Thank the Maker shares how to make your Space Walls... -- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, June 27 2017
"Thank The Maker, William Palitti and his trusted sidekick Wee Gee will guide you through the construction of your Kit. I hope you have as much fun with building it as I did making this silly yet informative video. May The Force Be With You..."
OC47150 get his kit-bash on twice for the latest challenge... -- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, June 27 2017
"Entry # 2:
Dr. Eblin was a distinguished professor of archeology at the University of Coruscant who left the classroom for the field. A deceased friend left Eblin with a treasure trove of datapads listing lost civilization. Now he roams the Middle and Outer Rims looking for these lost societies. It's not without its danger: a deadly spider bit Eblin while on one dig. Without access to an immediate medical center, Eblin cut his arm off. A cybernetic arm now serves him."
You can click the aforementioned link for the recipe. The full gallery of all the entrants is here:
Custom Creator updates us on his latest dio... -- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, June 27 2017
"Finally got some time in the workshop. Finished the main courtyard basics. Onto the other three walls..."
Now that is looking fantastic!
Ron Hembling shares new work on his Star Trek Bridge... -- Posted by Tamer on Tuesday, June 27 2017
I have done the end sections of the consoles and also the roof section leading into the turbo lift, I have used foam board for these and then glued all the sections together except the capt chair and helm and navigation section so that I can work on the bridge without obstructions.
The roof to the turbo lift has had fly screen mesh added to it and will later get frosted plastic for the light cover.
When the vintage Death Star Space Station Playset was released in 1978 the designers had to take some creative license on the included trash compactor monster. We all knew about the eye stalk and the tentacles, but the wings, the mouth full of teeth and the fin were a revelation to us kids. Now the thing lurking in the muck of the Death Star had a “face.”
Grab your Jumbo Han, Luke, Leia and Chewbacca because now you can re-enact the pulse-pounding trash compactor scene from Star Wars: A New Hope with the convention exclusive Jumbo Dianoga Trash Monster! Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars with part of one of the greatest playsets in the history of toys!
Scanned from the original vintage figure/accessory and reproduced in the 12” scale, Gentle Giant’s Jumbo Dianoga Trash Monster comes packed with accurate 3-color foam “trash” and in a spectacular vintage inspired full color box!
Gentle Giant Ltd’s Jumbos - Just like you remember, only BIGGER!"
Thank the Maker sends word on his Space Walls! -- Posted by Tamer on Monday, June 26 2017
"This is a make it yourself kit from Thank The Maker a custom toy maker. You have to put it together and paint it yourself. comes with paper instructions, plus you can log onto Youtube and watch a video on how to construct your kit. this kit is made for 3.75 action figures and looks like everyone's favorite evil space station from another galaxy! Action Figures are not included! Those are mine... Check out Thank The Maker Facebook Page."
I am posting the video below:
Clone Crazy is back with a new chapter! -- Posted by Tamer on Monday, June 26 2017
We see our heroes back on Kashyyyk searching for a nameless evil and they encounter more than they bargain for. There are some fantastic Wookie Customs in this chapter.
Torso, arms and upper legs: Mara Jade comic 2-pack figure. Lower legs: Aayla Secura figure. Head: I bought this head from a buddy at a swap meet. Vest: Pax Bonkik figure Gunbelt: Bom Vindim"
Now that is one great entry and kit-bash.
Ron Hembling shares more of his latest diorama project... -- Posted by Tamer on Monday, June 26 2017
Last bit of work on the USS Enterprise bridge for the night. This will be the size I'm doing but will keep templates for further additions to the bridge. The turbo lift is done except the roof section and the floor has been raised.
I really enjoy old school Star Trek. This is really looking awesome. Ron just needs to put Kirk in his "Fire" pose.
Ron Hembling continues his 6" AT-AT Project... -- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, June 25 2017
Re-started the AT-AT head again for Shawn and have done some extra add ons to the hull using foam board and tomorrow I'll start adding the hull plates and details.
The cannons so far have been made using plastic card and I still need to add more details to them, the semi circle section will be done using some small party plates I have and the foam circles are for mounting them.
Wow. Wow. Wow! Can you tell I am a little bit excited by this. Ron just does some astounding work.
