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/QER8/HRPT07BA/FGBQER8HRPT07BA.SMALL.jpg gintonforge Idaho hesitated, then: "And, Sire, there's one other thing. One of the mercenaries we knocked over was trying to get this blade from our dead Fremen friend. The mercenary says there's a Harkonnen reward of a million Solaris for anyone who'll bring in a single crysknife." Leto's chin came up in ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:56:45 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
Fallout AER9 Lazer Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-AER9-Lazer-Rifle/
Fallout AER9 Lazer Rifle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/93AT/HRPBJALU/FME93ATHRPBJALU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/93AT/HRPBJALU/FME93ATHRPBJALU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/93AT/HRPBJALU/FME93ATHRPBJALU.SMALL.jpg matson23 Here we are! Another instructable, and it's not a helmet, it is another prop from fallout 3 and fallout new Vegas, it's the aer9 lazer rifle, probably one of the better lazer weapons from the game, It was a bit of a challenge for me, it was also my first go at a prop weapon, I'm overall happy with i...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:21:58 PST
Dumbledore's Wand (from Harry Potter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumbledores-Wand-from-Harry-Potter/
Dumbledore's Wand (from Harry Potter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/LYFV/HRI8TC2Y/FJ6LYFVHRI8TC2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/LYFV/HRI8TC2Y/FJ6LYFVHRI8TC2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/LYFV/HRI8TC2Y/FJ6LYFVHRI8TC2Y.SMALL.jpg matson23 Yesterday I got a belt sander, I've wanted one for ages but couldn't afford one, anyway long story short I have one now, as it turned out I needed one because I started a build out of wood( I know right!!) but that's for another instructable when it's finished, in between the other build I had a bit...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 15:30:10 PST
Letz build an Ironman mark 7 paper model (no pep) http://www.instructables.com/id/Letz-build-an-Ironman-mark-7-paper-model-no-pep/
Letz build an Ironman mark 7 paper model (no pep) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/TE5K/HRGNRQD6/FBBTE5KHRGNRQD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/TE5K/HRGNRQD6/FBBTE5KHRGNRQD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/TE5K/HRGNRQD6/FBBTE5KHRGNRQD6.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Welcome to this Ironman paper model tutroial... As you may have already know, most people on the internet build awesome Ironman models using pep files (pre-made 2d pattern that assemble 3d forms). But the process usually includes back and forth in softwares, missing pieces and digital format or p...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 01:48:56 PST
Daenerys' Dragon Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Daenerys-Dragon-Eggs/
Daenerys' Dragon Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/G4C2/HRCJZQAG/F9GG4C2HRCJZQAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/G4C2/HRCJZQAG/F9GG4C2HRCJZQAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/G4C2/HRCJZQAG/F9GG4C2HRCJZQAG.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Throwing a Game of Thrones party? Every GOT fan has to have their dragon eggs! Learn how to make your own with this instructable. Supplies You will need: 3 Plastic Easter Eggs about 8 inches long 1.5" paper punch Red, Green and Tan construction paper Black, Brown and White acrylic paint Hot Glue...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 22:00:17 PST
Skyrim Nordic Helm (mark2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Nordic-Helm-mark2/
Skyrim Nordic Helm (mark2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/1YLI/HRBN9XC4/FI21YLIHRBN9XC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/1YLI/HRBN9XC4/FI21YLIHRBN9XC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/1YLI/HRBN9XC4/FI21YLIHRBN9XC4.SMALL.jpg matson23 First off, let me explain, if you've read any of my other posts you'll know I make helmets, I was gonna try and stop and start on something else, well I have( sort of) I started this a while ago, but I have started other things which aren't helmets ( and to be honest I've started other helms too! Bu...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 03:14:38 PST
DIY Zelda Treasure Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Zelda-Treasure-Chest/
DIY Zelda Treasure Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/9K1H/HQVQ03O0/FD69K1HHQVQ03O0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/9K1H/HQVQ03O0/FD69K1HHQVQ03O0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/9K1H/HQVQ03O0/FD69K1HHQVQ03O0.SMALL.jpg Golddogs123 This is an outstanding replica of a chest from the Zelda games. Not only does it look incredible, but it also plays the same exact sound effect the game plays whenever you open it! This chest is clearly a must-have for any Zelda or video game fan! Supplies For this Instructable you will need: Wo...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 12:20:24 PST
Build a prop vintage baseball shin guard http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-prop-vintage-baseball-shin-guard/
