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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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Can you run a steampunk motorcycle on hot air … or cold? (a kit piece).

January 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Can you run a steampunk motorcycle on hot air … or cold? (a kit piece).

Peter Forsberg is a steampunk designer who has produced a steampunk motorcycle that runs from an external compressed air tank which the rider wears on his back … now that’s a look you can take to the capital of Jackelia – Middlesteel – and ride all the way to the bank for their steam-driven calculating […]

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Steampunk assault trombone (a kit piece).

January 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Steampunk assault trombone (a kit piece).

Do you need a steampunk assault trombone? Heck, who doesn’t need a steampunk assault trombone? Here’s one we made earlier … well, the ingenious Captain Quinn did, at any rate.

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Massive Star Trek Christmas display (news).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Massive Star Trek Christmas display (news).

Canadian Star Trek fan, Martin Ahern, has constructed a massive 16-foot scale replica USS Enterprise in his garden for his scifi-themed Christmas display. Martin went on to say, “You can’t have Christmas without Star Trek, right?” As we say in Klingon, “Vaj teH” (so true). 

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