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Hi, Thanks for visiting my website. My name is Will and if you have questions
or would like to
contribute projects or ideas you can contact me
Free Hands-on Tutorials and Projects. "Creativity for your hands"
Make a Rolling Paper Theatre
Here's a fun and interesting project that has a tale to tell. It's the rolling paper theatre of whimsy and it can bring heroic stories to life. With a few simple materials you can make your own and tell your own tale. The rolling Paper Theatre of Whimsy
Make a diorama inside an egg
All you need is an egg and a few little details and you can make an interesting little project by building a scene inside the egg. The most challenging part is cutting the egg. I show you how: Make a diorama inside an egg.
Make the Elder Scrolls Online Axe!
Yes, The game isn't released yet but they are leaking stuff. I got the design for this axe from the various trailers ESO has released. Fun and easy project to make. Make the ESO War Axe
Make a Magneto Helmet
Fun and easy paper mache project. I have the packet you can download, print and make. How to make a Magneto Helmet
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Catapult Kit - The Goblin (Will's Catapult kit)
StormTheCastle.com has it's very own goblin catapult for sale on amazon.com You can check it out by rolling over the text or clicking to go to the amazon site.
Make a Game of Thrones Diorama
If you are a Game of Thrones fan you might want to check this project out too. It is a diorama of Castle Black and the Wall. And it has a working Elevator that goes up the wall. I have a video tutorial for this project too. Make a Game of Thrones Diorama
Wall Diorama Update: Lizard Temple
The latest installment of my Wall Diorama project. The Lizard Temple complete with lights. See the Wall Diorama main page here. Next will be the Dragons Lair and Crystal Cave.
Minas Tirith Paper Castle!
This is a fun paper project that will take you a couple of hours. I have a complete download that you print up and make. It is a castle from The Lord of the Rings. Minas Tirith Paper Castle
Caernarvon Castle Paper Diorama
I bought a paper castle project, put it together, and added some scenery. A whole lot of fun for ten dollars worth of stuff. Inluded with this tutorial is a video and a stop motion animation.
Make a HALO Energy Sword
This sword really glows and it is made out of two pieces of clear plastic. Easy and fun project: Make a HALO energy sword
I have a whole bunch of halloween projects you can make including of course lots of weapons and armor, gravestone, cauldron and more: Halloween Projects
Stop Motion Animation "Dragonslayer 7 Journey"
You can watch my latest stop motion animation and I have information on how to make one including how I made the movie set, storyboard, music and more. Dragonslayer 7 Journey
This is an easy and fun to make tatebanko project of a cemetary. Nice halloween project. It is a pdf that you can download print up and put together. And you can add your own halloween stuff to it like skeletons, ghosts etc. The Halloween Tatebanko
Death Scythe from Dantes Inferno
Dante's Inferno is a video game coming out soon. The death scythe is the weapon that Dante takes from death and uses it in the game. This is a foam version that I made with a pipe core. It is about eight feet in length. .Dante's Inferno Death Scythe
Paper Game: Wizard's Quest
Downloadable Paper game. You are a wizard and you must choose from three magical paths and then defeat the dreaded Gegenhound in battle. Everything you need including a paper dice. Wizard's Quest Paper Game
Sculpt a Miniature Treasure Chest
A treasure chest is a great first project to learn how to sculpt miniatures because it is very easy. You can get a good feel for the modelling putty. In this tutorial I sculpt three different chests and show you some techniques. I also use these chests as part of a Casting Miniatures tutorial. How to Sculpt a Miniature Treasure Chest
Make a Pine Cone Christmas Tree
Fun little project we call the poor man's christmas tree! You can improvise all kinds of fun stuff for this tree including miniature presents. How to make a Pine Cone Christmas Tree
Make a Bio-Diorama. This is a living diorama with caterpillars and butterflies.
