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New to the Enterprise

Posted on Instructables, one user makes a X-Wing Fighter using office supplies. Take a look at the step-by-step guide to recreate your own and enjoy endless amounts of entertainment (insert sarcasm here).

Bonus: the pen caps used are from Sharpie’s sister brand, Paper Mate Write Bros. pens.

Is it just me or do Stars Wars fans love Sharpie markers ?! Here are a couple of past Star Wars-related posts:

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Giant AT-AT For Sale!

Yesterday, Boing Boing reported an AT-AT model up for sale on eBay

Reading that sentence you might be thinking one of two things: 

For those of you who don’t know what an AT-AT is, join the rest of the planet and watch Stars Wars.  But for those in lust with the idea of owning one, eBay seller, Komanac is giving you the opportunity to take one home.  Of course, there’s a catch… this AT-AT is suited up in duct tape & detailed with Sharpie marker!

The seller writes in the description:

GIANT Duct Tape AT-AT Star Wars Fan Art Model/Sculpture 4 feet tall and 5 feet long it is Rankor Huge! Unique!

  • This is a sculptural piece of Fan Art made in the form of an AT-AT  from the move The Empire Strikes Back.
  • It is huge! about 46″ high and 50″ long!
  • Made of Wood & Cardboard and covered in Duct Tape!  The lines are made with a permanent felt marker.  Some of the duct tape is peeing up slightly – no way to avoid this.
  • The walker is in 5 pieces – the main body and four legs.  The legs are placed on the ground and the body sits on top of them – it is very stable.
  • This is not a toy- it will not stand up to any serious abuse, the front guns are a break hazard if handled poorly/roughly.
  • This was created for an art show: “Star Wars 33&1/3 anniversary” during Art Walk here in Lethbridge Alberta.  I would love to keep it but not enough room.  It was created July/August of this year – it took several rolls of duct tape and 30 – 40 hours to create.

Forget a swing set, I want an AT-AT!

How many Sharpie Markers do you think it takes to make an AT-AT?

Good luck to the bidders!