My Mannequin Hands with GlovesSubscribe
  1. drokkul's Avatar
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    Mar 6, 2007, 3:43 PM - My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #1

    I used wood for the base and then traced out my hand on it. After shaping it down I used thick coat hanger wire for finger armature and slipped washing machine fill hose filled with GOOP over them. After letting the GOOP dry I snipped out "joint" places for the finger bends and let the GOOP trapped inside cure as well.

    I capped off the fingers with caps bought at ACE hardware. These caps make it so much easier to slip the glove over the fingers.

    I will later add a dowel post to the end to slip inside the pvc pipe that makes up the skeleton of my mannequin.

    I also stuffed a little padding (ripped up Wally World sacks) into the gloves to give a more natural shape...

    Note that the hand is gripping the belt all by itself as it has not yet been attached to the arm. How does it look?

    Last edited by drokkul; Mar 6, 2007 at 3:46 PM. Reason: spelling
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  3. Rat Fett's Avatar
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    Mar 6, 2007, 4:17 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #2

    Wow! What a really ingenious idea.
    Looks great!
  4. SEEKER's Avatar
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    Mar 6, 2007, 5:08 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #3


    Thank you!!
  5. astromark's Avatar
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    Mar 6, 2007, 5:21 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #4

    That is a great idea! I have seen similar, but that is exactly how I want to do mine. Great Job, Homestar
  6. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Mar 6, 2007, 11:29 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #5

    Now that's slick...great job!!
  7. TK4158's Avatar
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    Mar 6, 2007, 11:45 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #6

    WOW, I having been trying to figure out a good way to do the hands for my mannequin. Great job dude!
  8. The Dent Scott Kaufmann's Avatar
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    Mar 6, 2007, 11:46 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #7

    That came out great. A job well done.
  9. mrgr8ness's Avatar
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    Mar 7, 2007, 7:56 AM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #8

    Awesome job, looks so real
  10. Member Since
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    Mar 11, 2007, 7:30 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #9

    Yeah, that is a great, great job. Whenever I get around to my mannequin, I may have to try that same approach.
  11. sithlord23's Avatar
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    Mar 12, 2007, 6:15 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #10

    Very cool idea. It looks really good!
  12. godaking's Avatar
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    Mar 13, 2007, 9:26 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #11

    Helluva ingenious idea! I just tried making some today (cutting the wood). Hopefully all goes well.

  13. tbone9600's Avatar
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    Mar 15, 2007, 11:44 PM - Re: My Mannequin Hands with Gloves #12

    This looks a lot easier than the ones I made for my Jawa. I wish I would have known about this a year ago.


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