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3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Airbag Weathering & Chrome Spray

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September 6, 2016

Immortan Joe’s airbag is pretty much done at this point. We did a bit of preliminary weathering and distressing with acrylics, and the whole unit is essentially self-contained. One…

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Airbag mounting frame test

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September 5, 2016

We’re in the home stretch, so things are happening much faster now. The frame has been all painted up and the mounting brackets attached. Our vinyl/pleather/whatever-it-is Airbag has been pretty…

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Airbag and War Club

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September 2, 2016

Airbag top section is basically done, although we did mess with (read: significantly removed) the levels of stuffing a bit to deflate it some after…

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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…

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Packing iron and hanging curtains

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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…

3D Printing Cosplay & Props Immortan Joe

Always wear protection!

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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…

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Regal Robes, Refined

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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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August 10, 2016

If I can share a…

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Holsters and Shin Pads

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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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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…

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Belt adjustments and trimming

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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,…

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Straps and buckles!

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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…

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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…