Redditor shoeinthefastlane took great care in making a replica of House Lannister armor from Game of Thrones over the course of three weeks. And he also took great care in documenting the build by taking dozens of photos showing each step. He describes the materials used:
I used 6mm and 3mm Sintra for most of the parts, Apoxie Sculpt for details. Leather straps, buckles, gold rub-n-buff and paint for finishing. The Sintra was purchased by calling a sign shop and getting their supplier who delivered 2 4×8 sheets and were vastly cheaper than online. Heat gun, dremel and a knife were sufficient for tools. The Sintra is expanded PVC foam, fumes weren’t terrible, but the dust is very fine so a good respirator is recommended.
See a couple of photos of the armor taking shape:
You can view all 74 in progress pictures in this Imgur album.
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — HOW ANKER IS BEATING APPLE AND SAMSUNG AT THEIR OWN ACCESSORY GAME
Wearables — Spooky liquids
Electronics — The deets on Electret Microphones
Biohacking — Mind-Controlled Spermatozoa
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.