Iron Man’s Arc Reactor Built from Dollar Store Parts

By Jason Fitzpatrick on June 1st, 2012

Building a good looking Iron Man cosplay suit on a budget is no easy task; this clever Dollar Store inspired build combines cheap off the shelf parts to create a surprisingly awesome Arc Reactor.

LED lights, sink strainers, and some sewing pins were all sacrificed to create this inexpensive but great looking Arc Reactor prop. Hit up the link below for a full run down of the build.

Iron Man Arc Reactor [via Make]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 06/1/12
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