If you'll remember, back in December of 2012, I did an article on how diverse the hobby of scale modeling can be. Prior to starting this blog, I never put much thought into all the clever ways a person can build a model, and all the resources they can use to do it. So, I think I'll start a new monthly article called Model Maniacs, covering the works of talented modelers who think outside of the box...no pun intended.
I bumped into this month's highlight while perusing a website called Instructables. Basically, it allows people to share step-by-step instructions of how they created something, from new shelving units to black light Nerf guns. Or in this case, AT-ST's made out of Popsicle sticks. Kind of the Pinterest for the do-it-yourself crowd.
This is not the only model he builds with Popsicles. He also shows you how to build a clever little UFO Interceptor and Star Wars Y-Wing. I get the feeling he will have more to follow.
To check out the full breadth of his work, visit http://www.instructables.com/member/popsicle_mini-models/ and if you've got the time, eat those Popsicles you've been saving for summer and get to work!