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Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Arm wraps and Airbags

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August 27, 2016

Progress is still ongoing. We redid the arm wraps using a different method that seems to have worked a bit better. We started with a basic sleeve, then used…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Welded metal, printed plastic

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on
August 23, 2016

I should say that while I have a poor-quality Harbor Freight MIG welder, I also have hardly any idea how to weld or use that machine properly. However, that…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Packing iron and hanging curtains

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on
August 22, 2016

The belt is… mostly done? I’m sure I’m missing some stuff, but lets get caught up!

We cut some neoprene and leather that we salvaged from a sofa that was…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Castle Nut Codpiece

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on
August 21, 2016

Codpiece section is pretty much done. The seams got sewn up, and it was wet-shaped over a bowl to give it a bit more of a curve.

I busted out…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Always wear protection!

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on
August 19, 2016

We took a bit of time today to give some attention to the codpiece. I think this layout is… close to right? Sorry about the blurry photography.

To get the…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Building Biceps

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on
August 18, 2016

Been super busy lately with work, but I did get the chance to make my biceps up. I actually had to try a couple iterations of it to get…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Vacuum-formed Vambraces

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on
August 13, 2016

We did the arm armor up, and since we might be offering pulls of the things up for sale to folks who are interested I figured I’d do a very…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Regal Robes, Refined

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on
August 11, 2016

The robes got addressed earlier this morning, since I needed them done in order to figure out how the belt will sit over them. The fabric I went with…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Buckle (swash not included)

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on
August 10, 2016

If I can share a…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Holsters and Shin Pads

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on
August 9, 2016

I glued a supportive piece of foam to the back of the leather with barge cement in…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Shin(y) and Chrome

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on
August 5, 2016

Mostly done with one of the shin pads, just playing around with things a bit. I weathered the emblems with some black oil paint diluted in mineral spirits, which…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Automotive Detailing

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on
August 4, 2016

Most of today was spent getting some of the details on my shin pads done, since I like jumping around between parts of this project like crazy.

The links were…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Belt adjustments and trimming

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on
August 1, 2016

I spent a bit of time taking measurements this morning and doing some rough designing of the belt. I think this is about right to fit my close-to-38″ waist,…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Straps and buckles!

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on
July 30, 2016

Had a bit of a prototype run with the airbag, and I’m still not happy with it just yet. It’s quite a challenge to figure out ways to sew…

Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Clasps and connections

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on
July 28, 2016

Spent a bit of time refining how the front and back halves of the torso join up and I think I got something workable here.

I…