Tagged: James Bruton

Coolest 3D printed BB-8 droid from XRobots (so far)

bb-8 droid by xrobots

Did you know that in the Star Wars : The Force Awakens movie, the director Abrams used little computer-generated imagery and focused on more traditional special effects to preserve visual realism of original Star Wars. BB-8 or Beebee-Ate, a free-moving domed head droid, was one of these realistic looking creations and it did inspire many Star Wars enthusiasts to recreate this adorable droid, like Angelo Casimiro’s homemade smartphone-controlled BB-8, the hand-cranked rolling BB-8 with Lego base, and even a BB-8 rolling luggage suitcase. Read More…

Designer builds intricate 3D printed Iron Man Hulkbuster suit

Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Hulkbuster Suit by James Bruton

James Bruton, an Avengers fan and a 3D printing hobbyist is obsessed with the Iron Man movie franchise and have a liking for Marvel Comics. Taking his love to new height as compared to a normal fan, the enthusiastic designer is building up a Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Hulkbuster Suit that is inspired by the upcoming superhero movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Using progressive technology, James goal is to create a free-standing costume suit that is actually wearable and functional. The project was divided into multiple steps by the designer and involves months of hard work and commitment.
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Arduino powered Dalek controlled remotely with a Wiimote

Wiimote controlled Dalek made from old electric wheelchair

Making a Dalek might not solve your personal mobility issues in the long run but you can still make it for fun. James Bruton and his pals set out on making a cool looking Dalek that is crafted from wood and is accommodating enough for a full grown adult. Although the person riding it might not feel very comfortable inside it as he/she has to sit in a crouching position. This Dalek is powered by a salvaged electric wheelchair and controlled using a Wii remote control which makes it a cool weekend project for DIYers.
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DIY Iron Man helmet with motorized faceplate makes you look like geek dork on the streets

Solid, robust, hi-tech, and a life savior are the words that define the Iron Man. Here we will tell you about a project related to life-sized wearable Iron Man MkVI Armour from Iron Man 2. The faceplate and the eye lights are one of the most fascinating aspects of the Iron Man’s armored suit. The helmet can actually be duplicated with a little of know-how so as to make a motorized faceplate that look cool and too geeky.

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