The team at Impact Props builds all sorts of amazing items and specializes in props from video games and films. One of their most recent projects is Gjallarhorn. It’s an exotic rocket launcher from the game Destiny. It’s a complex weapon with different layers and decorative touches, but Impact Props replicated it beautifully and did so in a short amount of time.
This project took three weeks to complete from start to finish. Final length is 48″, true to the game. Made from MDF, styrene, sintra, apoxie sculpt, and cast resin pieces, it weighs quite a bit and has the capability to fire various things.
The lip of the barrel was sculpted out using apoxie, and layered details were cut from styrene and heat shaped. The fins were cast in resin from a MDF master and so were the thin floral embellishments. The cast ornament on the center of the barrel was sculpted by the talented Melodywise Cosplay!
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.