StaIt is an interesting idea where part of the diorama is alive! In the case of this one our adventurer is lost in a cave and stumbles upon some enormous cocoons. They are real butterfly cocoons. The Bio Diorama Project
Make a 1,000 Origami cranes
I show you how to make an origami crane and I tell you about the ancient legend of making 1,000 of them. I also have a page where you can check on my progress toward making 1,000. Make an Origami Crane
Make a Miniature ladder for a diorama
Make a Miniature Ladder: This is an easy tutorial on how to make an old fashioned wooden ladder. The kind an adventurer might run across in a dungeon. All it takes is a little balsa wood and string. How to make a miniature ladder
Make the Sword of a Thousand Truths
This is a fun sword that comes from Warcraft and an episode of South Park. I have template you can download and make out of cardboard or foamboard. Make the Sword of a Thousand Truths
Make a Glowing Sword -Sting from Lord of the Rings
Fun little project that uses a glowstick and a couple of pieces of lexan plastic. It really glows. Make the Glowing Sting Sword
Sculpting miniature barrels and crates for the medieval village diorama
I show you the complete process to make lots of miniature objects including how to sculpt, how to make rubber molds and how to cast them. Sculpting/casting barrels and crates
It is the Dragonslayer 3. This one is a serious upgrade to 1 and 2 and maybe I will be able to penetrate the Dragon's Armor with this one! Watch a video of this here. The DragonSlayer 3
Make a Medieval Stone Tower
This building is larger but the basic structure is made the same as the peasants house. Where this one differs is in the stone work and in the shingled roof. I show you how to make a rubber mold and cast the stone work and how to make the shingled roof out of balsa wood. How to make a medieval tower
Make a Micro Terrarium
These tiny terrariums have become very popular over the past few years. They are small, easy to care for and easy to make. I have a complete tutorial that uses the smallest flowers in the world. How to make a Micro Terrarium
Make 300 Spartan Greaves(leg-guards)
A tutorial on how to make paper mache and cardboard greaves that fit well and look good. Just like the ones in the movie 300. Make 300 Spartan Greaves
How to make an Xbox as a Christmas Present
This tutorial shows you the Xbox I made for my son for Christmas. And I show you how to make one yourself - cheaply. How to Make an Xbox
How to make a paper mache diorama
Don't have the materials for a diorama? You can make one out of paper mache which is just flour and water. I show you how in this tutorial where I make a scene from the Lord of the Rings Castle Helms Deep. How to make a paper mache diorama
Make 300 Spartan Vambraces (armguards)
A tutorial on how to make paper mache and cardboard vambraces that fit well and look good. Just like the ones in the movie 300. Make 300 Spartan Vambraces
The Underpult - Upside down firing Catapult
This is an interesting little project that shows some creativity when it comes to making projects and making catapults. It fires from the bottom rather than the top. And it posed a nice little engineering problem.
How to Make PlayDough
There are lots of recipes on how to make dough for kids to play with. This recipe is probably the best. Requires a bit of heating in a pan. Its a fun project in itself and the final product is fun too! How to Make PlayDough.
Make the sword called Dragontooth
This is a unique sword that has dragonscales on it. I show you how to make the dragonscales and I give you the template. How to make Dragontooth
The latest stop motion animation (Meteor)
I have the animation and I show you how I made the set. It is a blacksmithing shop. Dragonslayer 7 Meteor
How to Make a Mosaic (Dragon)
Mosaics are beautiful and you just need a few tips on how to make them. In this tutorial we take you through all the steps on how to make a Dragon Mosaic
Make a dragon egg diorama
Yup, we made a diorama inside a regular egg. But how about making one inside a dragon egg? Complete with castle being sieged. I show you how and how to make the egg too. Make a Diorama inside a dragon egg.
Make an Assassin's Creed Terrarium
Here is a wonderful terrarium in a fish bowl that has a theme from a video game.
The Ancient Roman Board game. Easy to play yet very tactical. I show you how to make it and how to play it. Lot of fun! Ludus Latrunculorum
Scene Box Tatebanko
This is a fun and easy tutorial that goes along with our rolling paper theatre of whimsy. These tatebanko's can be added to scenes in your theatre. In this tutorial we show how to make a tatebanko that's a little different from previous ones we've had. These boxes can really bring some life to your theater and the epic tales being told. Make a Scene Box Tatebanko paper Diorama
Make Corvo's Mask from the game Dishonored
This a fun and easy paper mache project. You can make Corvo's Mask
Make the Kratos Sword from God of War!