Coruscant Cantina Customs gets her kit-bash on for the latest challenge... -- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, June 25 2017
"This is my first entry in the custom Kitbash contest. I haven't posted in quite a while! This is supposed to be a Twi'lek spacer/ mercenary for hire. I haven't thought of a name for her yet.
Head: Cesi Eirriss Body: The Black Series Toryn Farr Hands: Cato Parasitti Pilot harness: fodder bin, from some x-wing pilot figure Knives: How to Train Your Dragon figure (character unknown)
I found a balljoint in my fodder box that fit Cesi's head and glued that on the Toryn body with super glue. The hands were boil-and-popped from cato onto Toryn's wrists. The pilot harness is currently attatched with a clear rubberband because I want it to be removable."
Pretty awesome custom and recipe if you ask me. Such great customs for this latest challenge!
The Tri-fighter, known colloquially by both its users and targets as the Clutch, was an "Ugly" starfighter used by Moff Leonia Tavira and her gang of pirates, the Invids. The Clutch consisted of a TIE/LN starfighter ball cockpit and ion engines and three triangular fins set 120° apart with one fin above the cockpit and two below. [wookieepedia: http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Clutch_(fighter)
I used a Revell TIE Interceptor model kit for the custom. The engine part behind the ball cockpit is from an old space station MIR model kit. I used mainly Tamiya spray colours and Revell enamel colours. One flaw of the older Revell Star Wars model kits is the absence of a display stand. I made a simple display stand with nut wood and 1mm wire. It was a lot of work to cut out the wings and all the other parts but all in all a nice custom project. I hope you like it."
Once again, seeing work like this I feel like a kid at Christmas. Like it? I LOVE IT!
If that isn't the understatement of the year so far. I go on vacay for a few days and am feeling like a kid at Christmas seeing stuff like this. His Admiral Trench is just unparalleled. I mean look at it!
It’s not necessary to read this if you just want to download and start making the interior accessories for the 1:18 scale U-Wing. I provide this here to archive my design process, for myself, and those in the future who google researching into designing models/toys based on fictitious vehicles. (If you want to use this Accessory Pack to build a standalone diorama of the U-Wing’s interior to display your figures, the notes below may also be of interest.)"
Folks the resources he is sharing here is almost unprecedented. What a great labor and then he is sharing how he made everything!
Ron Hembling starts a Star Trek Bridge Project... -- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, June 25 2017
Besides the AT-AT head I'm also doing a Star Trek TOS partial bridge. I don't how much of the bridge I will be doing but as you can see from the pics it will have the Captain's Chair Helm/Navigation as well as the turbo lift and the consoles up to Spocks.
The figure's are from Mezco and are awesome and are 1:12/6" scale, The captain's chair is from Diamond Select is perfect and the floor and helm/navigation are made so far using foam board.
Now that is looking sharp so far!
JDeck reviews the DC Icons Aquaman... -- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, June 25 2017
"I got a DC ICONS Aquaman today. Like I've said before, I'm not a big comic guy, but some things I like, Aquaman being one. I remember watching the cartoon show as a kid, so when I came across this, I had to have it.
It was released this same time last year in the DC collectables icons series. Aquaman is patterned after the Legend of Aquaman from the late 80's which is a slight update of the classic Aquaman. It is approximately 6 inches tall l. Same articulation you'd find with The Black series. Ball head, ball swivel shoulders, swivel jointed wrists. Swivel upper arms. Double jointed knees and elbows. Rocker ankles. Ball hinge hips. Double jointed abs, not a whole lot of movement on the upper.
Accessories 3 sets of hands; 2x fists, 2x grip hands, 2x open relaxed hands. Alternate head, with sonar telepathy wave effect,(pretty cool). And he comes with his Trident, spear."
Click through for the full review.
McRobo Creations ready to make more Sail Barges... -- Posted by Tamer on Sunday, June 25 2017
"We make our ships one at a time, and we're ready to start a new one! This was our last barge, each one is tailored to the owner's specifications.
This is our newest flyer for our barges. Order now and get 2 free features. Offer until the end of June. To see more barges, please visit McRobo's website: