Category Archives: Props

Arc Reactor Construction Montage Instructional Companion Post

A little over 3 years ago, I acquired a small slab of plexiglass scrap from my school’s machine shop and the first idea that popped into my head was to make a Mk. I Arc Reactor from Iron Man (2008). Yes, that was my first thought. Extremely nerdy, but are you surprised. It wasn’t like I could make much else from it anyways, since I lacked the tools like a CNC to make a pretty paperweight. There’s really not much … Continue reading

Arc Reactor Prop – A Closer Look

Decided I wanted to provide a little more visual detail of my Arc Reactor prop, since I only gave you guys a few fractions of a second of footage in my old video. And I still don’t have a good microphone setup… ——————– Music used: I DUNNO – Grapes Copyright: 2011 Grapes. Licensed to the public under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Verify at http://ccmixter.org/files/grapes/16626 Epic Star Spangled Banner (Strings) – http://www.royaltyfreekings.com/

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor, From Scratch

Until I get my act together and do a full-up post on my latest project, I thought I’d drop a quick montage/slideshow/walkthrough of the creation of my own little slice of chest-mounted clean fusion. It is by no means dimensionally accurate, but I tried to stay true to the look and feel of the original movie prop. There are a couple of personal touches (pronounced: goofs) that make this build unique… but the important part is that the primary features … Continue reading