Awesome looking pair of swords with chains. All you need is some foam board or cardboard. Make the Blades of Chaos
Stop Motion Animation with Pipe Cleaners
I show you how to do an easy stop motion animation with pipe cleaners. And I show you how to make a little animation studio with just a box and a few materials. I also have a 1 minute stop motion animation I made and you can watch. The picture is a screenshot from the little animation. Stop Motion Animation with Pipe Cleaners I also have lots of other Stop motion animation projects like how to use clay.
The Changing Tree Diorama
I created this tree with some special effects that are different including smoke around the base and stars that light up in the background. I also made this diorama so that the tree could follow the seasons over the course of the year. The Changing Tree Diorama
Sculpting a miniature beehive
I This is a fun and easy project that only takes an hour. Just a few pieces of balsa wood and some paint are all you need to make this miniature beehive
Make a cemetary Diorama
This is a nice spooky diorama with gravestones, a creepy fence and a small mausoleum. I show lots of tips on using everyday materials like popsicle sticks and toothpicks. I also have a video with this tutorial. Cemetary Diorama
Paper Game: The DragonSlayer
This is a complete paper game that you can download, print up and play. You are the dragonslayer and you have to adventure through a series of chambers. In each chamber is a beast and if you slay the beast you get a better weapon. Each beast and each weapon progressively gets harder and better. Face the dragon when you are ready. The weapons are the same weapons that I have made on my website here and on my youtube channel. Get the game here
Mead is a thousand year old wine brewed from honey and water. It is truly a medieval drink. I have embarked on the adventure of brewing my own. See how I am doing and learn how to brew your own mead! Mead Brewing
My Summer Fun Project Book
Started out as a booklet and ended up being a 75 page book packed with summer fun outdoor projects and activities that harness wind, water, gravity and nature. Totally free, just download the pdf here and start having some summer fun!
How to Make a Terrarium. This section has tutorials and instruction on making several different types of terrariums- complete with lots of pictures. Terrarium building home page
Dioramas are a great way to express creativity. You work through manys stages of the creative process. You conceptualize then design a scene then you work with the materials to make it a reality.-great tutorial that shows you how to make a diorama from start to finish. It walks you through all the steps and techniques.
Classical Guitar Learn How to Play
If you never played and want to learn I have a whole section that will get you going including which books to get, selecting a guitar, how to tune your guitar, how to string it and some introductory lessons.
Fantasy Art SchoolLearn how to draw fantasy creatures, knights, armor and all sorts of fantasy and medieval things. I have just begun this series of art lessons and will be adding lessons daily but you can check out what I have - Fantasy Art Lessons
How to make video gamesAre you looking for a way to express your creativity? Making video games is a great way to do it! Wouldn't it be great to make your very own video game? It could be anything you want. The only limit is your imagination and you don't need to know how to program. There is plenty of software available that will do that work for you. You
You can also look through lots of books and find the one right for you.How to make video games
Stop Motion Animation Projects
All it takes is a cheap digital camera and a computer with Windows XP and you can make your own animations! You are only limited by your creativity. I have animations that I made and a tutorial that shows you how to make your own animations. Stop Motion Animation
Wizards Tower Diorama and Video Game
This tutorial shows you how to make a foam diorama. It is a battle between a wizard and a dragon. But I took it to another step and make a video game out of the diorama! In the video I play the game for you to watch. Diorama/Video Game.
Make a Fantasy Shadowbox
This project shows you how to make a shadowbox out of an old picture frame. The scene it depicts is called Women Warriors prepare for battle. Go to the shadowbox project
The Warcraft Virtual Reality Pod! I have built my own personal pod for playing warcraft - right in my living room. It is complete with the bucket seat from a car, a mini fridge, telephone and two computers. See more pics and learn about the project and the game of Warcraft here.
Make Assassin's Creed Spaulders
These are the leather shoulders armor from the video game. Make the Assassin's Creed Spaulders
How to Sculpt a miniature Raver and Gegenhound
These are two figures from my novel. Its a fun project and It shows you some of the basics of how to sculpt a miniature both four legged and two legged. How to Sculpt a Miniature Gegenhound and Raver
This is a great little shoebox diorama that uses tiny blinking lights as fireflies. Battery operated and you can make it. See the project tutorial and the video of it in action Firefly Diorama
Interested in the Dark Ages? The History Channel is premiering a film about this seven hundred year period of time and I have some exclusive materials including a free game you can play. Learn more about the Dark Ages - or