1:1 Jawa build

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Torron

Active Member
I have a new idea: a life-sized Jawa sitting on a droid dome and repairing something.

Here's a scheme:
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The Jawa is going to be made from tubes and polystyrene head, but I don't know, how to make the droid dome. I'm going to make my favourite R4-series astromech and I am looking for a cheap way, how to do it. Can you suggest me some ideas or experiences with it?
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Torron

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Utinni! I finally started with making my Jawa.

PROPORTIONS
neck - 10,2 cm/4''
shoulders - 12, 7 cm/5''
arms - 15,2 cm/6''
forearms - 15,2 cm/6''
body - 27,9 cm/11''
hips - 6,5 cm/2,5''
thighs - 19 cm/7,5''
shins - 19 cm/7,5''

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with hands and future boots
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I don't know, if I'll make the R4, maybe something easier for the first time, any other ideas? :)
Comments and criticism are welcome!
 

warrenhouck

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Cool idea with him sitting on the droid body! Kinda like a scene instead of just a statue. Good luck!
 

Halliwax

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very cool! we have a scarecrow competition in my town every year, and i build a skeleton with pvc tubing just like you are. it really works well for me. i too want to tackle a budget jawa one day, and one night looked up patterns for jawa cloaks. but to my surprise i didnt find much for patterns? allot of info on jawa guns though!

i really look forward to this build!
 

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Torron

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Yes, with the pattern, it'll be the hardest part I think. But I'm going to have a look in my local haberdashery.
 

Torron

Active Member
Another progress. Today I made Jawa's tool. It's completely made from junk.

I'll paint it, when I buy colours. Now, it's just a raw base.

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What do you think?

And I have a question on Jawa eyes. I've never worked with electronics or something like this. Is here anybody to help me, how to do it (what I need, etc)? Thanks.
 

Gphalen

Well-Known Member
very cool! we have a scarecrow competition in my town every year, and i build a skeleton with pvc tubing just like you are. it really works well for me. i too want to tackle a budget jawa one day, and one night looked up patterns for jawa cloaks. but to my surprise i didnt find much for patterns? allot of info on jawa guns though!

i really look forward to this build!
I`m with you, a budget Jawa done right just looks awesome, would be a great display piece.
 

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Mean Obiwan

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Looking forward to seeing the progress on your build. I love display jawas! Building one myself has been on my to do list for a while.
 

Torron

Active Member
My shopping was successful!

I found this nice fabric. I only have to do a discoloration to it.

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And the polystyrene head is also on the way.
 

Torron

Active Member
Today the tool was painted
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I attached foam around the ,,bones'' to look it like Jawa has some muscles inside
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I also made the eyes (thanks to DesignerRyan for ideas)
Here are they without yellow plastic, on the head (I called her Asajj :))
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And in the dark
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I used two key flashlights, yellow transparent plastic and two lids. It looks amazing, doesn't it?
 
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Torron

Active Member
Preparations for the droid dome
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I made new, better boots
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Progress on Jawa
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Everything what I have together
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Mean Obiwan

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Looks killer! I'm really digging it. Makes me want to start one myself.
I gotta admit, I'm glad you got its face covered, it was looking a little creepy 0_o
 

Torron

Active Member
Looks killer! I'm really digging it. Makes me want to start one myself.
I gotta admit, I'm glad you got its face covered, it was looking a little creepy 0_o
Thanks! Yes, it was looking VERY creepy. I must cover his face with something, when I was working on it, because I work in our garage. :)
 

Torron

Active Member
Question of the day.

What will be the Jawa repairing? I am thinking of something from The Force Awakens teasers.
Or something else?

Suggestions and comments are more than welcome!
 

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