Grace Duval created this suit of armor by first hot gluing together a frame of cardboard, then priming and painting it. Atop this base she built out the exterior from upcycled bicycle tubes, stitched together with an awl and fastened with screws and capped nuts. The results are stunning and novel.
[via The Mary Sue]
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12 thoughts on “Joan of Arc Armor Made from Cardboard and Bicycle Tubes”
perfect for bicycle jousting. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xT7Fz4DfZps
I hope she lives some place with very mild weather. It looks stiflingly hot. Very well crafted, though.
Fantastic! Would love to see the helmet. ;)
That’s some seriously nice work there, but those inner tubes are going to smell awful as they burn.
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The inner tubes probably don’t smell that great at room temperature let alone burning. :P
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