Crash Bandicoot Ski Mask and Costume

This project started out as an idea for a Halloween costume, but after thinking back to the ice-levels of that classic 90’s game, I realized that if it’s designed properly it could be a great way to look cool and stay warm on the slopes.

Just like with the Elfie Hat, this project will be wearable, so to help me get a better idea of how best to design and build it, I make a quick list of a few aspects.

 

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Hot Glue How To

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Hot Glue 101: Intro to Thermoplastic Cement

Hot glue is one of the most versatile glues you can buy. I use it for almost every project in some way or another. Whether you’re picking up a glue gun for the first time, or you’re an experience glue-slinger, this post should provide some inspiration and information that will stick with you. Continue reading “Hot Glue How To”


Torchy’s Tacos Dancing Devil

I’m at the dollar store stocking up on foam-core and a few other random items, when a little solar-powered dancing Valentine’s devil catches my eye. Having been to Torchy’s Tacos on many occasions in the few month’s I’ve lived here, I find the resemblance between this tchotchke and the local taco chain’s mascot to be pretty uncanny. With other projects on my plate I start considering how much time it would take to complete the conversion and have my own teeter-tottering, taco-wielding Torchy.  Continue reading “Torchy’s Tacos Dancing Devil”