Dr. Franken Stein's Screw Tutorial

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#1 Link-Jun on 9 years ago

#2 Link-Jun on 9 years ago

#3 Winry on 9 years ago

Looks like a good tutorial, and adding how to put in a noise marker so you can make that 'cranking' sound? Brilliant. :D Also I think it looks quite believable in the picture you posted too. :3

You should post this in the prop forum '[URL="http://www.cosplay.com/showthread.php?t=84955"]Turtorial List[/URL]' sticky and ask to have it added. :3

#4 Bloody_Stein on 9 years ago

You sir might be a god among men!!
Ive been racking my brain trying to figure out the way to set up the "arrow through the head" type screw. Then you came along and posted this. A tear came to my eye at the beauty of this amazingly helpful post.
The only question i have is if you could tell me about how long it took to build?
Other than that question this might be the best costume tutorial ive ever seen.
KUDOS

#5 Link-Jun on 9 years ago

Thanks for the kind words guys!

Bloody_Stein, I was working on this project on and off, and I wasn't really paying attention to time, but I estimate that it took about 3-4 hours of work to get up to the point of painting. And part of that probably came from me being a perfectionist when it comes to measuring and such. I did have to go to the store sometime in between due to my running out of glue sticks though. xD

#6 ringoox3 on 9 years ago

woah~ awesome instructions & photos! it's really detailed.

my friend has been racking his brain over something similar (though not quite the same character), so he is VERY grateful for this tutorial XD

#7 Usagi_Kun45 on 9 years ago

Thank you [U]so[/U] much! I've been thinking about doing Dr. Stein for awhile now, and I just could not figure out what to do for the screw! You are a saviour!

#8 Giedrius on 9 years ago

this tutorial is realy great and datayls on screw are ealy nice

i just finished my screw
hera are some pics [url]http://www.cosplay.com/photo/1913197/[/url]
just need to repaint it

#9 Satori Veda on 9 years ago

Wow! Thank you for the tutorial. I will definitly be giving it a try.

#10 Shigure-chan on 9 years ago

Thank you for the tutoriel.
It's going to help me for my cosplay * _ *

#11 DireKitty on 9 years ago

Sending this link to my boyfriend who plans on cosplaying as this character =)

Awesome tutorial.

#12 Haven on 9 years ago

I've been trying so hard to figure out how to get that cranking noise. Thank you so much for this tutorial!!! ^o^

#13 Acton on 9 years ago

Hey, I'm having problems with my cosplay of stein. The bolt is all wrong, I couldn't find a arrow through the head prop at any of my local costume stores save for one that was made out of very weak material similar to that of a Halloween mask. If anyone could find a sturdy prop online with rush shipping as I need this prop for otakon 09 it would be helpful. (17-19th of july).

Also I'm not sure if I should scrap the piece I have made thus far and start anew. I think the head of the bolt may be to big, and I bought a noise maker but I haven't embedded it into the bolt head yet. I don't know how to cut a perfect circle out of modeling Styrofoam so I bought pre existing circular pieces, and I made the cylinder similar to the material described in the walk through, but its paper foam if you will but looks very similar to the material.

Me with the bolt on. I originally wanted to use a copper wire to make the prop, but I don't know how to fashion it into the correct shape without it messing a lot with the wig. As you can see I'm using stretchy string and it messes with the wig to much, and the prop sags, I've done everything I could think to do with the wig. Also I'm going to get a lighter metallic spray paint this paint is to dark.
[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v677/miroku186-2/PICT0002.jpg[/IMG]

The prop I made
[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v677/miroku186-2/PICT0010.jpg[/IMG]

Me without the prop.
[IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v677/miroku186-2/PICT0005.jpg[/IMG]

Also I am having trouble finding a large Grey turtleneck sweater to go with the cosplay. I'm debating whether I should buy one or not because I will prob get hot in it.

Also if you have any suggestions for materials online give me the links asap.

NOTE: this is my first cosplay ever and I'm not the artsy type, and I don't have a lot of resources. Keeping it simple is probably better in my case as I will prob screw up anything complicated

#14 MasterXyon on 8 years ago

I was only wondering the total cost of this project. I'm going to be Dr. Stein for Sakura-con in April, and I needed to know how much i'm spending so I can pay my dad back for all these supplies. I got the shoes, pants, and the whole shirt done. I need this bolt, wig, glasses, and the lab coat. also, where did you get YOUR lab coat?

#15 Bokimu on 8 years ago

[QUOTE=MasterXyon;3323499]I was only wondering the total cost of this project. I'm going to be Dr. Stein for Sakura-con in April, and I needed to know how much i'm spending so I can pay my dad back for all these supplies. I got the shoes, pants, and the whole shirt done. I need this bolt, wig, glasses, and the lab coat. also, where did you get YOUR lab coat?[/QUOTE]

Best bet would be any school/college bookstore. That's where I got mine. You could also try online, if you can get past the bulk sellers.