Knee Armor?

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    Knee Armor?

    Okay, I've started working on some knee armor for my costume. I have the WOF Temps and traced them out onto expanded PVC for now. However, once I got the Left and Righ seperated, I realized I had two parts that I had no clue of how they were going to work. The front part of the knee. I know WOF has a tutorial for the "glued block" meathod, but, I'm really stuck...any help?


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    Why do I feel like I'm looking at Egyptian Hieroglyphics!
    My only guess is that one's the front and one's the back of the knee cap.

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    One is the back, and one is the front. There are also two other pieces that fill in the gap below it.

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    GCNgamer128 said: View Post
    One is the back, and one is the front. There are also two other pieces that fill in the gap below it.
    Well thats what I thought. I have the other two that make the top and bottom, but, which part is the front, and which one is the back? I'm really confused. I feel like Cruzer.

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    This is what I got so far...









    But, How does this go...?


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    isnt there missing something on the sides ..the dart part??
    Maybe there..no clue at all...sry

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    isnt there missing something on the sides ..the dart part??
    Maybe there..no clue at all...sry
    yea, I have those set aside for later. I'm just getting the frame correct then I'll add the rest.

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    When I was assembling my WoF knees, I used Asoks knee tutorial as a guide. It really helped me to sort through the puzzling bits.

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    Jango72 said: View Post
    When I was assembling my WoF knees, I used Asoks knee tutorial as a guide. It really helped me to sort through the puzzling bits.
    You got a direct link?

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    The search function is your friend... but seeing as I'm in a good mood.

    Asoks knee tutorial

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    Forget that piece at the top of the pic. (the smaaler piece) It was just for reference, it is a drawing of the knee from the front, it is not needed to build them.

    You've got it right, looking great!

    Alan

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    Thanks Alan for sorting this out...
    (Good to see you)

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    Forget that piece at the top of the pic. (the smaaler piece) It was just for reference, it is a drawing of the knee from the front, it is not needed to build them.

    You've got it right, looking great!

    Alan
    Well its bout time ya charmed in . Thank you for the help Alan. My head was bout to blow I was so confused. Thanks for the help.

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    No problem, I am only checking in here maybe once a week.

    If you have any problems with the templates please make sure to PM me. I'll get the e-mail notice and I can help out a bit quicker.

    Make sure to take more pics of the process. I think that this is the first Jango Knee build that has been posted. So keep up the good work!

    Alan

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    wizardofflight said: View Post
    Make sure to take more pics of the process. I think that this is the first Jango Knee build that has been posted. So keep up the good work!

    Alan
    Yeah... I kinda forgot to post any WIP pics of my build.

    What can I say, except oops! :o

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    Hey it is never too late! I always like seeing how folks go about solving the build issues. I have learned a lot of new tricks.

    Alan

    Jango72 said: View Post
    Yeah... I kinda forgot to post any WIP pics of my build.

    What can I say, except oops! :o

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    I could post up pics of my finished knees... as I neglected to take any "in progress" pics.

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    Jango72 said: View Post
    I could post up pics of my finished knees... as I neglected to take any "in progress" pics.
    Well post em up! I'd help me to see if I'm on track. LOL. here is what I've done so far...still in progress.






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    Nice start. They're going to look great when they're all done!

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    Nice start. They're going to look great when they're all done!
    Thanks Cruzer. Yea, I started on the knee dart box and I was just so baffeld on how he hell I was to make the box out of the temps I had. So, I made up one simple template. Basically it its folded 3 times and you make a box without the triangular face. Then, with the templates you have, you finish the box with the triangle part...here is the temp...



    And here is what I have so far...







    Still needs molding a bit, and a lot of bondo. Should be done in the next few weeks.

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    I'm confused over this stuff. It just me.

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    Just an update...



    got the curve out of the middle, and will bondo the rest later. Then off to the sander.

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    Look forward to seeing the end piece Mike

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