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3D Printing Cosplay & Props

Dust Devil to the Rescue!

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July 10, 2016

Truth be told, I was not satisfied with the K&N filters I had just due to their squat profile. I ended up rereading the other Immortan Joe thread on…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

The Slippery Slope

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July 10, 2016

Thanks to Logan74k at TheRPF.com, I’ve been alerted to the fact that the rivet arrangement is actually mirrored across both shoulders, despite the fact that the bottlecaps are only…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Electronics Immortan Joe

Bottlecaps and big ideas

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July 9, 2016

I decided to make my life easy again by manufacturing a quick little guide to help me drill the holes at a fixed distance and orientation:

Works like a charm!

With…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Grimace in Chrome

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July 8, 2016

And then there’s the mask. Got the plugs for the gas mask hoses painted up and attached, bent a bit of thick-gauge copper wiring up and into the jaw,…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Printing functional guides

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July 8, 2016

I’ve been messing around with the trim on the armor and I think I’ve got a reasonable system down at this point. I mentioned in a previous post I…

3D Printing Immortan Joe

A Study in Chrome

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July 3, 2016

The matte clearcoat went down over the non-metallic bits of the mask without too much fuss and I’m confident the bone bits will be durable enough for convention wear….

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Bad to the Bone

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June 30, 2016

Bit of painting getting done. I masked off all the soon-to-be-metallic bits that I was concerned about so that I can lay down a matte lacquer overtop the acrylic…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

So I can Sew!

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June 25, 2016

So until yesterday, I didn’t really know how to sew. I had a sewing machine, but it was an arcane mystery to me. Girlfriend and I paid for some…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Paint on the Armor

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June 23, 2016

I have an assortment of Createx Faskolor paints in my workshop from my tabletop wargaming days, so I mixed up a sickly looking blend of yellow, orange, red, and…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Roughing out the armor

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June 22, 2016

I spent a bit of time tidying up the torso sections of my armor so that I could get ready to trim them. Bought moleskin tape, but I’m practicing…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Cabling on the mask

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June 21, 2016

I detached the brass hingework for now, but took the opportunity to add the gas mask hose connectors and sub-piping. That sub-piping is actually made of very thick electrical…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Jawin’ around town

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June 20, 2016

Immortan Joe’s mask opens up for added drama and intimidation!

Today’s engineering challenge: Make that damn jaw open and close in a way that is durable and robust.

Today’s results: ……

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Arise from the ashes!

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June 19, 2016

I decided this project was going to be something I finished for NYCC, and it is warm enough that I don’t mind dusting off my workspace again, so I’m…

Art & Graphic Design

Fallout Twitch Overlay

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December 21, 2015

Fallout is a great game, and one I have been playing for years. Fallout 4 is hands-down my favorite installation in the series, and to coincide with its release,…

Cosplay & Props

Never stop sanding!

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September 1, 2015

Biggest problem areas are around…