Hand-Made Gun – Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Most of you have ever heard of the video game called “Fallout 3”. Even if you’re not a fan of this game you will probably want to know how to make a cool toy gun (actually a replica of one of the guns from the game) right at home.

To vectorize the screen shots is a one day job. Then you will need: plastic as a main material, 10-mm plywood for the butt-stock and a dremel tool.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

First you should cut your plastic into pieces and glue them together. Cyanoacrylate is hell good for this purpose!

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

For those who don’t have a machine tool at hand (for most of us) a simple knife, compasses and cyanoacrylate will help. As soon as details are glued together they are to be turned with a file and a sand paper.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

The sawed out base is gradually pasted with all the plastic details.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Small screws are better to be taken off the shelve.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

The problem you will face is the weight of the gun. It’ll be too light unless you put a sheet of led inside the fore-end.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Here are all the details before painting.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Double-wire cord in a soft armor can’t be painted with an acryl because it’s too flexible and the paint will obviously fall off. One of the possible solutions is to use an old Russian method of painting eggs on Easter. All you need is a bowl with water and onion peelings. Boil this mixture and then leave the cord for 20 minutes inside the bowl. The color should be dark-brown.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Time for filling.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

The next stage is padding.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Painting the battery has several stages. The yellow paint for the lower part, then the black, brown, green and gray colors for the upper one.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

The original battery from the game.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Paint the body frame.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

And voila. The gun is done.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Children are happy.

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

Hand-Made Gun - Full Instruction

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20 thoughts on “Hand-Made Gun – Full Instruction”

  1. Thanks, folks!
    I made this one year ago for my son (on last photos) then posted on leprosorium. That’s not Volpin model – you can compare our WIP-photos and result. But he makes awesome models by the way.

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