Pepakura-cast Halo helmet

3D Printing & Imaging Home Wearables

YouTuber utubewarrenj is part of a community of cosplayers that are using a pretty amazing low-tech process to go from digital models to relatively accurate, durable real-world objects. Basically, they print out, fold up, and tape together elaborate paper models (for an idea of how much work this is, rock along with this video by SeamusRocks99), then fiberglass over and/or cast liquid polymer resin into them to produce durable full-size artifacts, which is what he’s showing here.

Make: Halloween Contest 2009

Microchip Technology Inc. and MAKE have teamed up to present to you the Make: Halloween Contest 2009! Show us your embedded microcontroller Halloween projects and you could be chosen as a winner.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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