DIY Jawa Ion Blaster w/ optional LED

My daughters are both cadets in the Galactic Academy costuming organization. One of my daughters is a Jawa. Ever since she’s seen “A New Hope”, she’s wanted the Ion blaster that stunned poor ol’ R2D2. In my never-ending quest to build prop weapons...

Customize Your Costume Crate with Stencils

You’ve got an awesome costume, and you have spent some money to protect it while it is in transit. It does its job, it gets your costume from A to B safely…but it looks…like a box. Give it a little personality! Sure, you can put some stickers on it, but...

DIY Cosplay Sound Glove

This project isn’t just for Star Wars fans, its for any cosplayer that has a need to re-create their favorite character’s sounds. Not all of us can replicate Chewbacca’s growl, or give a Tusken Raider battle cry. If your character has unique sounds, you can take...

DIY: DLT-19 Heavy Blaster Rifle Prop

Welcome fellow Imperials! Let’s take a closer look at one of the best looking weapons in the Star Wars universe: the BlasTech DLT-19 Heavy Blaster Rifle! This weapon was based off of the German MG34 machine gun used in the 1930’s and 40’s. I am not the first...

Gaffi Stick build using parts from Lowe’s

One of the most recognizable weapons in the Star Wars universe is the Tusken Gaffi Stick. Both ends of this weapon are the business end. On one side, you have a bludgeoning pineapple-shapped mace, and on the other end, a sharp stake with steel fins. Its an intimidating melee...

Build a Kylo Ren hilt with parts from Home Depot

Kylo Ren’s hilt is one of the most unique lightsabers in the Star Wars universe. It does not share the polished and sleek looks of other Jedi and Sith sabers. The design of the crossguard hilt is crude, with visible wires, and a worn appearance. Because it looks thrown...