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My coro snowpeople :)

Discussion in 'Corrugated Plastic (Coro) & 3D Printing' started by ShellNZ, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. ShellNZ

    ShellNZ Senior Elf

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    I made some snowpeople to join my display this year. I kinda copied them off a guy called Tremor over at the LOR forums except he used normal white led strings and a few other differences.

    The snowman pictures I found on the internet, the Snowmum I gave a breast reduction and liposuction as she was huge and wouldnt fit lol.

    I already had some white coro from last year so used that and also got some black corflute for the sides and backing.

    I used approx one roll of 12v dumbRGB, I say approx as they were leftover lengths and bits that I had.

    I used silicon and hotglue to stick down the strips and also used silicon to stick the "boxing" down to the backing.

    I went to a signshop and bought 10 diff colors of signwriting vinyl and also some medium-tack adhesive. I have done signwriting many moons ago so knew the techniques used, not hard. I used black matt paint to do the outlines.

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    Video of snowpeople going, had to turn on a light behind me or the iphone would just not focus.
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    If anyone wants more details or how to just let me know :)
     
  2. Beacy

    Beacy It's so much better on the dark side

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    They look great, possibly too great now the hard part putting them somewhere that no on will pinch them
     
  3. AAH

    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    My front yard is pretty safe :)

    You are FAR too creative Shell
     
  4. DeeJai

    DeeJai Is that Magic Smoke?!?

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    they look really good Shell,

    Any chance of a how-to or a guide to creating, never worked with vinyl (sign style) am really interested in the process.


    also, get me a quote to how much to mail them to Aus
     
  5. toodle_pipsky

    toodle_pipsky Minister of Silly Walks

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    Really well done, they look store bought you did such a great job! Any pics of them lit up?
     
  6. smartalec

    smartalec Im a SmartAlec what can i say! Community Project Designer

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    Well done Shell,
    i cant believe you made them from a couple of pictures, turning something basic into greatness..
    i esp like the light blue an white colours.
    so are you selling the blue prints for the coro an cut vinyl pieces??
    Now i have to make them
     
  7. tuppetsdad

    tuppetsdad Funding & Tech Support

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    I'm assuming your the one on the right Shell...
     
  8. AAH

    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    The delivery address for delivering them to Matt is in Eaglehawk, Victoria :D
     
  9. DeeJai

    DeeJai Is that Magic Smoke?!?

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    yeah thats right, also bill the CC originating from that same region
     
  10. fasteddy

    fasteddy I have C.L.A.P Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    They look fantastic and show the range of uses for coro, you have done a great job and must have taken a bit of time to create.
     
  11. Boof63

    Boof63 Senior Elf Generous Elf

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    well Shell . you've done it again!!!
    Great effort and i really have clap envy now, with what you have done in 18 months.
    congrats :D :D :D :D :D :D
    cheers Boof63
     
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    remoteutah Full Time Elf

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    Oh wow, Shelly! I really like these! Make sure you chain them down!
     
  13. hdracer

    hdracer There is no rehab for the CLAP

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    Nice work! Sure didn't take you long to make them, as your old sign making days came back to you pretty quick...
    Awesome job, very creative!!!!!!
    Still think te momma needed bigger hootrs.... :eek:
     
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    ShellNZ Senior Elf

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    Thanks so much everyone :)

    This lighting thang is perfect for me...

    My hobbies are computers, reading (which Ive done a crapload of lol) and art/craft. So effectively all my hobbies in one :)

    Uploading video to vimeo now :)
     
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    logandc99 Dedicated Elf

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    Those are so cool and very professional looking. Can't wait to see the video of them alive.
     

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