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Learn how to make your own Borderlands Claptrap (CL4P-TP) Puppet with Bill’s tutorial! Use the provided blueprints and list of materials, or modify it to your needs!

Claptrap Puppet Builder’s Club

Blueprint Files

Materials – These are what I used. I got them all at a hardware store for around $75. Your results may vary.

  • 3.25″ LED Light Globe
  • PVC Adapter 4″ x 3″ (For eye socket)
  • A bunch of Wingunts & Machine Screws (1″ long and 2.5″ long)
  • 3/4″ Long Wood Screws
  • 1/4″ Plywood (2 x 2’x4′ boards)
  • 1″x2″ Wood Boards for supports
  • Wheel Determines Axle Dowel Diameter (mine was 5/8″)
  • Dowel for Axle
  • PVC Pipe for Arms
  • PVC Pipe Caps for Arms
  • PVC Pipe for Handles
  • PVC Pipe Angled Elbow Joints for handles x 2
  • PVC Pipe 90 degree Elbow Joints for axle x 2
  • Dowels for Puppet Sticks
  • 3/4″ (6″ x 2′) Pine Board for hands and eye support
  • Acrylic Paint For Brushing
  • Spray Paint for base colors
  • Hose for elbows and shoulders
  • String
  • Hinges for shoulders


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