Optimus Prime - Large Scale Scratch Build

Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by tomhom, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Man - that's great!!!! :D :D :D :D
  2. CNWman

    CNWman CNW Fan

    That looks great! I don't think that hand is too small, and OP's arms are the EXACT SAME save for the hands, right? My only questions are:

    1. where the HECK are you going to put Mr. Prime?


    2. Are there any blueprints for OP online that I could use?:mrgreen:
  3. CJTK1701

    CJTK1701 Banned

    Wow. That's some fine work. I'm impressed!:thumb::mrgreen::wave:
  4. gippolot

    gippolot Member

    Either way Tom, this is a fantastic build. :thumb:

  5. idonotexist

    idonotexist New Member

    wow... amazing
  6. col. kurtz

    col. kurtz Member

    this is looking great !!! please tell me that you are drawing up plans for tghe build id love to buy them and build this myself(in time for transformers 2):thumb:
  7. CK Styles

    CK Styles Senior Member

    Very nice work, man. I have been watching from the beginning and am amazed at the detail on this. Can't wait to see the finished product.
  8. tomhom

    tomhom New Member

    Hi Guys

    Its been a while since iv got anything done on this thing a combination of going on holiday for Easter, running out of card and a certain GTA IV but managed to get myself in gear and get his energy axe done



    As you can see it locks into the wrist socket and quite well if i do say so myself :mrgreen:

    1. Prime goes where ever he wants to greeting people at the front door, chillin on the couch watchin telly or hogging the toilet like us men like to do so much

    2. Blueprints i don’t know about I’m just using a combination of the cartoon, comics, and toys

    I’m gona try and concentrate on get the shoulder done over the next week or so and try and get the plans and instructions for the hand done :thumb: since im gona have to make a new one

    Thanks for all you it comments really does it helps me keep going on with this
  9. Master-Bruce

    Master-Bruce Active Member

    This is really starting to look amazing! The hand was imprssive enough but now to be able to see the arm AND the axe is great!!

    Keep up the good work buddy! I can't wait to see Prime sitting on the toilet! LOL! :D
  10. clif52

    clif52 Banned

    Great work!!! Do you use used cardboard boxes or new flat sheets of corrugated cardboard? I've built a lot of cardboard props for our church to use with puppets and for Vacation Bible School, but this thing is blowing my mind. Your planning and building is out of this world.
  11. Stev0

    Stev0 Active Member

    From what I understand ... GTA IV should pretty much kill any build.


    ELSOCRAFT Member

    Cardboardcraft optimus !!

    WOW Tomhom !! you are doing a great work !!!

    How tall you calculate prime will be ?

    I follow you to close !!
    I hope make optimus but with the new movie look !! after my T-800 !

  13. Red

    Red Member

    Optimus Prime

    My niece's boy Friend is starting one for her, he wore this at a anime convention a wile back.
    IL try to get more pictures.

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  14. nav

    nav Member

    When you say large you really mean LARGE but non the less a great model.
  15. Grig

    Grig New Member

  16. nachtinis

    nachtinis New Member

    the axehand is a nice touch
  17. Slushee

    Slushee New Member

    Wow thats awesome, very impressive
  18. ravster

    ravster New Member

    This looks great, might look at building one myself, as i work at a corrugated firm. so have an endless supply of corrugated board.
  19. SnakeEyesOnAPlane

    SnakeEyesOnAPlane New Member

    This is beyond amazing! The hand blew me away, and it only got better! Fantastic work so far, keep it up and keep sharing progress with us!
  20. optimus

    zeer goed geslaagd.
    hopelijk zien we snel meer.

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