It's… The Cargo Couple! (DIY Fun)

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It's… The Cargo Couple! (DIY Fun)

Postby trilobyte » Mon Dec 24, 2012 3:13 am

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up, I'd like to call your attention to an awesome piece of DIY from ePlaya's own FIGJAM. Behold, the Cargo Couple!

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He made this from found/on-hand objects and recently posted them in The Bar. With his kind permission I'm re-posting them here - it's a great example of a fun DIY project that could potentially tie into the Cargo Cult theme. Imagine a tribe that was trying to get something back that was lost (or left behind), they'd make a replica of something they wish was back in their life using objects and items that they have on hand (found items, etc). It could be anything - people, pets, bikes - whatever you and your campmates would like to have "come back" to its devout followers.

Thanks for sharing your work, FIGJAM!

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Re: It's… The Cargo Couple! (DIY Fun)

Postby FIGJAM » Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:10 am

For any long time burners that think some long past burn was better, this would be the perfect time to recreate "The Man" from that year to get YOUR burn back!!! 8)
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Re: It's… The Cargo Couple! (DIY Fun)

Postby ygmir » Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:55 am

pure beauty, FJ!!

my stuff is too heavy.

I love recognizing the parts there. I may try something like that later.
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Re: It's… The Cargo Couple! (DIY Fun)

Postby delle » Mon Dec 24, 2012 1:17 pm

I'd need a pocket version.

Like a swiss army cargo creature or something....
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Re: It's… The Cargo Couple! (DIY Fun)

Postby Martiena » Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:56 pm

You are talented! That must have been fun to make.
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Re: It's… The Cargo Couple! (DIY Fun)

Postby Snow » Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:25 pm

yggy, how about we weld all your art cars into one monster robot like voltron haha

been meaning to give you a ring sometime....
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Re: It's… The Cargo Couple! (DIY Fun)

Postby Savannah » Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:52 pm

Snow wrote:yggy, how about we weld all your art cars into one monster robot like voltron haha


He kind of already DOES. :D
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