Engineering YouTuber Ian Charnas builds a real-life Thor Hammer (and you can win it!) @reinventedmag

There’s something special about those cosplayers who go the extra mile. Or in this case, the extra 400,000 volts!! Engineering YouTuber Ian Charnas did a cosplay with real lightning provided by twin musical tesla coils. His video includes a high-voltage cover of Thor’s favorite Led Zeppelin song that is sure to be a real treat for Marvel fans everywhere.

You can get this unique hammer!

He built his custom Thor hammer using 3D printing and metal-plating, and is raffling off the lightning-struck hammer to help Reinvented Magazine (remember when they featured Ladyada on the cover of their second issue?) inspire young women to stay involved in science and engineering.

See the video above and check out the raffle for the hammer!


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