Heavy/Scratch: My custom G1 boxes

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by joopsta, Jul 24, 2007.

  1. joopsta

    joopsta loves Animated

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2007
    Posts:
    819
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +6
    Just made some G1 boxes for my loose cassettes.
    Hope you enjoy them!!!

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Paladine

    Paladine Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2007
    Posts:
    1,368
    Trophy Points:
    141
    Likes:
    +0
    Looks nice. Can you explain the process you used to create these?
     
  3. Paladine

    Paladine Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2007
    Posts:
    1,368
    Trophy Points:
    141
    Likes:
    +0
    Looks nice. Can you explain the process you used to create these?
     
  4. ActionMasterZod

    ActionMasterZod LarzArz on twitter, man.

    Joined:
    May 8, 2007
    Posts:
    2,761
    News Credits:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    171
    Likes:
    +10
    Ebay:
    If the casette bots came in boxes, couldent see it looking much diffrent than that.
     
  5. ActionMasterZod

    ActionMasterZod LarzArz on twitter, man.

    Joined:
    May 8, 2007
    Posts:
    2,761
    News Credits:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    171
    Likes:
    +10
    Ebay:
    If the casette bots came in boxes, couldent see it looking much diffrent than that.
     
  6. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

    Joined:
    May 19, 2003
    Posts:
    47,595
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    342
    Likes:
    +22
    VERY nice work! You've achieved a very nice, professional finish to your work! Great job!

    My only suggestion would be to make the character art a bit more prominent. Other than that, everything else looks very well handled! :thumb 
     
  7. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

    Joined:
    May 19, 2003
    Posts:
    47,595
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    342
    Likes:
    +22
    VERY nice work! You've achieved a very nice, professional finish to your work! Great job!

    My only suggestion would be to make the character art a bit more prominent. Other than that, everything else looks very well handled! :thumb 
     
  8. Rodr-Evil

    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2004
    Posts:
    3,271
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +1
    Awesome!!
     
  9. Rodr-Evil

    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2004
    Posts:
    3,271
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +1
    Awesome!!
     
  10. Bobby Lemain

    Bobby Lemain Cassette Man

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2007
    Posts:
    631
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    nice! how did you make the cardboard insert??
     
  11. Bobby Lemain

    Bobby Lemain Cassette Man

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2007
    Posts:
    631
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    nice! how did you make the cardboard insert??
     
  12. Killa-B-Killed

    Killa-B-Killed Material Handler

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2007
    Posts:
    837
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    Those look Sweet!!!
     
  13. Killa-B-Killed

    Killa-B-Killed Material Handler

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2007
    Posts:
    837
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    Those look Sweet!!!
     
  14. joopsta

    joopsta loves Animated

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2007
    Posts:
    819
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +6
    First I created the whole box with photoshop.
    Then printed it out on photopaper (autobot box glossy, decepticon box matte, but I noticed glossy's better) with a HP 5550.
    After that I glued the paper on thin carboard with gluespray.
    Then it's a couple of hours of cutting measuring etc.
    The cardboard insert is also some time of measuring.
    I cut out the 'cassette shape' in a special way, so that the casette 'stands on a little edge of cardboard, and a piece of carboard in the back of the cassette to hold them in place.
    My next projects:
    - 6 little constructicon boxes
    - a G1 box for movie deluxe prime in car mode
    - a G1 Skyfire box for my classic skyfire and a tv show box art character (anyone got a nice pic for me???)

    I'll keep you updated!
     
  15. joopsta

    joopsta loves Animated

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2007
    Posts:
    819
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +6
    First I created the whole box with photoshop.
    Then printed it out on photopaper (autobot box glossy, decepticon box matte, but I noticed glossy's better) with a HP 5550.
    After that I glued the paper on thin carboard with gluespray.
    Then it's a couple of hours of cutting measuring etc.
    The cardboard insert is also some time of measuring.
    I cut out the 'cassette shape' in a special way, so that the casette 'stands on a little edge of cardboard, and a piece of carboard in the back of the cassette to hold them in place.
    My next projects:
    - 6 little constructicon boxes
    - a G1 box for movie deluxe prime in car mode
    - a G1 Skyfire box for my classic skyfire and a tv show box art character (anyone got a nice pic for me???)

    I'll keep you updated!
     
  16. Bobby Lemain

    Bobby Lemain Cassette Man

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2007
    Posts:
    631
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    awsome idea for skyfire.
     
  17. Bobby Lemain

    Bobby Lemain Cassette Man

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2007
    Posts:
    631
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    awsome idea for skyfire.
     
  18. Hotspot17

    Hotspot17 Search and Rescue: Vet

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2006
    Posts:
    3,988
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    201
    Likes:
    +1
    So I take it there's no affordable way of printing cardboard boxes? There's no cheap company that would be willing to do contracting jobs?
     
  19. Hotspot17

    Hotspot17 Search and Rescue: Vet

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2006
    Posts:
    3,988
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    201
    Likes:
    +1
    So I take it there's no affordable way of printing cardboard boxes? There's no cheap company that would be willing to do contracting jobs?
     
  20. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

    Joined:
    May 19, 2003
    Posts:
    47,595
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    342
    Likes:
    +22
    You can get a cheap price from a printer to make boxes for you . . . if you purchase in bulk :wink: 

    Aside from being a huge manufacturer (like what Hasbro uses), this is pretty much one of the only ways to do it.
     

Share This Page