I've been really into the prop thing lately. Not because I want to own the pieces or because I'm into LARPing (I'm not), but because I'm just amazed at how passionate people are about building these pieces and how much attention to detail they contain. Case in point: Check out this incredible Mantle of Cthulu, built by DeviantArt member, Poison and Bones. Made from real bones (of his enemies?) and resin, I imagine there's upwards of 100 hours in this thing. Awesome!
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Who is the Dude behind DudeCraft?
Paul Overton is a prolific blogger, maker, writer, and ukulele player living in Hardwick, MA with three dogs, his closest co-conspirator, and a lawn that makes his octogenarian neighbors want to call the authorities. He delights in the unusual and can often be found in his tiny studio, whipping up some sort of self-indulgent nonsense for his own amusement.
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DudeCraft represents a different kind of tribe in the world of making things, intentionally blurring the lines between, art, craft, engineering, and the good old “Can Do” spirit. Makers of all stripes are welcome here and are encouraged to join the conversation, no matter what their enthusiasms. Guys who knit, girls who weld, it’s all the same on DudeCraft. We are people who make cool stuff, have an urge to share it, and don’t mind explaining how we did it, so that other folks can benefit from our experience.