"the Black Pearl"

Introduction: "the Black Pearl"

About: I am a senior in high school hoping to get into MIT for the fall of 2011 and be able to build on the many ideas I have revolving in my head that can go far beyond creating things for Halloween. I enjoy buildin…

my family and I created a decent replica of the Pirates of the Caribbean Black Pearl for Halloween 2010, had well over 1000 visits in the 5 hours we were giving out candy and had a lot of fun, working cannons which i have an instructable for and lights, 3 sails, a captains quarters, davy jones, jack sparrow, all the works. The night was truly awesome

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    11 Discussions

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    poofrabbit
    poofrabbit

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Holy cow! I can't even find words for how cool this is! VERY well done!!!!

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    daguilar4
    daguilar4

    8 years ago on Introduction

    you wouldnt happen to be in santa barbara are you, that was done here also

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    tommielee40
    tommielee40

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    thanks! unfortunately no video tho =( the only night it would of been worth filming would of been Halloween night but we just get too busy and there's no time to pull out a camera haha, all the night shots were taken the following night

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    kooool
    kooool

    9 years ago on Introduction

    i feel terrible... I want to vote for you soo bad. You did so good. But your my competition...... Bah! you deserve it! you have my vote!

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    tommielee40
    tommielee40

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    I appreciate that, its a really nice job on the hat though, it actually looks authentic, way more than the one at Disneyland

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    Jujitsu-Man
    Jujitsu-Man

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Very ambitious, but the final result looks amazing! Congratulations!

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    tommielee40
    tommielee40

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    we worked on it for about 4 weekends, it was hard to work during the week due to an actual job, those always get in the way=) but for the whole week before Halloween it was from 5 to 10 every night trying to finish, all in all it was probably somewhere around 60 to 70 hours of work put together