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K & S tubing in armature?

Started this discussion. Last reply by madrobot Mar 30, 2018. 9 Replies

Hello,Hoping for some advice. I'm using KS tubing for connections on my armature (replacement arms/legs/head). Do you have any success denting the tubing (both pieces to create a lock) or do you…Continue

Any tips for a 3' puppet?

Started Jun 15, 2015 0 Replies

Hello,Wondering if anyone has any tips for a larger (3') puppet? It will be very bulky, four legged, and only needs to walk and basic head movements - have a few ideas but am guessing the increased…Continue

casting a character in pieces

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Sep 8, 2014. 15 Replies

Hello,Wondering everyone's thoughts on this - for a few different reasons I'll be casting most of my new puppets in multiple pieces (i.e. main body from one mold, arms from another...) and i'm…Continue

 

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madrobot replied to emmyymme's discussion K & S tubing in armature?
"Answering my own questions by looking at what I've already got so far, a little over 2mm round tube (let's assume 2.38mm) fits the armatures wire so I'll guess the square one will. Aluminium round tube is a bit too soft, the brass one…"
Mar 30, 2018
madrobot replied to emmyymme's discussion K & S tubing in armature?
"Please excuse my pedantry but I'm hoping for advice re: square tubing width. I'm looking at making a wire armature with 2mm thick armature wire threaded through square tubing for stiff limbs, and so that I can make removable hands and…"
Mar 29, 2018
madrobot replied to emmyymme's discussion K & S tubing in armature?
"Thanks John!"
Mar 29, 2018
John Lewis replied to emmyymme's discussion K & S tubing in armature?
Mar 29, 2018
madrobot replied to emmyymme's discussion K & S tubing in armature?
"I'm sorry but I don't understand"
Mar 27, 2018
John Lewis replied to emmyymme's discussion K & S tubing in armature?
"I split the female into 4 at the end (about a cm cut with a jewelry saw on each corner) and bend it slightly out. Then do the same with the male (but only the very top) and bend out each side 45 degrees to make it easier to insert the female. Holds…"
Mar 27, 2018
Adam Taylor replied to emmyymme's discussion K & S tubing in armature?
"I usually dent it just a little.  I've use a piece of thread strung over the small piece to give it more tension and a better hold."
Mar 26, 2018
Simon Tytherleigh replied to emmyymme's discussion K & S tubing in armature?
"Denting is easily overdone. I also use a bit of temporary sticky like wax to give it enough hold."
Mar 26, 2018
madrobot replied to emmyymme's discussion K & S tubing in armature?
"What did you end up doing? (sorry I know this is an old thread, but I really am interested) "
Mar 26, 2018

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Astronaut puppet

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 7:10pm 0 Comments

WIP for an astronaut puppet.

Spacesuit - front/side/back

Spaceboot!…

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