Iron Man Arc Reactor that Really Glows – DIY Cheap and Easy

Iron Man Arc Reactor - DIY Cheap and Easy This Iron Man arc reactor looks amazingly realistic, but is actually very easy to make and can be put together with just a few simple materials for around $5.

The nice thing about this Iron Man arc reactor is that there’s no metal cutting, soldering, or electrical wiring required. The whole casing is really just cardboard and paper, but when finished, it looks very authentic. You can either draw the pieces freehand or use the free pdf template HERE. This is for the mark VI Iron Man arc reactor, but it can also be used for an Avengers era costume, as the triangular Iron Man arc reactor did make an appearance in that movie as well. (*Edit: Walmart has since stopped carrying the lights I used in this project, however, they can still be purchased here from Amazon).

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13 thoughts on “Iron Man Arc Reactor that Really Glows – DIY Cheap and Easy

  1. Thanks for answering my questions but still I am left with one thing how do I switch the lights off..what can I do to easily switch it on or off.

  2. What can I use as an alternative for finger lights.That can be switched on and off and is available in India because finger lights are not available here.

  3. I’m still learning from you, while I’m trying to achieve my goals. I definitely enjoy reading all that is posted on your blog.Keep the posts coming. I enjoyed it!

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