Progress is still ongoing. We tried making the arm wraps a few different ways, and seem to have landed on a working method for now. We started with a basic sleeve, then used spray
Project: Immortan Joe's Accessories
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 did not stop me from
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 being thrown out into
I 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 curved shape at the
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 is some kind of canvas
In the interest of making quicker progress, I banged together my buckles and straps on the base part of the waist belt. If I can share a few observations… I think I underestimated my waist
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 took a while to dry
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, although it’s got about an inch of
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyZS-yTdllk This is exciting – it’s actually doing the job! It’ll only get better once everything is properly fitted, but I really need the airbag itself done before I can cut everything down properly
I had the opportunity to go back into NYC’s garment district, and this time I went there with the mission of finding fun odds and ends for Joe’s scepter. I don’t have a lot
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