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Tag Archives: Star-Wars

Darth Vader Outdoor Wood Stove Lets You Join The Smoky Side…

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As a writer, it’s nearly impossible to resist the temptation to make Star Wars puns when writing Star Wars related headlines. Our apologies for that. But, unnecessary apologies aside, it’s a pretty cool project you’re looking at. Instructables user “doddieszoomer” took an old bottle of propane, a grinder, a welder and a marker, and created a wood burning stove that would look great in anyone’s backyard. The Instructables link below gives you a step by step, and it looks like the kind of thing easily accomplished in an afternoon by any moderately capable handyman.

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Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Toilet Seat

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We sense a disturbance in the force. It’s… it’s as if a new Star Wars movie is being made… and suddenly the market is flooded with all kinds of merchandise. What else can help explain the fact that you’re looking (and even perhaps contemplating buying) a toilet seat sporting the iconic Hal Solo Frozen In Carbonite image? Brushing aside the indignity of having Han preside over your smelly expulsions, the seat itself is carefully hand-painted by an artist in New Hampshire. It’s made from wood and should feel like a quality product. There’s also a Satisfaction Guarantee on the purchase, so if you don’t feel right about the $60 you’ll have to spend to own this, you can easily get a refund. Each one is custom made, and takes between 7 and 14 days to ship out.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ TechnaBob ] AND [ Creepbay ]

Metallomaniac: Star Wars 3D Metal Model Kits

Star Wars 3D Metal Model Kits

The best things to have are those that you’ve made with your blood, sweat, and tears. You won’t have to go through such lengths for these three-dimensional Star Wars metal models, though. They might look complex and difficult to make, but would you believe that each and every one of them started out from flat, laser-etched steel sheets?

All you have to do is pop out the pieces from the sheet. Then you bend, fold, and connect each part with the other until you end up with the character that you’ve chosen.

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More Star Wars Merchandize: Millennium Falcon Engagement Rings

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For the die-hard Star Wars fans out there, PaulMichaelDesigns has another treat for you. The creator of the Nintendo Controller, Triforce ring and other gadgets and gizmos has done it again – this time in the form of the Millennium Falcon ring. This unique creation comes in basic gold at a smart price tag of $995, going up all the way to $3,590 if you want platinum with a diamond. Featured on Paul Bierker’s Facebook page, the ring hasn’t yet hit the stands. Wait for it like all good Jedis should.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ Geektyrant ]

Want: Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block

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We’re going to go ahead and speculate that the Star Wars franchise will print money until the end of time. Not only is there yet another movie instalment in the works, but the onslaught of merchandise is seemingly never ending. Just look at the above Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block. It’s awesome, and we want it, even though we feel guilty wanting to give even more money to people who already have too much. Oh well, the tug on our consumerist heart is strong with this one, and we’ll have to give up about $120 to get it. It comes with 5 knives: a Cook’s knife (335mm), a Bread knife (320mm), a Carving Knife (325mm), a Utility knife (235mm), and a Paring knife (195mm). This ships in August and is only available for pre-order now.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ Technabob ]

An Out-of-this-World Kinda Cool: Star Wars R2-D2 Can Cooler

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R2-D2 is a bot of few words–okay, of many words–but few of which we can actually understand. The pleasure that comes from having your brew of choice kept cool in this R2-D2 can cooler though, needs no words because silence speaks louder than words ever can. Whether you’re a fan of George Lucas’s epic franchise or not, this particular can cooler is a sight for sore eyes and will keep the temperature of your booze cool, just like you like it.

The R2-D2 can cooler is currently on sale for $5.59.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ The Green Head ]

Take My Money: R2-D2 Infrared-Projecting Keyboard

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Tablets can’t replace laptops, although keyboard attachments are helping it get there. The big pain when it comes to working on a tablet is the on-screen keyboard and the limited functionality of some apps. While there’s little you can do for the latter, there are some alternatives you can try for the former, like the R2-D2 Infrared-Projecting Keyboard .

It’s neat, it’s compact, and it looks pretty awesome, especially if you’re a Star Wars fan (who isn’t?) The R2-D2 keyboard connects to your device via Bluetooth 3.0 and is compatible with Android, iOS, Windows 7/8, and OSX. When you “type,” the infrared sensor detects which letter your finger is on and turns it into a digital signal.

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Tie Fighter Rings Looks Great, Costs Two Pretty Pennies, Or Three

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The thing about jewelry is that it’s pretty easy to jack up the prices. Just toss in a bit of precious metal there, a precious stone there, and next thing you know your bank account is empty. Fortunately the Star Wars-inspired Tie Fighter Ring pictured above isn’t quite that expensive, but it sure is pretty. Spending $755 will get you a finger ornament made of fine silver, while pushing the expense up to $2,950 will have you sporting Palladium on your hand. Each one is hand made, and shipped from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ ThisIsWhyImBroke ]

Want This: Star Wars Millennium Falcon Windshield Sun Shade

Star Wars Millennium Falcon Windshield Sun Shade

 

You might not have the best or most expensive car in the parking lot, but you’ll have the entire gang from Star Wars and that should be more than enough to make others green with envy. Well, maybe not envy but it’ll certainly turn heads for sure.

The Star Wars Millennium Falcon Windshield Sun Shade puts Han Solo behind the wheel, with Chewbacca sitting beside him casually as if they did nothing but drive and ride cars all day. The sun shade is collapsible, so it’s easy to fold up and store when it’s not in use. It’s available from Think Geek for $19.99.

[ Product Page ] VIA [ Green Head ]