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Character Profile

Member:  omel (Rommel)
Active Legion Member
Bagong Pag-Asa Base
Character Name:  Chewbacca
Costume Type:  Fringe
Species:  Wookiee
Home World:

Character/Costume Description

Scratch build - head/mask base is
made out of cardboard wrapped in duct
tape and covered with epoxy putty for
the shape. hair extensions
corresponding to the suggested color
codes ( kanekalon) are then glued
according to reference photo guides for
OT Chewie. suit and pants mesh were
commissioned to a local
seamstress,again following guideline
found on this forum, hair is latch
hooked as per reference photos. Stilts
are made from plastic bins filled with
foam , glued to EVA foam as soles, feet
are fashioned from cardboard and
attached to the base with duct tape
with toes from paper balls then
covered in epoxy putty. toenails are
plastic spoons trimmed to appropriate
size. shin covers to minimize feet
bumps are attached to aluminum
supports on the sides, and has straps
to secure to calves. hair is glued to
cover everything, Bandolier is made
from leather vinyl, boxes are from
aluminum trays shaped to listed
dimensions, satchel is commissioned to
local leather maker as per specified
design. Bowcaster is made from EVA
stock and other parts specific to the
design. total height in costume is
approximately 7'4"


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