Minor/Repaint: Wooden Soundwave

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by MegaMoonMan, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. MegaMoonMan

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    Somebody just gave me this thing called a cubebot for a Christmas present. It's a bunch of wooden blocks connected with elastic cords, so it has crazy articulation and can fold up into a perfect cube. After fiddling with it I realized that if it had another couple slots cut in on the sides of the hips to let the legs fold to the sides, it could fold into a perfect looking tapedeck, so I cut them. It's the exact same size as the real thing in both modes.

    Now I just need to decide how to paint/sticker it, and maybe make him a gun and shoulder cannon out of dowels. Whatever I do it will need to be highly resistant to scratching. Ideas? I'm thinking maybe some kind of printed labels might work...



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  2. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 Stop on red but leave on amber Moderator News Staff

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    sweet! i love fiddling with those things. can't wait to see how you handle this :popcorn 
     
  3. Bossguy

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    Genius! Soundwave Superior!
     
  4. TrueNomadSkies

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    More like MegaMoonMan, superior :) 
     
  5. MegaMoonMan

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    I just had an idea that will make this thing 100x cooler. Since the blocks can spin and can have almost any face showing out at any time, I can make him have more than one robot and alt mode.


    Hello, double changer Optimus Prime/Soundwave! This is going to be fun.

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  6. Bossguy

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    Yes, that is true, megamoonman superior! Excellent idea!
     
  7. prfctcellrulz

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    Cheapest. Transformer. Ever.
     
  8. Ømnidrive

    Ømnidrive Stop.....think......fart.....and keep on going

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    I would buy him :lolol 
     
  9. GAUGE

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    lmao! this looks like a whole lot of fun.

    And for the record, this is what Transformers should be like.
     
  10. Murasame

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    Oh, did he sell his titanium components and is now a rich Soundwave? :D 
     
  11. G60Force

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  12. Ellamin

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    I would try to carve/etch the details into him.
     
  13. Leemaster777

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    No, he decided to get a downgrade to enjoy a simple, technology-free lifestyle.

    Anyways, this sounds cool. Can't wait to see how this turns out.
     
  14. MegaMoonMan

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    That's a good idea, but I have no idea how I would do that while making it look good. I don't have wood tools for detailing like that and I would likely ruin it. I'm pretty sure I'm just going to design some labels and print them on sticker stock.

    I'm usually not a fan of cutesy/chibi stuff, but now that I've seen what this is capable of I can't NOT do it.
     
  15. Bigbot3030

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    I was going to say essentially the same thing, but with wood burning. I don't think anyone can deny that a decepticon logo burned in would look awesome.

    But yeah, you'd have to have a steady hand. So stickers would be the easier option.
     
  16. Christopher-2

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    That has to be a Futurama reference! I love this idea. I'd want to take it a step further, and make it into a wood-framed decepticon TV set from the 80's.
     
  17. Autovolt 127

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    That's actually impressive man.
     
  18. LegoTFGuy

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    You should paint a base coat in blue/silver, then apply sticker details (buttons, chest, face, etc.) over top.
     
  19. Wikkid

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    I agree about just etching the details.


    I also think it'd be awesome if you put him on strings like a puppet.
     
  20. cheetor71

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    Very clever use of the blocks.