Kevin Roche (kproche) wrote,
Kevin Roche
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Next step -- the rest of the frame, neck rings, and finishing the eyestalk mechanism

Some of this I did right before Further confusion, some I did right after.


Top plate for shoulders aligned on shoulder base to drill holes for lamp pipe struts
Top plate for shoulders aligned on shoulder base to drill holes for lamp pipe struts
Shoulder assembly
You can see how I had to add extensions to put the lamp pipe into. but it turned out both light and rigid.
Shoulder assembly
Assembled (naked) TDK frame
Assembled (naked) TDK frame
braided reed for the neck rings
braided reed for the neck rings
Braided reed to make the neck rings from
Braided reed to make the neck rings from
Hole drilled in foam-filled coconut
The holes will be used to net the shells together over the raffia skirt
Hole drilled in foam-filled coconut
Foam-filled coconut shell with the excess foam sliced off the back
Foam-filled coconut shell with the excess foam sliced off the back
Box full of foamed and drilled coconut shells
58 of them (2 spares). That's 232 holes!
Box full of foamed and drilled coconut shells
Eyestalk pivot mounted on dome wheel
Eyestalk pivot mounted on dome wheel
Assembled eyestalk pivot
Assembled eyestalk pivot
Eyestalk ,mechanism in the raised position
Eyestalk ,mechanism in the raised position
Eye stalk mechanism in the lowered position
Eye stalk mechanism in the lowered position
Bamboo handle for the eyestalk, pulled down to elevate the stalk
The spring in the background is holding the dome at the correct height pending the installation of the pneumatics
Bamboo handle for the eyestalk, pulled down to elevate the stalk
Bamboo handle for the eyestalk/dome mechanism
Bamboo handle for the eyestalk/dome mechanism


Tags: conventions, costume, doctor who, project tdk, silliness, tiki dalek
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