Star Wars Hallway

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Introduction: Star Wars Hallway

About: I like building things with wood - both new and reclaimed wood. Profesionally I work as an exhibition builder/designer. In my spare time I build stuff with reclaimed wood.

we build a star wars themed "hallway". It has 2 sides, the white side which tells Luke's story in Lego and the black side which tells Darth Vader's story in Lego. The photos aren't very good but I hope you get the general idea. We build this last year but I didn't have the time to post this yet.

materials:

- mdf 18mm

- mdf 12mm

- led lights

- TL lights

- black paint

- white paint.

Step 1: Sketching It Up.

the hallways are 8 meter long and both 2.5 meters wide. we tried to make it look and feel like the inside of a spaceship. I first made a rendering in sketch up to see if the idea would work and keep the sizes of the lego building pieces in mind.

Step 2: Building It.

we started out with making the upright pieces in mdf (18mm) and adding the bevel pieces. these were our starting points. after that we placed the upright pieces an equal distance apart from each other, making sure that we could fit 1 sheet of mdf (1220mm*3050mm) between them. we then added beveled pieces to the large mdf sheets to make it look like the inside of a spaceship. on the one side we made big cut-outs so people could see the Lego story. in the middle of the mdf sheet I drew out a line for the led-strips, we then added pieces of mdf to fill out the sheet and give everything a space ship feel but leaving a 10mm gape for the led-strip. we constantly varied between using 18mm and 12mm mdf pieces.

Step 3: Painting and Lights

we used an airless spraygun to paint both sides to give it a better finish and made all the cut-outs for the lego stories.

we then fitted the led lights, green on the white side and red on the black side. in the middle we mounted some tl-lights

Step 4: Finished

after the painting an lighting was done, the lego-guys came in to put up their great display's. we secured the lego by screwing 10mm thick plexiglass to cover the cut-outs and make sure nobody could reach the lego displays.

enjoy

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    29 Comments

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    Jonnie Green
    Jonnie Green

    4 years ago

    Don't underestimate the power of creativity!

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    KanPo Studios
    KanPo Studios

    4 years ago

    Syperb craftsmanship Dudaz !
    Congrats to you and your team.
    We at Kanpo Studios in PR do similar work in private homes.

    Being a Star Trek fan and having a small hallway connecting three rooms, you guys have giving me ideas to do something similar. Will love to see more stuff from you guys. Thanks.

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    Dvda2108
    Dvda2108

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks! would love to see what you do with that hallway.

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    Mattyg1970
    Mattyg1970

    4 years ago

    If your ever on holidays on the Gold Coast of Australia let me know and I'll take you for a tour of or company we to do commissioned builds for the cosplay fans. This is fantastic work.

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    Dvda2108
    Dvda2108

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks! will keep it in mind if I ever go to Australia.

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    jordi D
    jordi D

    4 years ago

    beautiful work.

    Nice displays too.

    Where was this shown?

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    Dvda2108
    Dvda2108

    Reply 4 years ago

    last Year at the cartoonfestival in knokke-heist. theme was superheroes.

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    shazni
    shazni

    4 years ago

    WOOW ! Just WOOW!!

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    Dvda2108
    Dvda2108

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks, btw really like your slat wooden lamp, great job there!

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    shazni
    shazni

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thank you so much!

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    narrowyoureyes
    narrowyoureyes

    4 years ago

    uh-oh, nerd alert! Amazing job, you get my vote!

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    Dvda2108
    Dvda2108

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks!

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    srah1
    srah1

    4 years ago

    Epic, great work!

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    salvadormiano
    salvadormiano

    4 years ago

    out of this world! : P

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    lukesjette
    lukesjette

    Reply 4 years ago

    THE PUNZ

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    bradonj
    bradonj

    4 years ago

    Fantastic job

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    Dvda2108
    Dvda2108

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks!

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    Make Zone
    Make Zone

    4 years ago

    Very cool! You got my vote!

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    Dvda2108
    Dvda2108

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks!