How to Make a Puppet With Stilt Arms




hey it's my first instruct able so don't get mad at me

what you need:
wire hangar
wire cutters
coke can

Step 1: Making the Whole Body

fold felt in half , put your hand in, see if it fits well enough.

Step 2: The Arms O*f Truth

now is the string work. cut one long line at each side verticle wise. string those two sides at least 3 pieces of string each side.

Step 3: *****************t*h*e*********w**a**i**s**t**************

now cut two holes on each side where the torso is. one on the top another on the bottom for each side.

Step 4: The Head of All Seeing Eyes O_0

fold head in half whichever way you want this will be the shape of the head. next you add the eyes. put 2 holes on each side where you want the eyes put string to loop through and tie a knot.

Step 5: The Mouth to Eat Trash

Give a general description of the Step cut a rectangle for the mouth HALF a rectangle. cut a coke can all the way around. and cut a hole in each corner. cut a hole in each corner of the felt too. string all the holes in and you have a mouth.

Step 6: Legs (optional)

cut through the center of the bottom and string it like you did the arms.

Step 7: Wires to Move the Hands

cut a wire hangar with wire cutters so it makes two wires. fold the wire so it fits around the arms.

Step 8: The End




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    7 Discussions


    9 years ago

    Hey, this is a great instructable and is very informative. Just one thing is missing... pictures! It really helps a lot when trying to follow directions so you should consider taking some photographs. Once you do that and leave me a message when you have so that we can publish your work. Thanks! Thanks for the cool instructable and we hope to publish this soon!

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    9 years ago on Step 8

    Nice instructable, but can you include a pic of the finished product?

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    Reply 9 years ago on Step 8

    i will add a picture as soon as i can. be sure to add a picture of your results here too.