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PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:20 pm    Post subject: new Chewie WIP Reply with quote

Hi all,

I decided to go through the big fun of building The Legendary Wookie.

I read some WIP and the pinned topics and of course I will have some questions Smile

I think I will go with the full Evil Chimp mask, but first I need to find some good stilts and be able to walk with them Rolling Eyes

I'm looking for a good pair of stilts for my future built and as the Skywalkers are not made anymore, can someone refer me to some good ones?
I saw these but I'm not quite sure:
https://www.amazon.ca/GypTool-Pro-15-Drywall-Stilts/dp/B01GP04QJO/

Thanks Smile
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

“Step Up”
are the way most people are going.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use those 15" stilts that you posted. I buy mine off ebay. Just keep in mind that you need to also be thinking about how to account for the stilt bump and have a plan ready to transition from the foot to your knee.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks! I have a few ideas on how I will handle the bump Smile, I keep scrolling through the WIP but the hard foam/soft foam mix seems to be the winner for now!


For the mesh, as Joann doesn't ship to Canada and Moodfabric is sold out
Is this one a good option?

https://www.seattlefabrics.com/60-1571-Medium-Polyester-Mesh-750-linear-yard_p_80.html
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I also found this one:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/595715898/black-net-classic-mesh-fabric-comb-2mm
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

found this mesh at a local store, I guess it's perfect! Smile

mesh by Mickael Flambry, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I also ordered an Evil Chimp mask Cool

the build has officially begun!!!
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That mesh is not good for latching. Joanns has something that is called utility mesh. Its more like a netting. THis will cause a ton of shrinkage as you latch and alter all your proportions in as you build. It will end up too small.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Wookiee Workshop wrote:
That mesh is not good for latching. Joanns has something that is called utility mesh. Its more like a netting. THis will cause a ton of shrinkage as you latch and alter all your proportions in as you build. It will end up too small.


oh thank you!

Are you referring to this one?
https://www.joann.com/utility-fabric-cargo-netting/10173359.html
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That’s the one!
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Wookiee Workshop wrote:
That’s the one!


Perfect! thank you , they don't ship to Canada though Sad
I will try to find other options...
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Wookiee Workshop wrote:
That’s the one!


Do you think this one is good? They ship to Canada: https://www.seattlefabrics.com/60-1571-Medium-Polyester-Mesh-750-linear-yard_p_80.html
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can buy it for you and you can pay for shipping and costs
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think this one is more like the Joanns:

https://www.seattlefabrics.com/50-8600-Polyester-Dive-Mesh-1095-linear-yard_p_78.html
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Wookiee Workshop wrote:
I can buy it for you and you can pay for shipping and costs


Surprised Please yes!!!
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