January 25, 2014

Vintage Dukes of Hazzard Papercraft Playset

The Dukes of Hazzard television series ran from 1979 till 1985.  In 1982, a Dukes of Hazzard "Punch-Out Fun" book was published. The papercraft set inside the book included:
  • 2D Cut outs of the show's main characters
  •  A 3D model of the Hazzard Garage
  • 3D models of cars seen in the show including the General Lee Dodge Charger, Daisy Duke's Jeep CJ-7, and Sheriff Coltrane's police car.
  • Miscellaneous 3D accessories including hay bales and a road block.
Scans of the book may be viewed at Reis O'Brian's blog.

January 23, 2014

Papercraft Gnomes

This plethora of gnomes, or I should say "snorfs", is the creation of Maarten Janssens at 3EyedBear. There are fifteen different snorfs in all, each with a unique name. Click on the image of the snorf that you want here to download its PDF template.

January 20, 2014

Printable Movie Prop Tarot Cards

MarkWynn shared with me these printable replica tarot cards based on cards appearing in the movie Now You See Me, a 2013 thriller about a group of four magicians who use their illusion skills to rob banks. Each of the cards has a front and a back which must be printed, cut out, then glued together. For a finishing touch, color the edge of the cards with a black marker. JPG images of the cards may be downloaded here.

January 15, 2014

Metallic Origami Rings

Here are some quick and easy origami rings. To achieve a gem-like look, the rings were folded from metallic crepe paper. Detailed folding instructions for the rings may be found at Zakka Life. Build photo by Jessica Okui.

Previously posted papercraft rings:
Green Lantern Rings
Reborn! Rings

January 10, 2014

Papercraft Ishikawa's Frog

The Ishikawa's frog lives only on the the islands of Okinawa and Amami Oshima in the Japanese archipelago. The frog's distinctive coloration is thought to be camouflage that allows the amphibian to blend into mossy areas beside small mountain streams. This papercraft Ishakawa's frog is one of several free rare animal paper models offered by Konica Minolta. Build photo by DeviantART member Master-Kankuro.

January 6, 2014

Papercraft RPG Moon Hopper

This papercraft Moon Hopper was created for use in miniature gaming. It is similar in design to the Eagle Transporters from the old Space 1999 television show. Magnets allow the modular cargo containers in the middle of the ship to be attached and detached. The PDF template for the Hopper may be downloaded here. Model design and photo are by Tommygun.

January 1, 2014

Final Fantasy XI Puppetmaster Papercraft

In the Final Fantasy XI video game puppetmasters are wandering performers who entertain crowds and confound their enemies with a customizable puppet known as an "Automaton." This papercraft puppetmaster was created by Telford at the Square Enix Forum. The finished model stands 13.8" (35 cm) tall. As a plus, the mask and hat are removable. Pepakura PDO templates for this papercraft may be downloaded here.