How to Make a Freddy Krueger Glove

How to Make a Freddy Krueger Glove

Freddy Krueger glove replica, built with stainless steel, copper plates, and a leather glove.

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First draw a design pattern to build your glove this guide uses pictures from several different gloves I've made. Remember for each movie there is a different glove. This pattern is for the 5th glove

First draw a design pattern to build your glove this guide uses pictures from several different gloves I've made. Remember for each movie there is a different glove. This pattern is for the 5th glove

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You can buy a "do-it-yourself" blade set from www. Knifegloves.com, or make your own as follows.

You can buy a "do-it-yourself" blade set from www. Knifegloves.com, or make your own as follows.

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Buy four cheap dollar stainless steel knives, use the cut out pattern of your blade to make sure you bought the right one.

Buy four cheap dollar stainless steel knives, use the cut out pattern of your blade to make sure you bought the right one.

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Grind the knives into shape. On every glove I've made I found that this is the hardest part, you can simply buy them if you choose.

Grind the knives into shape. On every glove I've made I found that this is the hardest part, you can simply buy them if you choose.

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Cut the cooper sheet into the shape with the scissors and the blueprint cut-outs. The backplate can be copper or to be more movie-accurate, it could be brass

Cut the cooper sheet into the shape with the scissors and the blueprint cut-outs. The backplate can be copper or to be more movie-accurate, it could be brass

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Shape the fingers by using a broom stick and your rubber hammer.

Shape the fingers by using a broom stick and your rubber hammer.

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The final shape should fit your fingers.

The final shape should fit your fingers.

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On the tip of the fingers, make sure the tips are rounded and not flat

On the tip of the fingers, make sure the tips are rounded and not flat

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Test your drilled holes, trust the diagram you created.

Test your drilled holes, trust the diagram you created.

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The five fingers should match the holes on the backplate, make sure all the holes align for the rivets

The five fingers should match the holes on the backplate, make sure all the holes align for the rivets

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Testing the blades, the inner round part should match the shape of the finger tip.

Testing the blades, the inner round part should match the shape of the finger tip.

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Cut stripes of copper and solder them to the bottom finger pieces

Cut stripes of copper and solder them to the bottom finger pieces

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Another hard step is the soldering of the stainless steel. Here the steel has to be heated more than the copper. Make sure you heat the steel/copper, and not the solder.

Another hard step is the soldering of the stainless steel. Here the steel has to be heated more than the copper. Make sure you heat the steel/copper, and not the solder.

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Test your pieces on the glove in case any adjustments need to be made.

Test your pieces on the glove in case any adjustments need to be made.

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The solder does not have to be clean and even, rough look is better

The solder does not have to be clean and even, rough look is better

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Use the rivets to hold the lower parts of the fingers to the backplate.

Use the rivets to hold the lower parts of the fingers to the backplate.

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The glove could be any desired color, use the sand paper to give a rough look to the leather

The glove could be any desired color, use the sand paper to give a rough look to the leather

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To make it look more rough burn the globe with the propane torch, not too much just give it a crispy look

To make it look more rough burn the globe with the propane torch, not too much just give it a crispy look

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Rivet the upper part of the fingers

Rivet the upper part of the fingers

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And finally rivet everything to the glove, make the holes on the glove according to your test fits. You are done!

And finally rivet everything to the glove, make the holes on the glove according to your test fits. You are done!

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