Last week for May the 4th, my daughters had a special “Star Wars Day” function for school where they encouraged the kids to dress up as their favorite character. Naturally, I was all for this but felt the need to take it a step further so I took it upon myself to add a bit of flare to my daughter’s Jyn Erso costume and give her her own stolen Death Star Data Tape stunt prop. Click on through to check out a few in-progress images as well as the final outfit.
Continue reading DIY: Building the Death Star Data Tape
Customizing legend Sillof (Jamie Follis) will be hosting a customizing class at Celebration Orlando.
If you are attending, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the enjoyable aspects of customizing the Star Wars universe.
Check out his official flyer by clicking here!
An all new Yakfinities Customizing Challenge kicks off in our forums in April – and now is the time to help decide what the theme will be.
If you’re a registered forum member, casting your vote is just a click away!
The auction has since ended, but an amazing 12″ custom Princess Leia figure was recently available on eBay.
This hand crafted figure portrait from ROTJ truly captures the essense of Carrie Fisher’s beauty in ROTJ. Given her recent passing, I couldn’t help but share.
I hope you enjoy viewing the images as much as I did. For more pics of this amazing work of art, click here.
Customizer Monsterhjerne has shared his masterpiece repainting of two different versions of Hasbro’s Jabba the Hutt offerings.
Which of these two repaints do you prefer? Check out larger images, and share your thoughts after the jump!
The latest Yakfinities Customizing Challenge has kicked off, and the Rogue One theme is one that holds a ton of promise considering the depth of figures Hasbro has yet to offer in the ever-popular 3.75″ super articulated line.
Get in on the fun and create a custom (or several) by heading on over to the forums!
Those of you who watch Star Wars Rebels are more than likely familiar with one of the highlights of Season 2… Captain Rex’s modified AT-TE!
Customizer Raylen has gone to great lengths to customize an AT-TE that would definitely give Hasbro a run for their money if they ever decided to update their Clone Wars version of this awesome vehicle.
Head on over to the forums for a closer look!
The latest Yakfinties Customizing Challenge has concluded, and with over 50 customs submitted, we once again have a fantastic Roundup Report to share.
Check it out and see who is walking away with prizes after the jump!
Our current Yakfinities Customizing Challenges pushes the envelop a bit with the latest theme – Custom Dioramas.
For all you customizers, this is a great time to expand your comfort zone – and there’s still over a month left to submit an entry. So roll up your sleeves and let’s see what you can come up with!
For ideas, see what has been submitted so far!
If you’re a diorama lover, and have the funds, forum member kevin1126 has made the tough decision to part with some amazing custom diorama/playsets by Carl Boumansour (aka Boutros77).
If you are interested in contacting Kevin, you may contact him through our forums, or email me at email@example.com and I will be sure he gets your contact information.
You can also take a closer look at these dioramas by clicking on the image above.
If you’re feeling like there’s just not a whole lot to get excited about for the 3.75″ market these days, I would suggest checking out the great range of custom diorama products available at Holeinthegroundpro.
There you will find a very nice selection of various items to not only help fill the gaps in your displays, but also help quench the thirst to add some more cool 3.75″ items to your collection. Check out what they have to offer after the jump!
If you’re a 3.75″ collector and have felt like you’ve been left out in the cold, it might be time for you to head on over to Holeinthegroundpro and check out what they have to offer.
For myself, the items I have purchased have helped ease the “dark times” of collecting for a while now as I know that I can always head on over there and find something awesome for my dioramas.
Check them out here and share your thoughts in the forums (and for a sneak peek at a new item coming).
Hasbro may not care so much about collector support these days, but that doesn’t mean you have to be left out in the cold… as once again, Holeinthegroundpro comes to the rescue with another great new way to display your 3.75″ scale figures!
Check out some more details in our forums, and be sure to head on over to their site to secure your own diorama wall kit by clicking here.
If you pre-ordered a “Desert Den” playset from Twelfth Parsec, start keeping an eye on your email for a shipping notice as these have begun to arrive on the doorsteps of collectors.
Personal Note: Independent groups who are actually fans themselves are starting to take advantage of Hasbro’s negligence on the playset front, and hopefully we will see bigger and better things like this in the future.
On any note, head to the forums for a closer look.
Since acquiring the teaser poster for The Force Awakens via Disney Movie Rewards, I knew I’d want a special way to display it without spending a fortune on a dedicated backlit display case. Click on through to find out how you can build one yourself with the simplest of tools and the least amount of money. We’re all saving up for Force Friday, right?
Continue reading DIY LED Frame Project for The Force Awakens Poster