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I make toys for kids who don't want to grow up. I'm on the lookout for new projects. If you're interested in commissioning me to build something ridiculous, shoot me an email.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Finally! A Real Episode VII Trailer

I'm sure there's really no need for any signal boost, but if you haven't seen this yet, the wait is over:

Now I just need a few new sets of armor...


Monday, November 24, 2014

Combat Garden Gnomes: Gearing Up for the Holidays

I've been having fun making up meme posters for my Combat Garden Gnomes. Here's one:
Combat Gnome MEME6

If you're interested in getting some Combat Garden Gnomes of your own, you can order them at http://thorssoli.etsy.com

If you are planning on having them in hand in time for the holidays, you're running out of time to place your order!

For more (better) meme posters read on...

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Lifesize ED-209 Build Part 8: IT IS DONE...again.

Earlier this year I made a lifesize replica of ED-209.  It was pretty cool.

I've often stated that I almost never make just one of anything I make.  Since I'd hate to have this project make me a liar, my crew and I have been slowly cranking out a new and improved version.  We've been calling him "2nd ED."  Here he is in all his glory:
2nd ED in Warehouse

Since I parked First ED at the Make Magazine headquarters, it only seemed appropriate to pack up 2nd ED and haul him down for a few quick photos at Make:
2nd ED at Make HQ
The new one is the one in the background.

While I was there, they asked me to shoot a quick video explaining why there were suddenly two:

For more photos and some additional details about the improvements built into 2nd ED, read on...