Build a prop vintage baseball shin guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/TO4O/HQV6IJYJ/F61TO4OHQV6IJYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/TO4O/HQV6IJYJ/F61TO4OHQV6IJYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/TO4O/HQV6IJYJ/F61TO4OHQV6IJYJ.SMALL.gif damianzuch Hiya allaya! We were asked to make a pair of prop 'vintage' shin guards for a documentary on the history of baseball. In the doc you won't actually see the props we made - they'll be filtered through post vfx grainy textures and stuff - and so we could have gone a little simpler, but we wanted to pl...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 19:40:18 PST
Fallout 3 T-45d Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-3-T-45d-Helmet/
Fallout 3 T-45d Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/TXH1/HQS4ZGQT/FOPTXH1HQS4ZGQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/TXH1/HQS4ZGQT/FOPTXH1HQS4ZGQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/TXH1/HQS4ZGQT/FOPTXH1HQS4ZGQT.SMALL.jpg matson23 Hello, before I start, yes it's another helmet, I can't help it! I'm addicted! But after this I'm getting help, hopefully with the intervention I might be able to make something else for a while, like I don't know, armor or I really want to do some more wood work , but it's still bloody cold here, a...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:11:29 PST
The Glowing Briefcase From Pulp Fiction http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Glowing-Briefcase-From-Pulp-Fiction/
The Glowing Briefcase From Pulp Fiction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/ZY02/HQB9U68O/F8LZY02HQB9U68O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/ZY02/HQB9U68O/F8LZY02HQB9U68O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/ZY02/HQB9U68O/F8LZY02HQB9U68O.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Pulp Fiction is considered by many to be one of the greatest movies of all time. One element that is central to the story is the mysterious briefcase. It contains an unknown treasure that glows whenever the briefcase is opened. I thought that this was an interesting prop. So I decided to make on...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 06:17:24 PST
Infusion Flasks from Bioshock Infinite http://www.instructables.com/id/Infusion-Flasks-from-Bioshock-Infinite/
Infusion Flasks from Bioshock Infinite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FQM/D2YW/HQ72ZTNA/FQMD2YWHQ72ZTNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FQM/D2YW/HQ72ZTNA/FQMD2YWHQ72ZTNA.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FQM/D2YW/HQ72ZTNA/FQMD2YWHQ72ZTNA.SMALL.jpg UpgradeTech In Bioshock Infinite, Infusions are passive upgrades that temporally shift between states giving you a choice to upgrade your Health, Shield, or Salts. They are manufactured by the Lutece twins. You'll first get them in the Blue Ribbon restaurant. I've been a long-time fan of the Bioshock series an...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 19:42:18 PST
Giant Toy Tank DJ Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Toy-Tank-DJ-Booth/
Giant Toy Tank DJ Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/XPNP/HPZLKZU4/FU8XPNPHPZLKZU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/XPNP/HPZLKZU4/FU8XPNPHPZLKZU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/XPNP/HPZLKZU4/FU8XPNPHPZLKZU4.SMALL.jpg davidandora We (Instructable member seanmichaelhunt ) and I were contracted by a Chicago event promoter to create a tank/DJ booth for their "Paint Wars" event in Milwaukee, WI. Originally it was designed to shoot fluorescent tempera paint 30-50' from the end, along with confetti and CO2 blasts. It was no small ...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 10:53:19 PST
Arrow of Legolas http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-of-Legolas/
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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
Medievil Boba Fett Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Medievil-Boba-Fett-Helmet/
Medievil Boba Fett Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/GMM6/HP6YO6ZI/F6QGMM6HP6YO6ZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/GMM6/HP6YO6ZI/F6QGMM6HP6YO6ZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/GMM6/HP6YO6ZI/F6QGMM6HP6YO6ZI.SMALL.jpg matson23 Hello again, it's been a while, everyone good? So in the last few weeks/months I've been busy with my kids and work and stuff, also it's far to cold to be working in the garage so when I've had time I've mainly been doing pepakura stuff in the house, ( just updated my pepakura helmet post, there's a...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:01:10 PST
Jagged Crown - Building an ultra realistic prop helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Jagged-Crown-Building-an-ultra-realistic-prop-helm/
Jagged Crown - Building an ultra realistic prop helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/W19G/HOHY69VS/F1PW19GHOHY69VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/W19G/HOHY69VS/F1PW19GHOHY69VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/W19G/HOHY69VS/F1PW19GHOHY69VS.SMALL.jpg DirtyMooseDesign Hello Instructables! This project has been sort of a back burner for the last year or so and i've finally gotten around to finishing it up and now I would like to share it with you!  This instructable will touch lightly on sculpting, molding, casting and finishing techniques that were used to prod...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 18:11:16 PST