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Baby Yoda? Print your own! (Star Wars news).

December 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Baby Yoda? Print your own! (Star Wars news).

While a slew of official Baby Yoda toys are on their way shortly, fans of The Mandalorian‘s green wunderkind who can’t wait can now use a 3D printer to print their own Baby Yoda out. Modder Christopher Frieze has posted a free download file which he suggests you print, paint, and mount on top of […]

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Star Wars Landspeeder – real vehicle build: UK’s Mad Modder at it again.

November 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Landspeeder – real vehicle build: UK’s Mad Modder at it again.

The Mad Modder of the UK – aka Colin Furze – is only blooming at it again … this time, he’s building a real working Star Wars Landspeeder. Because, he can – okay?

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Star Trek shuttle or Ford van? (weird kit mods).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Trek shuttle or Ford van? (weird kit mods).

It seems that there’s an old Ford van that has been converted by one fan, Cory Mervis-Bocskor, into a Star Trek Next Gen shuttle, now happily motoring around in the USA. Here’s a picture of the van via https://imgur.com/gallery/kvUhF And seeing is believing? Maybe there’s a market in hot-rod car meets where all the vehicles […]

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Dragon storms France (crazy Mecha news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dragon storms France (crazy Mecha news).

Those funky French modders behind that giant Spider – aka La Machine – are only at it again: this time with a monster dragon, called Dragon de Calais, which has been rampaging through the streets of the city of Calais with a flamethrower for a mouth. One day, this madness will stop. But, hopefully not […]

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Alien Queen wall sculpture (merch news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien Queen wall sculpture (merch news).

If you’ve got a spare $1600 large to blow for the science fiction fan in your life this Christmas, then may we recommend this life-size Alien Queen wall sculpture – as previously featured in the ‘end-game’ battle with Ripley at the tail finale of the Aliens film. This 37″H x 32″W x 20″D piece is […]

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Lego Batman Batmobile, just in time for the film’s 30th anniversary.

November 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lego Batman Batmobile, just in time for the film’s 30th anniversary.

Tim Burton’s Batman flick celebrates its 30th anniversary this year with a Lego toy replica of the Batmobile. It’s an unusual gift for a movie as timeless as Batman, but the $249 LEGO set is an excellent way to spend that time with your kids. The set includes a sleek Batmobile with black paint job […]

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Model Builders’ Manual by Mat Irvine (book review).

October 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Model Builders’ Manual by Mat Irvine (book review).

I wasn’t really sure what to expect from a book by model-maker Mat Irvine, thinking it might be showing me how to make models. It does but the ‘Model Builders’ Manual’ starts with a history of model kits, mostly in a variety of plastics, before going into various techniques. If you ever wondered why different […]

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Steampunk hot rod: burns all competition!

September 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steampunk hot rod: burns all competition!

Steampunk car customiser-king Paul Bacon has completed his most steaming project yet – a steampunk hot rod built from scratch. The Automatron is a horse-drawn carriage-inspired hot rod with an estimated top speed of up to 110mph. Beginning with a 1924 Singer Sport base, parts were added from a variety of unlikely sources; including a […]

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Hot like Thanos on the beach?

June 12, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Hot like Thanos on the beach?

What did Thanos do immediately after destroying half the universe’s population in the second to last Avengers flick? Heck, everybody knows he hit the beach in Hawaii for some de-stressing time and surrounded himself with aliens wearing the famous Thanos Bikini set. The more modest aliens probably wore the Thanos One Piece Bathing Suit, of […]

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Steampunk laptop, home-brewed to the extreme (maker projects).

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steampunk laptop, home-brewed to the extreme (maker projects).

Once upon a time there was a maker called Starhawk. Starhawk was bored. What can I create, he pondered? Then, inspiration struck. “I know, I’ll strip an old Intel motherboard out, load up on the wood and brass, and create myself a fully functional steampunk laptop!” And do you know what, dear reader? That’s exactly […]

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