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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Larphitupfuzzball » Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:20 am

So next step after finishing the top and bottoms is to book in with the stylist to thin him out and sort out the transitions. Not to bad for 5 weeks work though. ๐Ÿ˜Š
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Larphitupfuzzball » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:15 am

With the top and bottoms finished but Chewie not booked in with the stylist until next week for his trim and thin, I thought Iโ€™d start on his feet

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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Gremlin » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:45 pm

Talk about a labour of love! This is looking fantastic, Paul. :thumbsup:
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Larphitupfuzzball » Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:10 pm

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Talk about a labour of love! This is looking fantastic, Paul. :thumbsup:
Thanks. Got a bit to go but happy with my progress. Took 5 weeks to latch the suit. Canโ€™t wait to see how it looks after Iโ€™ve been to the stylist next week. Iโ€™ve got repairs to do to OC this week ๐Ÿ˜ข so wonโ€™t be able to do to much
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Gremlin » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:40 pm

So what stylist do you use? Can't be that many Wookiee hairdressers in Haddington! ;-)
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by BigFatCat » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:26 am

Bet there's not a lot in that category of Yellow Pages.

In fairness, there's not really a lot of Yellow Pages any more.
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Larphitupfuzzball » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:32 am

Gremlin wrote: โ†‘
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So what stylist do you use? Can't be that many Wookiee hairdressers in Haddington! ;-)
๐Ÿ˜Š friend from school has her own salon now. Booked in as Chewie as my hair would take considerably lest time to cut ๐Ÿ˜‚
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Gremlin » Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:30 am

Larphitupfuzzball wrote: โ†‘
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:32 am

๐Ÿ˜Š friend from school has her own salon now. Booked in as Chewie as my hair would take considerably lest time to cut ๐Ÿ˜‚
LOL - now I'm picturing Chewie with his hair in rollers having a shampoo and set! :ROFL:

Please, please take pics!
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Larphitupfuzzball » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:27 am

Gremlin wrote: โ†‘
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:30 am
Larphitupfuzzball wrote: โ†‘
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:32 am

๐Ÿ˜Š friend from school has her own salon now. Booked in as Chewie as my hair would take considerably lest time to cut ๐Ÿ˜‚
LOL - now I'm picturing Chewie with his hair in rollers having a shampoo and set! :ROFL:

Please, please take pics!
Thatโ€™s the plan๐Ÿ˜Š. Will post them up when I have them ๐Ÿ‘
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by BigFatCat » Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:31 am

Not that these would ever find their way onto public social media, oh no.
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Larphitupfuzzball » Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:46 pm

BigFatCat wrote: โ†‘
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:31 am
Not that these would ever find their way onto public social media, oh no.
Hopefully get some good ones but as some of the trimming will be with the mask off, Iโ€™ll have to watch what Iโ€™m doing
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Larphitupfuzzball » Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:04 pm

So the feet are now complete. They were built from an MDF base that forms the foot. To this four posts were added. Another MDF base was then attached to allow the sandal to be fitted. Two broom handles were the fixed to the foot and secured to the left and right posts. The base was then covered in black EVA foam. Webbing and a quick release buckle we fixed to the top of the broom handles for support and the front covered with more foam to give the leg definition. Next the foam toes (supplied by the fantastic Jamie Arielle) were coated with Plasti Dip before being painted with mat black paint. A layer of EVA foam was added to the base of the foot and the toes attached to the foam via 3 screws. The top of the toes were then attached to foot base via some black material. This allows the toes to move when walking. Any exposed wood was then painted black.

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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Larphitupfuzzball » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:22 pm

Also had the opportunity to take him to see my stylist. Spent just over two hrs getting a bit of trim and thin. Still need to do a bit more on the arms and raise the level of the dark/grey on the legs to expose more of the blonde but happy with how itโ€™s coming together. Hope you like it ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by alex_slas7 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:41 pm

These are the single greatest pictures...ever....
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Re: TFA Chewie build

Post by Larphitupfuzzball » Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:14 pm

alex_slas7 wrote: โ†‘
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:41 pm
These are the single greatest pictures...ever....
Glad you like them although I hope the ones when heโ€™s finished will show him off better
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