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Cut down Crown

Postby Quickblade22 » Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:40 pm

I made this 2 days ago with my new dremel. It's not perfect, but way better (and safer) than if I would have tried an exacto knife. I may mess with it a little more, but for now I think it is pretty decent. I had this idea in mind for something cooler I might attempt in the future. Hope ya like.

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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby Ye Olde Republic » Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:21 pm

I made one of these a long time ago with a much less efficient tool, yours looks better.
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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby Elephant Knight » Fri Mar 26, 2010 1:33 am

Looks really nice and proffessional.

Ye Olde Republic wrote:I made one of these a long time ago with a much less efficient tool, yours looks better.


I did the exact same thing, and my version looks pretty bad. Though it's not as if I have a shortage of crowns or anything.

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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby Forestboy » Fri Mar 26, 2010 3:27 pm

Wow, good job! While I'm not really a big fan of cutting up pieces, this is amazing. Keep it up!
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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby Tower of Iron Will » Sat Mar 27, 2010 8:06 pm

Forestboy wrote:Wow, good job! While I'm not really a big fan of cutting up pieces, this is amazing. Keep it up!


I am also one that does not usually like hacking up pieces. It gives a different look for those monarchs that need it. Nicely done.
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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby Quickblade22 » Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:06 pm

Thanks for the replies. I am not a fan of cutting up pieces much either. I think the dremel did an excellent job of making it look clean. If it looked too chopped up, I would have not posted it.
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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby JoshWedin » Sun Mar 28, 2010 2:45 am

It does look like the dremel did an excellent job, QB. Very nice! Now I want to make one..... ;)

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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby Napoleon » Sun Mar 28, 2010 3:16 am

Very nice, QB! What's a dremel? I've shaved the nose-piece off before, but I have only seen something like this on the Brick Testament. Your's looks better than his, though.
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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby Rick-Ricks » Sun Mar 28, 2010 3:25 pm

I've done this before with a crown that broke. I think this design looks better than the official one.
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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby Lamanda2 » Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:45 pm

Elephant Knight wrote:Looks really nice and proffessional.

Ye Olde Republic wrote:I made one of these a long time ago with a much less efficient tool, yours looks better.


I did the exact same thing, and my version looks pretty bad. Though it's not as if I have a shortage of crowns or anything.

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I have also done the same thing, but Quickblade's attempt looks leaps and bounds greater than mine did! I think I used and exacto blade or something like that to make mine, so that's probably why. Awesome job, QB!

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Re: Cut down Crown

Postby akunthita » Mon Apr 12, 2010 2:12 pm

I absolutely love this cut-down version! I always thought that Lego's crown design was too bulky. It may be okay when a king goes to battle or something, but just sittin on a throne with that big thing on your head must be exhausting!
This cut-down version is just sweet!
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