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Gundam: life-size giant robot tested (video).

July 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Gundam: life-size giant robot tested (video).

Here’s a video of the testing of a life-size giant robot Gundam at Gundam Factory Yokohama – an amusement center themed after the Gundam franchise. The original anime created by Yoshiyuki Tomino began on April 7, 1979 with Mobile Suit Gundam, a TV series featuring giant robots – aka mobile suits – in a militaristic […]

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Repurpose a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Box into a COVID face shield (MODS of delight).

July 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Repurpose a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Box into a COVID face shield (MODS of delight).

Do you want to make a COVID face shield via the magic of a little Blue Peter-spirit and a 12-pack Krispy Kreme doughnuts box, oh so handy now you must wear masks in shops? Yeah, us too! Homer Simpson would be so proud. This is one MODDING project he could surely get behind. Doh … […]

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Turn your lawnmower into a tank (mod project).

July 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Turn your lawnmower into a tank (mod project).

Have you been sitting on your large drive-on lawnmower recently, cutting the massive lawn of your McMansion, when it suddenly dawned on you that you are doing it all wrong? You don’t need a lawnmower! You need a freaking TANK. Yeah. Us too.

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Star Wars cosplay meets social distancing (news).

May 20, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Star Wars cosplay meets social distancing (news).

The universe of Star Wars cosplay and social distancing have just collided in a slightly strange and wonderful way, with this set of Star Wars-themed face visors for those with a need to hit the supermarket without also getting hit by a blast of Covid-19 … and it’s all thanks to facebook.com/ToyingAroundJohnstownNY/ Posted by Toying […]

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Throw another Ewok on the Star Wars AT-AT Walker BBQ (news).

May 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Throw another Ewok on the Star Wars AT-AT Walker BBQ (news).

You have to hand it to Alex Dodson and his hand-crafted Star Wars AT-AT Walker BBQ set – it’s just perfect for when you want to toss another swamp rat or Ewok corpse onto the cook-out and roast it to charcoal perfection.   View this post on Instagram   I’ve just finished fabricating the custom […]

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The TIE Fighter Barbecue set (news).

May 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
The TIE Fighter Barbecue set (news).

If you are lucky enough to have a garden for the current stay-at-home-a-thon we’ve all entered, then you could do a lot worse for your BBQ when the sun shines than this nifty TIE Fighter-style design, no? This beauty was put together by Simon Gould of Simon Bonce Designs. It looks good enough to fly […]

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Stained glass lamps, Star Wars-stylee (maker news).

April 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Stained glass lamps, Star Wars-stylee (maker news).

Do you feel the need for illumination with, shall we say, a little added Force? Then, Woodland Porpoise Workshop is making Star Wars-themed stained glass lamps for your delectation and delight. Go, WPW!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Kpride (@woodland_porpoise_workshop) on May 4, 2019 at 10:19am PDT   View […]

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Star Wars Lego helmets (news).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Lego helmets (news).

If you’ve got a bit of time on your hands, and hey, these days, who hasn’t, then there are a series of Lego Star Wars helmets shipping at the end of April 2020 (well, they were, anyway), for 60 dollars a pop. There are a seven inch tall Boba Fett head, a tie fighter pilot, […]

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Robot-pulled steampunk carriage (builder project).

February 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Robot-pulled steampunk carriage (builder project).

Adam’s first project with Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot gives it a novel purpose: pulling a custom-built steampunk carriage with a passenger! Watch Spot get some Victorian flair and the interesting problems that arise in marrying cutting-edge robot technology with steampunk transport.

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Modder crafts himself an amazing Jawa sandcrawler case for his PC (a kit piece).

January 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Modder crafts himself an amazing Jawa sandcrawler case for his PC (a kit piece).

You know how it goes, you build yourself a super-duper water-cooled high-spec monster of a gaming PC, but then you need a case for it – do you buy one of those glowing UFO-looking things from some case manufacturer? No! You custom craft your own Jawa sandcrawler case for that bad boy to squeeze inside! […]

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